“This is the big weekend in handball”

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by Sascha Staat   Norwegian international, Christian O’Sullivan, joined SC Magdeburg in 2016 and in 2023 he will compete in his first EHF Champions League FINAL4 semifinal against FC Barcelona.  Before the match, he weighs his team’s options. On playing the EHF Champions League FINAL4 for the first time: COS:  “It is something special. You can just see that with …

Ein Wurf für die Ewigkeit

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von J. Schuetz Seit der Handball Saison 2020/21 läuft die Co-Kapitänin der deutschen Nationalmannschaft für den ungarischen Traditions Klub, FTC Rail Cargo aus Budapest auf, wo sie bereits in ihrer ersten Saison die Meisterschaft feiern konnte.  In den beiden folgenden Jahren gewann die wurfgewaltige, 25-jährige Rückraumspielerin, den ungarischen Pokal jeweils gegen den Erzrivalen Györ AUDI ETO KC. In Ungarn ist …

EHF FINAL4 Medal Round – Post-Game Reactions

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  Vipers Kristiansand  – FTC Rail Cargo 28:24 (14:13)   Anna Vyakhireva is an Olympic champion and MVP and now she’s a Champions League winner and Final Four MVP as well. After the final match in Budapest she talked to stregspiller.com. Anna, congratulations. Please tell us what kind of journey, what kind of weekend, what kind of game it has …

EHF FINAL4 – 2nd Semifinal Post-Game Reactions

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EHF FINAL4 2nd Semifinal – FTC Rail Cargo vs. Team Esbjerg 30:29 (13:17)   by Sascha Staat   Emily Bölk (FTC Rail Cargo) scored the buzzer-beating winning goal against Esbjerg in the second EHF FINAL4 semi-final in Budapest.  The shot from the 10-meter mark set the record-setting crowd of 20.022 into a frenzy and FTC  into the final against Vipers, …

EHF FINAL4 – 1st Semifinal Post-Game Reactions

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EHF FINAL4 1st Semifinal – Gyor AUDI ETO vs. Vipers Kristiansand 35:37 (18:23)   by Sascha Staat Györ’s Dutch line-player Yvette Broch (Györ AUDI ETO) has seen quite a bit in her long career in handball, yet she was almost at a loss of words after the defeat against Vipers Kristiansand in the first semi-final of the day.  Here’s how …

EHF European League FINAL4 (W) – Media Day

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by J. Schuetz   Graz – The Women’s EHF European League has reached its final stage and a last round of handball will be played at Raiffeisen Sportpark, in Graz this weekend. On Saturday, May 13th, the odds-on favorite team Ikast Handbold will face Thueringer HC in the first game of the day (15:30 hrs.) followed by BV Borussia 09 …

“The World Cup is a big deal for us”

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by Sascha Staat   Trine Ostergaard looks back at one of the most successful periods in her career, winning titles and medals, with her club and national team respectively.  In the interview, she talks about the record setting affair at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena (8.157 spectators witnessed the game against Sweden – a new high watermark for a friendly match in …

“It maybe the toughest quarter final there is”

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von Sascha Staat   Goalkeeper Evelina Eriksson has seen a lot in handball as a two-time EHF Champions League winner with Vipers Kristiansand, yet she’s eager to win more with the national team and her club After the loss against Denmark on Tuesday night at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena, the Swedish international not only talked about the game, but the upcoming …

Lage der Nation: Griechenland keine Reise wert

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von Sascha Staat     Souverän und ohne Probleme haben sich die deutschen Frauen für die Weltmeisterschaft Ende des Jahres qualifiziert. Das war allerdings schon vor Monaten klar, als Griechenland als Gegner aus dem Lostopf gezogen wurde. Auf den Kantersieg in Hamm am Ostersonntag folgte ein weiterer Erfolg am Mittwoch in Chalkida, der allerdings nicht ganz so deutlich ausfiel. Es …