Hips don’t lie

Andreas Wolff was named German Handball Player of the Year once again and also made the shortlist of the five players being nominated for World Handball Player of the Year 2016 by the IHF.  The stunning loss of Germany against Qatar in France, in January, his new experience in the EHF Champions League with Kiel and his burden as Germany’s new face of handball were reasons enough to call him up and… »

“I do not count my goals”

INTERVIEW – Having scored 14 goals, Katarina Bulatovic played a crucial part in Buducnost´s stunning 31:28 win, on the road, against Vardar on Sunday. The loss was not only Vardar´s first defeat in th… »

Loerper not feeling the pressure – yet

Just recently Anna Loerper was named Germany’s Handball Player of the Year for a second time in a row.  While she didn’t outperform her competitors as much as last year, she still did an outstanding j… »

Hope, Swiss, hope

Isn’t it strange that the possibly best handball playmaker in the world is coming from Switzerland?  Andy Schmid is showing off his skills almost every time he puts on the jersey of Rhein-Neckar Löwen.  He was voted the Player of the Season in the DKB Handball-Bundesliga for three consecutive years and he led his club to its first ever league title last summer.  But why is he the only world-class… »

Kielce overcome trouble and keep up with top teams

MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP B – Kielce were in trouble for large parts of their home game against Szeged, but a strong last quarter of a hour secured them a crucial win By Peter Bruun KS Tauron Vive Kiel… »

Goalkeepers shine as “Barca” takes expected win

MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP A – FC Barcelona had no real trouble taking the expected home win against a decimated Flensburg. By Peter Bruun FC Barcelona (ESP) vs SG-Flensburg-Handewitt (GER) 26:23 (14:1… »

FTC in control after shaky start

MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP 1 – FTC had some problems in the opening phase against a well organized Metz defense, but once they got their game going, they cruised to another win at home. By Peter Bruun FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria (HUN) vs Metz Handball (FRA) 29:23 (15:10) Before the Match FTC were second in Group 1 (11 points), two fewer than group leader, HC Vardar. Metz found themselves in fourth posi… »

Larvik’s big step towards the quarter-final

  MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP 2 – Larvik took a huge step towards the quarter-final, defeating the ruling Champions League winners, CSM Bucuresti, by two goals in “Boligmappa Arena”, in a match, wh… »

Staying in touch

PREVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP B – The winner of Sunday’s match in Kielce will stay in touch with the front-runners, keeping their hopes alive to proceed directly to the quarter-final. By Peter B… »

Will Barcelona feel the pressure?

PREVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK – GROUP A – Even though they continue winning, FC Barcelona still have Paris Saint-Germain two points behind them in the battle for the top spot in the group. Another victory in Sunday night´s home match against Flensburg should come easy, however. By Peter Bruun FC Barcelona (ESP) vs SG Flensburg-Handewitt (GER) Sunday, February 26th, 19.30 CET Match Facts After PSG´s… »