GROUP A – The Balkan Party

PREVIEW – Group A is made up of three teams from former Yugoslavia. Croatia look like the odds-on favorites, but they will have their work cut out for them – certainly in the main round. By Peter Bruun We begin our preview taking a closer look at Group A – the Balkan party, includes Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia, plus Belarus. The three neighboring teams should guarantee tough fights in addition… »

Quo vadis, Denmark?

COLUMN – After another disappointing championship, Denmark’s officials will have to ask themselves if their women´s national team really is no better than this, or if something can be done to boost wo… »

Peter Bruun’s Corner

Welcome to “Peter Bruun’s Corner”. Peter is a Danish freelance journalist since 1999 with 14 years of radio experience including live reports covering the sport of handball as well as football. He cur… »

You big, roaring bear, I am gonna miss you!

OPINION – He is a coach, who almost everybody has something to say about. Evgeny Trefilov, head coach of Russia’s women’s handball team, announced his retirement from active duty not too long ago.  It marks the end of a coaching career that has been successful, colorful and controversial at times. The roaring, Russian bear deserves a farewell. By Peter Bruun First of all, this is not an obituary.… »

“I am still getting used to playing with Cindric”

INTERVIEW – A decent rivalry could have been on the horizon, when Luka Cindric joined Barca from Kielce before this season. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, Aron Palmarsson denies al… »

“The FINAL4 is a constant dream for me as it is for our entire team”

INTERVIEW – Being back “home” in Buducnost after three years with CSM Bucuresti, Majda Mehmedovic looks back at a Champions League group phase with mixed success and previews the prospects of Monteneg… »

“It doesn´t matter if you play ugly, as long as you win”

INTERVIEW – The 25:21 away win against CSM Bucuresti in the Women´s Champions League on Sunday may have been Team Esbjerg’s best international achievement yet, but it was not their best game. At least not according to Dutch star, Estavana Polman, who saw more qualities other than great handball as key reasons for the sensational victory. By Peter Bruun Most of the pundits would probably agree that… »

“Playing for Serbia is something very special”

INTERVIEW – When Kristina Liscevic feels the need to relax or to cheer up, she grabs her guitar. “Music makes me happy and puts me in a fighting spirit,” as she reveals in this exclusive interview wit… »

“I can assure you that we’ll never give up”

INTERVIEW – Ranking as the top scorer in the DELO EHF Women´s Champions League does not satisfy Katrin Klujber, as long as her team – FTC – is struggling as she openly admits in this exclusive intervi… »

“Reaching the FINAL4 again will be tough”

INTERVIEW – Emilie Hegh Arntzen is skeptical if Vipers Kristiansand can repeat their achievement of last season and reach the FINAL4 of the DELO EHF Champions League. The experienced left back cites injuries and a lack of stability as some of the issues that she and her teammates currently deal with. By Peter Bruun “Reaching the FINAL4 again will be tough. Of course, it’s our dream to go back to B… »