Marianne Bonde + Pernille Holst Holmsgaard

Pytlick Seems To Feel Sure About His Girls

By Peter Bruun The fact that Denmark´s national coach nominates his squad for the upcoming European Championship six weeks before the tournament shows huge confidence in his players. Jan Pytlick has secured Denmark at least one “first place” at the EHF EURO 2014 a long time before the first ball will be thrown in the arenas of Hungary and Croatia. By nominating 15 of the possible 16 players of his… »

Nora Mork


A second women’s EHF Champions League weekend has passed and what used to be a somewhat opaque picture a fortnight ago is slowly gaining some contour and structure. The second round action of handball… »

Bojana Popovic

Are You Ready For The 2014/15 EHF Women’s Champions League Season?

Make sure you are up to speed as women’s EHF Champions League season 2014/15 is underway. Which team won the 2013/14 Champions League?*Vardar SkopjeLarvik HKGyoer AUDI ETOThueringer HCFor the 2014/15… »

Jelena Eric

Jelena Eric – A Serbian Icon

December 16 – Handball World Cup 2013 has entered its first elimination stage; the Round of Sixteen.  12,000 passionate spectators have made their way to Belgrade’s colossal Kombank Arena in support of the home team versus South Korea.   Match number 70 of the tournament is the last one of the day and the squad from Korea just tied the game despite having one player less on the pitch, with thirtee… »

Hajra Gyoer

The Usual Suspects And A Few New Faces

By Peter Bruun When the Women´s Champions League throws off this weekend, it is generally with the same teams as favorites as in previous years – but a few more or less well known outfits may also hav… »

Leslie´s Russian Adventure

By Peter Bruun Danish coach Jan Leslie was preferred to Yevgenij Trefilov when Rostov Don hired new coach! It was some adventure, the 43-year-old Danish handball coach Jan Leslie started when he left… »

SG Flensburg-Handewitt

Open Season

Once again the 2014/15 Champions League season is upon us – time for a check-up on what you know and what you don’t before teams spring into action and things get serious. Are You Ready For the EHF Champions League Season 2014/15? According to many experts the EHF Champions League season 2012/13 saw an unlikely winner. Which team was able to raise the trophy in Colognes' Lanxess arena?THW Kie… »

Men At Work

Following the recent communication of the International Handball Federation (IHF) to not recognize the Oceania Continent Handball Federation (OCHF) and by default withdrawing Australia’s participation… »

Sydney University HC

Down Under

It was only in August of 2013 when Sydney University’s head coach and Hamburg native Philipp Enders shook hands with his colleague Martin Schwalb congratulating him to a 35:15 (20:4) HSV victory at th… »

A Shot In The Dark

1954 – a year that saw a multitude of first time undertakings, life changing inventions and iniatives.  RCA manufactured the first color TV set and the Soviet Union recognized East Germany as a sovereign state.  Bill Haley & His Comets recorded “Rock Around The Clock”, starting the Rock and Roll rage while in Europe the Common Nordic Labor Market came into effect.  In the U.S. the first issue… »