22/02/2016 - André (BE14-4102124) was truly outstanding this year. He had a great start to the season in the races from Montélimar and Brive, and he went on to win the national race from Jarnac. As a result, he wins the PIPA ranking for ‘Best yearling long distance (3 prizes)’.
08/07/2015 - The 2015 season of Johan Devroe, Tom Van Gaver and Rudi Vandeputte almost feels like a never ending dream. The highlight of 2015 so far is a victory in the zone from Gueret old birds and yearlings, as well as a 1st Montélimar in the zone yearlings.
03/12/2014 - This team of three has managed to develop a well balanced pigeon breed thanks to excellent management. This is the type of breed you need if you want to achieve great results in modern day pigeon racing.
24/10/2014 - FVOV-OVV maakte zijn kampioenen bekend. De winnaars van het algemeen kampioenschap zijn F & J Vandenheede (Zingem), het zilver is voor Marc Van den Eeckhoudt (Kalken) en brons is er voor Van Gaver-Devroe (DVV-pigeons - Moortsele). Zij zullen gehuldigd worden op vrijdag 28 november in de Zilverreiger te Oosterzele.
29/06/2014 - This combination has been increasingly successful in the past few years, and they had an equally promising start to 2014 with great results in the middle distance, the extreme middle distance and now the long distance as well.
18/03/2014 - Johan De Vroe, Tom Van Gaver and Rudi Vandeputte, three fanciers who live within 3km of each other, have decided to join forces and their collaboration has started to become increasingly successful.
03/08/2013 - The new 2013-2014 PIPA auction season starts on Monday 12 August and our first auction promises to be a spectacular one: the fresh winner from Bourges in the young birds’ category from De Vroe-Van Gaver will be offered for sale. The fastest of 39,917 pigeons from Bourges will be auctioned at PIPA, along with another 15 closely related pigeons.
30/08/2012 - Wat in 2009 begon als een toepassing van de sportreglementen, daar eindigt nu het geschil tussen Den Haese en De Vroe met een gezond akkoord. Na jaren palaveren en proberen zijn gelijk te halen, zag Den Haese in dat hij er ver over was gegaan.
03/08/2012 - On Saturday a clear sky appeared at noon, a little bit to late. Bourges and Narbonne needed to be postponed until Sunday. Sunday was terrific flying weather, and both flights ran a smooth course. This resulted in the following top performances.
12/07/2012 - Almost all national races last weekend were plagued by rain. Brive was one of the smoothest races, but especially Libourne and Barcelona had less smooth arrivals, so that in several places there even had to be clocked through to Sunday to be able to award the prices.
09/02/2012 - Joining forces, and so trying to shine in the ‘classics’ in our national pigeon sport. The perfect solution for people with a busy job, who don't have much time… but so want to add power to their ambitions. The combination Van Gaver-De Vroe are a perfect example of this!
01/10/2009 - Johan De Vroe was jarenlang een echte topper op de halve fond, grote halve fond… en nationale vluchten voor jonge duiven, destijds op zijn hokken aan de Poelstraat te Merelbeke. Door omstandigheden kwam de duivensport enige tijd op een lager pitje te staan.