30/10/2020 - In recent years, the Victoria Falls OLR has grown into the largest OLR outside of China. At this very moment it looks like there will be more than 6000 pigeons participating in the race for next season, a new record!The pigeons from the previous edition are currently being auctio
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.
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.
05/10/2016 - The Costa del Sol One Loft Race in Malaga, Spain was held on Saturday 1 October. 465 birds were liberated at 9AM in Hervas (Extremadura) for a tough race of 425 km in hot and humid weather conditions with almost no wind blowing. A bird of Mr. Karl Heinz Wichert (Germany) won the race with a 53-minute lead on his closest opponent.
18/05/2016 - PIPA agent for Canada and the USA Andy Larentzakis moved to Florida in 2015. Not only did he move his entire breeding and racing loft, he also worked feverishly to complete the construction of his modern one loft facility. From that loft, the first edition of Big Andy's One Loft Challenge was held. A very successful one.
11/05/2016 - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be the host to a new pigeon race in the eastern city of Safwa in February 2017, the Al Safa One Loft Race organised by Taqy Al Yousif. The first 25 birds to arrive home after a 350 km final race can split the total prize money of 111,000 Saudi Arabian Riyal (around 25,000 euros or 30,000 USD).
25/04/2016 - Poland has a new one loft race called WG Poker. It is a small-scale project with only around 200 pigeons housing the lofts in the town of Nowe Miasto. "Therefore, only those invited can participate", says race organiser Przemek Wiktorowicz, who will also organise family events around the lofts to turn pigeon racing into a family affair.