24/11/2015 - For the first time in history, fanciers from the European mainland will be able to participate in the one loft race of the (UK) Royal Pigeon Racing Association. The organisation has 100 spaces available. Fanciers from the European mainland can enter up to and including 7 December. After that date, the remaining spaces will be offered to UK entrants on the reserve list.
15/08/2015 - As one of the people who has helped collect the birds for the Kalimanci one loft race in previous years, George and I were lucky enough to be invited out to witness the race in 2015. This is a personal report of our time in Bulgaria.
13/07/2015 - In the past week, 50,000 pigeons were liberated in Valencia (Spain) for the second national long distance race in Portugal. It is the second long distance race this year. Tough races since racing from central Spain is very hard because of the orography and high temperatures.
20/05/2015 - The Derycke-Schieman partnership has a strain of pigeons which is dominated by the noble Gaby Vandenabeele bloodlines. Last year, the partnership won the only national young bird race in Holland with a 100% Vandenabeele called Gabriëla. She won the race from Gien against 17536 birds in Sector 1.
01/03/2015 - In 2016, the Canary Islands will no longer have just one, but two one loft races. As well as the Derby Arona on Tenerife, a new one loft race will be organised on the island of Gran Canaria as part of a bigger project bringing people closer to nature.
20/01/2015 - Koen Minderhoud had a glorious season last year. The greater part of his success was thanks to De Geeloger which won 2 NPO races and a 1st Provincial. According to Koen, this racer is his best pigeon ever. In this video, Koen presents De Geeloger and its parents and talks about his strain build-up.