08/11/2017 - Everyone agreed that it would be nearly impossible to improve upon their results of 2016, having won a 2nd and 7th Nat. Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance YBs and 8 top 100 placings. And yet, multiple winner Jelle Roziers continued his winning streak this season with a title of 1st National Ace Pigeon in the same category, an impressive five ace pigeons in the top 20 and seven in the top 50. This is quite phenomenal.
11/04/2017 - The combination delivered an exceptional result in 2015, winning the first four national prizes from Châteauroux of 10,442 young birds. The team had a brilliant result in 2016 as well, with 3 pigeons in the national top 20 of 28,078 young birds from Bourges.
23/03/2017 - After they were classified 3rd of the same 'IATP Trophy' in 2015, the Pocholle loft is now climbing on the highest rung of the podium after an exceptional season in terms of regularity. In Europe, nobody has been more regular than them over the last few years. The results of the championships from 2016 are prooving it!
22/03/2017 - The title of best sprint/middle distance pigeon in The Netherlands has been won by Jan Eskes. This highly coveted title takes into account the ten best result in all the races of 60 to 500km that are part of the program races in the province.
20/03/2017 - Etienne has won two provincial first prizes, a title of 10th Nat. Ace Pigeon Extreme Long Distance KDB, a top result in the World Championship Thailand OLR and an impressive number of top prizes in the long distance and the extreme long distance in 2016, making it another spectacular season for him.
24/02/2017 - Hans Lekscha is one of Germany's great pigeon champions. He has been adding victories to his palmares season after season. In 2011 he was able to win seven first prizes, and last year he managed to claim an impressive 23 wins to his list of achievements, along with numerous championship titles.
20/02/2017 - Lubomir Kubacek has once again been crowned 1st National General Champion for 2016 in the Czech Republic, the fourth time he has won the title. In addition he also won first general champion long distance, second general champion short distance, third general champion yearlings and third general champion young birds. An amazing achievement!
05/02/2017 - His palmares for 2016 includes the title of 1st Prov. Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance Old Birds KBDB, as well as 3 provincial first prizes in 2016 and 4 provincial top five ace pigeons KBDB!
03/02/2017 - Two weeks after Hugo was awarded as General Provinicial Champion KBB East Flanders 2016 he was called on stage on the national days of the KBDB, to be celebrated as the best fancier of Belgium in 2016 in the longer middle distance old birds.
27/01/2017 - Peter Thesis has managed to win more than 100 top 10 prizes in the NPO competition, including several first prizes, since the introduction of breeding birds Dragon Rocket and De Witbuik in his loft.
25/01/2017 - Former diamond cutter Willy Daniëls managed to claim a national first prize from Châteauroux twice last season, and he has added another national victory from Châteauroux to his palmares this summer. He then went on to win the titles of 1st National Champion Longer Middle Distance Yearlings and 1st Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance Yearlings. Great work!
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.
11/01/2017 - The Handerek family is well-known in Poland because of their numerous Olympiad pigeons and their multiple national championship titles. Focusing mainly on the middle distance discipline, the Handerek family of pigeons are a force to be reckoned with.
08/01/2017 - The pigeon family of Bert Van den Berghe has been a consistent performer and a top player in Belgium over the past decade. The team had a great 2016 season as well, winning a 2nd and 11th National Brive with two nest brothers.
04/01/2017 - Three seasons ago Flanders Collection purchased some top quality pigeons of the Dirk Van Den Bulck breed, and the 2016 season showed once again that this was a successful initiative. As in previous years, the van Den Bulck breed was responsible for numerous national ace pigeon titles in the sprint and the shorter middle distance.
02/01/2017 - Season after season the pigeon breed of Peter and Gwen van de Merwe shows its exceptional strength in the Netherlands and at international level, with the descendants of Replay, Amigo and many other champions playing a key role.
30/12/2016 - Edwin Hoogland saw the level of quality in his breeding loft increase dramatically thanks to the pigeons of his father-in-law Henk Scheffer. Bendner Jr. proved the most important addition by far; his youngsters have already won 12 top 10 prizes NPO, and Bender Jr. is also the grandfather of a 1st NPO Châteauroux and a 5th Troyes.
28/12/2016 - Descendants of Legend Jantje, Rosy's Son, and other renowned breeders of Wim & Bertrik Murk, have repeatedly shown their strength in the marathon races. They have claimed national first prizes not only in their own loft but also for many other fanciers.
27/12/2016 - The combination had already been at the Poznan Olympiad with Olympic Cape, and racing bird Olympic Amador will be going to this year's Olympiad in Brussels. Olympic Amador was the best pigeon in the Netherlands in category E (>700km).
23/12/2016 - Chris Debacker and Nick are two names that have been closely related to each other in recent years. Stock breeder Nick features numerous times in the pedigrees of several provincial ace pigeons and even that of a national winner this season.
22/12/2016 - It is fair to say that the pigeons of Jaspers-Vanderwegen would at times overwhelm their opponents in the young birds' races. The combination has now managed to achieve an excellent reputation in the old birds' and yearlings' competition as well.