Put to the test

COLUMN – By signing on as coach for Veszprém as well as the Hungarian national team, Ljubomir Vranjes will encounter some very different challenges, compared to what he has been used to during his many years in Flensburg. At the same time, he is compromising his principle of not coaching a club and a national team at the same time. By Peter Bruun “I have a contract until 2020, so right now, that i… »

Myrhol happy, O’Sullivan not so much

It’s been a magical run for Norway during the last twelve months.  The ride started in Poland about one year ago when the Scandinavians lost a nail-biter to the eventual champion Germany in the semi-f… »

The true stars of France 2017

First of all, to avoid any sorts of misunderstanding, I really admire Domagoj Duvnjak for all he does on the court week in and week out.  He’s not only the leader at his club, THW Kiel, but also the d… »

Dinart’s key to success

When underdog Norway was leading 10:7 after 15 minutes against France in the World championship final on Sunday, French coach Didier Dinart took corrective measures.  In the time-out he told his long-time teammate and captain Thierry Omeyer, that he would be replaced by Vincent Gerard.  The guy not many know outside France, needed some minutes to find his rhythm, but once he did the flow of the ga… »

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10 goals from Neagu not enough, as Vardar take all points

Andrea Penezic and Andrea Lekic combined for 15 goals, when Vardar won the top game in Group 1 of the Women´Champions League main round at Buducnost. In the other match in Group 1, on Sunday, Thuringe… »

Gyor run over Krim – FTC books road win

Gyor had absolutely no problems in their opening match in the main round, as they crushed Krim by 17 goals. Hungarian FTC remain undefeated on the road, winning by three goals in Metz. By Peter Bruun… »

Clash of titans in Podgorica

MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Two of the favorites for winning the Women´s Champions League this season meet Sunday night in Podgorica (Montenegro), as Buducnost are taking on Vardar in an early top match in Group 1 of the main round. In the other game in Group 1, on Sunday, Thüringer HC receive Astrakhanochka, while FC Midtjylland and Team Esbjerg meet in a Danish derby in Group 2. By Peter Bruun I… »

France – The eternal winner

Sunday’s final of the 25th World championship will be one for the ages.  Maybe it won’t be epic, but it will be one to remember for sure.  France, the host and odds-on favorite to win the tournament p… »

Favorites meet surprise package

PREVIEW – Krim Ljubljana impressed us all in the group stage of the Women´s Champions League, but what can the Slovenian runner-up do when they visit Hungarian powerhouse, Gyor? By Peter Bruun After C… »

Niombla keeps CSM hopes alive

MATCH REVIEW – Despite being three goals down with two and a half minutes left, CSM Bucuresti kept their Champions League hopes alive, as they came back and drew 26:26 against Larvik. An improving Gnonsiane Niombla scored the equalizer with 20 seconds left on the game clock.  By Peter Bruun Group 2: CSM Bucuresti vs Larvik 26:26 (12:13) Before the Match Ruling Champions League winners CSM were sta… »