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3 out of 3

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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 thought that the Balkan team would be one of the three push-over squads in Group A after the departure of playmaker Andrea Lekic and three more star …

The Russian (Handball) Bear Roars Again

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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, …

Opening Day at World Cup 2015

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Unpleasant, nasty, dreadful and disgusting were the terms that came to mind if you had to spend the day outside Jyske Bank Boxen, on opening day of the women World Championship 2015, in Herning. Pouring rain and a terrible storm was hitting the mid-section of Jylland. Inside the hall it could not have ben different. The Danish fans that filled …

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Heart of Handball – Part II

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Part II of Heart of Handball focuses on “Challengers”, “Dark Horses”, the teams that have “Nothing to Lose” and “The Rest of the Handball World”.  Who will surprise on the upside? The Challengers Russia, France and Montenegro are the next best teams that will give any opponent “a run for their money.” All who had second thoughts – the squad …

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Heart Of Handball – Part I

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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 …

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Vestergaard remains confident

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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 landed in the toughest of all possible groups!” Some of the other coaches at the World Championship (starting in Denmark next weekend) may disagree with …

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“Sweden fears no opponent anymore!”

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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 stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun “We do not need to fear any opponent anymore!” These words come from Thomas Sivertsson, coach of Sweden´s women´s handball team and the statement illustrates quite well …