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.
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.
27/01/2017 - On Saturday 28 January the final race of the new Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race was held. At 6.15am 413 pigeons were liberated for a race of 415 km. The weather conditions along the race path: cloudy sky with some sunny intervals and no wind.
16/01/2017 - The final race of the first edition of the Pattaya International Pigeon Race (PIPR), a Thai one loft race, was held on 7 January 2017. The birds were liberated in Udon Thani for a race of 530 kilometres. It was the Thai fancier and business man Mike Sadawut Taechaubol who eventually won the race, and that in his first year of pigeon racing!