Champions League

Open Season

Finally – the 2015/16 Women’s Champions League season went underway matching Romania’s “All-Star” team CSM Bucuresti with Poland’s MKS Selgros Lublin.  Find all important information below. Before the Match While CSM Bucuresti’s coach Kim Rasmussen had a complete bench at his disposal, his counterpart Sabina Wlodek had to do with only eleven players. Amongst the one’s missing were Lublin’s left wi… »

Bojana Popovic + Milena Knesevic

The usual suspects are favorites, but several dark horses

Two or three teams appear like the most obvious favorites to win the Women´s Champions League, but the number of contenders is bigger than usual. By Peter Bruun Friday of this week marks the start of… »

Antonio Carlos Ortega

Crunch Time

Match of the week – in fact, it may have been the game of the EHF Champions League season 2015/16 already – MVM Veszprem vs. SG Flensburg-Handewitt.; the Hungarian Champion and runner-up of the 2015 F… »

EHF Champions League Trophy

Dreaming In Drammen

At Drammen HK, a dream is taking shape under the auspices of Norway’s former national goalkeeper Frode Scheie. His expertise is considered indispensable in forming a team that will fight to become a regular in Europe’s League of Champions in the years to come.  Glassverket, Drammen’s premier women handball club, has an opportunity to live that dream much earlier. On the outset of the 2015/16 women… »

Tom O'Brannagain

Tom O’Brannagain – Unplugged

As teams begin preparing for another demanding season in the EHF Champions League we had a chance to catch up with Tom O’Brannagain the outspoken commentator at EHF TV.  He shares his opinion about th… »

Anja Hammerseng-Edin

Laszlo Papp

Laszlo Papp was a Hungarian boxing icon who became the first boxer in Olympic history to win three consecutive Olympic gold medals between 1948 – 1956.  It would be another 20 years before Teofilo Ste… »

Victor or Villain

Finally, the women’s MVM EHF Final 4 weekend has arrived.  Can Victor Ryabykh and the team from Volgograd beat Larvik for the first time this season? Can the team of Victor Ryabykh spoil Larvik's flawless EHF Champions League record?Keep on dreaming – no way!Yes – Volgograd will continue to surprise.  

Begonia Fernandez

Vardar 2.0

It’s only 120 km on E60 from Gyor to Budapest, the capital of Hungary and temporary home of the women’s MVM EHF Champions League Final 4 tournament. But this year, Europe’s dominating women handball t… »

Qatar 2015

The Sky Is The Limit

Week number 1 at World Cup 2015 in Qatar has been concluded – time for a provisional appraisal of what has worked and what didn’t, winners and losers and what lies ahead. Much has been said about Qata… »

Kari Alvik Grimsbo

An Inconvenient Truth

It was only two weeks ago that the prospects of Norway’s “Handballjentene” at the upcoming EURO 2014 in Hungary and Croatia had reached another low point.  Following the earlier announcements of Anja Hammerseng-Edin and Isabel Blanco to end their respective careers in the national team, Marit-Malm Frafjord’s and Mari Molid’s continued unavailability caused by long term injuries and Katrine Lunde’s… »