End of Season?

FEATURE – How do handball players deal with the Covid-19 break? Is it a welcome interruption of an otherwise tough schedule or do they fear an even tighter program once competition resumes? Should all handball federations cancel the remainder of the 2019/20 season, as some organizations already did and plan ahead? Opinions are split, as the interviews with two of the sport’s best players reflect.… »

Team Denmark

“They should have some trust in my integrity and give it a chance”

FEATURE – Jesper Jensen, the new coach of Denmark’s women’s handball team firmly believes he can take the team to the next level and fight for medals at major tournaments, once again. He also admits t… »

Magnifique!

Match of the Week – Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball 24:29 (11:11) Before the Match It was a festive atmosphere in Rostov-Don. A choir sang the EHF anthem and the President of the EHF, Michael Wiederer and… »

“I don´t think others are keen to face Sweden”

INTERVIEW – Sweden´s new national coach, Glenn Solberg, is well aware that he has precious little time to prepare his team for the Olympic qualifiers in Berlin and that any long term planning will depend on the outcome of the tournament in the German capital, in April. Yet, the former Norway international is highly motivated and up for the challenge, as he explains in this exclusive interview with… »

“We just have to focus on ourselves”

By Peter Bruun INTERVIEW – Eight goals from Nadine Schatzl contributed big time, as FTC added to CSM Bucuresti´s worries, when they defeated the Romanian top club 32:23, at the Women´s Champions Leagu… »

Again…Spain rule handball Europe

By Kevin Domas After winning the trophy in 2018, Spain did it again on Sunday afternoon, in Stockholm.  In their first EURO final in ten years, Croatia were a formidable opponent.   Before the Match P… »

One for the ages

By Kevin Domas The semi-final between Norway and Croatia will be one that will be remembered in decades to come.  16.500 in attendance witnessed two periods of extra time and a dramatic end, before Croatia could book their ticket to the EHF EURO final, their first one in 10 years. Before the Match Most of the pundits had expected Sweden or Denmark to be in the final round of the competition, but N… »

#dreamwinremember – Philipp Weber

Stockholm – German international, Philipp Weber, is one of the players at EURO 2020, who has delivered an outstanding performance on more than one occasion.  Especially, in the match vs. Croatia the l… »

Portugal send Slovenia to the semis

By Kevin Domas   Match of the Day:  Portugal vs Hungary With only one game left to play, all Hungary needed to go to the semi-finals were two points. But they didn’t grab them. Slovenia are the b… »

Norway qualify, Hungary and Slovenia battle for a second semifinal ticket

By Kevin Domas Match of the Day Norway needed one win out of their last two matches to secure a semifinal spot at EURO 2020.  But, the real clash of the day was the first game between Slovenia and Portugal, as  the men of coach, Ljubo Vranjes, could move closer to the “final four” if they booked a victory. The Result  Thanks to a strong second half, Slovenia took the points winning 29:24. 1st Half… »