All In

By Sascha Staat Well – I may have used this headline before, but I cannot recall when?  Yet, it wouldn’t surprise me, especially in connection with the German national handball team. A World championship on home soil is on the horizon for coach Christian Prokop and his men – one year after a disastrous ninth-place finish at the EHF Euro 2018, just ahead of Belarus and Macedonia. It wasn’t enough b… »

“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… »

“It can hardly get any better”

INTERVIEW – Rasmus Lauge speaks to 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 26, four will have to be cut before the first game of the tournament, on January 11th in Berlin, against Brazil. But before coach Dinart makes a final decision, on January 8th, France will play two g… »

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… »

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 Russia vs France 21:24 (12:13) Before the Match *Both teams had qualified for the final match of the competition after six-goal wins in their respective semi-finals, where Russia defeated Romania 28:2… »

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

INTERVIEW – The new shooting star of the Netherlands, Delaila Amega, speaks to about her first major championship, what a bronze medal would mean to her and future ambitions. By Peter… »

”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 France, on Sunday By Peter Bruun If we are to believe Anna Sen, the audience at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris-Bercy can create all the noise they want to, it won’t affect her, as 16,000 spectators are ex… »