“All competitions will be completed – somehow”

FEATURE – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Handball Federation will try to resume club and national team competitions in June of this year, while FINAL4 tournaments have been rescheduled to later in August and early September. Even if the June date will be missed, EHF president, Michael Wiederer, assures that all competitions will be completed and as a consequence some rounds may ha… »

End of Season?

FEATURE – How do handball players deal with the Covid-19 break? Is it a welcome interruption of an otherwise tough schedule or do they fear an even tighter program once competition resumes? Should all… »

“I see a bright future for our national team”

INTERVIEW – After the 2020 summer Olympics, Tomas Axnér will take over as Sweden’s women´s national handball coach – it will a first. He doesn’t see his lack of experience as women´s coach as a handic… »

“We cannot allow Esbjerg to score another 31 goals”

INTERVIEW – Grace Zaadi is well aware that Metz Handball will have to tighten their defense compared to the first match against Team Esbjerg, if they expect to have a chance in Denmark and secure first place in Group 1 of the main round, in the DELO EHF Champions League. Still, she is impressed how her team has dealt with the many injuries and some tough opposition, so far this season. By Peter Br… »

Team Denmark

“They should have some trust in my integrity and give it a chance”

FEATURE – Jesper Jensen, the new coach of Denmark’s women’s handball team firmly believes he can take the team to the next level and fight for medals at major tournaments, once again. He also admits t… »

“I hope to finish my time in Odense in style”

INTERVIEW – Stine Jørgensen, captain of Denmark´s women´s national handball team, explains her somewhat surprising decision to join SG BBM Bietigheim after three years with Odense Handbold. By Peter B… »

“We have a lot at stake”

INTERIEW – Kristine Breistøl enjoys having qualified for the quarter-final of the DELO EHF Champions League with Team Esbjerg. Now, the hard-shooting, Norwegian, back-court player sees a good chance to claim one of the two top spots in Group I and secure home court advantage in the second leg of the quarter-final. By Peter Bruun 42 goals of Kristine Breistøl are already an important contribution t… »

“In Hungary they play a fast and tough handball and I am looking forward to it”

By J. Schutz INTERVIEW –  It was one of the more spectacular transfers of last year, when German international, Julia Behnke, left TuS Metzingen to join the 2019 DELO EHF Champions League finalist, Ro… »

“The tough part is getting to Cologne”

INTERVIEW – He already won the Champions League twice with HC Vardar Skopje in 2017 and 2019. Now, Igor Karacic is aiming to win the most prestigious club competition in the world for the third time i… »


Match of the Week – Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball 24:29 (11:11) Before the Match It was a festive atmosphere in Rostov-Don. A choir sang the EHF anthem and the President of the EHF, Michael Wiederer and David Slezak of EHF Marketing were in attendance for the Match of the Week, in the Women’s Champions League. At stake: An early qualification to the quarterfinals of Europe’s premier handball competi… »