A (Global) Day of Handball?

While football is basically dominating all headlines in Germany, other sports have to come up with smart promotional ideas.  In 2015, Rhein-Neckar Löwen did a great job using the “Tag des Handballs” (Day of Handball), to fill, almost, the entire football stadium of Eintracht Frankfurt.  A lot of activities around the game offered kids as well as grown-ups a great chance to get into contact with th… »

Zebras vs Lions – Part 1

Zebras vs Lions – Part  MATCH OF THE WEEK – Rhein-Neckar Löwen were about to decide everything in one game with six goals up at Sparkassen Arena, but THW Kiel managed to come back following an impress… »

SG Flensburg-Handewitt

The long road back

Jacob Heinl is known as a hard-nosed defensive stalwart and he has done the job at the same club – SG Flensburg – for over 20 years.  But for more than one year he was out because of a nagging back in… »

Nothing new

COLUMN – The favorites did what they should do in the Men´s Champions League group phase, where Bjerringbro-Silkeborg´s round of Last 16 berth and Paris´s astronomic win against Kiel were the only real surprises. Once again, last round games were tainted by the fact that the deciding matches were not played at the same time. By Peter Bruun FC Barcelona and HC Vardar can take two weekends off in a… »

A new language

It was the move most people expected after Norway’s Christian Berge decided to stay put.  Still, the promotion of Ljubomir Vranjes’ current assistant, Maik Machulla, as Flensburg’s next head coach is… »

Louise Burgaard

We can beat Vardar!

INTERVIEW – Danish international Louise Burgaard believes that she and her teammates at FC Midtjylland have a fair chance to eliminate Varder and qualify for the FINAL4 of the Women´s Champions League… »

“We don’t have time to take games lightly”

Golden League – it’s the first stress test for Europe’s top women handball teams following EURO 2016.  A first opportunity to build a new or form an improved squad that will compete for a World Championship, in Germany, later in the year. Kevin Domas caught up with Olivier Krumbholz – coach of the French national handball team – ahead of the prestigious tournament that truly represents the gold st… »

FTC surrender group win

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE – MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP 1 – Buducnost got some revenge for the humiliating loss at home against FTC earlier in the main round. The one-goal Montenegrin win robbed FTC of the top s… »

Midtjylland cruise to quarter-final

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE – MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP 2 – After a nervous first half, FC Midtjylland removed any doubt booking their quarter-final ticket, as the Danes cruised to a six-goal win. By Peter Bruun… »

Gudmundsson and Denmark – an unhappy match

COLUMN – This week we received the long anticipated news that the Danish Handball Federation and national coach Gudmundur Gudmundsson part ways with immediate effect. Despite winning Olympic gold in Rio last year, the Icelandic coach never became a huge success in Denmark. By Peter Bruun  “In a country where it is considered a national catastrophe, if the handball team does not reach the semi-fina… »