en European Handball Federation http://www.eurohandball.com Handball stories, news and interviews Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:30:10 GMT Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:30:10 GMT www.eurohandball.com Content Copyright by the European Handball Federation and EHF Marketing (c) 1994-2019 office@eurohandball.com European Handball Federation http://www.eurohandball.com 0 0 Exceptional PSG lead power ranking http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032294/Exceptional+PSG+lead+power+ranking NEWS: EHF journalists rate the remaining teams in the VELUX EHF Champions League and little has changed at the very top Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032294 19.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032294 LANXESS arena clear at the top again in 2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032292/LANXESS+arena+clear+at+the+top+again+in+2018 NEWS: Home of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 in Cologne was the most visited arena in Germany last year Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032292 19.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032292 Further optimisation of visibility and exposure for Nord Stream 2 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032291/Further+optimisation+of+visibility+and+exposure+for+Nord+Stream+2 MEDIA RELEASE: VELUX EHF Champions League premium partner Nord Stream 2 will receive additional exposure during the matches of Europe’s top club handball competition. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032291 19.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032291 English commentary on knockout phase matches http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032290/English+commentary+on+knockout+phase+matches NEWS: EHF Marketing GmbH is implementing a valuable addition to the TV coverage of the business end of the VELUX EHF Champions League Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032290 19.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032290 Can Löwen end their curse? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032289/Can+L%c3%b6wen+end+their+curse%3f LAST 16 PREVIEW: Four years in a row, the German side stumbled in the first stage of the knockout round, while their opponents from Nantes only needed two attempts to make it to the final Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032289 19.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032289 Nine things to do when there is no EHF Champions League http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032288/Nine+things+to+do+when+there+is+no+EHF+Champions+League LAST WEEK IN THE CL: It was all about getting some time-off or competing in domestic matches during a week without action in the EHF Champions League Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032288 18.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032288 Can Nantes weather the storm? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032287/Can+Nantes+weather+the+storm%3f FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: The announcement that coach Thierry Anti and three key players will be leaving the club in 2020 has left HBC Nantes in turmoil. Will it affect their upcoming Last 16 tie with Rhein-Neckar Löwen? Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032287 18.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032287 Noémi Háfra: “If not now, when?” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032285/No%c3%a9mi+H%c3%a1fra%3a+%e2%80%9cIf+not+now%2c+when%3f%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW: FTC’s rising star Noémi Háfra believes this is the year her side can break their run of quarter-final disappointments Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032285 14.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032285 Stage is set for the Last 16 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032282/Stage+is+set+for+the+Last+16 NEWS: Dates and times for all VELUX EHF Champions League Last 16 matches confirmed Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032282 13.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032282 Women’s EHF Champions League Quarter-final schedule confirmed http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032281/Women%e2%80%99s+EHF+Champions+League+Quarter-final+schedule+confirmed NEWS: All four second leg matches will take place on Saturday 13 April Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032281 13.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032281 Media accreditation for three top club events of the season starts http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032275/Media+accreditation+for+three+top+club+events+of+the+season+starts NEWS REPORT: All media professionals can submit their accreditation requests for the VELUX EHF FINAL4, DELO WOMEN’S EHF FINAL4 and AKQUINET EHF Cup Finals. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032275 12.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032275 Snatching record after record is not enough for PSG http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032278/Snatching+record+after+record+is+not+enough+for+PSG FEATURE: Despite amassing a record points total in the group phase and looking unstoppable at home, PSG are doing their best to remain humble on the road to Cologne Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032278 12.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032278 Two Scandinavian debutants, 2,647 goals and unbeaten defending champions http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032274/Two+Scandinavian+debutants%2c+2%2c647+goals+and+unbeaten+defending+champions FACTS AND FIGURES: All you need to know after the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round, where eight clubs from seven nations progressed to the quarter-finals Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032274 12.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032274 Five conclusions after the main round http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032273/Five+conclusions+after+the+main+round TALKING POINTS: The main round is over and there are only eight teams remaining in the fight for the big prize. We examine the last set of matches from the main round and look forward to the next games in the Women’s EHF Champions League Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032273 11.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032273 Balkan derby in the spotlight for Match of the Week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032272/Balkan+derby+in+the+spotlight+for+Match+of+the+Week NEWS: Match of the Week heads to Zagreb for the first leg of the VELUX EHF Champions League Last 16 Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032272 11.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032272 Satisfaction all-round in ‘Quotes of the Week’ http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032271/Satisfaction+all-round+in+%e2%80%98Quotes+of+the+Week%e2%80%99 QUOTES OF THE WEEK: Words from teams ending their campaign on a high and those with high-spirits ahead of the Women’s EHF Champions League Quarter-finals Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032271 11.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032271 Kobenhavn end Metz’s winning run http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032268/Kobenhavn+end+Metz%e2%80%99s+winning+run GROUP 1 REVIEW: Despite having no chance of a quarter-final ticket, Kobenhavn surprisingly beat group winners Metz Sun, 10 Mar 2019 19:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032268 10.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032268 FTC leapfrog CSM with victory over Krim http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032266/FTC+leapfrog+CSM+with+victory+over+Krim GROUP 2 REVIEW: The Hungarian side earned their fourth win in the main round against Krim Sun, 10 Mar 2019 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032266 10.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032266 Attacking masterclass lifts Györ to victory http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032265/Attacking+masterclass+lifts+Gy%c3%b6r+to+victory GROUP 2 REVIEW: Two flawless runs that saw Vipers struggle helped Györ jump to their tenth win of the season, 33:26 Sat, 09 Mar 2019 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032265 09.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032265 Rostov-Don get better of Odense http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032264/Rostov-Don+get+better+of+Odense GROUP 1 REVIEW: Rostov-Don finished the Women's EHF Champions League Main Round with a win against Odense HC Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032264 09.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032264 The good and the bad from CSM as Thüringer hold Romanian side http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032262/The+good+and+the+bad+from+CSM+as+Th%c3%bcringer+hold+Romanian+side GROUP 2 REVIEW: A flawless first period saw home side CSM Bucuresti lead by six goals, but Thüringer HC came back to earn a 23:23 tie Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:50:48 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032262 08.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032262 Handball unites opposing teams and fans http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032260/Handball+unites+opposing+teams+and+fans PRESS RELEASE: Two recent campaigns run by the VELUX EHF Champions League and its partners Plan International and Gorenje promote friendship, team spirit and fairness as the core handball values Fri, 08 Mar 2019 12:00:31 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032260 08.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032260 All positions safe and secure in Group 1 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032258/All+positions+safe+and+secure+in+Group+1 GROUP 1 PREVIEW: The final placement of all six teams has already been determined ahead of the last main round matches over the weekend Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032258 08.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032258 The VELUX EHF FINAL4 Opening Party – be there and get involved! http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032254/The+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4+Opening+Party+%e2%80%93+be+there+and+get+involved! NEWS REPORT: German band Querbeat will be playing at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019 opening party, where fans will have the chance to become part of the pre-match entertainment at the season’s pinnacle event Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032254 07.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032254 Vipers and CSM in a race for second place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032253/Vipers+and+CSM+in+a+race+for+second+place GROUP 2 PREVIEW: CSM and Vipers are engaged in a two-way battle for second place in the group, but the Norwegian side have the upper hand Thu, 07 Mar 2019 12:48:49 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032253 07.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032253 Inside CSM’s nightmare season http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032249/Inside+CSM%e2%80%99s+nightmare+season FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Another coaching change, a flurry of injuries and disgruntled players are the constant worries for a CSM team that faces an uphill battle to progress once again to the DELO WOMEN’S EHF FINAL 4 Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032249 06.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032249 10 nations still in title race after 176 matches and 10,038 goals http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032245/10+nations+still+in+title+race+after+176+matches+and+10%2c038+goals FACTS AND FIGURES: Before we head into the Last 16, let’s have a look at all interesting stats and numbers from the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase 2018/19 Tue, 05 Mar 2019 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032245 05.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032245 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032242/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review SOCIAL MEDIA REVIEW: A bit of boxing, basketball, some dance moves and a pair of superheroes are on the menu for this week’s social media highlights Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032242 05.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032242 CSM’s injury woes and final weekend calculations http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032239/CSM%e2%80%99s+injury+woes+and+final+weekend+calculations TALKING POINTS: While Group 1’s standings cannot be changed in the last round, there is still much in play for in Group 2. Here are the takeaways after another interesting round of the Women’s EHF Champions League Mon, 04 Mar 2019 14:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032239 04.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032239 Five takeaways after the group phase http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032238/Five+takeaways+after+the+group+phase TALKING POINTS: The end of the group phase in the VELUX EHF Champions League this weekend has left us with a lot to reflect on Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032238 04.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032238 Honesty and history in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032237/Honesty+and+history+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: The spectacular final round of the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase didn’t leave coaches and players speechless Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032237 04.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032237 Zagreb draw in Szeged as Paris and Skjern wrap up Group B with wins http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032234/Zagreb+draw+in+Szeged+as+Paris+and+Skjern+wrap+up+Group+B+with+wins GROUP B REVIEW: Paris Saint-Germain finish the Group Stage with 13 wins from 14, Zagreb can't quite overtake Motor, while Skjern win the basement battle Sun, 03 Mar 2019 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032234 03.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032234 Metz secure first place after all-French tie, while Rostov finish second http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032233/Metz+secure+first+place+after+all-French+tie%2c+while+Rostov+finish+second GROUP 1 REVIEW: Metz secured first place in the group following a win in the French derby against Brest, and following a win at Buducnost, Rostov are certain to finish in second place Sun, 03 Mar 2019 18:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032233 03.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032233 Plock stun Bjerringbro with incredible second half comeback http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032231/Plock+stun+Bjerringbro+with+incredible+second+half+comeback GROUP C/D REVIEW: Danish side see a six-goal lead blow up in their faces as they score just five goals in the second half Sun, 03 Mar 2019 17:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032231 03.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032231 Vipers edge closer to second place with win against Thüringer http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032229/Vipers+edge+closer+to+second+place+with+win+against+Th%c3%bcringer GROUP 2 REVIEW: It was one-way traffic from start to finish, as the Norwegian side won their sixth game of the season, 29:21, against Thüringer Sun, 03 Mar 2019 16:15:22 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032229 03.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032229 Title holders eliminated; Veszprém lock in second http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032225/Title+holders+eliminated%3b+Veszpr%c3%a9m+lock+in+second GROUP A REVIEW: Title holders Montpellier bow out of the title race with a loss to Vardar, while Veszprém win a thriller in Kielce to secure second place Sat, 02 Mar 2019 20:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032225 02.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032225 Flawless Brest proceed to Last 16 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032224/Flawless+Brest+proceed+to+Last+16 GROUP A REVIEW: For the fourth season in a row, Meshkov Brest are through to the Last 16 phase, thanks to a 32:23 win against Kristianstad and Montpellier’s loss to Vardar Sat, 02 Mar 2019 18:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032224 02.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032224 Krim take first win over CSM; Györ and FTC split the points http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032222/Krim+take+first+win+over+CSM%3b+Gy%c3%b6r+and+FTC+split+the+points GROUP 2 REVIEW: Krim recorded an historic victory over CSM and significantly decreased their visitors’ chances of claiming second on the table, while Györ and FTC proved inseparable once again Sat, 02 Mar 2019 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032222 02.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032222 Win in Danish derby sees Odense through http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032221/Win+in+Danish+derby+sees+Odense+through GROUP 1 REVIEW: After an extremely hard-fought and dramatic match, Odense beat Kobenhavn by two goals to book their first ever ticket to the quarter-finals Sat, 02 Mar 2019 15:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032221 02.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032221 Bjerringbro in control ahead of home second leg http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032220/Bjerringbro+in+control+ahead+of+home+second+leg GROUP C/D PREVIEW: A four-goal home loss in the first leg has left Plock with a mountain to climb Fri, 01 Mar 2019 19:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032220 01.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032220 CSM announce seven more transfers for next season http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032218/CSM+announce+seven+more+transfers+for+next+season NEWS REPORT: Nora Mørk will be joined by the likes of Crina Pintea, Denisa Dedu and Carmen Martin as the Romanian powerhouse is further strengthening its squad Fri, 01 Mar 2019 18:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032218 01.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032218 A Hungarian derby and a crunch battle for second place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032217/A+Hungarian+derby+and+a+crunch+battle+for+second+place GROUP 2 PREVIEW: As Györ host FTC in another Hungarian classic, Vipers Kristiansand and CSM are locked in for a battle for second place, with FTC looming just behind them Fri, 01 Mar 2019 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032217 01.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032217 Zagreb and Zaporozhye in long-distance battle for fifth place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032208/Zagreb+and+Zaporozhye+in+long-distance+battle+for+fifth+place GROUP B PREVIEW: HC PPD Zagreb and Motor Zaporozhye are the focus of the final group phase round, as both sides aim for fifth place on a table where the rankings are otherwise set Fri, 01 Mar 2019 09:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032208 01.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032208 60 minutes for the final Last 16 berth http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032206/60+minutes+for+the+final+Last+16+berth GROUP A PREVIEW: One Last 16 berth, a hot streak for Veszprém and a battle for fourth place are the highlights of the last round for Group A, which features four games played at the same time Fri, 01 Mar 2019 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032206 01.03.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032206 Sporting reach Last 16 with second half recovery http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032207/Sporting+reach+Last+16+with+second+half+recovery GROUP C/D REVIEW: Dinamo could not hold on to half-time advantage and Portuguese side qualify for the VELUX EHF Champions League Last 16 for the first time Thu, 28 Feb 2019 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032207 28.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032207 Mørk signs two-year contract with CSM http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032205/M%c3%b8rk+signs+two-year+contract+with+CSM NEWS REPORT: Three-time Champions League All-star right back Nora Mørk will play for CSM Bucuresti for the next two seasons Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032205 28.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032205 The road to the Last 16: what teams need to clinch the final berth http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032204/The+road+to+the+Last+16%3a+what+teams+need+to+clinch+the+final+berth ROAD MAP: Montpellier, Meshkov Brest and IFK Kristianstad are in a three-way battle that can see only one team clinch the final Last 16 berth. We break down what each of the Group A teams needs to progress Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032204 28.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032204 Cadenas eyes MOTW win to continue Brest’s Last 16 streak http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032202/Cadenas+eyes+MOTW+win+to+continue+Brest%e2%80%99s+Last+16+streak FEATURE: Meshkov need to win the Match of the Week against Kristianstad but coach Manolo Cadenas’ team will still need help from others to make it to the Last 16 again Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032202 28.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032202 Winner takes it all in Danish derby http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032200/Winner+takes+it+all+in+Danish+derby GROUP 1 PREVIEW: Denmark’s Odense and Kobenhavn will battle for the last Women’s EHF Champions League Quarter-final spot in their do-or-die clash on Saturday Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032200 28.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032200 Xenia Smits’ big dream is not far away http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032197/Xenia+Smits%e2%80%99+big+dream+is+not+far+away INTERVIEW: The German left back from Metz Handball, the surprise pack of the current Women’s EHF Champions League season, talks about the ambitions and the keys to the team’s success Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032197 28.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032197 Wanne’s last-second penalty hands Flensburg third place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032196/Wanne%e2%80%99s+last-second+penalty+hands+Flensburg+third+place GROUP B REVIEW: SG Flensburg-Handewitt squandered a five-goal lead but ultimately saved a draw against HBC Nantes to lock up third place in the group Wed, 27 Feb 2019 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032196 27.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032196 Sporting ready for historic mission in Bucharest http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032193/Sporting+ready+for+historic+mission+in+Bucharest FEATURE: The Portuguese side is on the brink of reaching the Last 16 for the first time, but has only a one-goal lead going into the decisive leg of the play-off against Dinamo on Thursday Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032193 27.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032193 VELUX EHF Champions League and Plan International team up for kids http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032192/VELUX+EHF+Champions+League+and+Plan+International+team+up+for+kids Round 14 matches of the VELUX EHF Champion League will see charity partner Plan International launch a new campaign ‘Team up for kids!’ to support children’s right and girls’ equality Wed, 27 Feb 2019 12:00:39 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032192 27.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032192 Last chance saloon for Melvyn Richardson and Montpellier http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032190/Last+chance+saloon+for+Melvyn+Richardson+and+Montpellier FEATURE: Young right back Melvyn Richardson is enjoying the best form of his career to date, but his adventure in Europe will come to a premature end if Montpellier suffer defeat this weekend Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032190 27.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032190 Odense's Heindahl confident for Danish do-or-die duel http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032189/Odense%27s+Heindahl+confident+for+Danish+do-or-die+duel FEATURE: Odense HC line player Kathrine Heindahl has the recipe ready to beat Kobenhavn Handball when both teams meet Saturday with the last Women’s EHF Champions League Quarter-final ticket at stake Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032189 27.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032189 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032186/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review SOCIAL MEDIA REVIEW: A snapshot of Ludovic Fabregas’ life before handball, special gifts for elite coaches, astonishing goals and some famous fans for CSM Bucharest are among the online highlights this week Tue, 26 Feb 2019 14:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032186 26.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032186 Midweek knockout tie hangs in the balance http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032184/Midweek+knockout+tie+hangs+in+the+balance MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Wednesday and Thursday’s matches are two of the most important in Round 14 of the VELUX EHF Champions League Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032184 26.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032184 Delo Group announced as WOMEN’S EHF Champions League title sponsor http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032182/Delo+Group+announced+as+WOMEN%e2%80%99S+EHF+Champions+League+title+sponsor EHF Marketing GmbH signs up first title sponsor for the WOMEN’S EHF Champions League as Russian transportation and logistics company Delo Group signs two-season deal Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032182 26.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032182 Showdown in Brest in focus for Match of the Week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032183/Showdown+in+Brest+in+focus+for+Match+of+the+Week NEWS: The VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase’s final Match of the Week feature’s the battle for sixth place in Group A between HC Meshkov Brest and IFK Kristianstad Tue, 26 Feb 2019 09:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032183 26.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032183 Five takeaways after round 4 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032180/Five+takeaways+after+round+4 TALKING POINTS: Secured quarter-final berths, impressive wins and underperforming sides all feature in the talking points after Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round 4 Mon, 25 Feb 2019 17:07:27 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032180 25.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032180 Six teams in focus http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032179/Six+teams+in+focus TALKING POINTS: We are only one round away from the end of the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase. Meanwhile, the Group C+D Play-offs are in full swing Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032179 25.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032179 Confidence and honour appear in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032178/Confidence+and+honour+appear+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Coaches and players reflect on this week’s matches as it is crunch time in the VELUX EHF Champions League with only one round left to book Last 16 tickets Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032178 25.