Fistball is a sport of European origin. It is similar to volleyball in that players try to hit a ball over a net. The current men's fistball World Champions are Germany, winners of both the 2015 Men's World Championships and the fistball category at the 2017 World Games, while the current women's fistball World Champions are also Germany, after winning the 2016 Women's World Championships.
|Highest governing body||International Fistball Association (IFA)|
|First played||First mentioned year 240, first organised play in 1894|
|Team members||5 players per team|
|Type||Outdoor (summer) and indoor (winter)|
|Venue||Field (outdoor) and court (indoor)|
|World Games||1985 – present|