Kim Rasmussen

“Our spirit can take us far!”

INTERVIEW – Poland´s Danish coach Kim Rasmussen speaks to stregspiller.com about his team´s World Championship thus far and his expectations before the semi-final match against the Netherlands. By Peter Bruun Poland has been one of the biggest and most positive surprises at the 2015 World Championship.  After some inconsistent performances in the preliminary round (the squad finished third in Grou… »

Adriana Nechita

A Night of Surprises

 By Peter Bruun  It was a night of true surprises at the quarter-finals of the Women´s 2015 World Championship.  Poland send out Russia, while the Netherlands defeated France – and it was probably not… »

Trefilov 2.0

Russia´s strong performance at the 2015 World Championship is partly due to a remarkable transformation of coach – Evgeniy Trefilov By Peter Bruun In recent years, the results of Russia´s female natio… »

Katarina Bulatovic

Bulatovic’s Norwegian Memories

By Peter Bruun FEATURE – Katarina Bulatovic has developed a tradition for playing well against Norway.  Wednesday evening, she and her Montenegrin teammates are up against the Scandinavian handball powerhouse once again – this time at the quarter-final at the 2015 World Championship in Denmark. Maybe it’s too much of an exaggeration claiming that Katarina Bulatovic always plays well against Norway… »

Kim Rasmussen

Final 8

The participants in the quarter-final matches at World Cup 2015 in Denmark have all been determined.  Poland, Montenegro, France and Russia have joined the round of “final-eigth”. By Peter Bruun Polan… »

Team Denmark

Do-or-Die

World Cup’15 has reached its “Do-or-Die” stage.  Denmark, Norway, Romania and the Netherlands took the first hurdle of elimination games successfully. The Host Denmark vs Sweden 26:19 (15:7) The Resul… »

Anne Mette Hansen

Ahead of the 1/8 Final – The Short View

So far the home team has delivered at the low end of expectations at the 2015 World Cup.  Coach Jorgensen’s defensive measures have not had the positive impact that he and all supporters of Danish handball have been hoping for.  Next, his squad will meet Sweden in a “Do-or-Die “ 1/8 final.  Will Line Jorgensen (if she is able to play) & Co. resurrect themselves following two dismal games again… »

Camilla Herrem + Stine Oftedal

D-Day Coming Up

Match of the Day – Group D Romania vs Norway 22:26 (10:13) Before the Match Both teams had clinched the eighth-finals prior to this game, so only placement and a boost to self-confidence was at stake.… »

Montenegro

3 out of 3

The Host Denmark vs. Serbia 29:20 (13:12) Before the Match Game three of this year’s World Cup would present Denmark with the strongest challenge yet – Serbia, the vice-World Champion of 2013. Many th… »

The Russian (Handball) Bear Roars Again

A rest day in Herning allowed for some spare time heading north to Frederikshavn where Russia met Spain in the “Match of the Day”.  But first things first. Kazakhstan vs Romania 20:36 (12:18) Romania did their best to create some doubt regarding the final result and even a “wake-up” timeout from Swedish head coach, Tomas Ryde, while being down 6:4, did not seem to help at first.  But after a while… »