Throwball is thought to have been drawn from a recreational sport popular among women in England and Australia during the 1930s The YMCA brought the game to Chennai, where it was played as a women's sport in the 1940s. Harry Crowe Buck, who had founded the YMCA College of Physical Education in Chennai, drafted guidelines for throwball rules and regulations in 1955.
The game reached Bangalore in the 1950s. Mr. Kamal Goswami, a sports enthusiast from Rajsthan, organized a national level throwball championship in 1980. In 1985 the Throwball Federation of India (TFI) was formed along with the Indian National throwball championship and by 1990 Throwball in India had become a sport for both men and women.
Throwball has been reached in Delhi in 1985 that time this game is not popular in India. In 1999 Mr. Naresh Mann become a Vice President of Throwball Federation of India after that they do some serious effort with Mr. Kamal Goswami at India level. Become the effort of Mr. Naresh Mann the Delhi had organized first national in 2000 and now throwball has initially famous in Delhi and they had won medal first time in that tournament . Delhi has won 10 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze medals in both categories till date.