Preview Champions League 2017/18 (M): Zero Percent

By Peter Bruun Aalborg can only surprise It is for the fifth time, Aalborg participate in the Champions League. So far, two rounds of Last 16 have been their finest achievements, and it is a big question, if the Danish champions can repeat such success this season? After being drawn to Group B – by far the strongest one of the two top groups – Aalborg will have a tough job even finishing among the… »

Preview Champions League 2017/18 (M): The Favorites

Will it be Paris´ year – finally? By Peter Bruun For the past two years, Paris Saint-Germain Handball have been considered among the top favorites to win the Champions League – so far without living u… »

“Now, I can focus more on the fun part of handball “

By Kevin Domas At 37, Chema Rodriguez is still a name that counts in the world of handball. Seeing him sign with Saran, a club that just played one season in the French top league, raised a few eyebro… »

Eastern Exposure

PGE Vive Kielce – A family affair “He could be the best in the world!” That’s quite a statement made by Talant Dujshebaev. He said it when I asked him about the talents of his son Alex around Easter, this year. Back then he didn’t know that Alex would play a crucial part in leading Vardar all the way, in the 2017 Champions League FINAL4, only a couple of months later.  I have no doubt that he woul… »

The German Contingent

Rhein-Neckar Löwen – It’s all about priorities When you are the two-time defending German champion people expect you to compete for the Champions League title, that’s for sure. But with Rhein-Neckar L… »

“I plan ahead all the time”

INTERVIEW – Thorir Hergeirsson, coach of Norway´s successful women´s team, is not only thinking about the upcoming qualifiers for the European- or the upcoming World Championship, in December. Already… »

Everyone wants to beat Paris

By Kevin Domas Three weeks after the start of Germany’s Bundesliga and only one day before the Velux EHF Champions League, the Lidl Starligue will step back into the spotlight.  And with it comes a question that has been answered with a resounding “no” in the last three seasons: Will anyone be able to stop Paris in their quest for yet another national title? “Paris remains the favorite, but Nantes… »

Another easy day at the office

Just as expected, the final of Qualification Group 1 for the Women´s Champions League 2017/18 turned out to be a no contest between Vipers Kristiansand and Podravka Vegeta. Vipers enjoyed another easy… »

“Great to be back, but only for a while”

INTERVIEW – Kristine Lunde Borgersen enjoys to be back on the court, although her comeback was not planned at all. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the 37-year-old playing assistant… »

Vipers cruise towards the 2017/18 Champions League

Vipers Kristiansand are virtually assured of the Women´s Champions League group phase, although they have to play a group final on Sunday. After the semi-finals on Saturday, it is obvious that HC Podravka Vegeta will be no match for the Norwegian top team. By Peter Bruun Vipers Kristiansand vs HC Gomel 43:19 (27:10) Before the Match Despite being debutants in relation to the Champions League, Vipe… »