Zorman, Kielce looking for shooting touch

Defending champion KS Vive Kielce profited from Pick Szeged’s loss on the road against Meshkov Brest to stay on top of Group B in the EHF Champions League – still the squad needs to find form after suffering a defeat to German champion Rhein-Neckar Löwen on Thursday.  After the match Slovenian playmaker Uros Zorman talked about the team’s struggles, what needs improvement and how he experienced Sl… »

Can Barca storm fortress Veszprém?

PREVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK GROUP A By Peter Bruun Telekom Veszprém (HUN) vs FC Barcelona (ESP), Saturday February 11th, 17.30 CET In case of a win at home on Saturday, Veszprém – currently in third p… »

Löwen add to excitement in Group B

MATCH REVIEW – With a well deserved 28:25 home win against ruling champions Kielce, Rhein-Neckar Löwen added welcomed excitement in Group B, where the top teams moved even closer together. By Peter Br… »

Champions League winner vs German champion

PREVIEW – Rhein-Neckar Löwen and ruling Champions League winners, Kielce have the honor of resuming the group phase of Europe’s premier handball league, when they meet in the “Match of the Week” of Group B, on Thursday evening. By Peter Bruun Rhein-Neckar Löwen vs KS Vive Tauron Kielce Thursday 9. February 19.00 local time and CET It is the ruling Champions League winner and current league table l… »

Phoenix Rising

By Kevin Domas Remember that Phoenix legend ? About the mythical bird rising from the ashes of the predecessor?  Well, if you apply the story to handball, French side Brest comes quite close to it. In… »

Home Court Advantage

COLUMN – Are handball fans in certain parts of the world – especially, in some Western European countries – too nice to their opponents? Would the home teams get more points, if the spectators were mo… »

Another day at the office – indeed

MATCH REVIEW – Gyor had to work a bit harder than they probably expected in the first half against Team Esbjerg, but after the break, the Hungarian top team left no doubt. By Peter Bruun Group 2 Team Esbjerg vs Gyori Audi ETO KC 26:32 (12:14) Before the Match Gyor had opened their main round campaign with a 39:22 win at home against Krim Ljubljana, while Esbjerg lost the Danish derby away against… »

Gille, Mahé proud of French accomplishment

Although everyone expected France to win a sixth World championship title on home soil, it wasn’t as easy as it look liked.  At least when you believe left-wing Kentin Mahé, who has grown into a more… »

Larvik win after fine comeback

WOMEN´S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MAIN ROUND – Larvik strengthened their quarter-final hopes in Group 2 winning the Scandinavian derby against FC Midtjylland after a fine comeback in the second half. CSM Bucur… »

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Another day at the office

PREVIEW – Gyor should not have any more trouble with Esbjerg than they had with Krim in their main round opener. The Hungarian top team has every chance to record their first victory in three visits to Denmark. By Peter Bruun  Women´s Champions League main round Group 2 Team Esbjerg vs Gyori Audi ETO KC, Sunday 5. February 16.50 local time and CET Before the Match Esbjerg have virtually given up o… »