“If you do this in the street, you end up in prison”

The first matches in the 2017/18 Champions League have been anything but a kind experience for German champion SG BBM Bietigheim.  But there’s more behind it than just two losses against formidable opponents. Martin Albertsen, the Danish head coach, is not happy with the results so far.  What angers him more is an issue that he really cares about – players safety. I talked to him about what happen… »

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… »

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, it seems like the French champions are slowly moving in the opposite direction with two tight victories and one loss in Flensburg, ten days ago. You could already see signs of a slowdown two weeks ag… »

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 th… »

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 the coming weeks. SG BBM Bietigheim is set to participate in the EHF Champions League for the very first time and the squad will travel to Podgorica, facing two time champion, Buducnost, in their openi… »

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… »

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 most explosive on paper. By Peter Bruun Today’s, Group B brings back all the memories of Group C of the 2016/17 Champions League campaign, when Gyor, CSM Bucuresti, Rostov-Don and FC Midtjylland were… »