31/07/2020 - Jos Thoné has dominated the competition over the last two weekens, with national victories in the zone in Montélimar, Agen, La Souterraine and Limoges, and provincial first prizes in Limburg in Montélimar, Agen and Limoges, all over the course of just two weekends.
22/05/2020 - Jos Thoné from As in Limburg is one of those fanciers that can easily adapt to different times and different seasons. This has been the order of the day since his debut season back in 1991. Throughout this crisis, the grandmaster has come up with solutions like no one else can!
07/03/2020 - Grandmaster Jos Thoné has been a leading name in pigeon racing for quite a number of years now. His team competes in every type of race, ranging from sprint to extreme long distance, from the local race from Mettet (102km) Limburg all the way to the Barcelona classic (1,108km).
11/02/2020 - As most of you know, the world famous sprint pigeon 'Avril' (BE03-5071209) of Jos Then from As died in November 2019. Her 'in memoriam' reads like an incredible list of achievements in the sprint and the breeding loft.
19/01/2021 - Am Sonntag, 17. Januar endeten diese Versteigerungen: Rino Verheye, Team Van Oss, Marc De Cock, Derek Rooney, Depasse-Lardenoye, Alfons Klaas, Maxim & Xavier Thoné, Pipa Elite Center, Arie Dijkstra, G&H Calis & Performance Pigeon Auction.
20/01/2020 - KBDB-Limburg organiseerde een geslaagde kampioenenviering in Zonhoven. Met 245 couverts zat zaal De Kwint afgeladen vol, maar toch verliep de bediening van het voortreffelijke eten van de Waalse traiteur opvallend vlot. Gert Rondags uit Grote-Spouwen werd algemeen kampioen, de plaatsen 2 en 3 zijn voor Team Thoné uit As.
30/07/2019 - Good times for Team Thoné from As, Limburg, as they continue to win first prizes at club, provincial and zonal level. To add to that, this renowned loft has also gained a top placing in the provincial ranking for both Aurillac and Libourne.
07/07/2019 - The weekend of 22nd of June was an absolute success for Team Thoné: a 1st National Argenton Zone C, an 8th Prov. Montauban and a 14th National Pau Zone C. They win an additional 8 first prizes in Mettet and Soissons, adding to an impressive 2019 palmares: 28 first prizes over 100 to 840km.
10/04/2019 - Grandmaster Jos Thoné from As in Belgian Limburg continues to be one of our sport's leading names both in Belgium and at international level. He has always been a trendsetter, and he has been a top level player every single season since his debut in 1991.
20/11/2018 - Thoné Xavier & Maxim kroonden zich zopas tot algemeen kampioen KBDB-Limburg. Grote patron van de succesformatie uit het Limburgse As is Jos Thoné, die een uitgekiend team rond zich heeft geschaard.
04/08/2016 - They had already won a 1st Provincial Agen yearlings and Chalon-sur-Saône yearlings earlier this season, and the Thoné pigeon breed has now won a well deserved national victory old birds in the closing race from Tulle, with the fastest pigeon overall of 13,423 pigeons. It was already their 42nd first prize this season. Well done!