“We have more solutions than ever before”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – After their tremendous success on Europe’s main handball stage – the VELUX EHF Champions League – where Montpellier went all the way to win the FINAL4 in 2018, this year the French side is struggling to put it mildly. While some players have delivered disappointing performances since the beginning of the new season, right-back Valentin Porte isn’t one of them. In fact, h… »

“It can hardly get any better”

INTERVIEW – Rasmus Lauge speaks to stregspiller.com about the upcoming World Championship on home ground, about his amazing fall season in Flensburg and what’s next in Veszprém. By Peter Bruun “It’ll… »

“Players would be very angry if I said we’re not favorites”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Just one week before the 2019 IHF World Championship, French national coach Didider Dinart still has plenty of questions to answer. Of the 20 players he selected on December… »

Sweden – full of energy

By Sascha Staat Nobody expected Sweden to go all the way to the final at the 2018 European championship, in Croatia, but they did so anyway.  As the next big tournament – the 2019 World Cup in Germany and Denmark – is just around the corner, there is no way that the Scandinavian handball powerhouse can escape the spotlight. I talked to Lukas Nilsson about the strengths of the team, the long shadow… »

The team to beat

FEATURE – Let’s remind ourselves – one widely used definition describes the term “All-Star” as a group of people, who all have a high performance level in their field. I stick to it, trying to leave o… »

World champions take European title

MATCH REVIEW – France won the European championship for the first time in history, while Russia will still have to wait for at least another two years. By Peter Bruun European Championship Final 2018… »

“I am really happy that I got the chance to be here”

INTERVIEW – The new shooting star of the Netherlands, Delaila Amega, speaks to stregspiller.com about her first major championship, what a bronze medal would mean to her and future ambitions. By Peter Bruun Life has been moving fast for Delaila Amega during these past two weeks. Before this European championship, she was probably only known to some people inside Dutch handball and the German Bunde… »

”A great experience”

INTERVIEW – Despite the disappointment of losing the semi-final to Russia, the young Romanian keeper, Yuliya Dumanska is happy and content with her first European championship. One of her dreams for t… »

“I do not hear the crowd”

INTERVIEW – The crowd at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris will not impress  Anna Sen.  “I never hear the crowd, I only hear myself,” she claims ahead of the EHF European championship final, against Fran… »

“I am so happy – I finally got the call”

INTERVIEW – Better late than never. Gnonsiane Niombla only recently arrived at the European championship, but it made her so much happier, when she finally received the call from Olivier Krumbholz – the national coach of France. By Peter Bruun Actually, she had prepared herself to watch the European championship on TV from her home, but right before the semi-final, Gnonsiane Niombla finally got th… »