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(19/02/2019) Kees Nijeboer (De Pollen, NL) has an invaluable pigeon in his team with Sola

You can tell from our previous report that Kees has been working hard over the years; he invested a lot of time and money to try and make it to the top. But it takes more than that to become a top class fancier of course. Over the years, Kees has become a force to be reckoned with.

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(19/02/2019) Huldiging winnaars Bricon Trophy 2018

Op zaterdag 16 februari werden op de beurs Fugare de kampioenen 2018 van de Bricon Trophy gehuldigd

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(19/02/2019) Pigeons of Frans Bungeneers (Ranst, BE) have had some brilliant results in Barcelona over the past two decades

Most fanciers tend to associate the classic from Barcelona with such champions as Etienne Meirlaen, Batenburg-Van de Merwe or Jelle Jellema, but we should not forget Frans Bungeneers, a marathon champion who repeatedly dominated the number one classic in the 21st century.

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(18/02/2019) Oost-Vlaamse Jeugdclub huldigde zijn kampioenen uit 2018

Op zondag 17 februari stond de jaarlijkse kampioenendag van de Oost-Vlaamse Jeugdclub op de agenda in Salons Mantovani te Oudenaarde. De dag voor en door de jeugd, waarop hun kampioenen in de bloemetjes worden gezet.

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(18/02/2019) Fugare 2019: andermaal een schot in de roos

Het voorbije weekend werd Kortrijk Xpo op zaterdag en zondag overspoeld door binnen- en buitenlandse duivenliefhebbers. De welgekomen zon nodigde uit om op pad te gaan en dat was dan ook precies wat duizenden duivenliefhebbers deden.

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(15/02/2019) Gino Clicque (Wevelgem, BE): overwhelmingly strong in 2018

The way in which Gino and his son Jasper Clicque dominated the national races this season was quite extraordinary. They claimed several top prizes every week, and they added quite a few national championship titles KBDB to their name at the end of the season.

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(14/02/2019) Michel Hovens (Viesville, BE) continue son ascension avec la formidable mine d’or des Thibaut-Boons

Une saison 2018 couronnée une nouvelle fois par de superbes résultats: Michel Hovens, carrossier de 44 ans, est devenu au fil des ans une valeur sûre du paysage colombophile. Michel est adepte de notre hobby depuis 1998 mais c’est en 2006 que sa carrière dans le milieu ailé décolle véritablement.

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(14/02/2019) Leo & Gerry Dockx (Berlaar, BE) successful at home and abroad with Tarzan bloodline

The combination from the town of Berlaar, home to quite a few successful teams, had its national breakthrough in 2013 with a national first prize from Nevers with racing bird Jente. They continued to deliver the following season, with Tarzan winning the title of National Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance KBDB YBs. That same Tarzan is now showing his potential in the breeding loft.

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(13/02/2019) The Thibaut-Boons pigeons also responsible for super results in other lofts!

What's better to judge the quality of a pigeon strain than checking the results they book in other lofts? The Thibaut-Boons auction that is currently running now gave us the opportunity to put the spotlight on several exceptional references won by these pigeons in various lofts.

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(12/02/2019) Wim and Bertrik Murk (IJsselstein, NL) have excelled in the marathon races season after season with the help of some top class breeders

Wim and Bertrik Murk have managed to stand out season after season with the help of a few super class breeders: the descendants of their Legend Jantje, Rosy's Son and several others continue to win top prizes in national and international competitions, both in their home loft and for numerous other players.

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(12/02/2019) Lubomir Kubacek (Bohunovice, CZ) has another fantastic season

Lubomir Kubacaek has continued his excellent form throughout yet another season of pigeon racing in the competitive environment of the Czech Republic. Year upon year he builds on his successful family of racing pigeons and continues to dominate the sport. Lubomir is once again first national general champion in 2018

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(11/02/2019) Hensen-Mentior (Aubel, BE) gravit un échelon supplémentaire avec le 2e Pigeon Olympique belge Cat A Poznan 2019

Sortir plus ou moins de l'anonymat en qualifiant directement un pigeon dans l'une des catégories les plus disputées des Olympiades: c'est ce qui vient d'arriver au tandem liégeois Hensen-Mentior qui est devenu la grande référence des concours de vitesse et de demi-fond en province liégeoise.

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(11/02/2019) Jespers-Vanderwegen (Holsbeek, BE) again one of the champions of 2018 with the help of Kleine Dirk

After a briljant 2017 season with three provincial first prizes, the fanciers from Holsbeek did not really know what to expect of 2018. Their provincial first prize from Blois on 22nd of July put their minds at ease, and the remainder of the 2018 season was quite a success as well, as you can tell from the following report.