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032178 Barça secure first place, book direct quarter-final spot http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032177/Bar%c3%a7a+secure+first+place%2c+book+direct+quarter-final+spot GROUP A REVIEW: Barça Lassa win for 11th time, reigning champions Montpellier have one last chance to qualify Sun, 24 Feb 2019 20:51:49 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032177 24.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032177 Sixth win in a row brings Veszprém closer to second place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032176/Sixth+win+in+a+row+brings+Veszpr%c3%a9m+closer+to+second+place GROUP A REVIEW: Telekom Veszprém HC struggled in the first half, but their defence amped up in the second to get a 28:20 win against HC Meshkov Brest Sun, 24 Feb 2019 20:12:31 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032176 24.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032176 Zagreb and Zaporozhye qualify through, Celje and Skjern out http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032175/Zagreb+and+Zaporozhye+qualify+through%2c+Celje+and+Skjern+out GROUP B REVIEW: Celje and Skjern had to count on victories in round 13 of to keep hoping for a Last 16 berth, but both lost and are out, Zagreb lose to Flensburg but go through too Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032175 24.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032175 Odense end Brest’s hopes of progressing http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032174/Odense+end+Brest%e2%80%99s+hopes+of+progressing GROUP 1 REVIEW: Odense enjoyed a successful trip to Brest and stayed in the battle for the fourth place, while the French side have no more chance of going through Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:34:37 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032174 24.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032174 Vardar return to winning ways http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032167/Vardar+return+to+winning+ways GROUP A REVIEW: Vardar responded to last week's Match of the Week loss with an away win in Sweden against Kristianstad Sat, 23 Feb 2019 21:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032167 23.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032167 Bjerringbro-Silkeborg take major step towards Last 16 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032166/Bjerringbro-Silkeborg+take+major+step+towards+Last+16 GROUP PHASE KNOCKOUT REVIEW: Bjerringbro-Silkeborg took a major step towards reaching the Last 16 by winning away in Poland against Wisla Plock, while Sporting CP claimed a home win over Dinamo Bucuresti Sat, 23 Feb 2019 20:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032166 23.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032166 Nantes edge Szeged to move into third http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032165/Nantes+edge+Szeged+to+move+into+third MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW: After getting back to winning ways last weekend, Nantes enjoyed a second straight VELUX EHF Champions League success, against MOL-Pick Szeged in the Match of the Week. Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:55:07 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032165 23.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032165 Györ secure first place; Vipers and FTC earn quarter-final berths http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032162/Gy%c3%b6r+secure+first+place%3b+Vipers+and+FTC+earn+quarter-final+berths GROUP 2 REVIEW: Györi Audi ETO KC took another impressive win in this season’s Women’s EHF Champions League, 27:25, against CSM Bucuresti, while Vipers Kristiansand and FTC qualified for the next stage Sat, 23 Feb 2019 16:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032162 23.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032162 Metz too strong for Rostov-Don; Kobenhavn claim important win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032161/Metz+too+strong+for+Rostov-Don%3b+Kobenhavn+claim+important+win GROUP 1 REVIEW: Rostov-Don and Metz battled for the top spot, and the French champions came out on top, while Kobenhavn claimed a confident home victory against Buducnost Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032161 23.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032161 Knockout action begins in Lisbon and Plock http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032160/Knockout+action+begins+in+Lisbon+and+Plock GROUP C/D PREVIEW: The four teams which emerged from Groups C and D must now battle over two legs for the VELUX EHF Champions League Last 16 Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032160 22.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032160 CSM seek revenge against Györ in top-of-table clash http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032159/CSM+seek+revenge+against+Gy%c3%b6r+in+top-of-table+clash GROUP 2 PREVIEW: Györ handed CSM their worst Champions League loss ever in the first mutual game between the two sides. While CSM seek revenge, a win will see the Hungarian side clinch first place in the group Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032159 22.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032159 Rostov and Metz battle for top position http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032158/Rostov+and+Metz+battle+for+top+position GROUP 1 PREVIEW: The Russian and French champions play for first place in the group, while three teams continue the fight for the last quarter-final spot Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032158 22.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032158 Barça and PSG aim for top spots http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032154/Bar%c3%a7a+and+PSG+aim+for+top+spots GROUP A/B PREVIEW: While the battle for the Last 16 rages behind them, both Barça Lassa and Paris Saint-Germain need just one point to secure first place in their group Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032154 21.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032154 Bjerringbro-Silkeborg put faith in their experienced line player duo http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032145/Bjerringbro-Silkeborg+put+faith+in+their+experienced+line+player+duo FEATURE: With a combined age of 78, Bjerringbro-Silkeborg line players Michael V. Knudsen and Jesper Nøddesbo possess a wealth of experience, which may prove vital for the Danish club in the upcoming VELUX EHF Champions Leauge Group Phase Knockout Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032145 21.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032145 Barça call-up is “dream come true” for Nemanja Ilic http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032150/Bar%c3%a7a+call-up+is+%e2%80%9cdream+come+true%e2%80%9d+for+Nemanja+Ilic FEATURE: The Serbian left wing, who swapped Toulouse for the Spanish powerhouse to replace Casper Mortensen, returns to France with his new club to play against Montpellier HB this weekend Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032150 21.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032150 Bonnefoi benefits from Nantes experience http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032149/Bonnefoi+benefits+from+Nantes+experience FEATURE: Replacing injured Cyril Dumoulin until the end of the season, Nantes goalkeeper Kevin Bonnefoi is looking forward to his first ever Match of the Week this Saturday Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032149 21.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032149 “Who will I support? Surely CSM” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032144/%e2%80%9cWho+will+I+support%3f+Surely+CSM%e2%80%9d FEATURE: Amanda Kurtovic is injured and will not play for CSM Bucuresti against Györ, but she will support her current team against her future employers. The Norwegian right back talked about her injury, the choice of leaving CSM and her future Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032144 21.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032144 Löwen beat Kielce, but fail to leapfrog them - for now http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032148/L%c3%b6wen+beat+Kielce%2c+but+fail+to+leapfrog+them+-+for+now GROUP A REVIEW: Without three key players, Kielce could not find the proper weapons to stop Löwen, who earned their second win in the past six games, 30:29 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:16:47 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032148 20.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032148 Abbingh moves into spotlight as Rostov clash with Metz http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032146/Abbingh+moves+into+spotlight+as+Rostov+clash+with+Metz FEATURE: Having played in France the past two seasons, Rostov's Dutch left back Lois Abbingh is facing an intriguing match as the battle for top spot in Group 1 is heating up Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032146 20.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032146 One group, two tickets, four contenders: What you need to know http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032137/One+group%2c+two+tickets%2c+four+contenders%3a+What+you+need+to+know FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Zagreb, Motor Zaporozhye, Celje and Skjern all still have a chance to reach the Last 16. Which teams are in the best position to take Group B’s remaining two tickets to the knock-out stage? Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032137 20.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032137 Löwen host Kielce in battle for fourth place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032143/L%c3%b6wen+host+Kielce+in+battle+for+fourth+place MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Two struggling teams which combined for only three wins in their past 10 games are trying to build momentum for the Last 16 phase Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032143 20.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032143 Hugo Descat wants proper farewell from Dinamo http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032141/Hugo+Descat+wants+proper+farewell+from+Dinamo FEATURE: The French left wing will leave Bucharest after this season, but first wants to help the club reach the Last 16 of the VELUX EHF Champions League for the first time since 1998 Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032141 19.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032141 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032140/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review SOCIAL MEDIA REVIEW: This week, the social media review focuses on how coaches unwind after a game, how Valentine’s Day celebrated and another player with ice in his veins Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032140 19.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032140 Six takeaways after Round 12 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032136/Six+takeaways+after+Round+12 TALKING POINTS: With the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase nearing its climax, things are becoming clearer which teams will get a chance to continue in the competition. And the time is running out for those who are on the edge Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032136 18.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032136 Learned lessons and repeated history make quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032135/Learned+lessons+and+repeated+history+make+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: With the group phase approaching decision time, coaches and players in the VELUX EHF Champions League are dealing with increasing pressure Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032135 18.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032135 Barça edge closer to quarter-final berth with win over Kristianstad http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032133/Bar%c3%a7a+edge+closer+to+quarter-final+berth+with+win+over+Kristianstad GROUP A REVIEW: The Spanish powerhouse’s tenth win of the season was never in doubt, as they led from start to finish in an overpowering 43:26 win Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032133 17.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032133 Nantes and Szeged recover from bad starts to snatch points, Paris beat Zagreb http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032130/Nantes+and+Szeged+recover+from+bad+starts+to+snatch+points%2c+Paris+beat+Zagreb GROUP B REVIEW: Topsy-turvy clashes in Group A resulted in narrow victories for Szeged and Nantes, while leader Paris Saint-Germain register convincing win over Zagreb Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032130 17.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032130 Brest snap winless streak; Montpellier defeat Kielce http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032125/Brest+snap+winless+streak%3b+Montpellier+defeat+Kielce GROUP A REVIEW: Meshkov Brest snapped a nine-match winless streak against Rhein-Neckar Löwen. Meanwhile, Montpellier won away against Kielce in Poland. Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032125 16.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032125 Veszprém leapfrog Vardar with superb win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032124/Veszpr%c3%a9m+leapfrog+Vardar+with+superb+win MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW: A superb Match of the Week, which witnessed eight lead changes, saw Veszprem take their fifth win in a row, 29:27, against Vardar. Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032124 16.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032124 VELUX EHF FINAL4 tickets with #simplyfansunited contest http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032111/VELUX+EHF+FINAL4+tickets+with+%23simplyfansunited+contest NEWS: VELUX EHF Champions League sponsor Gorenje is offering handball fans the chance to win premium tickets to the VELUX EHF FINAL4, complete with a meet and greet with Ivano Balic and a peak backstage Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032111 15.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032111 Vardar and Veszprém in do-or-die clash for second place http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032118/Vardar+and+Veszpr%c3%a9m+in+do-or-die+clash+for+second+place GROUP A/B PREVIEW: The Match of the Week features a fierce battle between Vardar and Veszprém, who tussle for second place in Group A, while Barça and PSG are looking to secure their group wins Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032118 15.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032118 Nielsen: “It will be a game like any other” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032113/Nielsen%3a+%e2%80%9cIt+will+be+a+game+like+any+other%e2%80%9d FEATURE: Skjern goalkeeper Emil Nielsen is not phased by the prospect of facing his future club, HBC Nantes, in a critical battle on Sunday Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032113 14.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032113 A three-way tussle impossible to predict http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032112/A+three-way+tussle+impossible+to+predict FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Currently level with three rounds remaining, Montpellier, Kristianstad and Meshkov Brest are fighting for sixth place in Group A. Who has the best chance to progress? Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032112 14.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032112 A clash of biblical proportions http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032110/A+clash+of+biblical+proportions TOM'S BLOG: This Saturday's Match of the Week between Vardar and Veszprém has all the ingredients of an epic encounter Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032110 14.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032110 One-goal nail-biter takes Flensburg close to Last 16 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032105/One-goal+nail-biter+takes+Flensburg+close+to+Last+16 GROUP B REVIEW: A penalty goal from Hampus Wanne earned SG Flensburg-Handewitt a one-goal win at home against RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko on Wednesday night Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032105 13.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032105 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032096/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review SOCIAL MEDIA REVIEW: An emotional evening in Veszprém, a little bit of fun in Paris and stunning goals were on the menu last week in the European top competitions Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032096 12.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032096 Kielce fan’s fridge brings a simply perfect moment to sick children http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032094/Kielce+fan%e2%80%99s+fridge+brings+a+simply+perfect+moment+to+sick+children NEWS: A PGE VIVE Kielce fan who won a club-branded Gorenje fridge in an online competition has donated his prize to children in Kielce’s hospital Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032094 12.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032094 Flensburg on the verge of Last 16 progression http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032091/Flensburg+on+the+verge+of+Last+16+progression MIDWEEK PREVIEW: After narrow losses in their opening matches of 2019, both Flensburg and Celje have a chance to bounce back immediately Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032091 12.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032091 Decisive results as the Champions League returns http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032089/Decisive+results+as+the+Champions+League+returns TALKING POINTS: After more than two months out due to the Men’s World Championship, the VELUX EHF Champions League has returned to action with all the joy that follows Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032089 11.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032089 Five conclusions after the favourites swept their opponents http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032087/Five+conclusions+after+the+favourites+swept+their+opponents TALKING POINTS: There were no big surprises in Round 3 of the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round, but some interesting patterns have emerged, including a tough battle for the top goal scorer award Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032087 11.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032087 Strong character and attitude are keys to win, say quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032085/Strong+character+and+attitude+are+keys+to+win%2c+say+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Some were disappointed, some were satisfied – here’s what the VELUX EHF Champions League coaches had to say in the first week back Mon, 11 Feb 2019 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032085 11.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032085 Zaporozhye and Zagreb boost their Last 16 hopes http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032082/Zaporozhye+and+Zagreb+boost+their+Last+16+hopes GROUP B REVIEW: The Ukrainian side upsets Flensburg-Handewitt while the Croatian champions defeat Skjern as the battle for Last 16 spots remains wide open Sun, 10 Feb 2019 21:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032082 10.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032082 Szeged get late win over Celje in MOTW http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032081/Szeged+get+late+win+over+Celje+in+MOTW MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW: The Hungarian side secured second place in Group B with a narrow win in Slovenia, thanks to a Maqueda strike seven seconds before the end Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032081 10.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032081 Buducnost join Metz and Rostov in quarter-final http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032076/Buducnost+join+Metz+and+Rostov+in+quarter-final GROUP 1 REVIEW: Buducnost defeated Brest to book their quarter-final ticket, after both Metz and Rostov had already done so by beating Danish opponents earlier Sunday Sun, 10 Feb 2019 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032076 10.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032076 CSM power past THC to earn quarter-final berth http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032075/CSM+power+past+THC+to+earn+quarter-final+berth GROUP 2 REVIEW: The Romanian side overcame a tough opening 15 minutes in Germany but took a clear 38:30 win in the end, led by Jovanka Radicevic’s 13 goals Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032075 10.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032075 Veszprém snap Barça’s nine-game winning streak, Montpellier breathe again http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032071/Veszpr%c3%a9m+snap+Bar%c3%a7a%e2%80%99s+nine-game+winning+streak%2c+Montpellier+breathe+again GROUP A REVIEW: An emotional game sees the Hungarian hosts hand the group leaders their second loss of the season, while the defending champions are still alive after a six-goal win over Brest, and Kielce take two points in Kristianstad Sat, 09 Feb 2019 19:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032071 09.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032071 Györ return to winning ways, FTC complete comeback against Krim http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032068/Gy%c3%b6r+return+to+winning+ways%2c+FTC+complete+comeback+against+Krim GROUP 2 REVIEW: The title holders end Vipers' winning streak with a 33:29 victory, while the other Hungarian contender, FTC, win 25:23 in Slovenia Sat, 09 Feb 2019 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032068 09.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032068 Family reunion in Györ http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032065/Family+reunion+in+Gy%c3%b6r FEATURE: When Györ Audi ETO KC and Vipers Kristiansand meet in the top game in main round Group 2 Saturday, it will also be a meeting between the Norwegian sisters Veronica and Jeanett Kristiansen who will be playing against each other on this occasion. Sat, 09 Feb 2019 13:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032065 09.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032065 “Handball is a game of skill, but more a game of will” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032062/%e2%80%9cHandball+is+a+game+of+skill%2c+but+more+a+game+of+will%e2%80%9d TOM’S BLOG: With the group phase of the VELUX EHF Champions League resuming this week, ehfTV.com commentator Tom Ó Brannagáin reflects on what it takes to succeed in handball Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032062 08.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032062 Pivotal games could change group's outcome http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032061/Pivotal+games+could+change+group%27s+outcome GROUP 2 PREVIEW: The status quo of the group could change after Round 3, with every point counting as the business end of the competition is drawing nearer Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032061 08.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032061 Sostaric: “We are going for four wins in a row” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032060/Sostaric%3a+%e2%80%9cWe+are+going+for+four+wins+in+a+row%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW: One of three Slovenians in the squad of Hungarian side Szeged, Mario Sostaric looks forward to the Match of the Week against Celje on Sunday Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032060 08.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032060 Three teams with a chance to book early quarter-final ticket http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032057/Three+teams+with+a+chance+to+book+early+quarter-final+ticket GROUP 1 PREVIEW: On Sunday, Metz, Rostov and Buducnost all have the opportunity to secure their progression to the Women's EHF Champions League Quarter-finals Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032057 08.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032057 Barça eye 10th win in a row http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032054/Bar%c3%a7a+eye+10th+win+in+a+row GROUP A/B PREVIEW: The Spanish powerhouse could edge closer to securing a quarter-final berth as winners of Group A, but their round 11 opponents Veszprém are riding their own three-game winning streak Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032054 08.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032054 Paris secure victory in all-French battle http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032052/Paris+secure+victory+in+all-French+battle GROUP B REVIEW: After a slow start PSG and Nantes served up a high-scoring derby which went the group leaders’ way Thu, 07 Feb 2019 23:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032052 07.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032052 Hansen: “We need to find the right timing again” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032051/Hansen%3a+%e2%80%9cWe+need+to+find+the+right+timing+again%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW: Even an MVP from the recent World Championship needs to find the right timing again when returning to his club team, Danish PSG star Mikkel Hansen realises. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:41:15 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032051 07.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032051 Last call for volunteers http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032048/Last+call+for+volunteers NEWS REPORT: Volunteers' registration for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 ends on Monday 11 February Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:00:14 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032048 07.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032048 Who is Captain Europe? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032044/Who+is+Captain+Europe%3f The EHF Champions League and its official outfitter Salming are looking for #captaineurope in their new social media campaign Thu, 07 Feb 2019 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032044 07.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032044 Barça and Nantes look to Toulouse for injury cover http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032043/Bar%c3%a7a+and+Nantes+look+to+Toulouse+for+injury+cover NEWS: Six players included as late entries to the VELUX EHF Champions League ahead of Round 11 Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032043 07.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032043 Vardar edge closer to second place at Löwen’s expense http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032042/Vardar+edge+closer+to+second+place+at+L%c3%b6wen%e2%80%99s+expense GROUP A REVIEW: Rhein-Neckar Löwen could not emulate their coach’s confidence, as they lost their second home game in a row, 27:30, against Vardar Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032042 06.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032042 VELUX EHF Champions League returns with a bang http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032037/VELUX+EHF+Champions+League+returns+with+a+bang GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Two highly anticipated clashes are on the midweek menu when the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase resumes from its two-month winter break Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032037 05.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032037 MVP Mikkel Hansen sends PSG top of the Power Ranking http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032034/MVP+Mikkel+Hansen+sends+PSG+top+of+the+Power+Ranking NEWS: It has been two months since the last VELUX EHF Champions League clash, but the World Championship has had a big impact on Europe’s top clubs Tue, 05 Feb 2019 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032034 05.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032034 No winner in Danish derby http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032032/No+winner+in+Danish+derby GROUP 1 REVIEW: Kobenhavn led by three goals at half-time, yet they could not keep their advantage and split the points with Odense in the Danish derby Mon, 04 Feb 2019 21:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032032 04.