Champions League Trophy

It’s here…

…the most important event in club handball – the men’s EHF FINAL4 2016 in Cologne.  Get ready for the main act: Kielce vs Paris Saint Germain followed by THW Kiel vs. MVM Veszprem. And before all the action starts on the pitch on Saturday, there is the preview – on Friday at 18:00 hrs. CET don’t miss the EHF Google Hangout withManuel Strlek from KS Vive Tauron Kielce, Mikkel Hansen from Paris Sa… »

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Can Anyone Rock The Eiffel Tower?

Column/Preview – Despite being FINAL4 debutants, Paris Saint-Germain have a very good chance to be the first French team in 13 years to win the Champions League. In fact, it is hard to see which of th… »

“This one is for the ages”

By Sascha Staat “History will be made”, that’s a claim used most recently by the NBA, if I’m not totally mistaken.  To be honest history is made every summer when the various sports leagues around the… »

Finally, people know who Kim Rasmussen is!

PORTRAIT – He used to be known only as the older brother of former Danish international Lars Rasmussen.  Lately, however, the handball world has learned who Kim Rasmussen really is, and the Champions League triumph on Sunday with CSM Bucharest emphasized his status as one of the very best coaches in women´s handball today. By Peter Bruun  At the press conference after CSM Bucuresti´s stunning 29:2… »

The debutants went all the way!

With her only goal in the match, Aurelia Bradeanu decided the Women´s EHF Champions League final in favor of CSM Bucuresti. After a nail-biting thriller – during regulation time as well as in OT – the… »

Vardar finishes third again – Buducnost from first to fourth position

Vardar apparently wanted to win third place in the Women´s EHF Champions League. Even without Andrea Lekic, they defeated Buducnost by two goals in the bronze medal match. By Peter Bruun HC Vardar vs… »

CSM continues to impress!

CSM Bucuresti stunned the handball world, never allowing Vardar a serious chance in the second Champions League semi-final, which the Romanian side won 27:21. By Peter Bruun  CSM Bucuresti vs HC Vardar 27:21 (14:9) Before the Match Naturally, CSM’s coach Kim Rasmussen was particularly motivated to defeat Vardar.  It was the Macedonian handball powerhouse that fired the Dane after only 16 days at t… »

Gyor in Champions League final after thriller

Gyor are ready for the Women´s Champions League final after defeating ruling champions Buducnost 21:20 in the first semi-final in Budapest. Buducnost missed out on two opportunities to score the equal… »

It’s Here – FINAL4

Ahead of today’s semi-final matches, Linnea Torstensson (CSM Bucuresti), Anja Althaus,and Andrea Penezi (both Vardar) sum up their expectations. LINNEA TORSTENSSON Q:        Linnea, is it “now” or “ne… »

“It is all about staying focused”

INTERVIEW – Vardar back Sanja Damnjanovic is looking forward to her first FINAL4 and expects the team who is best at keeping focus to win the trophy. By Peter Bruun If you can talk about a curse after only two FINAL4´s, there appears one hanging over HC Vardar. At the two previous editions of the Women´s FINAL4, the Macedonian handball powerhouse has finished third. Obviously, they want to change… »