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.
09/02/2017 - Pigeons usually have ten primaries. However, exceptions with eleven primaries occur. The way in which this feature is inherited, has been unravelled after fifteen years of research and almost 500 test results. The expression of this characteristic is based on three genes, acting together.
14/02/2012 - The weekend of 10th -12th February saw the annual get together of the members of the British International Championship Club to honour the winners of the club’s National and International races for the 2011 season.
19/12/2011 - Recently British fanciers Mike and Cynthia Mitchell, Kevin and Moira Buddle and Geoff and Catherine Cooper made the journey to Belgium to attend the prize presentation for the Entente Belg at the Hotel Cortina, Wevelgem.
21/11/2011 - My name is Richard Chambers and I am a teacher and the loft manager at the Kingsmead Technology College School Pigeon Loft. We have set up a racing pigeon loft at the school to try and encourage more young people into the sport, and also to give young people at our school an alternative to the Playstation’s Xboxes and TV screens that so many of our students are dedicating there spare time to.
18/11/2011 - The eagle may be the symbol of American freedom and military might, but no eagle ever received France's Croix de Guerre for valor, or saved the lives of 1,000 troops trapped behind enemy lines, or walked five miles to deliver vital information after being shot out of the sky.
16/11/2011 - Early Saturday morning Geoff Cooper and his wife Catherine, along with Mark Gilbert made the journey over to Verviers in Belgium to attend the prize presentation and collect their trophies for the fantastic International race they had from Agen with the Bordeaux Televie organisation.
17/10/2011 - Children and pigeons, pigeons and children…it’s still an amazing thing! Goose bumps every Friday after school! Parents, grand-parents and little brothers and sisters…They all come to have fun with their feathered friends!
12/10/2011 - A classic section of the rating of a pigeon, is the judgement of the eye. Every pigeon fancier, wherever in the world, always looks at the eye during the rating of a pigeon. And if you ask: what do you see, then you receive thousands of different answers.