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032032 5 questions after this week’s surprise results http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032029/5+questions+after+this+week%e2%80%99s+surprise+results TALKING POINTS: Several wild results in Round 2 shed new light on the next steps in the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032029 04.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032029 Confidence and bad luck appear in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032028/Confidence+and+bad+luck+appear+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Some coaches cracked jokes, others failed to find reasons for their team’s subpar games in Round 2 of the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round Mon, 04 Feb 2019 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032028 04.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032028 CSM take first main round win; stalemate with FTC helps Györ progress http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032020/CSM+take+first+main+round+win%3b+stalemate+with+FTC+helps+Gy%c3%b6r+progress GROUP 2 REVIEW: CSM Bucuresti recovered from their previous loss to claim a crucial two points, Györ and FTC played an entertaining draw, and Vipers made it five wins in a row Sat, 02 Feb 2019 17:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032020 02.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032020 Rostov back on track after beating Buducnost; Metz win French derby http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032019/Rostov+back+on+track+after+beating+Buducnost%3b+Metz+win+French+derby GROUP 1 REVIEW: Rostov-Don beat Buducnost by two goals in a clash of group heavyweights, before Metz recorded their second straight victory to take first place on the table Sat, 02 Feb 2019 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032019 02.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032019 Buducnost's ambition to be tested in Rostov http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032017/Buducnost%27s+ambition+to+be+tested+in+Rostov GROUP 1 PREVIEW: Buducnost climbed to the top of their Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round group last weekend, but will now face a serious challenge at Rostov-Don Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032017 01.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032017 All eyes on Hungarian derby http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032016/All+eyes+on+Hungarian+derby GROUP 2 PREVIEW: Defending champions Györ have the chance to celebrate a quarter-final berth on their bitter rivals’ court if they win and Krim do not beat CSM Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032016 01.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032016 First all-French clash: Ana Gros talks about Brest vs Metz http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032014/First+all-French+clash%3a+Ana+Gros+talks+about+Brest+vs+Metz FEATURE: After moving from the French champions to the contenders Brest Bretagne last summer, the Champions League top scorer hopes her new club can take some important points this weekend Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032014 01.02.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032014 Hungarian powerhouses face-off in Europe http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032010/Hungarian+powerhouses+face-off+in+Europe NEWS: Győri Audi ETO KC and FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria clash in the Women's EHF Champions League this weekend in one of three national derbies Thu, 31 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032010 31.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032010 100 days to the WOMEN’S EHF FINAL4 2019 and more tickets available http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032008/100+days+to+the+WOMEN%e2%80%99S+EHF+FINAL4+2019+and+more+tickets+available NEWS: More tickets for the biggest weekend in women’s club handball go on sale as ticket demand for the event on 11/12 May in Budapest is greater than ever Thu, 31 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032008 31.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032008 Can home comforts help Brest against favourites Metz? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032007/Can+home+comforts+help+Brest+against+favourites+Metz%3f FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Ahead of the all-French clash between Brest Bretagne and Metz, it is time to take took a look at both teams’ strengths and weaknesses Wed, 30 Jan 2019 18:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032007 30.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032007 Next stop: Back to Cologne http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032006/Next+stop%3a+Back+to+Cologne NEWS: Following a record-breaking Men’s World Championship in Germany and Denmark, all eyes are now back on the road to the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019 in Cologne on 1/2 June Wed, 30 Jan 2019 17:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032006 30.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032006 Odense aim to transfer domestic brilliance to Danish derby http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032005/Odense+aim+to+transfer+domestic+brilliance+to+Danish+derby FIRST HAND INSIGHT Having won all 19 matches in the Danish league so far and sitting 10 points ahead of Kobenhavn Handball, Odense HC are favourites for the Danish derby in Group 1 of the Women’s EHF Champions League on Monday Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032005 30.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032005 5 topics to discuss after start of main round http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032000/5+topics+to+discuss+after+start+of+main+round TALKING POINTS: While Györ are enjoying their best ever start in a Women’s EHF Champions League season, CSM’s campaign is gradually derailing Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032000 29.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/032000 Dream debut and home strength appear in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031999/Dream+debut+and+home+strength+appear+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Preparations, emotions running wild and stone-cold analysis were the norm, as the Women’s EHF Champions League returned to action after nearly two months Mon, 28 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031999 28.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031999 A new world champion and how PSG stole the show http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031998/A+new+world+champion+and+how+PSG+stole+the+show LAST WEEK IN THE CL: Denmark won the World Championship for the first time, boasting 14 players who are plying their trade in the VELUX EHF Champions League. Elsewhere, teams are vying to get back to full strength Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031998 28.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031998 Buducnost lead Group 1 after beating Kobenhavn http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031997/Buducnost+lead+Group+1+after+beating+Kobenhavn GROUP 1 REVIEW: Buducnost took full advantage of an opportunity to go top of Group 1, claiming a hard-fought victory against Kobenhavn Sun, 27 Jan 2019 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031997 27.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031997 FTC get back to winning ways after vintage Pena performance http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031994/FTC+get+back+to+winning+ways+after+vintage+Pena+performance GROUP 2 REVIEW: Nerea Pena scored 12 of her 14 goals in the first half to help FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria stay alive, with a 35:32 win win against Thüringer HC Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031994 27.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031994 Györ hand CSM worst ever loss, Vipers extend winnng streak http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031992/Gy%c3%b6r+hand+CSM+worst+ever+loss%2c+Vipers+extend+winnng+streak GROUP 2 REVIEW: Györ obliterated CSM, 36:27, while Vipers Kristiansand earned their fourth win in a row, 25:24, against Krim Sat, 26 Jan 2019 21:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031992 26.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031992 Odense too strong for Brest, Metz end Rostov's unbeaten run http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031991/Odense+too+strong+for+Brest%2c+Metz+end+Rostov%27s+unbeaten+run GROUP 1 REVIEW:HC Odense celebrated their first ever victory in the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round, beating Brest Bretagne Handball. In a duel of French and Russian champions, Metz were too strong for Rostov, winning at home by four goals Sat, 26 Jan 2019 19:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031991 26.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031991 Showdown between powerhouses throws off Group 2 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031986/Showdown+between+powerhouses+throws+off+Group+2 GROUP 2 PREVIEW: Györ host CSM in a battle between the teams that are top two in Women's EHF Champions League Group 2 Fri, 25 Jan 2019 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031986 25.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031986 Unbeaten Rostov to face tough test in Metz http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031983/Unbeaten+Rostov+to+face+tough+test+in+Metz GROUP 1 PREVIEW: Metz and Rostov, who topped their groups in the previous stage of the Women's EHF Champions League, will play each other in France Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031983 25.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031983 Kanor: ‘When the Champions League’s here, the festive season’s over’ http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031980/Kanor%3a+%e2%80%98When+the+Champions+League%e2%80%99s+here%2c+the+festive+season%e2%80%99s+over%e2%80%99 INTERVIEW: Metz left back Orlane Kanor is still riding high on her first EHF EURO title but is eager to restart the Women's EHF Champions League season Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031980 24.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031980 Who are the top-rated late entries for the main round? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031979/Who+are+the+top-rated+late+entries+for+the+main+round%3f NEWS: Ten Women’s EHF Champions League clubs have bolstered their squads ahead of the start of the main round Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031979 24.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031979 Moving to Györ, "a dream came true" for Pintea http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031972/Moving+to+Gy%c3%b6r%2c+%22a+dream+came+true%22+for+Pintea INTERVIEW: The Romanian line player had a breakthrough year in 2018 and grabbed the attention of many teams - but Györ were fastest and signed her in December. Now, Pintea is hungry for trophies Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031972 23.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031972 Unbeaten Györ top power ranking http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031967/Unbeaten+Gy%c3%b6r+top+power+ranking POWER RANKING: With a big transfer this winter and a great set-up, Györ still look like the team to beat in the Women’s EHF Champions League Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031967 22.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031967 Mortensen's successful change http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031961/Mortensen%27s+successful+change CL STARS AT THE WORLDS: Danish left wing is fit again Casper Mortensen and keen to reach the VELUX EHF FINAL4 with Barça Lassa, after what he hopes will be a successful World Championship with Denmark. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031961 18.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031961 Enjoy a taste of VELUX EHF FINAL4 at the World Championship http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031957/Enjoy+a+taste+of+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4+at+the+World+Championship NEWS: See the VELUX EHF Champions League trophy at the LANXESS arena on 19-23 January and be in with a chance to win tickets to the VELUX EHF FINAL4 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031957 18.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031957 After worlds, Rød will chase FINAL4 dream with Flensburg http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031952/After+worlds%2c+R%c3%b8d+will+chase+FINAL4+dream+with+Flensburg CL STARS AT THE WORLDS: This month, Magnus Rød is trying to win the World Championship with Norway. From next month, the right back is after success with Flensburg in the VELUX EHF Champions League again Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031952 17.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031952 First Match of the Week of 2019 goes to Celje http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031951/First+Match+of+the+Week+of+2019+goes+to+Celje NEWS: Slovenia, FYR Macedonia and France are the destinations for the headline matches when the VELUX EHF Champions League returns in February Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031951 17.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031951 Mahe brings Veszprém experience to national team http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031947/Mahe+brings+Veszpr%c3%a9m+experience+to+national+team CL STARS AT THE WORLDS: Playing with France at the World Championship 2019, Veszprém centre back Kentin Mahe has temporarily returned to Germany, where he spent eight years of his club career Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031947 15.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031947 108 Champions League stars on the world stage http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031946/108+Champions+League+stars+on+the+world+stage FACTS AND FIGURES: Rhein-Neckar Löwen and Barcelona best represented at the 2019 World Championship, while defending champions France have a squad almost entirely comprised of VELUX EHF Champions League players Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031946 14.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031946 Trophy for 10th VELUX EHF FINAL4 unveiled in Cologne http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031939/Trophy+for+10th+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4+unveiled+in+Cologne The EHF and EHF Marketing GmbH are looking forward to return to Cologne for the jubilee edition of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 on 1/2 June 2019. The coveted trophy has already arrived in the German city Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031939 10.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031939 Vyakhireva and Schmid named December's Players of the Month http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031938/Vyakhireva+and+Schmid+named+December%27s+Players+of+the+Month NEWS REPORT: Andy Schmid and Anna Vyakhireva won the EHF Player of the Month awards in December, both for the third time in their careers Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031938 10.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031938 Tamse takes over the reins in Zagreb http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031928/Tamse+takes+over+the+reins+in+Zagreb NEWS: Former Celje coach succeeds Lino Cervar at former VELUX EHF Champions League rivals Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:52:20 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031928 07.01.2019 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031928 Thea Mørk announces retirement http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031911/Thea+M%c3%b8rk+announces+retirement NEWS REPORT: Norwegian international Thea Mørk, twin sister of Györ star Nora Mørk has found it necessary to end her career due to injury. Her career stop leaves the Norwegian national team and, in particular, Danish champions Kobenhavn Handball, with serious problem. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 23:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031911 21.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031911 Which 10 Champions League players excelled at the EHF EURO? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031901/Which+10+Champions+League+players+excelled+at+the+EHF+EURO%3f FEATURE: More than 100 Champions League players represented their countries at the Women’s EHF EURO 2018 over the past few weeks. Which 10 stars have impressed the most in France? Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031901 19.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031901 Champions League stars win 29 medals at EHF EURO http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031898/Champions+League+stars+win+29+medals+at+EHF+EURO FEATURE: After the pulsating finish to the Women’s EHF EURO 2018, let’s have a look at the Champions League players which were successful with their countries at the 18-day event in France Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031898 18.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031898 Paris decisions to shape future of top competitions http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031877/Paris+decisions+to+shape+future+of+top+competitions MEDIA RELEASE: The first decisions have been released from EHF Executive Committee meeting in Paris, taking place on the fringes of the Women’s EHF EURO 2018. Proposals for a revamp of Europe’s top competitions from the 2020/21 season have been passed alongside new match-days and a change to the international calendar Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031877 15.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031877 EHF FINAL4: Cologne confirmed as host through to 2024 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031837/EHF+FINAL4%3a+Cologne+confirmed+as+host+through+to+2024 New contract signed with the City of Cologne, LANXESS arena and North Rhine-Westphalia on 11 December 2018 sees European handball’s mega event remain in German city through to 2024 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031837 11.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031837 Jaukovic: “I only dreamed that one day I would play with them” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031828/Jaukovic%3a+%e2%80%9cI+only+dreamed+that+one+day+I+would+play+with+them%e2%80%9d CL STARS AT THE EURO: Djurdjina Jaukovic is currently the top scorer for Buducnost and, at the EHF EURO 2018, Montenegro. But the 21-year-old left back is still thrilled to be on court with so many players she looks up to Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031828 09.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031828 One more day to bid for your dream weekend at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031823/One+more+day+to+bid+for+your+dream+weekend+at+the+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4 NEWS: The annual ‘Handball Hilft!’ charity auction in Germany is running until Sunday evening, offering handball fans the chance to purchase exclusive packages for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019 in Cologne Sat, 08 Dec 2018 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031823 08.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031823 Flippes: "I use the Champions League experience at the EURO" http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031804/Flippes%3a+%22I+use+the+Champions+League+experience+at+the+EURO%22 CL STARS AT THE EURO: Metz right-winger Laura Flippes is playing the EHF EURO 2018 with France this month. And there, she is using everything she has learnt with her club in the Women’s EHF Champions League. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031804 07.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031804 VELUX EHF Champions League reviews a great first half of the season http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031805/VELUX+EHF+Champions+League+reviews+a+great+first+half+of+the+season Europe’s handball fans have been treated to one of the most thrilling editions of the VELUX EHF Champions League so far and there is still plenty more action to come Wed, 05 Dec 2018 17:20:48 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031805 05.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031805 Treat yourself with tickets to the VELUX EHF FINAL4 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031802/Treat+yourself+with+tickets+to+the+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4 NEWS REPORT: The new batch of the tickets for the season's climax goes on sale on Wednesday Wed, 05 Dec 2018 10:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031802 05.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031802 Veronica Kristiansen dreaming of a treble http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031791/Veronica+Kristiansen+dreaming+of+a+treble CL STARS AT THE EURO: Winning the European championship with Norway, then the Women’s EHF Champions League and the Hungarian championship with Györi Audi ETO KC would just make Veronica Kristiansen’s season perfect. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:28:37 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031791 04.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031791 Six teams enter the break with positive thoughts http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031784/Six+teams+enter+the+break+with+positive+thoughts TALKING POINTS: As the VELUX EHF Champions League heads into the winter break, play-off places have been confirmed in Groups C/D after Round 10, while there was again plenty of entertaining action on offer in Groups A/B. Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031784 03.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031784 Joy and positive prospect dominate quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031783/Joy+and+positive+prospect+dominate+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Players and coaches left us with some great handball and ditto quotes after Round 10, the last matches before the VELUX EHF Champions League heads into its winter break Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031783 03.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031783 What follows next for the four qualifiers from C&D? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031779/What+follows+next+for+the+four+qualifiers+from+C%26D%3f NEWS REPORT: Bjerringbro-Silkeborg, Sporting CP, Dinamo Bucuresti and Orlen Wisla Plock will return to action in the end of February in the group phase knock-out phase. Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:29:44 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031779 03.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031779 Veszprém win in MOTW pushes Montpellier closer to early exit http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031776/Veszpr%c3%a9m+win+in+MOTW+pushes+Montpellier+closer+to+early+exit MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW: The Hungarian side continued its improvement under coach David Davis, leaving the defending champions no chance (25:19) in an intense Match of the Week Sun, 02 Dec 2018 21:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031776 02.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031776 Barça record ninth consecutive win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031772/Bar%c3%a7a+record+ninth+consecutive+win GROUP A REVIEW: Another sensational attacking performance by Barça Lassa ensured a record ninth consecutive win in the VELUX EHF Champions League. Sun, 02 Dec 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031772 02.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031772 Second half comeback earns Celje a point http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031770/Second+half+comeback+earns+Celje+a+point GROUP B REVIEW: Tilen Kodrin’s last-minute goal saw Celje snatch a point in the home match against Nantes Sun, 02 Dec 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031770 02.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031770 Bjerringbro grab last play-off spot as Presov bow out http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031769/Bjerringbro+grab+last+play-off+spot+as+Presov+bow+out GROUP C REVIEW: A thrilling encounter between Bjerringbro-Silkeborg and Sporting CP ended with the home team claiming a crucial win Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031769 02.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031769 Draw in Leon confirms Dinamo as group winners http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031764/Draw+in+Leon+confirms+Dinamo+as+group+winners GROUP D REVIEW: ABANCA Ademar Leon and Elverum Handball finished level after a tight match in Spain, meaning Dinamo Bucuresti finish top of the group. Sat, 01 Dec 2018 22:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031764 01.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031764 Vardar move into second place with crucial win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031763/Vardar+move+into+second+place+with+crucial+win GROUP A REVIEW: Vardar secure win against Kielce to enter the winter break in second place. Meanwhile, Rhein-Neckar Löwen claimed their sixth victory of the season against IFK Kristianstad. Sat, 01 Dec 2018 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031763 01.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031763 Paris Saint-Germain and Zagreb claim home victories http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031760/Paris+Saint-Germain+and+Zagreb+claim+home+victories GROUP B REVIEW: Paris-Saint Germain are back on track after a comprehensive win against Skjern Handbold, while HC PPD Zagreb climbed off the bottom of the table with a narrow victory against HC Motor Zaporozhye. Sat, 01 Dec 2018 21:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031760 01.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031760 Presov keep qualification hopes alive http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031756/Presov+keep+qualification+hopes+alive GROUP C REVIEW: TATRAN Presov keep their play-off hopes alive with a win over HC Metalurg. Chekhovskie Medvedi defeated Beskitas Mogaz in the battle for fourth place. Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031756 01.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031756 113 Champions league stars are on court at the EHF EURO in France http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031757/113+Champions+league+stars+are+on+court+at+the+EHF+EURO+in+France FACT AND FIGURES: Buducnost and Montenegro top the first EURO ranking. Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031757 01.12.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031757 Women’s EHF FINAL4 2019 Christmas Sale – win an arena tour! http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031749/Women%e2%80%99s+EHF+FINAL4+2019+Christmas+Sale+%e2%80%93+win+an+arena+tour! NEWS: Tickets for more sectors of Papp László Budapest Sportaréna go on sale on Saturday, with buyers getting the chance to win exclusive prizes Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031749 30.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031749 Presov need a win and hope for a miracle in Silkeborg http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031747/Presov+need+a+win+and+hope+for+a+miracle+in+Silkeborg GROUP C/D PREVIEW: Both groups are seemingly done and dusted but there is still a lot what can in theory change the final standings. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031747 30.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031747 Sporting made history but still want more http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031746/Sporting+made+history+but+still+want+more FEATURE: The Portuguese team secured a Group C/D play-off berth last week, but centre back Carlos Ruesga says they still “are ambitious and want to win the group” by beating Bjerringbro on Sunday Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031746 30.