24/01/2018 - The final race of the Thailand Grand Pigeon Race, one of the world's prestigious one loft races, was held recently. It was a bird of the Belgian-Thai partnership Veulemans-Techavichian who won the tough race from Nongkai with an average velocity of 1,052 mpm, already the second win for Teerapol Techavichian after he won along side Jos Thoné.
20/06/2017 - The Asociación Iberolatinoamericana de Colombofilia (AILAC) was founded to build and improve relationships between Spanish-speaking pigeon countries across the world. The organisation has recently launched a new international competition ranking the best birds in the Iberian and several Latin-American countries in one single championship.
14/04/2017 - The 2017 final of the Derby Arona, one of Europe's biggest one loft races, was held on Friday 24 March. This year's race was won by Team Leyen-Segers-Paloma Racing from Belgium, making it their second victory in three years' time after having taken the first prize in 2015.
27/01/2017 - On Saturday 28 January the final race of the new Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race was held. At 6.15am 413 pigeons were liberated for a race of 415 km. The weather conditions along the race path: cloudy sky with some sunny intervals and no wind.
16/01/2017 - The final race of the first edition of the Pattaya International Pigeon Race (PIPR), a Thai one loft race, was held on 7 January 2017. The birds were liberated in Udon Thani for a race of 530 kilometres. It was the Thai fancier and business man Mike Sadawut Taechaubol who eventually won the race, and that in his first year of pigeon racing!
08/02/2013 - From the 29th of November 2012 till the 2nd of December 2012 the National Days took place in Tirgu Mures, a quite big city with 160,000 inhabitants situated northeast of the Romanian capital Bucresti (Bucharest).
08/08/2012 - Although the submission of results at the Bruges Barcelonaclub is still allowed, it is more than clear that this year's title of Primus Inter Pares, or the best Barcelona bird between 2008 and 2012, will go to Jos Cleeren from Zepperen (Limburg, BE)!
12/07/2012 - Danny Van Dyck from Putte (Belgium) has won the one loft race in Mira (Portugal). His pigeon arrived about a minute earlier than the second and third pigeon. The top 3 had a big lead of over 30 minutes over their first pursuers.
10/12/2011 - It is with renewed pride that Mira once again receives the International Pigeon Fancier Championships. These are the result of a good partnership between the City Council, the International Pigeon Fanciers Federation and the Portuguese Pigeon Fanciers Federation.