Norway reach second consecutive World Championship final

MATCH REVIEW – With a win which was closer than the score suggests, Norway eliminated Germany in the second semi-final in Hamburg and set up the first all-Scandinavian Men’s World Championship final in history. Semi-final Germany vs Norway 25:31 (12:14) By Peter Bruun Before the Match Together with Denmark, Germany were the only undefeated team in the tournament, having won six games and drawn twi… »

When words are hardly enough

MATCH REVIEW – The English language hardly has words to describe what happened this Friday evening in Hamburg, but on the following lines, I will try put some words on this incredible World Championsh… »

Player Ratings – Denmark vs France

By Chris O’Reilly Denmark roared their way into the World Championship 2019 final by demolishing France’s defence in a 38:30 victory. The result was beyond doubt after a free-for-all in the first half… »

No chaos this time, please

Head-to-Head – Germany vs Norway By Chris O’Reilly and Peter Bruun Few people have forgotten the chaotic semi-final between Germany and Norway at the 2016 European Championship in Poland, which Germany won 34:33 after extra-time, with nobody ever really finding out how many players were on court in the final seconds. On Friday night at 20:30 CET, the two nations meet in another semi-final, hopeful… »

Should old acquaintance be forgot

Head-to-Head – Denmark vs France By Chris O’Reilly + Peter Bruun Denmark and France are certainly no strangers to each other when it comes to decisive matches at major tournaments. The Barclaycard Are… »

Defense and Niklas Landin secure semi-final

MATCH REVIEW – As the only team in the tournament, Denmark has yet to surrender a single point. On Wednesday night, the Danes assured themselves of the semi-final at the 2019 World Championship, after… »

Norway outrun Hungary – Semi-Final next

MATCH REIVEW – Norway had absolutely no problems booking the ticket to their second semi-final at a World championship, as they met Hungary is their last main round match. After an even start, Norway were dominating the game, winning by nine goals. The team of  coach Christian Berge was simply better as well as faster than their opponents. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Norway vs Hungary 35:… »

“I never thought I’d stay this long in Szeged”

INTERVIEW – Juan Carlos Pastor has enjoyed tremendous success as head coach of Pick Szeged during his almost six years in the Hungarian club. It’s part of the reason why he has stayed so much longer t… »

Where is Valentin Porte?

By Kevin Domas Have you seen Valentin Porte recently? If you haven’t, it might be because you have been looking in the wrong places. The captain of Montpellier, who in his club usually plays in the ri… »

Going for the jackpot

By Sascha Staat Who would have thought? Germany went “all in” and so far Uwe Gensheimer & Co. keep defying the odds. It looks like the jackpot is waiting for the team of Christian Prokop at World Cup’19. Well, let’s not exaggerate, Denmark still is the favorite to win it all, especially because of Mikkel Hansen, who seems to be unstoppable, while Niklas Landin appears to stop everything. But f… »