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031746 24 chances to win with ‘happy #handballholidays’ http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031745/24+chances+to+win+with+%e2%80%98happy+%23handballholidays%e2%80%99 NEWS: Advent calendar competition on Instagram offers fans the chance to win an array of prizes connected to Europe’s top flight club competitions Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031745 30.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031745 Dinamo Bucuresti book play-off berth and top group after win in Thun http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031743/Dinamo+Bucuresti+book+play-off+berth+and+top+group+after+win+in+Thun GROUP D REVIEW: A four-goal win in Switzerland secured Dinamo Bucuresti's title of Group D winners in the VELUX EHF Champions League Thu, 29 Nov 2018 22:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031743 29.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031743 Barça and PSG look to strengthen their grip on the top spots http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031742/Bar%c3%a7a+and+PSG+look+to+strengthen+their+grip+on+the+top+spots GROUP A/B PREVIEW: While Szeged faltered and Kielce face Vardar, the two top sides in Groups A and B can extend their leads at the top of the tables. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031742 29.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031742 Gajic: “I have never lost against Montpellier” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031727/Gajic%3a+%e2%80%9cI+have+never+lost+against+Montpellier%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: Veszprém right wing Dragan Gajic is looking forward to meeting his former club, Montpellier HB, in Sunday’s Match of the Week Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031727 29.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031727 Flensburg take points off Szeged to move third http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031735/Flensburg+take+points+off+Szeged+to+move+third GROUP B REVIEW: After beating PSG at the weekend, Szeged's form came to abrupt hault in Germany as Flensburg win a thriller. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 21:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031735 28.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031735 Buzzer-beater from Rönnberg secures sensational Cocks win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031734/Buzzer-beater+from+R%c3%b6nnberg+secures+sensational+Cocks+win GROUP D REVIEW: Cocks bowed out of the VELUX EHF Champions League with a stunning comeback against Plock, securing the points with a last-gasp winner. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031734 28.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031734 Bid for a dream weekend at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031711/Bid+for+a+dream+weekend+at+the+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4 NEWS: The annual ‘Handball Hilft!’ charity auction in Germany is offering fans the chance to purchase many handball-related items, including exclusive packages for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019 in Cologne Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031711 28.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031711 Leon's 'Artist' wants more battles http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031725/Leon%27s+%27Artist%27+wants+more+battles FEATURE: At 41, Juanin Garcia isn't done yet, and the left wing hopes for a chance to play for another play-off ticket with Leon on Saturday Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031725 28.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031725 Szeged set sights on top spot http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031715/Szeged+set+sights+on+top+spot MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Hungarian champions can climb to first place in Group B with a win at Flensburg, while a pair of Group D matches play a big part in the play-off race Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031715 27.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031715 Gorenje’s #simplyfans project wins prestigious SPORTO 2018 award http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031720/Gorenje%e2%80%99s+%23simplyfans+project+wins+prestigious+SPORTO+2018+award NEWS: The VELUX EHF Champions League and EHF EURO partner has been rewarded for its handball-related campaign, which was chosen ‘Best Sports Sponsorship’ in the Adriatic region Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031720 27.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031720 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031717/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: While the VELUX EHF Champions League is still in full flow, the stars of the women’s top-flight club competition in Europe have shifted their focus to the EHF EURO 2018 in France Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031717 27.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031717 History and disappointment in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031708/History+and+disappointment+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Win or lose, coaches and players expressed their opinions again after their matches in the remarkable Round 9. We have selected the best ones Mon, 26 Nov 2018 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031708 26.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031708 Six topics to speak about after Round 9 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031707/Six+topics+to+speak+about+after+Round+9 TALKING POINTS: There was definitely no shortage of drama and excitement in last week’s VELUX EHF Champions League action, leaving us with a lot to reflect on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031707 26.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031707 Cold-blooded Elverum earn another win at the buzzer http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031702/Cold-blooded+Elverum+earn+another+win+at+the+buzzer GROUP D REVIEW: For the second week in a row, Elverum earned a 29:28 win in the dying seconds of the game to keep up their hopes for a play-off berth Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031702 25.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031702 Astonishing Chrintz stars as Kristianstad down title holders http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031701/Astonishing+Chrintz+stars+as+Kristianstad+down+title+holders GROUP A REVIEW: 18-year old right wing Valter Chrintz had ice in his veins to bring IFK Kristianstad a win against Montpellier in the closing seconds Sun, 25 Nov 2018 19:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031701 25.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031701 Zaporozhye and Flensburg take important wins http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031700/Zaporozhye+and+Flensburg+take+important+wins GROUP B REVIEW: SG Flensburg-Handewitt and HC Motor Zaporozhye sealed key victories over Skjern and Celje Sun, 25 Nov 2018 19:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031700 25.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031700 Nantes overcome three-goal deficit to draw in Zagreb http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031699/Nantes+overcome+three-goal+deficit+to+draw+in+Zagreb GROUP B REVIEW: The now traditionally close clash between HBC Nantes and HC PPD Zagreb sees a nail-biting encounter once again, ending with the teams splitting the points Sat, 24 Nov 2018 21:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031699 24.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031699 Szeged end PSG’s unbeaten run in Match of the Week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031698/Szeged+end+PSG%e2%80%99s+unbeaten+run+in+Match+of+the+Week MOTW REVIEW: MOL-Pick Szeged became the first team to defeat Paris-Saint Germain this season, and narrow the gap to the Group B leaders to just one point Sat, 24 Nov 2018 18:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031698 24.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031698 Plock survive early scare to progress to the next phase http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031697/Plock+survive+early+scare+to+progress+to+the+next+phase GROUP D REVIEW: Wisla Plock become the first side to earn the Group C+D play-off ticket after a hard-fought win against Leon, 25:23, on Saturday evening Sat, 24 Nov 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031697 24.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031697 Late comeback saves Vardar a point; Barça unstoppable in Kielce http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031696/Late+comeback+saves+Vardar+a+point%3b+Bar%c3%a7a+unstoppable+in+Kielce GROUP A REVIEW: Meshkov Brest look on their way to victory before Vardar clinch a last-gasp draw, while Barça and Kielce pummel the goals in a high-scoring encounter that ends with victory for the Spanish side Sat, 24 Nov 2018 16:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031696 24.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031696 Sporting qualify for play-offs after Bjerringbro win in Skopje http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031695/Sporting+qualify+for+play-offs+after+Bjerringbro+win+in+Skopje GROUP C REVIEW: Sporting defeat Besiktas to clinch an historic play-off berth, TATRAN Presov suffer a heavy defeat versus Chekhovskie Medvedi and BSV take a decisive win against Metalurg Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031695 24.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031695 Every point counts as play-off race approaches climax http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031693/Every+point+counts+as+play-off+race+approaches+climax GROUP C/D PREVIEW: The battle for a place in this season’s group phase knockout is going to the wire, and no team wants to drop points in this weekend’s penultimate round Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031693 23.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031693 Top-two clashes spearhead intriguing round http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031691/Top-two+clashes+spearhead+intriguing+round GROUP A/B PREVIEW: The top-ranked teams in the two groups will face each other this round. In the Match of the Week, Szeged hope to become the first this season to defeat PSG Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031691 23.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031691 Cervar announces departure from Zagreb http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031689/Cervar+announces+departure+from+Zagreb NEWS REPORT: Lino Cervar has announced that he will leave HC PPD Zagreb at the end of the year to focus on his Croatia national team duties Thu, 22 Nov 2018 17:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031689 22.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031689 Of pancakes and crepes (a bit of waffle) http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031688/Of+pancakes+and+crepes+(a+bit+of+waffle) BLOG: If this was the baking competition the crepe wins the competition hands down. But there are those of us who back home cooking every day of the week, ehfTV commentator Tom Ó Brannagáin hints in metaphors ahead of the Match of the Week in Round 9. Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:56:10 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031688 22.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031688 Palmarsson shines again http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031687/Palmarsson+shines+again FEATURE: The Icelandic playmaker is showing his best version on court for Barça this season, but hopes that his best is yet to come – and that handball fans will get to enjoy that form on a certain court in Cologne Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031687 22.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031687 Relentless Veszprém avenge home loss against Löwen http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031680/Relentless+Veszpr%c3%a9m+avenge+home+loss+against+L%c3%b6wen GROUP A REVIEW: A gritty Veszprém side earned their second win in a row, taking Löwen’s scalp, 29:25 Wed, 21 Nov 2018 21:24:48 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031680 21.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031680 Descat delivers for play-off hopefuls Dinamo http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031679/Descat+delivers+for+play-off+hopefuls+Dinamo GROUP D REVIEW: Bucharest survive Cocks' comeback to keep Last 16 dreams and a perfect home record intact Wed, 21 Nov 2018 21:04:27 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031679 21.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031679 Five reasons why Montpellier can still qualify http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031676/Five+reasons+why+Montpellier+can+still+qualify FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Starting your season with one point from seven matches - and still advancing to the Last 16? Why not! After their first win, in Round 8, the defending champions have every chance to make it Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031676 21.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031676 The social side in handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031672/The+social+side+in+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: There was no shortage of interesting posts on social media after last week’s 22 matches in Europe’s two top-flight competitions Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031672 20.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031672 Kohlbacher: “There is always upside potential” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031671/Kohlbacher%3a+%e2%80%9cThere+is+always+upside+potential%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: Playing his first season in the VELUX EHF Champions League, Jannik Kohlbacher has already become a key player for Rhein-Neckar Löwen Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031671 20.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031671 Löwen return home to face resurgent Veszprém http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031669/L%c3%b6wen+return+home+to+face+resurgent+Veszpr%c3%a9m MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Key clashes in the race for the Last 16 in Mannheim and Bucharest get Round 9 off to a flying start Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031669 20.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031669 Veszprém welcome the champions in final Match of the Week of 2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031668/Veszpr%c3%a9m+welcome+the+champions+in+final+Match+of+the+Week+of+2018 NEWS: Two European heavyweights with underwhelming results have an opportunity to head into the winter break on a high Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031668 20.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031668 Thüringer HC pull off a small miracle: five talking points after Round 6 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031663/Th%c3%bcringer+HC+pull+off+a+small+miracle%3a+five+talking+points+after+Round+6 TALKING POINTS: In Round 6, Thüringer HC booked the last ticket to the main round of the Women's EHF Champions League in an impressive way, while Györ and Rostov kept their unbeaten records Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031663 20.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031663 Rostov and Györ start main round on top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031665/Rostov+and+Gy%c3%b6r+start+main+round+on+top NEWS REPORT: The provisional travel plan for the Women’s EHF Champions League 2018/19 Main Round has been set following the completion of the group matches. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031665 19.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031665 Veszprém's sweet victory tops best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031659/Veszpr%c3%a9m%27s+sweet+victory+tops+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: The Hungarian side’s win tasting like candy and the waking-up of defending champions Montpellier are just two of the topics coaches and players talked about in Round 8 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031659 19.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031659 Tension is building: four talking points after Round 8 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031658/Tension+is+building%3a+four+talking+points+after+Round+8 TALKING POINTS: Groups C/D in the VELUX EHF Champions League are in for an exciting finish after last weekend’s Round 8 results, while Groups A/B have just passed the halfway mark Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031658 19.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031658 Elverum snatch two points in thriller against Bucuresti http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031652/Elverum+snatch+two+points+in+thriller+against+Bucuresti GROUP D REVIEW: Elverum have kept their chances of progressing alive with a narrow win over Dinamo Bucuresti Sun, 18 Nov 2018 20:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031652 18.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031652 Skjern and Zaporozhye snatch away points, Celje control Zagreb http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031651/Skjern+and+Zaporozhye+snatch+away+points%2c+Celje+control+Zagreb GROUP B REVIEW: Nantes fell again to Zaporozhye while Skjern held Szeged to a draw and Celje beat Zagreb Sun, 18 Nov 2018 19:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031651 18.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031651 Bucuresti too much for Bietigheim http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031650/Bucuresti+too+much+for+Bietigheim GROUP D REVIEW: After losing to SG BBM Bietigheim in round 2, CSM Bucuresti gained revenge with a 32:24 victory at home to top the group Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031650 18.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031650 Metz dominate Odense to win Group A http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031649/Metz+dominate+Odense+to+win+Group+A GROUP A REVIEW: With a 15-goal win against Odense HC, Metz Handball secured first place in Group A and take five points to the main round Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031649 18.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031649 Kobenhavn leave Sävehof no chance http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031647/Kobenhavn+leave+S%c3%a4vehof+no+chance GROUP B REVIEW: Kobenhavn Handball finished second in Group B following a comfortable home victory against Sävehof Sun, 18 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031647 18.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031647 Presov win Bjerringbro drama http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031646/Presov+win+Bjerringbro+drama GROUP C REVIEW: Three teams now have 12 points in Group C after Presov beat Bjerringbro-Silkeborg for the second time this season Sun, 18 Nov 2018 15:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031646 18.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031646 Leon keep playoff hopes alive with clear win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031644/Leon+keep+playoff+hopes+alive+with+clear+win GROUP D REVIEW: Abanca Ademar Leon advanced into second place of Group D through a clear home win against Riihimäen Cocks on Saturday night. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031644 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031644 Penalty goal from Laslo secures Buducnost revenge against Larvik http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031643/Penalty+goal+from+Laslo+secures+Buducnost+revenge+against+Larvik GROUP A REVIEW: Cristina Laslo earned Buducnost revenge for the defeat against Larvik earlier in the EHF Champions League Group Matches. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031643 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031643 Sublime Barça show no mercy against Vardar http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031642/Sublime+Bar%c3%a7a+show+no+mercy+against+Vardar MOTW REVIEW: A defensive masterpiece in the second half that saw Vardar score only twice in 15 minutes helped Barça Lassa power past their opponents Sat, 17 Nov 2018 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031642 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031642 Veszprém and Kielce take important home wins http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031641/Veszpr%c3%a9m+and+Kielce+take+important+home+wins GROUP A REVIEW: Veszprém avenged last week’s defeat against Kristianstad, while Kielce had to sweat for two points against Brest Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031641 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031641 Thüringer HC progress after draw with Krim while Györ top group http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031640/Th%c3%bcringer+HC+progress+after+draw+with+Krim+while+Gy%c3%b6r+top+group GROUP C REVIEW: German team Thüringer HC secured a spot in the EHF Champions League Main Round after they drew with Krim and Györ beat Podravka Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:38:27 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031640 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031640 Vipers break through to record third win in a row http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031639/Vipers+break+through+to+record+third+win+in+a+row GROUP D REVIEW: FTC's defence was again their undoing, after the side from Hungary lost 35:27 away against Vipers, further complicating their claim for a quarter-final berth Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:53:51 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031639 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031639 Besiktas earn tough win and Sporting hold on against Medvedi http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031638/Besiktas+earn+tough+win+and+Sporting+hold+on+against+Medvedi GROUP C REVIEW: By the slightest of margins, Besiktas edged a 23:22 win against Metalurg, while Sporting held on to beat Chekhovskie Medvedi Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:52:20 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031638 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031638 Rostov claim fourth straight victory http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031637/Rostov+claim+fourth+straight+victory GROUP B REVIEW: On home court, top-placed Rostov had no problem against Brest and claimed a confident victory, taking seven points to the main round Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:38:04 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031637 17.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031637 Chupryna’s unorthodox style is key to Presov’s success http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031636/Chupryna%e2%80%99s+unorthodox+style+is+key+to+Presov%e2%80%99s+success FEATURE: With three matches still to go, Tatran Presov have already gathered more points in the group phase than ever before, and their Ukrainian goalkeeper Igor Chupryna has contributed a lot to that achievement Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031636 16.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031636 Play-off race heats up in Round 8 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031633/Play-off+race+heats+up+in+Round+8 GROUP C/D PREVIEW: It will be no mistakes allowed this weekend for six teams which have at least a reasonable chance of reaching the group phase knockout Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031633 16.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031633 Crucial meetings for main round berths http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031632/Crucial+meetings+for+main+round+berths GROUP C/D PREVIEW: One ticket to the next phase remains in Group C, to be decided between Thüringer HC and Podravka Vegeta in the most important clash of the final round Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031632 16.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031632 Barça and Szeged aim for seventh wins, while Veszprém seek revenge http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031631/Bar%c3%a7a+and+Szeged+aim+for+seventh+wins%2c+while+Veszpr%c3%a9m+seek+revenge GROUP A/B PREVIEW: The competition in Group B is heating up with six teams within four points of each other, making for a big weekend of clashes with crucial points on the line Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031631 16.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031631 Tamminen: “Now everyone knows who Riihimäen Cocks are” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031629/Tamminen%3a+%e2%80%9cNow+everyone+knows+who+Riihim%c3%a4en+Cocks+are%e2%80%9d FEATURE: Following their first win in the VELUX EHF Champions League, Riihimäen Cocks feel they belong at this stage and have their sights set on more success Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031629 16.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031629 Thun denied yet again as Plock go clear at top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031626/Thun+denied+yet+again+as+Plock+go+clear+at+top GROUP D REVIEW: Wacker Thun suffer another narrow loss against their Polish guests, who took a big step towards the play-offs Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031626 15.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031626 Metz in pole position to win Group A http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031625/Metz+in+pole+position+to+win+Group+A GROUP A+B PREVIEW: With all teams progressing to the main round already known, some of them have a chance to obtain some more points which will be carried over to the next stage Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031625 15.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031625 “This perfect dream” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031623/%e2%80%9cThis+perfect+dream%e2%80%9d TOM’S BLOG: Ahead of the MOTW clash of the titans, Barca Lassa versus HC Vardar, ehfTV commentator Tom O’Brannagain looks at Xavi Pascual’s brilliant new tactics Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031623 15.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031623 CSM’s paradox: Why a brilliant team struggles http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031621/CSM%e2%80%99s+paradox%3a+Why+a+brilliant+team+struggles FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: The Romanian champions started the EHF Champions League season with huge ambitions but two defeats brought them back to earth. What is going on with one of the title contenders? Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031621 15.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031621 Superb Montpellier earn first win of season http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031620/Superb+Montpellier+earn+first+win+of+season GROUP A REVIEW: A record seven-game winless streak was finally stopped by the title holders, with a dominating 31:26 win against Rhein-Neckar Löwen Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031620 14.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031620 Thierry Omeyer helps PSG keep record intact http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031619/Thierry+Omeyer+helps+PSG+keep+record+intact GROUP B REVIEW: The French champion made it eight wins from as many matches, beating Flensburg for the second time in four days Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031619 14.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031619 Gorenje offers club-branded fridge for the most creative handball fan http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031614/Gorenje+offers+club-branded+fridge+for+the+most+creative+handball+fan NEWS: VELUX EHF Champions League Premium sponsor Gorenje has launched its #simplymoments contest to provide a creative fan with a fridge in the design of their favourite club Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031614 14.