Opening Day at World Cup 2015

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Unpleasant, nasty, dreadful and disgusting were the terms that came to mind if you had to spend the day outside Jyske Bank Boxen, on opening day of the women World Championship 2015, in Herning. Pouring rain and a terrible storm was hitting the mid-section of Jylland. Inside the hall it could not have ben different. The Danish fans that filled …

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Heart of Handball – Part II

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Part II of Heart of Handball focuses on “Challengers”, “Dark Horses”, the teams that have “Nothing to Lose” and “The Rest of the Handball World”.  Who will surprise on the upside? The Challengers Russia, France and Montenegro are the next best teams that will give any opponent “a run for their money.” All who had second thoughts – the squad …

Anna Paula Rodrigues

Heart Of Handball – Part I

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In less than a week, the IHF’s 22nd women’s handball world championship will commence in the heartland of handball – Denmark.  Eighteen years after South Koreas success, it was Brazil that took the gold medal in Serbia, in 2013, beating the home team in a thrilling final in front of more than 19,000 spectators at Belgrade’s Kombank arena. The attendance …


Vestergaard remains confident

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Germany´s Danish coach claims that his team has landed in the most diffficult group at the 2015 World Championship, but he still believes in a ticket for the knock-out phase. By Peter Bruun “We have landed in the toughest of all possible groups!” Some of the other coaches at the World Championship (starting in Denmark next weekend) may disagree with …

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“Sweden fears no opponent anymore!”

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Confidence and the feeling of playing at home characterize the Swedish team ahead of the World Cup 2015 in Denmark, reveals national coach Thomas Sivertsson in this exclusive interview with By Peter Bruun “We do not need to fear any opponent anymore!” These words come from Thomas Sivertsson, coach of Sweden´s women´s handball team and the statement illustrates quite well …

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She Is Back!

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By Peter Bruun Match of the Week – Champions League (W) Round 5 Group C – Gyor Audi ETO KC vs HC Vardar 28:27 (14:17)    Before the Match Both teams were under meaningful pressure to secure valuable points for the tournament’s Main Round after they both suffered defeats at home earlier in the competition.  Vardar was also seeking to revenge …

Can Money Buy Success?

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Yes it can!  If you spend it right!   By Peter Bruun “Money can´t buy me love” sang The Beatles in 1964.  Twenty-five years earlier, in the immortal film “Gone With The Wind”, Rhett Butler said “…but it can buy you a very fine copy!”  Probably, both statements are still correct, but in sport, a copy will not do.  So …