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(20/04/2019) Adrien Mirabelle (Ghlin, BE) becomes a household name in the national championships

Only a handful of fanciers are capable of winning a national championship prize KBDB on an annual basis, and Adrien Mirabelle is one of them. He developed into a national star in the middle distance at quite an early age.

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(19/04/2019) Take a look at the wonderful lofts of Mike Ganus (VIDEO)

One of the leading names at international level is without doubt Mike Ganus. Over the past ten years, Mike has made it his goal to excel in the most prestigious one loft races, including most notably the Million Dollar Race, Victoria Falls and the Golden Algarve Derby, which are very demanding competitions.

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(17/04/2019) Geert De Schepper (Gooik,BE) schittert in 2018 met 3 provinciale overwinningen en 3e Nationale Asduif Fond & Grote Fond Jaarse KBDB 2018

Geert De Schepper uit Gooik maakte van 2018 een superseizoen. Liefst 3 provinciale overwinningen en als kers op de taart de 3e Nationale Asduif Jaarse Fond & Grote Fond KBDB 2018. Dit met een vliegploeg van amper 14 stuks. Of kwaliteit boven kwantiteit!

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(16/04/2019) De roofvogelproblematiek in de duivensport

Ben de Keijzer is duivenliefhebber én werkt dagelijks met roofvogels. Een zeldzame combinatie maar op die manier is Ben wel ideaal geplaatst om tips te geven om de overlast van roofvogels op uw duivenkolonie zoveel als mogelijk te beperken.

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(15/04/2019) Tanguy Gervois (Marconne, FR), la nouvelle sensation de l'hexagone!

A 22 ans à peine, Tanguy Gervois impressionne par sa maturité sur le plan colombophile. Il a réalisé une saison 2018 de toute bonne facture, le plaçant définitivement sur l'échiquier colombophile français. Cela valait bien un petit reportage afin de mettre en valeur ce jeune amateur super doué.

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(12/04/2019) Take a peek at the extensive breeding loft of Batenburg-Van De Merwe (VIDEO)

Get to know the invaluable collection of breeding birds of Hugo and Anita Batenburg-Van de Merwe (Klaaswaal, NL). They put together a fantastic collection of pigeons over the years, that have excelled in numerous international long distance classics.

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(11/04/2019) Schumi of Norbert & Stefan Ally (Aarsele, BE): the link between the old and new Ally pigeon breed

After Norbert Ally's total sale in 2013 (minus the pigeons from 2012), he was able to make a fresh start with the help of the Schumi bloodline. The youngsters of this renowned breeder were transferred to the breeding loft right away, and that was a clever move: it was with the help of these youngsters that team Ally got back to its old self.

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(11/04/2019) PIPA visits Kuwait (VIDEO)

On Saturday 6 April PIPA organized a public auction in Kuweit for the first time. It was a wonderful project with a large turnout, not only from Kuwait, but also from Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, pigeon enthusiasts came over especially for this auction.

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(11/04/2019) Super saison pour les frères Gaie (La Bouverie, BE) & cerise sur le gâteau avec le titre de 1er Champion National PDF RFCB !

Ils étaient tout simplement inarrêtables durant toute la durée de la saison et on savait bien que cela se terminerait par plusieurs classements nationaux en fin de saison. Les frères Gaie sont ainsi montés sur la plus haute marche du podium en remportant le titre de 1er Champion National Petit Demi-Fond vieux & yearlings.

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(10/04/2019) Jos Thoné (As, BE): master in breeding and racing

Grandmaster Jos Thoné from As in Belgian Limburg continues to be one of our sport's leading names both in Belgium and at international level. He has always been a trendsetter, and he has been a top level player every single season since his debut in 1991.

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(09/04/2019) Ken Easley & Son (Cedar Crest, USA) rising at the top of the OLR names in the world!

Ken Easley has become a prominent name regarding the most prestigious one loft races in the world. The Easley birds have booked numerous top positions in this worldwide competition and put their owners into the prize money rankings.

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(08/04/2019) Christiaens-De Smedt (Roosdaal, BE) Belgisch kampioen zware fond KBDB 2018

De titel van 1° nationale kampioen KBDB zware fond is de bekroning van een fenomenaal seizoen 2018 bij Dirk en Kristel. Meerdere kilometervreters zijn er de vedetten op de hokken.

