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 right back court, has seen a change when playing for the French national team. He now finds himself on right wing, a position he still has to fall in love with, even though he knows it quite well. “In T… »

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… »

“Defeating the Danes in their own arena would be so cool”

INTERVIEW – Sweden failed to book the early ticket for a semi-final appearance at the 2019 World Cup, as they lost 30:27 to Norway. All of a sudden, Sweden’s chances for a trip to Hamburg look slim, c… »

The President’s Cup All-Star Team

By Chris O’Reilly With the tournament coming to an end on Sunday, our attention quickly moves away from the teams occupying the bottom half of the World Championship, but not here. Let’s celebrate the those who gave us so much joy in the opening stages of Germany/Denmark 2019, players who popped up with moments of brilliance and played a part in making the big teams sweat. Here’s my President’s Cu… »

“I believe in Denmark”

INTERVIEW – Magnus Jøndal made a significant contribution in Norway’s “Must-Win” game against Sweden (30:27), at the ongoing World championship, scoring 11 goals on 12 attempts. The 30-year-old left w… »

7-against-6 plus Nikolaj Øris

MATCH REVIEW – It took Denmark nearly 40 minutes to get their attack going, and only when coach Jacobsen played 7-against-6, did Denmark defeat Egypt, who showed impressive will power and stayed close… »

Norway – staying alive

MATCH REVIEW – A convincing 30:27 win in the Scandinavian derby against Sweden, keeps Norway’s  semi-final dreams alive and postpones any other decisions until the very last match day of Group II, on Wednesday. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Sweden vs Norway 27:30 (14:17) Before the Match There was a chance that on the second to last match day all the semi-finalists from Group II would be de… »

Sagosen and Rød combine for 20

MATCH REVIEW – Norway couldn’t create a reassuring distance against Egypt, who were not beaten until the very last minutes in Sunday´s second main round match at Boxen arena, in Herning. By Peter Bruu… »

Hungary keep Olympic dream alive

MATCH REVIEW – Hungary did not have much trouble defeating Tunisia while keeping their hope to reach the Olympic qualifiers alive. By Peter Bruun Main Round Group II Hungary vs Tunisia 26:21 (16:14) H… »

Just another day at the office

By Kevin Domas Two games and he already got the world at this feet. Melvyn Richardson is this kind of player. Yesterday, at Lanxess Arena, he scored f0ur goals within minutes against Spain, in Frances’ first game of the main round at the 2019 World championship. That’s exactly the same performance he delivered against Russia on Thursday, his very first game in the ongoing competition. The player f… »