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.
15/11/2010 - Under ‘old masters’ we understand artists like Rembrandt van Rijn, Pieter Paul Rubens and Vincent van Gogh. It is these people who have put Flanders and Holland on the map with their unique talent.
27/10/2010 - The thirty-two year old Koen Crucke from Onkerzele has just learned that he has been proclaimed General Provincial Champion of East-Flanders 2010 as well as having the first provincial Ace pigeon middle distance with his 4071520/09
27/09/2010 - After what everyone considered as the “frugal” party of 2009 in the "Sheraton Hotel", in the heart of Brussels, "La Colombe Joyeuse" launched a party like never before in the Sports centre in Zaventem. Danny Vanbael and his crew have even more plans for 2011.... our curiosity has been aroused...
24/05/2010 - Monday the 10th of May 2010 saw approximately 26,550 pigeons belonging to members of the North of England Homing Union liberated at Folkestone in Kent to race back to lofts competing in the four racing organisations affiliated to the North of England Homing Union.