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(09/02/2019) Stijn and Jeroen Rans (Wijgmaal, BE) show their potential again in 2018 with great results in the extreme long distance

Stijn and Jeroen Rans have been getting great results in the national long distance for several years now, winning for instance a national first prize from Pau and Perpignan in 2017. Their 2018 season was quite a success as well, with most notably a 2nd National Valence, a 1st Interprov. Bergerac (YLs) and an 8th National Barcelona.

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(08/02/2019) Stef Bals (Wouwse Plantage, NL) concludes fantastic season with not nominated loft championship middle distance in Province 2 Brabant 2000

Stef Bals clearly managed to join the ranks of the country's leading players in 2018. He had quite a successful season indeed, claiming two provincial victories and a title of 1st not nominated loft championship middle distance in province Brabant 2.

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(08/02/2019) Thibaut-Boons (Sombreffe, BE) and the ace pigeons chronicle

If you follow the Belgian competition closely, it was impossible for you to miss the name of Thibaut-Boons. Since 2005 and their double National title KBDB, this loft achieved brilliant performances leading to several national classificiations in the KBDB championships.

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(07/02/2019) Kurt & Raf Platteeuw (Rumbeke, BE) : dominant play from Flanders, Belgium

Kurt and Raf Platteeuw's dominant play in modern-day pigeon racing is the result of years of selection. They developed a pigeon breed that never fails.

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(07/02/2019) Olympic Millennium's nomination for Olympiad Poland is the icing on the cake after a fantastic season for Embregts-Theunis (Hoeven, NL)

Peter Theunis was able to claim an impressive three first prizes NPO this season, besides several championship titles. And as if that was not enough, his fantastic 2018 season ends with an Olympiad nomination for his Olympic Millennium!

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(05/02/2019) Decru-Devriendt (St-Michiels-Brugge, BE): het beste moest nog komen

In de maand augustus 2018 verscheen op PIPA een artikel van Piet Aelbrechts met als titel: “Prachtuitslag zorgt ervoor dat 89-jarige melker uit Brugge nog minstens een jaar bijtekent in zijn geliefde duivensport." Maar het beste moest toen nog komen...

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(04/02/2019) 73e Provinciale kampioenendag KBDB Oost-Vlaanderen

Op zaterdag 2 februari bracht de KBDB PE-Oost-Vlaanderen hulde aan zijn provinciale kampioenen uit 2018 in Salons Mantovani te Oudenaarde. De eerste kampioenenviering onder de nieuwe bewindsploeg.

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(04/02/2019) Rien van Beers (Zevenbergschenhoek, NL) heeft in het loodzware seizoen 2018 de Beste Marathon Duif Nederland (3 prijzen) bij de PIPA Ranking

Al jaren is de NL14-963 van Rien van Beers een topper op de marathonvluchten met middaglossing. In het afgelopen jaar met veelal zware omstandigheden bewijst hij nog maar eens zijn klasse met het binnen halen van de titel Beste Marathon Duif van Nederland (3 prijzen) bij de PIPA Ranking.

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(02/02/2019) Gustaaf en Jan de Bisschop (BE, Asse): topseizoen leidt naar de titel 1ste nat. kampioen grote halve fond jaarlingen 2018

De tandem Gustaaf en Jan de Bissschop uit Asse zijn zeker geen eendagsvliegers. In 2013 stonden zij al een keer op het hoogste schavot als 1ste nationaal kampioen jonge duiven. In dat jaar wonnen zij tevens ook de 3de en 6de nationale asduif grote halve fond jonge duiven.

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(01/02/2019) Frans & Dirk Maris (Itegem, BE) bekronen topseizoen met 1e Nationale Asduif Halve Fond KBDB & Olympiadeduif Cat. G Poznan 2019

Frans & Dirk Maris uit Itegem hebben alweer een topseizoen achter de rug. Topuitslagen, week na week, op de halve fond. Het resulteerde in nieuw nationaal succes. Na de Nationale zege vanuit Argenton in 2014, stonden vader en zoon opnieuw met goud te zwaaien.

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(30/01/2019) The golden bloodlines of Team De Jaeger (Knesselare, BE)

Freddy De Jaeger knows more than anyone how to create a breed of champions. He put the bloodline of Tsunami, a daughter of Gaby Vandenabeele's Bliksem, together with the bloodline of Anja, a daughter of Marcel Aelbrecht's Bak 17. The exponents of some of Belgium's best bloodlines combined are Warrior (1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB) and Lloyd (1st Internat. Barcelona).

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(30/01/2019) Get ready for the 'Derby 16', the latest One Loft Race in Bursa (Turkey)

Pigeon racing has welcomed a new One Loft Race in a beautiful setting and with excellent accommodation: the Derby 16 Bursa in Turkey has its first edition this year, and there are plenty of prizes to be won.