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031614 Five reasons behind Vipers’ success http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031612/Five+reasons+behind+Vipers%e2%80%99+success FIRST HAND INSIGHT: Last year bottom of the group with two points, this year already through to the main round with a match to spare. What has changed in Kristiansand? Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031612 14.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031612 Gritty and ambitious Dinamo “are living the dream” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031610/Gritty+and+ambitious+Dinamo+%e2%80%9care+living+the+dream%e2%80%9d FEATURE: In one of the feel-good stories of the season, the Romanian champions have been taking the VELUX EHF Champions League by surprise. This is the story behind their success Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031610 14.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031610 Just one round left but there is a lot at stake http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031611/Just+one+round+left+but+there+is+a+lot+at+stake TALKING POINTS: Three teams are out of contention but there is a lot left to play for in the Women’s EHF Champions League. Here are the main topics after Round 5 of the group matches Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031611 13.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031611 French-German double-header highlight midweek card http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031609/French-German+double-header+highlight+midweek+card MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Montpellier seek their first win of the season at home against Löwen, while Flensburg aim to ruin PSG’s 100% record Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031609 13.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031609 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031607/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: The VELUX EHF Champions League is heading towards the business end of the group phase, with each game and point won becoming more and more important Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031607 13.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031607 Troubles and triumphs in Round 7 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031605/Troubles+and+triumphs+in+Round+7 TALKING POINTS: Some teams just don’t seem to get out of trouble while others continue to shine. Here are the main topics after last week’s round in the VELUX EHF Champions League Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031605 12.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031605 Historic records appear in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031604/Historic+records+appear+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Coaches and players talked about setting new best marks as one team got its first victory in the VELUX EHF Champions League while another team reached its highest points total ever Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031604 12.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031604 Thüringer keep hopes alive with win against Podravka http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031601/Th%c3%bcringer+keep+hopes+alive+with+win+against+Podravka GROUP C REVIEW: Thüringer could yet progress to the next stage of the EHF Champions League after a solid win against HC Podravka Vegeta Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031601 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031601 Szeged take points in Skjern, Nantes grab one in Zaporozhye http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031597/Szeged+take+points+in+Skjern%2c+Nantes+grab+one+in+Zaporozhye GROUP B REVIEW: MOL-Pick Szeged came back from a half-time deficit to beat Skjern at home, while HC Motor Zaporozhye drew with Nantes Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031597 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031597 Barça clear at top of Group A after win in Skopje http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031598/Bar%c3%a7a+clear+at+top+of+Group+A+after+win+in+Skopje GROUP A REVIEW: Spanish champions flex their muscles and wrestle two points from Vardar at home for the first time this season Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031598 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031598 Rostov secure first place in Group B after win at Sävehof http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031596/Rostov+secure+first+place+in+Group+B+after+win+at+S%c3%a4vehof GROUP B REVIEW: Thanks to a strong second-half performance, Rostov-Don beat Sävehof and secured their top position in the group with one match to go Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031596 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031596 Ice-cool Bulatovic fires Buducnost into main round http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031595/Ice-cool+Bulatovic+fires+Buducnost+into+main+round GROUP A REVIEW: Two goals from Katarina Bulatovic in the final minutes sealed Buducnost’s main round berth away against Odense Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031595 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031595 CSM surge past FTC as Bietigheim eliminated http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031594/CSM+surge+past+FTC+as+Bietigheim+eliminated GROUP D REVIEW: CSM bounced back after a heavy loss to beat the Hungarian side Sun, 11 Nov 2018 16:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031594 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031594 Historic first win for Cocks http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031593/Historic+first+win+for+Cocks GROUP D REVIEW: At their seventh attempt, Riihimäen Cocks managed to take their first win in the VELUX EHF Champions League, leaving Wacker Thun without a victory Sun, 11 Nov 2018 16:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031593 11.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031593 Fierce defence brings Zagreb vital win in fiery clash http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031592/Fierce+defence+brings+Zagreb+vital+win+in+fiery+clash MOTW REVIEW: PPD Zagreb earned the second win of the season, 24:22, after a crucial defensive performance against Celje Sat, 10 Nov 2018 21:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031592 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031592 Wisla Plock aggression secures win against Elverum http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031591/Wisla+Plock+aggression+secures+win+against+Elverum GROUP D REVIEW: Wisla Plock take crucial points in tight match against Elverum Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031591 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031591 PSG struggle but remain undefeated http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031590/PSG+struggle+but+remain+undefeated GROUP B REVIEW: Despite missing key players as Tobias Karlsson and Magnus Röd, Flensburg came close to upsetting the French champions but ultimately went down 29:28 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031590 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031590 Metz clinch main round berth with easy win in Norway http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031588/Metz+clinch+main+round+berth+with+easy+win+in+Norway GROUP A REVIEW: Metz Handball had no problems booking their main round ticket, as they beat Larvik HK on Saturday. Sat, 10 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031588 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031588 Kobenhavn through after snatching vital point in France http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031589/Kobenhavn+through+after+snatching+vital+point+in+France GROUP B REVIEW: A draw in Brest was enough for Kobenhavn to secure their spot in the main round of the Women’s EHF Champions League on Saturday Sat, 10 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031589 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031589 Györ secure Group C victory with fifth successive win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031586/Gy%c3%b6r+secure+Group+C+victory+with+fifth+successive+win GROUP C REVIEW: The 2017 champions continue their unbroken string of victories by beating RK Krim Mercator Sat, 10 Nov 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031586 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031586 Kielce take advantage of Brest’s rut, Kristianstad pick up first win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031587/Kielce+take+advantage+of+Brest%e2%80%99s+rut%2c+Kristianstad+pick+up+first+win GROUP A REVIEW: Veszprém look to be in trouble, after losing their third game in a row, against previously winless Kristianstad. Brest lost their fifth consecutive game, 35:26, against Kielce. Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031587 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031587 BSV extend winning run, Presov stay in touch http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031585/BSV+extend+winning+run%2c+Presov+stay+in+touch GROUP C REVIEW: The group leaders were ahead from start to finish against Chekhovskie Medvedi, while Presov beat Besiktas to keep their play-off chances intact Sat, 10 Nov 2018 15:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031585 10.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031585 Henrik Toft Hansen will “put game face on” against former club http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031584/Henrik+Toft+Hansen+will+%e2%80%9cput+game+face+on%e2%80%9d+against+former+club FEATURE: The Danish line player from PSG will face Flensburg-Handewitt twice within the next five days, but meeting old friends won’t soften him Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031584 09.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031584 Kovacsics: “I did not count the goals during the match” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031583/Kovacsics%3a+%e2%80%9cI+did+not+count+the+goals+during+the+match%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: Scoring 15 times for FTC against Bietigheim put Hungarian centre back Aniko Kovacsics firmly in the spotlights last weekend so ehfCL.com caught up with her Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031583 09.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031583 Elverum’s hot streak put to the test in Plock http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031582/Elverum%e2%80%99s+hot+streak+put+to+the+test+in+Plock GROUP C/D PREVIEW: Round 7 features key battles at the top of both groups this weekend as well as a piece of history up for grabs in Finland Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031582 09.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031582 Sander Sagosen and Anna Vyakhireva take best player awards http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031581/Sander+Sagosen+and+Anna+Vyakhireva+take+best+player+awards NEWS REPORT: In a busy month for European handball, PSG’s Sagosen and Rostov-Don’s Vyakhireva stood out, and they have now been named EHF Players of the Month for October Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031581 09.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031581 What a hit! Rivals challenge each other even before MOTW http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031579/What+a+hit!+Rivals+challenge+each+other+even+before+MOTW FEATURE: Zagreb and Celje cannot wait to face off in Match of the Week on Saturday, so they already played a little game on social media against each other this week. But the game is not over yet… Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031579 09.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031579 All to play for in balanced Group D http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031577/All+to+play+for+in+balanced+Group+D GROUPS C/D PREVIEW: No team is sure of their future in Women’s EHF Champions League 2018/19 Group D, as there is a scenario where all four sides could finish the group with six points Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031577 09.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031577 Sporting CP take the points from Skopje after tough battle http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031575/Sporting+CP+take+the+points+from+Skopje+after+tough+battle GROUP C REVIEW: There was only a goal in it at the break, but Sporting upped the tempo in the second half to secure an away win over Metalurg Thu, 08 Nov 2018 21:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031575 08.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031575 Bannour banishes Leon as Dinamo go top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031574/Bannour+banishes+Leon+as+Dinamo+go+top GROUP D REVIEW: 11 goals from prolific right back inspires Romanian side to valuable victory Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031574 08.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031574 Daszek: “This is the road to contemporary handball” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031573/Daszek%3a+%e2%80%9cThis+is+the+road+to+contemporary+handball%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: Plock’s Michal Daszek talks about his team’s campaign, working with new coach Xavi Sabate and his transition to playing both wing and back – a universality he says is required of modern handball players Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031573 08.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031573 Clash of titans spearheads classic weekend http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031572/Clash+of+titans+spearheads+classic+weekend GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Vardar and Barça are vying for the Group A lead, while Zagreb and Celje meet in Group B for Match of the Week Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031572 08.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031572 Four more teams chase main round berth http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031571/Four+more+teams+chase+main+round+berth GROUP A/B PREVIEW: With Rostov-Don and Brest Bretagne Handball already through, another four tickets to the main round can be booked in the penultimate round of group matches this weekend Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031571 08.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031571 Löwen hand Montpellier painful sixth defeat http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031569/L%c3%b6wen+hand+Montpellier+painful+sixth+defeat GROUP A REVIEW: Montpellier broke their worst ever losing streak in the VELUX EHF Champions League, after their seventh consecutive winless game, against the Löwen Wed, 07 Nov 2018 21:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031569 07.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031569 Fortifications and ambition - where the two Brests meet http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031567/Fortifications+and+ambition+-+where+the+two+Brests+meet FEATURE: Twin cities which share a name and a passion for handball, but what else do these cities in France and Belarus have in common? Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031567 07.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031567 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031565/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: There was no shortage of insightful posts on social media after this week’s round in Europe’s two premium club competitions, and we have gathered the best ones here for you Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031565 06.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031565 Four teams through but some favourites struggle http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031564/Four+teams+through+but+some+favourites+struggle TALKING POINTS: Struggling powerhouses, do-or-die games and vintage performances have been the highlights of Round 4 of the Women's EHF Champions League Group Matches Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031564 06.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031564 In-form Löwen welcome struggling champions http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031563/In-form+L%c3%b6wen+welcome+struggling+champions MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Three matches with serious implications on their respective groups take place on Wednesday and Thursday Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031563 06.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031563 Title-holders make it four wins out of four http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031561/Title-holders+make+it+four+wins+out+of+four GROUP C REVIEW: Győri Audio ETO KC make no mistakes as they eventually overcome Thüringer HC in Hungary Mon, 05 Nov 2018 21:29:05 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031561 05.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031561 Who's hot and who's not after the break? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031559/Who%27s+hot+and+who%27s+not+after+the+break%3f TALKING POINTS: The VELUX EHF Champions League returned after a two-week layoff this weekend. Let's find out which teams did well, and which didn't, upon their return to competition Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031559 05.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031559 Althaus returns to the Champions League in a new role http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031558/Althaus+returns+to+the+Champions+League+in+a+new+role NEWS REPORT: The retired German star joins the European top-flight as its new ambassador. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031558 05.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031558 Not giving up is the key in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031557/Not+giving+up+is+the+key+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: Winning or losing, many players and coaches found the right words after their matches in VELUX EHF Champions League Round 6 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031557 05.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031557 Sturdy attack brings Barça fifth straight victory http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031556/Sturdy+attack+brings+Bar%c3%a7a+fifth+straight+victory GROUP A REVIEW: The Spanish powerhouse look unstoppable in attack this season and their prowess brought them the fifth win in a row, 31:27, against Kielce on Sunday night Sun, 04 Nov 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031556 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031556 Impressive second half leads Flensburg to MOTW win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031555/Impressive+second+half+leads+Flensburg+to+MOTW+win MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW: Flensburg take an important victory in the round 6 Match of the Week against Skjern Handbold, which takes them to fourth place on the Group B table Sun, 04 Nov 2018 20:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031555 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031555 Paris keep winning record untouched http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031554/Paris+keep+winning+record+untouched GROUP B REVIEW: PSG end Szeged’s perfect run as they win the battle of the undefeated teams, while Celje earn their second victory of the season, against Motor Sun, 04 Nov 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031554 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031554 Bjerringbro stay on top; first win for Metalurg http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031553/Bjerringbro+stay+on+top%3b+first+win+for+Metalurg GROUP C REVIEW: Bjerringbro-Silkeborg cruise to a home victory versus Besiktas that places them alone on top of the table, before HC Metalurg take their first win of the season Sun, 04 Nov 2018 18:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031553 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031553 Brest to main round after home win against Sävehof http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031551/Brest+to+main+round+after+home+win+against+S%c3%a4vehof GROUP B REVIEW: The second straight win against Sävehof sees Brest Bretagne Handball claim a spot in the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round Sun, 04 Nov 2018 16:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031551 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031551 Kovacsics lifts FTC past Bietigheim; Vipers shock CSM http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031550/Kovacsics+lifts+FTC+past+Bietigheim%3b+Vipers+shock+CSM GROUP D REVIEW: A 15-goal outing from Aniko Kovacsics helps FTC earn their third win in a row, while Vipers to take an away victory in Bucuresti’s fortress Sun, 04 Nov 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031550 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031550 Odense win Scandinavian derby; Buducnost first to overthrow Metz http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031549/Odense+win+Scandinavian+derby%3b+Buducnost+first+to+overthrow+Metz GROUP A REVIEW: Odense HC win the second derby against Larvik HK in two weeks, before Buducnost defeat Metz Handball thanks to a strong defensive game Sun, 04 Nov 2018 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031549 04.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031549 Krim outrun Podravka to take second in Group C http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031547/Krim+outrun+Podravka+to+take+second+in+Group+C GROUP C REVIEW: Slovenia side Krim Mercator defeat Croatian champions Podravka to eye main round spot Sat, 03 Nov 2018 21:57:53 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031547 03.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031547 Presov earn big win in Lisbon as Chupryna steals the show http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031546/Presov+earn+big+win+in+Lisbon+as+Chupryna+steals+the+show GROUP C REVIEW: Presov goalkeeper halts Sporting in their own backyard as Presov join them at the top of the group Sat, 03 Nov 2018 21:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031546 03.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031546 Nantes overcome bad start to snatch third home win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031544/Nantes+overcome+bad+start+to+snatch+third+home+win GROUP B REVIEW: Siffert’s saves help Nantes claim comeback win over Zagreb after poor opening quarter sees them score just one goal Sat, 03 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031544 03.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031544 Löwen spoil Davis’ home debut, Vardar get back to winning ways, Montpellier still without win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031545/L%c3%b6wen+spoil+Davis%e2%80%99+home+debut%2c+Vardar+get+back+to+winning+ways%2c+Montpellier+still+without+win GROUP A REVIEW: Löwen conquered the Veszprém Arena for the first time after an exciting 29:28 victory over the host team, while Vardar enjoyed a flawless second half to power past Brest, 30:23. IFK and champions Montpellier draw in late match Sat, 03 Nov 2018 19:56:04 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031545 03.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031545 Leon jump into top spot with solid defensive display http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031543/Leon+jump+into+top+spot+with+solid+defensive+display GROUP D REVIEW: There is a four-way battle for supremacy after Elverum, Plock and Leon earn hard-fought victories Sat, 03 Nov 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031543 03.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031543 Rostov book ticket to main round http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031542/Rostov+book+ticket+to+main+round GROUP B REVIEW: Some impressive performance by Rostov’s key players helped the Russian side to beat Kobenhavn and secure their spot in the Women’s EHF Champions League Main Round Sat, 03 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031542 03.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031542 Go behind the scenes at Match of the Week with Markus and Hannah http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031540/Go+behind+the+scenes+at+Match+of+the+Week+with+Markus+and+Hannah FEATURE: Introducing the faces of the VELUX EHF Champions League, who help give fans a new perspective on the competition’s biggest occasion Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031540 02.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031540 Mogensen: “It will be special and emotional” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031539/Mogensen%3a+%e2%80%9cIt+will+be+special+and+emotional%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: Skjern’s Thomas Mogensen is looking forward to Sunday's Match of the Week, his return to the Flens-Arena for the first time since leaving SG Flensburg-Handewitt this summer Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031539 02.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031539 Battles for crucial points in Lisbon and Plock http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031538/Battles+for+crucial+points+in+Lisbon+and+Plock GROUP C/D PREVIEW: With the second half of the group phase starting, this weekend’s matches can give a strong indication about which teams are likely to make it to the play-offs Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031538 02.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031538 Aleix Gomez: another golden Catalan wing http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031537/Aleix+Gomez%3a+another+golden+Catalan+wing FEATURE: Formed in Barcelona, 21-year-old Aleix Gomez has earned a place in the first team in record time thanks to his efficiency and talent Fri, 02 Nov 2018 12:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031537 02.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031537 Metz and CSM seek early main round berths http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031536/Metz+and+CSM+seek+early+main+round+berths GROUP A/D PREVIEW: Metz Handball and CSM Bucuresti can clinch early main round places if they win on Sunday, while Larvik and FTC celebrate milestone matches in the Women’s EHF Champions League Fri, 02 Nov 2018 09:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031536 02.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031536 Guigou back in time for decisive games http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031534/Guigou+back+in+time+for+decisive+games FEATURE: Montpellier stalwart Michael Guigou is set to return to the Champions League court this weekend. ehfCL.com caught up with the French star to find out what he thinks of the title holders’ season so far and talk about his recovery from injury Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031534 01.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031534 Györ and Rostov eye the main round http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031533/Gy%c3%b6r+and+Rostov+eye+the+main+round GROUP B/C PREVIEW: While some teams have the chance to clinch their main round berths this weekend, others are under pressure as they have yet to collect any points this season Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031533 01.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031533 Leading teams battle to remain top of the table http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031532/Leading+teams+battle+to+remain+top+of+the+table GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Round 6 sees Kielce travelling to Barcelona for a clash of Group A leaders, the defending champions still on the hunt for their first points, and Nantes aiming to maintain their perfect home record Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031532 01.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031532 “If I did not believe we could win it all, I would not be here” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031531/%e2%80%9cIf+I+did+not+believe+we+could+win+it+all%2c+I+would+not+be+here%e2%80%9d FEATURE: One of the best playmakers in the game, Andrea Lekic, opens up about her move to CSM Bucuresti, her ambitions for this season and changes in the Romanian side Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031531 01.