Anna Paula Rodrigues

Heart Of Handball – Part I

In less than a week, the IHF’s 22nd women’s handball world championship will commence in the heartland of handball – Denmark.  Eighteen years after South Koreas success, it was Brazil that took the gold medal in Serbia, in 2013, beating the home team in a thrilling final in front of more than 19,000 spectators at Belgrade’s Kombank arena. The attendance on the final day of the tournament set a new… »


Vestergaard remains confident

Germany´s Danish coach claims that his team has landed in the most diffficult group at the 2015 World Championship, but he still believes in a ticket for the knock-out phase. By Peter Bruun “We have l… »

Susan Thorsgaard

“Defense either works and can help me a lot or not!”

By Peter Bruun Group A – RK Krim Mercator vs Rostov-Don 31:36 (14:18) 2 x 5 minutes enough for Rostov The Result  A relaxed Jan Leslie, sitting with his legs crossed on Rostov’s bench seconds before t… »

Stine Jorgensen

“These players really want to win something!”

Denmark´s new national coach Klavs Bruun Jørgensen is impressed by his players’ receptiveness ahead of the World Championship on home ground.   By Peter Bruun Actually, Klavs Bruun Jørgensen is not all that new on the job as coach of Denmark´s women´s national handball team.  In fact, he has been in charge since June 1st of this year.  However, he did not have many opportunities to collect his tea… »

Thomas Sivertsson

“Sweden fears no opponent anymore!”

Confidence and the feeling of playing at home characterize the Swedish team ahead of the World Cup 2015 in Denmark, reveals national coach Thomas Sivertsson in this exclusive interview with stregspill… »

“It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.” (Voltaire)

Round five of the women’s EHF Champions League. By Peter Bruun Group A – Rostov-Don vs Larvik 26:25 (15:14) A Star is Born Before the Match “Never did so many owe so much to so few”, said Winston Chur… »

Anita Goerbicz

She Is Back!

By Peter Bruun Match of the Week – Champions League (W) Round 5 Group C – Gyor Audi ETO KC vs HC Vardar 28:27 (14:17)    Before the Match Both teams were under meaningful pressure to secure valuable points for the tournament’s Main Round after they both suffered defeats at home earlier in the competition.  Vardar was also seeking to revenge a humiliating 27:22 loss to Gyor on the very first g… »

Can Money Buy Success?

Yes it can!  If you spend it right!   By Peter Bruun “Money can´t buy me love” sang The Beatles in 1964.  Twenty-five years earlier, in the immortal film “Gone With The Wind”, Rhett Butler said “… »

Marta Zderic

Simply The Best

Match of the Week – Champions League (W)  Round 4 Group D – Buducnost Podgorica – CSM Bucuresti 23:23 (12:13) Before the Match It was loud but not sold out at Moraca Hall when Buducnost’s players ente… »

Indira Kastratovic

We Must Be In Focus All The Time…

…said Jan Pytlick during a time-out in the second half of the match between FC Midtjylland and his club, ZRK Vardar.  A statement no entirely free of irony given the fact that his team was leading by six goals while the squad from his Danish home country had just scored their third point, deep into the second period.  Helle Thomsen’s crew would add only one more goal before it would be all over.… »