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(06/04/2019) Juliens Nibus (Mortier, BE) always looking for the best which brought him dozains of references

Julien always wanted the best in his life. To fulfill his ambitions in the pigeon sport, he always paid a visit to the bests. He never looked at his pocket when he thought he should add a pigeon to his collection. He knew the way to drive to names such as Vandenabeele, Devos, Hebberecht, Nouwen-Paesen, Devooght, Caro & co.

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(05/04/2019) Roger & Nick Thys (Hallaar, BE) achieve great results with a small basket

Roger and Nick Thys from Hallaar, a locality in the town of Heist-op-den-Berg in the south of the Antwerp province, are booking some astonishing results since a few years in a row. This father, mother and son combination has made of the great middle distance national races it's playground and this with only a handful of pigeons in the race.

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(05/04/2019) Dirk Van Dyck (Zandhoven, BE) is omnipresent again in 2018

Dirk Van Dyck, the iconic fancier from Zandhoven in Antwerp, lived up to his reputation as super champion again in 2018. He was outstanding in the sprint, the longer middle distance and everything in between, both with the old birds, the yearlings and the young birds.

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(05/04/2019) The 22 year old Wendela Wiersema (Appingedam, NL) shows her class again this season

Wendela has been a junior national champion several times in the past. Today, as a 22 year old, she is showing her potential at national level in the senior category as well! She has won several championship prizes in the province, as well as a title of 9th best fancier in The Netherlands in the WHZB/TBOTB competition.

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(01/04/2019) Jean-Michel Aelgoet (Erpion, BE), undisputed champion of the interprovincial races despite a strong opposition

Jean-Michel managed to win this interprovincial championship to be won with the 3 first nominated on the french speaking part of Belgium, despite a very bad geographic situation. He races at the short point, next to the french border and he is one of the very first to clock his birds which means his birds needs to make the difference right from the begining.

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(29/03/2019) Get to know the philosophy behind the PIPA Elite Center (VIDEO)

The PIPA Elite Center, or PEC for short, has been striving for several years to bring the crumb of international pigeon sport together. Only the very best, the elite, is good enough to breed. But breeding top pigeons also asks for a keen strategy.

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(29/03/2019) Yelena: the golden stock dam in the Etienne Meirlaen pigeon breed (Deurle, BE)

To most fanciers, Etienne Meirlaen will always be associated with stock dam Yelena, the invaluable stock dam that was responsible for numerous fantastic results over the past decade. She turned the Meirlaen family into an internationally renowned breed.

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(28/03/2019) Carlo Gyselbrecht (Knesselare, BE) discovers a new breeding gem in Nathan

The name of Gyselbrecht will always be associated with the iconic Laureaat Barcelona. His breeding value still leads to fabulous results across the globe, 25 years down the line. Nathan is the leading name today and in the future; he was inbred directly from the fantastic Laureaat Barcelona.

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(27/03/2019) Krüger bloodline strikes again

Hardy Krüger and his pigeons continue to live up to their reputation. This was one of the bloodlines that yet again showed its potential in the 2019 South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race. Like we stated in a previous report, these pigeons stand for speed, consistency and relentlessness.

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(25/03/2019) Fondvedette A.P. Overwater (Strijen, NL) heeft met zijn Barcelona Turbo de Beste Barcelonaduif Internationaal over 4 jaar (2015-2018) bij de PIPA-ranking

A.P. Overwater kende ook in 2018 weer een grandioos seizoen. De Beste Barcelonaduif Internationaal over 4 jaar (2015-2018), maar ook de 1e Nationaal Dax S2 2018 tegen 2.131 duiven bewijzen de superklasse van dit hok op de Nationale en Internationale marathonvluchten.

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(25/03/2019) Verslag jeugddag NPO Afdeling 10

Voor de NPO jeugddag Afdeling 10 van 16 maart 2019 had de commissie groots uitgepakt met een busreis naar Belgica De Weerd in Breda. Nadien ook lasergamen en een Bourgondische maaltijd in Apeldoorn.

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(23/03/2019) 'Junior', first son of 'Best Kittel' ever raced, crowned as 2nd National Ace Sprint KBDB for Dehon-Demonseau (Thulin, BE)!

At the end of the 2017 season, the pigeon sport world was astonished with the discovery of the 'Best Kittel' who just won the title of 1st National Ace Pigeon Sprint KBDB with the smallest coefficient of the history.

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(22/03/2019) Kristof Mortelmans (Ranst, BE) is here to stay

Kristof targeted the long distance with a team of yearlings for the first time in 2013, and he has been among the provincial champions at the end of every season since. He has added 7 provincial first prizes to his palmares as well, and let's not forget his title of 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon Extreme Long Distance 2016.