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031531 More Women’s EHF FINAL4 tickets available as new sectors open http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031529/More+Women%e2%80%99s+EHF+FINAL4+tickets+available+as+new+sectors+open NEWS: There is a new opportunity for fans to grab tickets as more sectors will become available on Friday 2 November at 12:00 CET Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031529 01.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031529 Dissinger and Accambray top late entries list http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031528/Dissinger+and+Accambray+top+late+entries+list NEWS: Eight VELUX EHF Champions League clubs have added to their squads ahead of Round 6 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031528 01.11.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031528 IFK fans get ticket as chip in their hand http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031523/IFK+fans+get+ticket+as+chip+in+their+hand FEATURE: Kristianstad have become probably the first handball club to offer their season tickets as a RFID chip, which fans can have implanted in their hand Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031523 31.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031523 Donning country colours and catching a splash of culture http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031520/Donning+country+colours+and+catching+a+splash+of+culture LAST WEEK IN THE CL: Many VELUX EHF Champions League players represented their nations in the EHF EURO 2020 Qualifiers, while some had a chance to take their mind off the court Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031520 29.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031520 Johan Hansen continues journey to the top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031498/Johan+Hansen+continues+journey+to+the+top FEATURE: Once a Faroe Islands international, the Danish right wing of Bjerringbro-Silkeborg is now the leading goal scorer in the VELUX EHF Champions League Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031498 25.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031498 Relentless Barça Lassa top Power Ranking http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031497/Relentless+Bar%c3%a7a+Lassa+top+Power+Ranking NEWS REPORT: There are some movers and some new names as ehfCL.com journalists have again selected the top 10 teams in the VELUX EHF Champions League, based on their current form Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031497 24.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031497 Davis: “Any coach would be happy to guide a team like Veszprém” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031494/Davis%3a+%e2%80%9cAny+coach+would+be+happy+to+guide+a+team+like+Veszpr%c3%a9m%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: David Davis made a winning start to his job at Veszprém last week but the coach is far from satisfied yet, having set the bar high for this season Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031494 23.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031494 A weekend for the debutants http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031487/A+weekend+for+the+debutants TALKING POINTS: Round 3 has brought a lot to cheer for several newcomers in the Women’s EHF Champions League: coach Dragan Djukic started his mission at CSM with a win, and debutants Odense earned their first ever victory Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031487 22.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031487 iBall story vies for SPORTEL Award http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031464/iBall+story+vies+for+SPORTEL+Award NEWS REPORT: The video on the joint project of EHF Marketing, Select and Kinexon has been nominated in the Innovation Prize category Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031464 22.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031464 Houette stays cool to seal Metz victory http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031481/Houette+stays+cool+to+seal+Metz+victory GROUP A REVIEW: Manon Houette returned from injury to secure Metz Handball a hard-fought win against Buducnost Sun, 21 Oct 2018 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031481 21.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031481 FTC hand Bietigheim first loss http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031480/FTC+hand+Bietigheim+first+loss GROUP D REVIEW: FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria leapfrogged Bietigheim with an efficient second half performance Sun, 21 Oct 2018 19:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031480 21.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031480 Brest grab historic win at Sävehof http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031479/Brest+grab+historic+win+at+S%c3%a4vehof GROUP B REVIEW: Brest Bretagne made a big step towards progressing to the Main Round of the Women’s EHF Champions League after beating Sävehof in Sweden Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031479 21.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031479 Györ secure huge win with outstanding second half http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031478/Gy%c3%b6r+secure+huge+win+with+outstanding+second+half GROUP C REVIEW: Thüringer HC’s poor shooting punished by a Györ side in dominant fashion Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031478 21.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031478 CSM earn tough win against Vipers http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031477/CSM+earn+tough+win+against+Vipers GROUP D REVIEW: In Dragan Djukic’s debut as the Romanian powerhouse’s coach, CSM earned a difficult 29:27 win against Vipers Kristiansand Sat, 20 Oct 2018 21:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031477 20.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031477 Stanko snatches a point for Krim in Croatia http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031476/Stanko+snatches+a+point+for+Krim+in+Croatia GROUP C REVIEW: Podravka Vegeta looked set to win before seeing a three-goal lead disappear Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031476 20.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031476 Rostov lead Group B after upsetting Kobenhavn http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031475/Rostov+lead+Group+B+after+upsetting+Kobenhavn GROUP B REVIEW: A strong second-half performance and Anna Vyakhireva’s nine goals helped Rostov-Don to beat Kobenhavn and top the group Sat, 20 Oct 2018 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031475 20.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031475 Barça win fourth Super Globe trophy http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031474/Bar%c3%a7a+win+fourth+Super+Globe+trophy FINAL REVIEW: A strong start into the second half was decisive for the defending champions in their final against Füchse Berlin, while VELUX EHF Champions League winners Montpellier took the bronze medal in Doha Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031474 19.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031474 Odense take historic first win in Scandinavian derby http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031473/Odense+take+historic+first+win+in+Scandinavian+derby GROUP A REVIEW: The Danish debutants defeat Larvik by eight goals to get their maiden victory in the Women's EHF Champions League Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031473 19.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031473 Crvenkovska: “It is all about respect” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031471/Crvenkovska%3a+%e2%80%9cIt+is+all+about+respect%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW: Picking up the role of assistant coach at HC Vardar this season, former international player Biljana Crvenskovska has become the first female coach in the VELUX EHF Champions League Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031471 19.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031471 Blomstrand helps Kobenhavn to dream start http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031469/Blomstrand+helps+Kobenhavn+to+dream+start FEATURE: The Swedish right back reflects on the Danish team’s perfect start to the Women’s EHF Champions League Group Matches, with a clash against Rostov-Don coming up Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031469 19.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031469 CSM search for lost charm in Norway http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031467/CSM+search+for+lost+charm+in+Norway GROUP C/D PREVIEW: A coaching change was the answer to CSM’s early bump in the road, while unbeaten Bietigheim host a hungry FTC Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031467 19.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031467 Nikola Karabatic out for at least four months after foot surgery http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031466/Nikola+Karabatic+out+for+at+least+four+months+after+foot+surgery NEWS: French superstar underwent surgery on his left foot, which has caused pain at various points over the past two years Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031466 19.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031466 Magnus Johansson replaced by Dragan Djukic as CSM coach http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031454/Magnus+Johansson+replaced+by+Dragan+Djukic+as+CSM+coach NEWS REPORT: The 48-year old Swedish coach is the latest victim in CSM’s coaching merry-go-round, after a disappointing start of the season Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031454 18.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031454 A special Sunday for Marina Rajcic in Metz http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031460/A+special+Sunday+for+Marina+Rajcic+in+Metz INTERVIEW: Buducnost goalkeeper speaks about leading her side to face former club Metz this weekend in one of the highlight encounters of Round 3 in the Women's EHF Champions League Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031460 18.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031460 Metz and Kobenhavn vie to stay on top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031458/Metz+and+Kobenhavn+vie+to+stay+on+top GROUP A/B PREVIEW: The domestic champions from France and Denmark both have a one-point lead in their respective group and have a home match coming up in Round 3 Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031458 18.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031458 Barça and Füchse duel for Super Globe trophy http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031455/Bar%c3%a7a+and+F%c3%bcchse+duel+for+Super+Globe+trophy SEMI-FINAL REVIEW: The defending champions defeated Montpellier and the EHF Cup winners beat hosts Al-Sadd to set up a repeat of the 2017 final Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031455 18.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031455 Like father, like sons: meet the Dujshebaev family http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031452/Like+father%2c+like+sons%3a+meet+the+Dujshebaev+family FEATURE: The number of Dujshebaev family members at PGE Vive Kielce has risen to three with the arrival of Daniel, joining brother Alex and father Talant at the Polish side this season Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031452 17.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031452 Volunteer and become part of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 anniversary http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031448/Volunteer+and+become+part+of+the+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4+anniversary NEWS REPORT: Experience the tenth edition of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 up close by applying for a volunteer Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:12:25 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031448 17.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031448 European trio eases into Super Globe Semi-final http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031447/European+trio+eases+into+Super+Globe+Semi-final QUARTER-FINAL REVIEW: After each beating rivals from a different continent, Barça and Montpellier will clash for a place in the final while Füchse face the hosts in the other semi-final in Doha Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031447 17.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031447 Eight teams from eight nations feature in next four MOTWs http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031445/Eight+teams+from+eight+nations+feature+in+next+four+MOTWs NEWS: The VELUX EHF Champions League's highlight match heads to Germany, Croatia and Spain for the first time this season Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031445 16.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031445 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031444/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: This time the posts include emotions, goals, a photoshopped picture, a family with seven different nations, and a distinct perspective of handball Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031444 16.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031444 Sensations in Germany and Norway, historic first points for Brest and Odense http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031443/Sensations+in+Germany+and+Norway%2c+historic+first+points+for+Brest+and+Odense TALKING POINTS: The surprises and heroic performances keep coming in the Women’s EHF Champions League as Round 2 provided plenty to look back and reflect upon Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031443 16.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031443 A round of firsts http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031439/A+round+of+firsts TALKING POINTS: Round 5 of the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase was a round of firsts, as this week’s talking points highlight Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031439 15.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031439 Barça chase fourth club world title http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031435/Bar%c3%a7a+chase+fourth+club+world+title SUPER GLOBE PREVIEW: The defending champions from Spain are joined by Montpellier and Füchse at the annual tournament in Qatar this week Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031435 15.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031435 Best quotes reflect satisfaction and disappointment http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031433/Best+quotes+reflect+satisfaction+and+disappointment TOP 5 QUOTES: It is hard to properly analyse a game right after the final buzzer but some players found the right words after their matches of VELUX EHF Champions League Round 5 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031433 15.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031433 Outstanding Amorim helps Györ continue winning streak http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031428/Outstanding+Amorim+helps+Gy%c3%b6r+continue+winning+streak GROUP C REVIEW: The defending champions were warned by Podravka's strong start to the competition last week but ultimately came away with a six-goal win Sun, 14 Oct 2018 22:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031428 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031428 FTC leave it late while Bietigheim take important win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031427/FTC+leave+it+late+while+Bietigheim+take+important+win GROUP D REVIEW: Aniko Kovacsics saved the Hungarian side with a last-gasp winner aganist Vipers, while CSM slumped to a two-goal defeat in Germany Sun, 14 Oct 2018 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031427 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031427 Odense earn first point in thriller against Metz http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031425/Odense+earn+first+point+in+thriller+against+Metz GROUP A REVIEW: Women’s EHF Champions League debutants Odense HC held Metz Handball to a draw to get their first point of the season Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031425 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031425 Hard-fought win for Elverum in Nordic derby as Dinamo go top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031424/Hard-fought+win+for+Elverum+in+Nordic+derby+as+Dinamo+go+top GROUP D REVIEW: Elverum Handball earned a narrow win in the Nordic derby against Riihimäen Cocks while Dinamo won their third match in a row Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031424 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031424 MOTW: Paris edge Skjern to keep perfect record http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031423/MOTW%3a+Paris+edge+Skjern+to+keep+perfect+record MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW: The French side struggled against the Danish hosts, and especially against goalkeeper Emil Nielsen, before winning 26:24 for their fifth straight victory of the season Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031423 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031423 Szeged stay unbeaten and Zaporozhye open their account http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031422/Szeged+stay+unbeaten+and+Zaporozhye+open+their+account GROUP B REVIEW: MOL-Pick Szeged continued an unbroken run of victories, while HC Motor Zaporozhye beat Zagreb for their first win and Nantes cruised against Celje Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031422 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031422 Kielce’s fourth win in a row halts Vardar’s winning streak http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031421/Kielce%e2%80%99s+fourth+win+in+a+row+halts+Vardar%e2%80%99s+winning+streak GROUP A REVIEW: The numbers game was in Kielce’s favour, as the Polish side stopped Vardar’s winning streak with a 31:27 win Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031421 14.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031421 Stanko stars in Krim comeback win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031420/Stanko+stars+in+Krim+comeback+win GROUP C REVIEW: Thüringer HC cannot hold on to half-time lead and suffer second loss of the season Sat, 13 Oct 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031420 13.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031420 Larvik survive thriller to grab first win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031419/Larvik+survive+thriller+to+grab+first+win GROUP A REVIEW: In a nail-biting affair, Larvik earned their first win of the group matches, defeating Buducnost in the Boligmappa Arena Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031419 13.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031419 Leon hold on to stay in play-off hunt http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031418/Leon+hold+on+to+stay+in+play-off+hunt GROUP D REVIEW: Thun suffer more final-minute heartbreak, this time at home to Spanish opposition Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031418 13.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031418 Strong Barça prove too tough for Brest; winning debut for Davis http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031417/Strong+Bar%c3%a7a+prove+too+tough+for+Brest%3b+winning+debut+for+Davis GROUP A REVIEW: Barça earn their fourth consecutive victory, 29:21 against Brest, while Veszprém win their second game in a row by the slightest of margins, 30:29, against Montpellier Sat, 13 Oct 2018 18:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031417 13.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031417 Kobenhavn win big in Nordic derby as Brest salvage first point http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031416/Kobenhavn+win+big+in+Nordic+derby+as+Brest+salvage+first+point GROUP B REVIEW: Danish side Kobenhavn had no problems beating IK Sävehof in Sweden, while Pauline Coatanea’s shot in the last seconds helped Brest snatch a point against Rostov Sat, 13 Oct 2018 16:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031416 13.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031416 BSV record biggest win ever; Chekhov and Sporting take second straight victories http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031415/BSV+record+biggest+win+ever%3b+Chekhov+and+Sporting+take+second+straight+victories GROUP C REVIEW: The Danish side set a new personal record in the VELUX EHF Champions League, with a 13-goal win against Besiktas, while Chekhovskie Medvedi and Sporting move up the table with wins over Metalurg and Presov Sat, 13 Oct 2018 16:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031415 13.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031415 MOTW: Skjern are confident to hand PSG first defeat http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031412/MOTW%3a+Skjern+are+confident+to+hand+PSG+first+defeat FEATURE: Skjern have lost no home game in the VELUX EHF Champions League since 2015, and they want to keep their streak going in the Match of the Week against unbeaten PSG on Sunday Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031412 12.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031412 Unbeaten PSG, Vardar and Szeged face difficult tests http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031409/Unbeaten+PSG%2c+Vardar+and+Szeged+face+difficult+tests GROUPS A/B PREVIEW: The last three teams with spotless records will be challenged this round, while David Davis leads Veszprém for the first time in Europe in a tough tie against Montpellier Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031409 12.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031409 Four teams strive to stay flawless http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031408/Four+teams+strive+to+stay+flawless GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Buducnost, Metz, Rostov and Kobenhavn want to add a second straight victory as the Women’s EHF Champions League goes into Round 2 this weekend Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031408 12.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031408 Blockbusters in Presov and Bucharest mark halfway point in Groups C/D http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031407/Blockbusters+in+Presov+and+Bucharest+mark+halfway+point+in+Groups+C%2fD GROUPS C/D PREVIEW: The last round of games in the first half of the group phase promises some exciting action as top teams meet each other Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031407 11.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031407 Tom’s Top Ten: Jerseys http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031404/Tom%e2%80%99s+Top+Ten%3a+Jerseys Tom's Top Ten: ehfTV commentator Tom Ó Brannagáin has a special focus on this season's 10th anniversary of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 as he recollects his memories from various points of view. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031404 11.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031404 Podravka host Györ with Group C lead at stake http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031403/Podravka+host+Gy%c3%b6r+with+Group+C+lead+at+stake GROUPS C/D PREVIEW: Both teams want to follow up on last week's win, while CSM travel to Bietigheim for their 50th match in the Women's EHF Champions Leagu Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031403 11.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031403 Flawless Löwen condemn Kristianstad to fifth consecutive loss http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031401/Flawless+L%c3%b6wen+condemn+Kristianstad+to+fifth+consecutive+loss GROUP A REVIEW: Rhein-Neckar Löwen had no trouble disposing of Kristianstad, as the German powerhouse led from start to finish to earn a 36:27 win Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:03:21 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031401 10.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031401 Coaching merry-go-round in full swing http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031398/Coaching+merry-go-round+in+full+swing FEATURE: There have been 106 coaching changes in the past decade at the 28 teams who are competing in this season’s VELUX EHF Champions League, including three after only four rounds in this season Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031398 10.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031398 The social side of handball: What happened last week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031400/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+What+happened+last+week FEATURE: This week’s social media round-up includes Stoilov and Kristopans the policemen, a tale of good karma and a bit of handball Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031400 10.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031400 Tranborg: “I can always find room for improvement” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031399/Tranborg%3a+%e2%80%9cI+can+always+find+room+for+improvement%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW: Apart from the 31:28 loss to Buducnost, Odense back Mette Tranborg was happy with her debut in the Women’s EHF Champions League. However, she can still find things she can improve Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031399 10.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031399 VELUX EHF Champions League goes pink on International Day of the Girl Child http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031387/VELUX+EHF+Champions+League+goes+pink+on+International+Day+of+the+Girl+Child NEWS REPORT: All Round 5 matches will draw attention to a campaign by charity partner Plan International to support girls in standing up for their rights Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031387 10.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031387 Gonzalez: “Work is more important than talent” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031397/Gonzalez%3a+%e2%80%9cWork+is+more+important+than+talent%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: New Paris Saint-Germain coach Raul Gonzalez shares his experience of managing a squad of stars and speaks about the challenge of making his mark on the VELUX EHF Champions League contenders Tue, 09 Oct 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031397 09.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031397 Löwen ready to roar again in Mannheim http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031395/L%c3%b6wen+ready+to+roar+again+in+Mannheim MIDWEEK PREVIEW: The German side have won both games on home court and look poised to extend their record against a struggling Kristianstad side Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031395 09.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031395 David Davis appointed as head coach in Veszprém http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031394/David+Davis+appointed+as+head+coach+in+Veszpr%c3%a9m NEWS REPORT: The three-time EHF Champions League winner takes over from Ljubomir Vranjes as the Hungarian side is trying to bounce back from a disappointing start to the season Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031394 09.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031394 Alex Dujshebaev and Maura Visser take best player awards http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031392/Alex+Dujshebaev+and+Maura+Visser+take+best+player+awards NEWS REPORT: As they were instrumental to this season’s early success of their respective clubs, Kielce and Bietigheim, the two back court players have been named EHF Players of the Month for September Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031392 09.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031392 Have Veszprém turned the tide? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031391/Have+Veszpr%c3%a9m+turned+the+tide%3f TALKING POINTS: Struggling champions, unbeaten teams, buzzer beaters: the VELUX EHF Champions League had it all in Round 4 Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031391 09.