Thrilling times in Kiel and Kielce

Champions League (M) – Round 5 THW Kiel and SG Flensburg-Handewitt drew in another North German thriller, while there was at least as much excitement in Poland, where Kielce split points with Veszprém. In the other top match, Vardar got the better end of Barcelona in a round, where goalkeeping was key to success. By Peter Bruun Highlights of the Week – Round 5 THW Kiel vs SG Flensburg-Handewitt, 2… »

Sparkling Vipers and Midtjylland

Champions League (W) – Round 2 FC Midtjylland pulled off the only real surprise in the second round, while Vipers avenged a poor start with a great performance at home. Vardar and FTC did the expected… »

PSG pile up victories but still struggle to deliver best handball

By Kevin Domas The 2017/18 Champions League favorites from Paris still have to deliver one awe inspiring performance, a victory that sets a benchmark that the other big clubs will look up to. Instead,… »

Reality Check

Champions League (W) – Round 1 Two to the top favorites in the 2017/18 Women´s Champions League – Gyor and CSM Bucuresti – got off to a convincing start, as the group matches began this weekend. At the same time, three of the five debutants experienced a more difficult time had while taking steps in the finest of all club tournaments. By Peter Bruun Match of the Week Metz Handball vs Vipers Kristi… »

Veszprém – the only team with maximum points

EHF Champions League (M) – Round 4 Now, Veszprém is the only team in the Men´s Champions League that has not lost a single point. However, the ambitious Hungarians had a hard time succeeding in their… »

“We are looking forward – a lot”

While the 2017 World championship on home soil is getting closer and closer for German international Kim Naidzinavicius, there still are some interesting and equally important tasks ahead of her, in t… »

Women´s EHF Champions League Preview – Group D

Group D – Two exciting debutants and a former giant With two debutants – Bietigheim and Vipers Kristiansand – along with the Frech champion Metz and a Buducnost team under reconstruction, Group D will surely add color to another interesting Champions League season. Considering the many players who left Buducnost over the summer, Metz appear to be group favorites. By Peter Bruun Metz Handball – The… »

Women´s Champions League Preview – Group C

Group C – Can FTC move closer to the top? Vardar Skopje are clear favorites for winning Group C – no doubt.  But another pressing and perhaps more interesting question is, if FTC Budapest can take the… »

Women´s EHF Champions League Preview – Group B

Group B – Pure dynamite Including two of the top favorites (Gyor and Rostov-Don) as well as last season’s quarter-finalist, FC Midtjylland, and French newcomer, Brest Bretagne, Group B looks to be the… »

Women´s EHF Champions League Preview – Group A

CSM Bucuresti – No Sweat Unlike last year, CSM Bucuresti will get an easy start to the 2017/18 Champions League campaign. Against the likes of Krim, Nykøbing Falster and Vistal Gdynia, the Romanian champion will hardly break a sweat en route to a group win. By Peter Bruun  CSM Bucuresti were not particularly happy after drawn to a group with Gyor, Rostov Don and FC Midtjylland last season. This ye… »