Total chaos

By Sascha Staat Wow, it escalated quickly.  In case you don’t know what’s going on, here is some basic information about the matter.  Back in 2016, the EHF informed all its member federations and national leagues, with regards to scheduling international competitions, including the current EHF Champions League.  And in 2017, the DKB Handball-Bundesliga (HBL) published its new schedule for the ongo… »

“We will have to win – it is as simple as that”

INTERVIEW – Despite her team having changed owners, Sabine Englert did not hesitate extending her contract with FC Midtjylland. Next season will be her 10th in Central Jutland – the place where the 36… »

“I believe in the future of our team”

INTERVIEW – Unlike several other players, Xenia Smits will continue her career in Germany’s women’s national handball team, and in this exclusive interview with, she even expresses so… »


By Sascha Staat Frankly, it was a somewhat stunning move by Germany’s handball federation when president Andreas Michelmann announced Christian Prokop to remain head coach of the men’s national team, on Monday afternoon.  A surprising decision, but a courageous one. During a time when only results seem to matter, hardly anyone gets a second chance, especially in the world of pro-sports. Moving for… »

One more year

INTERVIEW – Vardar star Andrea Penezic won’t be ending her career at the end of this season, after all. In this exclusive interview with, she reveals that she has changed her mind add… »

“Now is the time to show what we are able to do”

By Kevin Domas   Two rounds before the end of the group phase, we already know the name of one quarter-final participant: Paris Saint-Germain. Thanks a to a monster win against SG Flensburg-Hande… »

Competition doesn’t scare Tomori

INTERVIEW – Zsuzsanna Tomori stays with Györ despite the ”Norwegian invasion” – the influx of new players in the summer of 2018 will heat up the competition, especially on the offensive end. But Tomori just extended her contract and right now she simply enjoys playing at both ends of the pitch, as she reveals in this exclusive interview with By Peter Bruun She can be knocked down… »

”I can handle the pressure”

INTERVIEW – Veronica Kristiansen is looking forward to joining Györ in the summer of 2018.  Following the announcement earlier this week, the Hungarian handball powerhouse will have assembled the best… »

Gudmundsson chasing a rare record

INTERVIEW – Not many handball coaches have managed to qualify two teams for the same World Championship, and within a six months period. Iceland’s Gudmundur Gudmundsson has a chance to achieve it. Aft… »

“Take me back to Cologne”

INTERVIEW – Last year, Mikael Appelgren was attending the EHF FINAL4 in Cologne as a spectator.  In 2018, he is keen to come back to Lanxess Arena again, but as a player on the court. By Peter Bruun Rhein-Neckar Löwen’s Swedish goalkeeping duo, Mikael Appelgren and Andreas Palicka, have returned to their day job after collecting positive memories at the EHF EURO 2018, in Croatia last month. Not on… »