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031391 Rombel’s reign in Zaporozhye comes to an end http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031390/Rombel%e2%80%99s+reign+in+Zaporozhye+comes+to+an+end NEWS: Motor’s management decide to remove head coach Patrick Rombel after poor start to the season Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031390 09.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031390 Can anyone beat Györ? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031389/Can+anyone+beat+Gy%c3%b6r%3f TALKING POINTS: The Women's EHF Champions League 2018/19 is up and running, and after a feast of goals in Round 1, we take a look at the teams that are hot - and the teams that are not Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031389 08.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031389 Late goals and hard learning make it into best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031388/Late+goals+and+hard+learning+make+it+into+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: A roundup of the best quotes from players and coaches around the VELUX EHF Champions League during Round 4 Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031388 08.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031388 Zagreb test Skjern’s invincibility in deadlocked game http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031383/Zagreb+test+Skjern%e2%80%99s+invincibility+in+deadlocked+game GROUP B REVIEW: A game with eight lead changes could not be decided in the end, as Skjern and Zagreb shared the spoils Sun, 07 Oct 2018 18:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031383 07.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031383 Bjerringbro too strong for Metalurg http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031382/Bjerringbro+too+strong+for+Metalurg GROUP C REVIEW: A strong second-half performance helped Bjerringbro to defeat Metalurg and become joint leaders of the group with Sporting and Presov Sun, 07 Oct 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031382 07.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031382 Metz take first win against Larvik http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031379/Metz+take+first+win+against+Larvik GROUP A REVIEW: On their third attempt, Metz Handball managed to defeat Larvik HK in the Women's EHF Champions League, doing so in style. Sun, 07 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031379 07.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031379 Qualifiers Podravka surprise Thüringer with first-round win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031378/Qualifiers+Podravka+surprise+Th%c3%bcringer+with+first-round+win GROUP C REVIEW: Podravka are back on the handball map with a win over Thüringer HC. Sun, 07 Oct 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031378 07.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031378 Danyi begins his tenure with a win against Krim http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031377/Danyi+begins+his+tenure+with+a+win+against+Krim GROUP C REVIEW: The Gabor Danyi era at Gyor began with a comfortable 39:23 over Krim in the Women's EHF Champions League Sat, 06 Oct 2018 21:35:11 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031377 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031377 Elverum snatch win with Pettersen buzzer-beater http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031376/Elverum+snatch+win+with+Pettersen+buzzer-beater GROUP D REVIEW: Heartbreak at the death for Thun at home, while Leon hand Plock their first loss of the season Sat, 06 Oct 2018 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031376 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031376 Buducnost earn opening win against Danish debutants http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031375/Buducnost+earn+opening+win+against+Danish+debutants GROUP A REVIEW: Montenegrin champions Buducnost led all the way, opening Group A with a three-goal win over Danish Champions League debutants Odense HC Sat, 06 Oct 2018 21:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031375 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031375 Vipers and Bietigheim share the spoils after roller-coaster of a game. http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031374/Vipers+and+Bietigheim+share+the+spoils+after+roller-coaster+of+a+game. GROUP D REVIEW: A game with eight lead changes ultimately ended in a stalemate, as Vipers and Bietigheim drew, 27:27 Sat, 06 Oct 2018 20:40:07 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031374 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031374 Plucky Vardar see off the Löwen to preserve winning streak. http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031372/Plucky+Vardar+see+off+the+L%c3%b6wen+to+preserve+winning+streak. MOTW REVIEW: It took Vardar a while to get into their groove, but a flawless second half saw them earn their fourth win on the trot, 29:27, against Rhein-Neckar Löwen Sat, 06 Oct 2018 19:37:58 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031372 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031372 Dramatic finish sees Veszprem narrowly past Brest, champions lose again and Kielce survive scare http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031371/Dramatic+finish+sees+Veszprem+narrowly+past+Brest%2c+champions+lose+again+and+Kielce+survive+scare GROUP A REVIEW: Darko Djukic had a 7-metre throw saved by Roland Mikler in the last second, as Veszprem rallied past Brest, Montpellier lost away in Barcelona while Kielce beat Kristianstad Sat, 06 Oct 2018 17:02:59 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031371 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031371 Martin enjoys winning debut with Rostov as Kobenhavn edge out Brest http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031369/Martin+enjoys+winning+debut+with+Rostov+as+Kobenhavn+edge+out+Brest GROUP B REVIEW: Ambros Martin celebrated his first victory with his new team in the Women’s EHF Champions League, while Brest Bretagne are denied their maiden win in the competition by Kobenhavn Sat, 06 Oct 2018 13:21:39 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031369 06.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031369 Offensive masterclass powers CSM to winning start http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031368/Offensive+masterclass+powers+CSM+to+winning+start GROUP D REVIEW: With Cristina Neagu back at her best, CSM Bucuresti threw off the season in style, with a 36:31 win against FTC Fri, 05 Oct 2018 20:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031368 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031368 Leon look to shake up Group D against Plock http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031367/Leon+look+to+shake+up+Group+D+against+Plock GROUP C/D PREVIEW: Presov and Plock face two very different challenges as they aim to strengthen their grip on first place in their groups Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031367 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031367 Leynaud: “Györ is everything I expected it to be” http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031366/Leynaud%3a+%e2%80%9cGy%c3%b6r+is+everything+I+expected+it+to+be%e2%80%9d INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: We catch up with EHF FINAL4 2018 MVP Amandine Leynaud to find out how she is settling in with the defending champions in Hungary Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031366 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031366 Accambray on loan to Celje http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031365/Accambray+on+loan+to+Celje NEWS REPORT: RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko announce loan of French left back William Accambray from Veszprém Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031365 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031365 Champions Montpellier head to Barça in search of elusive points http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031364/Champions+Montpellier+head+to+Bar%c3%a7a+in+search+of+elusive+points GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Vardar will try to keep their record perfect in Match of the Week against Rhein-Neckar Löwen, while PSG and Szeged also have 100% records to defend Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031364 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031364 Adzic and Martin top list of Women’s Champions League tacticians http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031363/Adzic+and+Martin+top+list+of+Women%e2%80%99s+Champions+League+tacticians FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Which Women’s EHF Champions League team is led most effectively? What are the features of the best coaches in the competition? We take a look at who stands out on the bench Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031363 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031363 Daunting away debut awaits Odense http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031361/Daunting+away+debut+awaits+Odense GROUPS A/B PREVIEW: Odense head to Montenegro to face Buducnost in their very first match in the Women's EHF Champions League on Saturday Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031361 05.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031361 Six reasons why Vardar continue to impress in this season http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031358/Six+reasons+why+Vardar+continue+to+impress+in+this+season FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Secret Spanish ingredients, replacements rising to the challenge and lowered expectations – we look at the reasons HC Vardar appear to be as strong as ever. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031358 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031358 New race for the trophy begins http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031357/New+race+for+the+trophy+begins PRESS RELEASE: The 26th season of the Women's EHF Champions League starts a new exciting journey towards Budapest Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:04:34 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031357 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031357 Untested Danyi leads Györ in first Champions League clash http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031356/Untested+Danyi+leads+Gy%c3%b6r+in+first+Champions+League+clash GROUP C/D PREVIEW: Rookie Györ coach Gabor Danyi will have to make do without Nora Mørk in the first part of the season, while CSM have the toughest start in the competition Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031356 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031356 Which teams have the most attacking power? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031349/Which+teams+have+the+most+attacking+power%3f FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: With the start of the Women's EHF Champions League only one day away, let’s have a look at the five teams with the most firepower Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031349 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031349 Tickets for Women's EHF FINAL4 2019 go on sale 5 October http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031352/Tickets+for+Women%27s+EHF+FINAL4+2019+go+on+sale+5+October NEWS: Women's handball fans are advised to be quick on their feet this week, as the ticket sales for the Women's EHF FINAL4 2019 start on Friday, 5 October, with the chance for a special prize waiting for all early buyers Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031352 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031352 Metz eye first FINAL4 berth http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031347/Metz+eye+first+FINAL4+berth Women's EHF Champions League countdown: Metz Handball (FRA). The French side are going for their third straight quarter-final appearance, or even one step further Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031347 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031347 Flensburg end painful losing streak against Motor http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031351/Flensburg+end+painful+losing+streak+against+Motor GROUP B REVIEW: The German side avoided a maiden three-game VELUX EHF Champions League losing streak, after a flawless second half against Motor Thu, 04 Oct 2018 09:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031351 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031351 Frustration for Cocks as Dinamo snatch late win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031350/Frustration+for+Cocks+as+Dinamo+snatch+late+win GROUP D REVIEW: Romanian side recover from a four-goal deficit to claim a crucial victory in the race for a spot in the group’s two play-off places Thu, 04 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031350 04.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031350 Group matches feature 6 champions and 11 nations http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031348/Group+matches+feature+6+champions+and+11+nations FACTS AND FIGURES: With two days to go until the start of the group matches, here is all you need to know about the Women's EHF Champions League 2018/19 Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031348 03.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031348 Marta Tomac's return adds to Vipers' optimism http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031344/Marta+Tomac%27s+return+adds+to+Vipers%27+optimism Women's EHF Champions League Countdown: Vipers Kristiansand (NOR). Having snapped Larvik's dominance in the domestic league, the Norwegian champions are ambitious going into their European campaign Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031344 03.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031344 The five best defences in the new season http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031336/The+five+best+defences+in+the+new+season FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Ambros Martin may be gone from Györ, his legacy will surely be there to be seen, while other Women’s EHF Champions League contenders are beefing up on their defence Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031336 03.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031336 Györ dominate coaches' all-star team http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031343/Gy%c3%b6r+dominate+coaches%27+all-star+team FEATURE: The title holders from Hungary have got the most positions, but Rostov occupy both wings in the best team of the Women's EHF Champions League 2018/19, according to the coaches Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031343 02.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031343 Flensburg look to bounce back against Motor http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031342/Flensburg+look+to+bounce+back+against+Motor MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Two teams in need of a win meet in Group B, while Dinamo Bucuresti’s ambitions of Group D progression put to the test in Finland Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031342 02.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031342 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031341/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: Catch the best of the social media world in and around the VELUX EHF Champions League, featuring flossing, finishes and firings Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031341 02.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031341 Star-studded Brest aim for main round qualification http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031340/Star-studded+Brest+aim+for+main+round+qualification Women’s EHF Champions League countdown: Brest Bretagne Handball (FRA). With some of the biggest signings of the summer, Brest Bretagne have high hopes for the new season and beyond Tue, 02 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031340 02.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031340 Historic statistics after Round 3 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031339/Historic+statistics+after+Round+3 Talking points: The third round of the VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase is now over, with reigning champions in trouble and historic streaks amongst the things to talk about Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031339 01.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031339 Newcomers could give THC the edge http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031338/Newcomers+could+give+THC+the+edge Women's EHF Champions League countdown: Thüringer HC (GER). Three German internationals have bolstered the squad, which hopes to make a step ahead this season Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031338 01.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031338 Disappointing results see Vranjes out of Veszprém http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031337/Disappointing+results+see+Vranjes+out+of+Veszpr%c3%a9m NEWS REPORT: Veszprém and coach Ljubomir Vranjes go separate ways with immediate effect after the Hungarian side's back-to-back defeats in the VELUX EHF Champions League Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031337 01.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031337 Hurt egos and great experiences appear in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031333/Hurt+egos+and+great+experiences+appear+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: A roundup of the best quotes from players and coaches around the VELUX EHF Champions League during Round 3 Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031333 01.10.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031333 Eduarda Amorim Taleska extends her contract with Győr http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031332/Eduarda+Amorim+Taleska+extends+her+contract+with+Gy%c5%91r INTERVIEW: Brazilian player set to end her career in Győri Audi ETO KC as the left back accepted the offer from the Hungarian team with 2 years’ extension. Sun, 30 Sep 2018 21:18:35 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031332 30.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031332 Alex Dujshebaev-led Kielce inflict more pain on Montpellier http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031331/Alex+Dujshebaev-led+Kielce+inflict+more+pain+on+Montpellier GROUP A REVIEW: Title-holders Montpellier crashed to their third consecutive loss - 29:26 - after Kielce led from start to finish Sun, 30 Sep 2018 21:12:41 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031331 30.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031331 Elverum grab first points after win over Leon http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031330/Elverum+grab+first+points+after+win+over+Leon GROUP D REVIEW: Tine Poklar inspires Elverum to a fine win over strong Leon Sun, 30 Sep 2018 20:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031330 30.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031330 Nantes stop Skjern’s offence to take first two points http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031329/Nantes+stop+Skjern%e2%80%99s+offence+to+take+first+two+points GROUP B REVIEW: 2017/18 runners-up Nantes get first victory, Celje celebrate change of coach with success, Szeged keep perfect record Sun, 30 Sep 2018 19:42:29 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031329 30.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031329 Presov make it three in a row to top Group C http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031328/Presov+make+it+three+in+a+row+to+top+Group+C GROUP C REVIEW: A solid Tatran Presov produced a strong second half to take their third successive VELUX EHF Champions League win of the year Sun, 30 Sep 2018 19:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031328 30.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031328 Hard times coming for FTC? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031327/Hard+times+coming+for+FTC%3f Women’s EHF Champions League countdown: FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria (HUN). Without key players this season, another opportunity to play in their home city for the FINAL4 could go missing again. Sun, 30 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031327 30.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031327 Paris take third victory in Zagreb http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031325/Paris+take+third+victory+in+Zagreb GROUP B REVIEW: Zagreb couldn’t do anything to stop last year’s semi-finalists Paris tonight. Paris are now top of the table with the maximum of six points. Sat, 29 Sep 2018 23:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031325 29.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031325 Experience added to ambitious Montenegrin powerhouse http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031326/Experience+added+to+ambitious+Montenegrin+powerhouse Women’s EHF Champions League countdown: Buducnost (MNE). After failing to make the FINAL4 last season with one of their youngest-ever teams, coach Dragan Adzic has added some much-needed experience Sat, 29 Sep 2018 21:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031326 29.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031326 Barça show no mercy, Vardar draw first blood against Veszprém http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031324/Bar%c3%a7a+show+no+mercy%2c+Vardar+draw+first+blood+against+Veszpr%c3%a9m GROUP A REVIEW: Barça Lassa demolished IFK Kristianstad in the Match of the Week, while Vardar won their first match against Veszprém Sat, 29 Sep 2018 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031324 29.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031324 Besiktas earn win against Medvedi while Silkeborg beat leaders Sporting http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031323/Besiktas+earn+win+against+Medvedi+while+Silkeborg+beat+leaders+Sporting GROUP C REVIEW: Besiktas had to work hard to win against Chekhovskie Medvedi as Silkeborg inflicted Sporting's first defeat of the season Sat, 29 Sep 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031323 29.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031323 Four teams look to preserve their 100% record http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031322/Four+teams+look+to+preserve+their+100%25+record GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Barça Lassa will hope to continue their pleasant form while visiting Kristianstad for the MOTW, while Vardar, PSG, Szeged and Skjern put their 100% records on the line Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:31:56 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031322 28.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031322 High anticipation in Lisbon as leaders take on group favourites http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031321/High+anticipation+in+Lisbon+as+leaders+take+on+group+favourites GROUP C/D PREVIEW: Sporting CP and TATRAN play to remain unbeaten after this weekend, Elverum hungry for points Fri, 28 Sep 2018 14:39:08 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031321 28.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031321 Bombac: It feels like I have returned home http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031314/Bombac%3a+It+feels+like+I+have+returned+home INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: Dean Bombac is back at Szeged, the club where he enjoyed his best season in the VELUX EHF Champions League, and he believes the Hungarian champions have what it takes to reach Cologne Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031314 28.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031314 A new set of ambitions for bolstered CSM http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031317/A+new+set+of+ambitions+for+bolstered+CSM WOMEN’S EHF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE COUNTDOWN: CSM Bucuresti (ROU). It was another tumultuous summer for CSM, who replaced their coach and added some Balkan spice to their team. But with some big-name new arrivals, the Romanian powerhouse maintain their lofty goals Fri, 28 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031317 28.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031317 New coach as Sävehof return with main round goals http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031316/New+coach+as+S%c3%a4vehof+return+with+main+round+goals Women’s EHF Champions League Countdown: IK Sävehof (SWE). After reclaiming the Swedish title during their season away from international handball, Sävehof are back and hoping to reach the main round under the guidance of new coach Rasmus Overby Thu, 27 Sep 2018 15:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031316 27.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031316 Celje part ways with coach Tamse; Ocvirk named replacement http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031315/Celje+part+ways+with+coach+Tamse%3b+Ocvirk+named+replacement NEWS: Defeat in a Slovenian league match on Wednesday signalled the end of Branko Tamse’s five-year spell as coach. Tomaz Ocvirk has been announced as his replacement Thu, 27 Sep 2018 13:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031315 27.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031315 Rough start or something more serious for last year’s finalists? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031313/Rough+start+or+something+more+serious+for+last+year%e2%80%99s+finalists%3f FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Both Nantes and Montpellier are struggling to recapture last year's form, but what lies behind the worst start for any finalist since the VELUX EHF FINAL4 was implemented Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031313 27.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031313 Podravka want more after qualifying the hard way http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031312/Podravka+want+more+after+qualifying+the+hard+way Women’s EHF Champions League Countdown: HC Podravka Vegeta (CRO). The small Croatian city with a long handball tradition is home to top flight handball again and the club have no plans on making it a short return to the big time Wed, 26 Sep 2018 22:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031312 26.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031312 Ambitious Kobenhavn out to learn http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031306/Ambitious+Kobenhavn+out+to+learn Women’s EHF Champions League Countdown: Kobenhavn Handball (DEN). Newcomers Kobenhavn are here to learn at first, but have an eye on the big prize Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031306 25.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031306 Buoyant Brest face tough trip to Germany http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031305/Buoyant+Brest+face+tough+trip+to+Germany MIDWEEK PREVIEW: On the back of beating the champions, the Belarusian club face a midweek clash against wounded Löwen in Group A, while four Group D sides face-off Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031305 25.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031305 Elverum take coaching development to a new level http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031304/Elverum+take+coaching+development+to+a+new+level FEATURE: During the Group D match against Orlen Wisla Plock, Elverum coach Mikael Apelgren's words on the bench were transmitted to Norwegian national coach Christian Berge as a further step in the cooperation between the two coaches Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031304 25.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031304 Fascinating facts from the first two rounds http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031303/Fascinating+facts+from+the+first+two+rounds TALKING POINTS: The new season of the VELUX EHF Champions League is getting into its stride. The second round of the group phase is now in the bag and with it some interesting facts and figures emerged Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031303 25.