A win to bid farewell

By Kevin Domas After losing by five in Oslo (30-35), France set the record straight in Clermont-Ferrand, winning by four (28-24), keeping their chances alive to qualify for the European Championships 2018, before celebrating the end of Thierry Omeyer’s and Daniel Narcisse’s international career. Whoever expected a tight game against France and Norway had to look elsewhere, on Saturday night. Sure,… »

“I enjoy being here one last time”

By Kevin Domas At age 40, Thierry Omeyer will play his last two international matches this week against Norway.  Instead of feeling sad, he appears to be really focused on these last two matches, as w… »

Montpellier – the vicious cycle

By Kevin Domas For the first time in the past six seasons, Montpellier had reached the quarter-finals of the EHF Champions League.  In itself, an impressive performance, after having started the Europ… »

Nantes – 60 minutes away from a sensation

By Kevin Domas Three days after conceding a draw (26:26) on home court against Paris, in the first leg of the Champions League round of Last 16, HBC Nantes were defeated mid-week in the French league by visiting Nîmes (29-33).  Still, there’s room for a sensational performance in the league of champions on Saturday. There was a sense of disappointment in the air, on Saturday night, when Nantes dre… »

“We don’t have time to take games lightly”

Golden League – it’s the first stress test for Europe’s top women handball teams following EURO 2016.  A first opportunity to build a new or form an improved squad that will compete for a World Champi… »

The Nantes rocket

By Kevin Domas HBC Nantes have just qualified for the play-off round of the Champions League, and are now chasing a ticket to the round of Last 16.  In itself, there’s nothing too surprising in seeing… »

Phoenix Rising

By Kevin Domas Remember that Phoenix legend ? About the mythical bird rising from the ashes of the predecessor?  Well, if you apply the story to handball, French side Brest comes quite close to it. In 2012, when the team from Britany won the French league, beating Issy-Paris in the final, it marked the start of numerous problems. Suffering from bankruptcy, it was already collapsing before the end… »

Kevin Domas’ Cave

Kevin has been a freelance journalist and photographer for half a decade now. His experience includes writing for French website “Handnews” as well as “Hand Action” the magazine and the EHF Media Team… »