Landin focused on the present

Niklas Landin and Andreas Wolff are two big-time goalkeepers on the same roster.  So far it’s going quite well for both of them, even if their club THW Kiel is not performing on the high level as in previous years. On Thursday, Landin showed his class once more when he shut the door on his former team – Rhein-Neckar Löwen – in the final minutes of the second-leg meeting, in the EHF Champions Leagu… »

“We have a realistic chance to win the German Cup”

It’s been a roller-coaster season so far for Swedish Handball-Bundesliga rookie, Lukas Nilsson.  On Thursday, he was part of a Kiel side many had already labeled as the underdog before a second-leg ti… »

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… »

“Zebras” too fast for “Lions”

It was as handball-classic as many expected. The reigning German champion – Rhein-Neckar Löwen  – hosted Germany’s record champion, THW Kiel on Thursday night in a much-anticipated second-leg tie of their Champions League matchup.  The “Lions” had taken a slim, one-goal lead into the 2nd game, after winning in Kiel last week by a hair (24:23) and after squandering a six-goal lead.  A key question… »

He is the greatest

It’s been a little more than a week that two of the greatest handball players of all time decided to retire from national team duties.  Their careers will go down as some of the most successful in all… »

Flensburg looking good despite squandering five-goal lead

MATCH OF THE DAY – Flensburg surrendered a five-goal lead in the last 10 minutes in Belarus, but the Germans still landed a victory, which ought to be enough qualifying for the quarter-final. By Peter… »

Nothing Decided? No way!

MATCH OF THE DAY – The one-goal lead, Veszprém are taking with them from Zagreb arena will be more than enough to reach the quarter-finals. There are a one-goal leads and one-goal leads – the one in Zagreb will make all the difference. A draw in Nantes was all, Paris Saint-Germain could achieve before the second leg at home. By Peter Bruun HC Zagreb (CRO) vs Telekom Veszprém (HUN) 22:23 (10:12) Be… »

“I like the Danish mentality”

Emily Bölk is just 18 years old, but she talks like somebody who’s in the business for a long time.  Her list of achievements is extensive as well for someone her age.  She has won various youth title… »

A (Global) Day of Handball?

While football is basically dominating all headlines in Germany, other sports have to come up with smart promotional ideas.  In 2015, Rhein-Neckar Löwen did a great job using the “Tag des Handballs” (… »

Zebras vs Lions – Part 1

Zebras vs Lions – Part  MATCH OF THE WEEK – Rhein-Neckar Löwen were about to decide everything in one game with six goals up at Sparkassen Arena, but THW Kiel managed to come back following an impressive finish. With one goal up before the second leg, Löwen are still the favorite to reach the quarter-final. By Peter Bruun THW Kiel vs Rhein-Necker Löwen 24:25 (10:12) Before the Match Both teams end… »