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031303 Defeated praise the victors in best quotes of the week http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031302/Defeated+praise+the+victors+in+best+quotes+of+the+week TOP 5 QUOTES: A roundup of the best quotes from players and coaches around the VELUX EHF Champions League during Round 2 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031302 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031302 Vardar and Skjern to host Round 4 and 5 MOTWs http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031301/Vardar+and+Skjern+to+host+Round+4+and+5+MOTWs NEWS REPORT: Vardar will host Löwen in the Match of the Week in Round 4, before Skjern and PSG’s clash in Denmark takes centre stage in Round 5 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031301 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031301 Last-minute plan changes and bright young talents http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031300/Last-minute+plan+changes+and+bright+young+talents Women's EHF Champions League countdown: RK Krim Mercator (SLO). The perennial Slovenian champions had some disruptions in the preparation phase but aim to be as competitive as possible in their 24th Champions League campaign Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031300 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031300 Plock survive Elverum test with strong second half http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031291/Plock+survive+Elverum+test+with+strong+second+half GROUP D REVIEW: Polish side pushed all the way in Norway, but hold out for an important win which puts them clear at the top of VELUX EHF Champions League Group D Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031291 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031291 Flawless second half sees Besiktas cruise past Metalurg http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031294/Flawless+second+half+sees+Besiktas+cruise+past+Metalurg GROUP D REVIEW: Metalurg collapsed in the second half, as Besiktas recorded their first win of the season, 30:22 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:07:23 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031294 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031294 Motor cannot find the answer to Skjern's home form http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031296/Motor+cannot+find+the+answer+to+Skjern%27s+home+form GROUP B REVIEW: Another win in Denmark for Skjern sees their unbeaten home run in the VELUX EHF Champions League stretch to 10 matches, as Motor return home empty-handed Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:06:29 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031296 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031296 Impressive Corrales helps Paris secure 30th unbeaten home match http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031295/Impressive+Corrales+helps+Paris+secure+30th+unbeaten+home+match GROUP B REVIEW: Paris Saint-Germain secure their second VELUX EHF Champions League win of the season, but the 33:21 score against Celje does not tell the whole story. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031295 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031295 Sego and Bodo help Szeged overcome deficit to beat Nantes http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031293/Sego+and+Bodo+help+Szeged+overcome+deficit+to+beat+Nantes GROUP B REVIEW: Szeged seize victory from Nantes’ grasp in the VELUX EHF Champions League thanks to outstanding second half performances in Hungary. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031293 24.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031293 Rebuilding Larvik hope to create an upset http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031284/Rebuilding+Larvik+hope+to+create+an+upset Women’s EHF Champions League countdown: Larvik HK (NOR). Once again, Larvik will play the EHF Champions League Group Matches, but the once-so-dominant Norwegian club do not enter the season as domestic champions Sun, 23 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031284 23.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031284 Leon stay strong to push past Dinamo http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031290/Leon+stay+strong+to+push+past+Dinamo GROUP D REVIEW: The Spanish side are still unbeaten after two rounds, thanks to a 31:28 win against Dinamo to wrap up Saturday’s big day of VELUX EHF Champions League matches Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031290 22.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031290 Defence powers Brest to Match of the Week win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031289/Defence+powers+Brest+to+Match+of+the+Week+win GROUP A REVIEW: The defending champions Montpellier lose their second match of two so far in the season, as they are defeated in Belarus in the Match of the Week Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031289 22.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031289 Dominant Vardar take second win; stunning comeback powers Kielce past Löwen http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031288/Dominant+Vardar+take+second+win%3b+stunning+comeback+powers+Kielce+past+L%c3%b6wen GROUP A REVIEW: Vardar dispose of Kristianstad, the Polish champions pull off an incredible comeback, and Barça continue their impressive series versus Veszprém Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031288 22.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031288 Sporting snatch two points in Chekhov; Presov take points off Bjerringbro http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031287/Sporting+snatch+two+points+in+Chekhov%3b+Presov+take+points+off+Bjerringbro GROUP C REVIEW: Carlos Ruesga’s shot in the last second secures Sporting CP their second straight victory, while solid TATRAN surprise Bjerringbro Sat, 22 Sep 2018 17:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031287 22.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031287 Top arrivals, a dominant qualification and long-term hopes for the FINAL4 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031283/Top+arrivals%2c+a+dominant+qualification+and+long-term+hopes+for+the+FINAL4 Women’s EHF Champions League countdown: SG BBM Bietigheim (GER). With an initial goal to repeat last year’s success and rank among the 12 best teams, Bietigheim are out to make a mark in their second Champions League season Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031283 22.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031283 Presov and BSV want to build on winning start http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031286/Presov+and+BSV+want+to+build+on+winning+start GROUP C/D PREVIEW: The two early leaders in Group C go head to head in Round 2, while Plock travel to Elverum in Group D Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031286 21.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031286 Montpellier and Barca hope to avoid negative record http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031285/Montpellier+and+Barca+hope+to+avoid+negative+record GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Powerhouses Montpellier and Barcelona aim to avoid their second losses of the season in Round 2, while PSG look to extend their perfect multi-season home record Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031285 21.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031285 Martin needs time and patience at Rostov http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031278/Martin+needs+time+and+patience+at+Rostov Women’s EHF Champions League countdown: Rostov-Don (RUS). With new coach Ambros Martin, Rostov hope to be one of the most dangerous sides in the competition again, despite the loss of some key players over the summer Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031278 21.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031278 Draw denies Thun and Cocks historic first win http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031280/Draw+denies+Thun+and+Cocks+historic+first+win GROUP D REVIEW: Cocks see a four-goal lead disappear for the second week in a row as a much-improved second half performance gives Wacker a point Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031280 20.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031280 Motor happy to return home http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031276/Motor+happy+to+return+home FEATURE: For many years Zaporozhye had to play their home matches in other Ukrainian cities so they are pleased to have moved to the renovated Yunost arena now Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031276 20.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031276 Confident debutants want to make an impact http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031275/Confident+debutants+want+to+make+an+impact Women's EHF Champions League Countdown: Odense HC (DEN). The team from Hans Christian Andersen's hometown dreams big ahead of its maiden season in Europe's top flight Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031275 20.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031275 Powerful offensive trio drives Zagreb to victory http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031274/Powerful+offensive+trio+drives+Zagreb+to+victory GROUP B REVIEW: After beating last season's finalists Nantes in Round 1, Flensburg-Handewitt suffer a setback as the visitors from Croatia clinch their first two points of the season Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031274 19.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031274 Strlek: "I came to a great club with high ambitions" http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031273/Strlek%3a+%22I+came+to+a+great+club+with+high+ambitions%22 INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: After facing his former club, Kielce, in the new season's first Match of the Week, Veszprém left wing Manuel Strlek talks to ehfCL.com about his ambitions with the Hungarian club Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031273 19.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031273 Danyi believes in Györ success with his own approach http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031271/Danyi+believes+in+Gy%c3%b6r+success+with+his+own+approach Women’s EHF Champions League Countdown: Defending champions Györi Audi ETO KC have a new coach and three major changes in the squad, but these changes will not distract them from their goal of claiming yet another title Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031271 19.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031271 Momentous first victory on the line in Thun http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031267/Momentous+first+victory+on+the+line+in+Thun MIDWEEK PREVIEW: Buric twins set to face off when Flensburg welcome Zagreb, while Wacker and Cocks are on the hunt for their first VELUX EHF Champions League win Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031267 19.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031267 Official travel and ticket partners for VELUX EHF FINAL4 announced http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031268/Official+travel+and+ticket+partners+for+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4+announced NEWS: With over 8,000 tickets already sold, those unlucky enough not yet to have secured their place in the LANXESS arena in Cologne on 1-2 June 2019 get another chance now Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031268 18.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031268 Flensburg in flying form ahead of Buric brothers’ battle http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031266/Flensburg+in+flying+form+ahead+of+Buric+brothers%e2%80%99+battle FEATURE: Flensburg put their nightmares of France behind them at Nantes and can now look forward to Zagreb on Wednesday, where goalkeeper Benjamin Buric will face his twin brother Senjamin Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031266 18.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031266 The social side of handball: last week in review http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031265/The+social+side+of+handball%3a+last+week+in+review FEATURE: Beautiful goals, a hat-trick from a goalkeeper, a family connection in Kielce and Cristina Neagu helping to clean a natural delta in Bucharest. Everything is documented on social media Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031265 18.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031265 Unhappy 2017/18 finalists make for quality post-game quotes http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031264/Unhappy+2017%2f18+finalists+make+for+quality+post-game+quotes TOP FIVE QUOTES: From the mixed zone to the press conference, here are the best quotes after an emotional first round of VELUX EHF Champions League clashes Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031264 17.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031264 Long-awaited CL action returns with a bang http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031263/Long-awaited+CL+action+returns+with+a+bang TALKING POINTS: Finally, a new season of the VELUX EHF Champions League has started – and the first matches did not disappoint! Let’s look at some of the highlights of the first round Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031263 17.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031263 Plock cruise to victory in first Group D outing http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031261/Plock+cruise+to+victory+in+first+Group+D+outing GROUP D REVIEW: Mlakar on fire as new-look Polish side open their VELUX EHF Champions League season with a 10-goal victory over Wacker Thun Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031261 16.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031261 Brilliant Skjern and Flensburg take opening wins http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031260/Brilliant+Skjern+and+Flensburg+take+opening+wins GROUP B REVIEW: Skjern take the points from a thriller in Celje, Flensburg upset Nantes at home, and Szeged squeeze a win over Zagreb Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031260 16.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031260 Record-setting win moves Bjerringbro to top of Group C http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031259/Record-setting+win+moves+Bjerringbro+to+top+of+Group+C GROUP C REVIEW: An impressive 14-goal outing from wing Johan a Plogv Hansen powers Bjerringbro-Silkeborg to a commanding victory, 39:28, against Chekhovskie Medvedi Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031259 16.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031259 Vardar goalkeeper Milosavljev shines on debut http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031258/Vardar+goalkeeper+Milosavljev+shines+on+debut INTERVIEW: 22-year-old shotstopper shares his thoughts on a memorable European debut, which saw Vardar beat defending champions Montpellier Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:52:40 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031258 16.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031258 Fantastic Chupryna earns Presov comfortable win, Sporting take victory on home soil http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031257/Fantastic+Chupryna+earns+Presov+comfortable+win%2c+Sporting+take+victory+on+home+soil GROUP C REVIEW: Igor Chupryna shines to help Presov secure a fine win over Besitkas, before Sporting CP cruise to a big victory over Metalurg Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:17:17 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031257 15.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031257 Veszprém make undermanned Kielce pay at the buzzer http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031256/Veszpr%c3%a9m+make+undermanned+Kielce+pay+at+the+buzzer GROUP A REVIEW: Veszprém defeat Kielce in the season’s first Match of the Week, HC Vardar overthrow the defending champions, Brest come from behind to beat IFK Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031256 15.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031256 Tom's Top Ten http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031253/Tom%27s+Top+Ten TOM'S BLOG: Asking himself the question: "If I were a coach, what would I look for in my players?," ehfTV.com commentator Tom Ó Brannagáin comes up with 10 answers. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031253 14.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031253 Presov and Wacker Thun ready for return to group phase http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031254/Presov+and+Wacker+Thun+ready+for+return+to+group+phase GROUP C/D PREVIEW: Group C gets underway on Saturday with action from Lisbon to Istanbul attracting fans from all over Europe, while Plock and Wacker Thun wrap up Round 1 for Group D on Sunday Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031254 14.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031254 Veszprém take on Kielce in must-see throwback to 2016 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031252/Veszpr%c3%a9m+take+on+Kielce+in+must-see+throwback+to+2016 GROUP A/B PREVIEW: Hungary hosts the first Match of the Week while the last two VELUX EHF Champions League winners go head to head in France Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031252 14.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031252 Simonet: Montpellier looking to new season humble and motivated http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031244/Simonet%3a+Montpellier+looking+to+new+season+humble+and+motivated INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK: FINAL4 2018 MVP Diego Simonet talks about Montpellier’s dream victory, the upcoming season and the challenges that come with taking the court as defending champions Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031244 13.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031244 Coaches choose Sterbik, Gonzalez and Veszprém Arena http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031245/Coaches+choose+Sterbik%2c+Gonzalez+and+Veszpr%c3%a9m+Arena FEATURE: The coaches of the 28 2018/19 group phase teams have selected their favourite Champions League players, coaches and arenas. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031245 13.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031245 Löwen resist Barça comeback to win maiden game http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031248/L%c3%b6wen+resist+Bar%c3%a7a+comeback+to+win+maiden+game GROUP A REVIEW: Despite a fightback by Barça Lassa Rhein-Neckar Löwen took the win in their first VELUX EHF Champions League match this season Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031248 12.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031248 Paris secure comfortable win in Group B opener http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031247/Paris+secure+comfortable+win+in+Group+B+opener GROUP B REVIEW: Last year's semi-finalists got their 2018/19 VELUX EHF Champions League campaign off to a perfect start against Motor Zaporozhye Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031247 12.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031247 Leon comeback denies historic Cocks victory http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031249/Leon+comeback+denies+historic+Cocks+victory GROUP D REVIEW: All-square in the opening match in Finland, while it is third time lucky for Dinamo against Elverum Wed, 12 Sep 2018 20:40:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031249 12.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031249 Historic occasion in Finland marks season start http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031241/Historic+occasion+in+Finland+marks+season+start MIDWEEK GROUP D PREVIEW: Cocks welcome Ademar Leon to Riihimäki for their VELUX EHF Champions League Group Phase debut on Wednesday Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031241 11.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031241 Classic match throws off Group A http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031240/Classic+match+throws+off+Group+A MIDWEEK GROUPS A/B PREVIEW: The game between Rhein-Neckar Löwen and Barça Lassa highlights the start of the VELUX EHF Champions League on Wednesday Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031240 11.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031240 New coach, same target for PSG http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031202/New+coach%2c+same+target+for+PSG VELUX EHF Champions League countdown: Paris Saint-Germain HB (FRA). After a change on the coaching bench, the French powerhouse finally wants to lift the trophy Tue, 11 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031202 11.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031202 20 nations, 6 former champions and 1 debutant http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031239/20+nations%2c+6+former+champions+and+1+debutant FACTS AND FIGURES: With the throw-off only one day away, here are the most important numbers prior to the start of the 26th season of the VELUX EHF Champions League Tue, 11 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031239 11.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031239 Champions Montpellier lead power ranking http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031238/Champions+Montpellier+lead+power+ranking NEWS REPORT: The French side's settled squad is regarded a recipe for success ahead of the VELUX EHF Champions League's opening round Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031238 10.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031238 Homecoming star bolsters Tatran http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031180/Homecoming+star+bolsters+Tatran VELUX EHF Champions League countdown: Tatran Presov (SVK). With an almost unchanged squad, the Slovakian side aim high in two international competitions. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031180 10.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031180 Which club has the best bench? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031237/Which+club+has+the+best+bench%3f FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Even the strongest team needs a great backup, so let’s have a look at the VELUX EHF Champions League participants with the best substitutes available Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031237 10.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031237 Flawless Bietigheim cruise into group matches http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031232/Flawless+Bietigheim+cruise+into+group+matches QUALIFICATION GROUP 1 REVIEW: German runners-up book their ticket to the Women’s EHF Champions League Group Matches in style against Lublin Sun, 09 Sep 2018 22:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031232 09.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031232 Podravka hold nerve against Craiova to earn group berth http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031231/Podravka+hold+nerve+against+Craiova+to+earn+group+berth QUALIFICATION GROUP 2 REVIEW: SCM Craiova let a five-goal advantage slip as Podravka Vegeta return to the group matches for the first time in three years Sun, 09 Sep 2018 21:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031231 09.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031231 Szeged want to build on momentum http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031164/Szeged+want+to+build+on+momentum VELUX EHF Champions League Countdown: MOL-Pick Szeged (HUN). After taking the Hungarian championship last season, Szeged have ambitious plans in Europe Sun, 09 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031164 09.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031164 Podravka, Craiova ease into final with big wins http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031229/Podravka%2c+Craiova+ease+into+final+with+big+wins QUALIFICATION GROUP 2 REVIEW: It will be Croatia vs Romania for a place in the Women's EHF Champions League Group Matches after both favourites comfortably won their respective semi-finals Sat, 08 Sep 2018 18:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031229 08.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031229 Hosts Lublin set up final against Bietigheim http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031228/Hosts+Lublin+set+up+final+against+Bietigheim QUALIFICATION GROUP 1 REVIEW: The Polish side will meet last season's main round contenders from Germany for a spot in the Women's EHF Champions League Group Matches Sat, 08 Sep 2018 17:50:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031228 08.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031228 Kielce surrounded by lots of questions http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031162/Kielce+surrounded+by+lots+of+questions VELUX EHF Champions League Countdown: PGE Vive Kielce (POL). While the Polish champions reached at least the quarter-final in each of the past three seasons, they face some issues this time Sat, 08 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031162 08.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031162 LANXESS arena takes first place in global ranking http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031226/LANXESS+arena+takes+first+place+in+global+ranking NEWS REPORT: The home of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 in Cologne hosted more than 100 top-level events in the first half of 2018 Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031226 08.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031226 Podravka seek return to Europe’s top flight http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031225/Podravka+seek+return+to+Europe%e2%80%99s+top+flight FEATURE: After failing in qualification for two straight seasons, the Croatian side wants to earn a place in the Women’s EHF Champions League Group Matches as hosts of one of the qualification tournaments Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031225 07.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031225 Bietigheim's star keeps rising http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031224/Bietigheim%27s+star+keeps+rising FEATURE: The German runners-up want to start another European journey in the continental top flight by qualifying for the group matches this weekend Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031224 07.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031224 Who has the best goalkeeper duo? http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031223/Who+has+the+best+goalkeeper+duo%3f FIRST-HAND INSIGHT: Even the best team won’t win the VELUX EHF Champions League if their man between the posts isn’t good enough, so here are the top 10 teams with the strongest goalkeepers Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031223 07.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031223 Secure your tickets for the 10th anniversary of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031221/Secure+your+tickets+for+the+10th+anniversary+of+the+VELUX+EHF+FINAL4 NEWS REPORT: Make sure you book your place at the big birthday party in June Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:27:23 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031221 07.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031221 Finding the way back to the top http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031161/Finding+the+way+back+to+the+top VELUX EHF Champions League Countdown: Telekom Veszprém HC (HUN). After being defeated in the Last 16 and losing the domestic league title to Szeged, Veszprém are highly motivated to do better Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031161 07.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031161 Croatia hosts quartet of group match hopefuls http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031220/Croatia+hosts+quartet+of+group+match+hopefuls QUALIFICATION GROUP 2 PREVIEW: Hosts Podravka and EHF Cup champions Craiova are the favourites in the fight for one spot in the Women’s EHF Champions League Group Matches this weekend Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:20:00 GMT http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031220 07.09.2018 http://www.eurohandball.com/article/031220