01/02/2019 - La Colombe Joyeuse hands out their prestigious Europe Cup every season, and the 2018 edition was dominated by Dutch and Franch fanciers: places one and two go to Dutchmen Batenburg Van de Merwe and Jos Martens, with Frenchman Joél Thorel finishing in third place.
05/10/2018 - For the second year in a row PIPA attended the highly enjoyable Krakus One Loft Race, one of Poland's most important races. About 60 per cent of the birds reached the final on 8 September, in which the Belgian partnership Team Koningshoeve, consisting of Stefan Steenbergen and Benny De Kerf, claimed the win.
11/06/2018 - Met de vlucht van Pau op 22 juni 2018 start naar goede gewoonte het jaarlijkse Euro Diamond Pigeon-kampioenschap. Inschrijven is eenvoudig en goedkoop: €10 voor 2018 of €50 voor een vijfjarenlidkaart voor de periode 2018-2022.
05/04/2018 - Tenerife, the island of eternal spring, hosted the 13th edition of the final of the Derby Arona One Loft Race. The pigeons, all in great form, were basketed on Wednesday 21st of March. They were well prepared for the final race, having covered 1500km across 25 races.
01/03/2018 - The final of the yearling race from the Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race will take place on 30th of June 2018 instead of 7th July 2018. This changement was made in order to avoid a double booking with the Barcelona race 2018.
28/02/2018 - The well-known Romanian fancier Danut Bacalu from Team Family Bacalu has been performing excellently in one loft races and studying their strengths and weaknesses since 2012. After working on his project for two years, he has now launched the Europa Master Pigeons One Loft Race.
21/01/2017 - Due to the improved weather conditions the 9th edition of Thailand One Loft Race 2016 was rescheduled on Saturday 14 January 2017, a day earlier than planned. The pigeons were liberated in the west end of Nan close to the bordering Prae Province, almost directly north of Bangkok, for the final race of 500 km to Bangkok.
02/12/2016 - The KBDB published the preliminary ranking for the Olympiad Pigeons in the sports category this evening. The top-three of each category is to represent their country in the upcoming Olympiad in Brussels. Any complaints can be sent in until 9th of December.
05/10/2016 - The Costa del Sol One Loft Race in Malaga, Spain was held on Saturday 1 October. 465 birds were liberated at 9AM in Hervas (Extremadura) for a tough race of 425 km in hot and humid weather conditions with almost no wind blowing. A bird of Mr. Karl Heinz Wichert (Germany) won the race with a 53-minute lead on his closest opponent.
18/05/2016 - PIPA agent for Canada and the USA Andy Larentzakis moved to Florida in 2015. Not only did he move his entire breeding and racing loft, he also worked feverishly to complete the construction of his modern one loft facility. From that loft, the first edition of Big Andy's One Loft Challenge was held. A very successful one.
11/05/2016 - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be the host to a new pigeon race in the eastern city of Safwa in February 2017, the Al Safa One Loft Race organised by Taqy Al Yousif. The first 25 birds to arrive home after a 350 km final race can split the total prize money of 111,000 Saudi Arabian Riyal (around 25,000 euros or 30,000 USD).
25/04/2016 - Poland has a new one loft race called WG Poker. It is a small-scale project with only around 200 pigeons housing the lofts in the town of Nowe Miasto. "Therefore, only those invited can participate", says race organiser Przemek Wiktorowicz, who will also organise family events around the lofts to turn pigeon racing into a family affair.
22/04/2016 - Africa’s most majestic destination beckons! Global pigeon fanciers are stirring with excitement with news that Victoria Falls, one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, is the sublime Southern African location for a new US$700,000 one-loft race series in 2016/17.
21/03/2016 - The final of the 2016 Derby Arona race was flown on Friday 18 March. In sunny weather, 490 birds were released for a race distance of 275 km. After having flown nearly three hours, Lee Ray arrived as first of the flock and won the gold medal for Austrian fancier Beniamin Neag. UK fanciers Team Well Wag and Mark Gilbert won silver and bronze.