01/10/2020 - Saturday, 19th September 2020, FCI Final of the Derby Costa del Sol was held with a final release from Santa Pola (Alicante) for a total of 632 participating pigeons and a distance of 400 km.
27/09/2020 - Covid-19 had a major impact on the past pigeon season, including the Golden Algarve. Normally thousands of people congregate in Monte Gordo every year during the last weekend of September. This year was unfortunately different.
30/06/2020 - After weeks of uncertainty due to unrecognised calima episodes and Covid-19 which has brought on the suspension of racing at times, we are finally at the stage where preparations are being made to stage one of the biggest events in Europe.
03/04/2020 - Cape Town International OLR was formed February 2019 and was the brainchild and longtime vision of Race Director Emile Slabber, to one day Host a Summer OLR in the beautiful Cape Town, which is very tourist driven and attractive that time of the year for many visitors from overseas.
20/03/2020 - Golden Race Algarve 2020 is starting. In the previous 5 years, we have always had more than 5000 pigeons, in which more than 60% of the entries have been entered to the final race (average of the last 5 years). There were no cuts in premiums, and payment was made 15 days after the final.
10/03/2020 - 2020 is the 3rd edition, a clash of the titans! A single OLR, a single participation but you can win many qualifications: Europe Master Pigeons Cup with 503 prizes, FCI Racing Pigeons GrandPrix with two prizes, World Super Cup or World Master Cup and One Loft Race World League Cup!
10/01/2020 - There is a new one loft race in 2020: the German Classic One Loft Race, located in Paderborn, Germany. The final race from Basel/Weil (460 km) will take place on the 5th of September 2020.
20/12/2019 - For 2020, the 3rd edition, the team consists of 2 active pigeons and 2 reserve pigeons. In the first 4 hotspots (HS), any pigeon, whether active or reserved, wins prizes. HS-4, Stupina from 352 km, is the FCI stage, which is taken into account at the world championship.
13/03/2019 - The first edition of OLR Europa Master Pigeons, finished with a spectacular and very hard final. The pigeons had been prepared in 23 trainings, 3 Hot Spots, and 1 semi-final. In total pigeons flew 2411 km.
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.
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.
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.