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(19/03/2019) Maarten Huijsmans (Hoogerheide, NL) develops into a world class player and was again outstanding in 2018!

Maarten Huijsmans is, despite his young age, already a phenomenon at his favorite distances, the sprint and middle distance. In both disciplines he has managed to distinguish himself in a wonderful way at national level.

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(18/03/2019) Joël Verschoot bewijst dat het kan!

De deuren van de schatkamer Joël Verschoot zijn voor een tijdje dicht, het doek over de veiling is gevallen. Nog dit laatste woord daarover… als slotakkoord.

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(15/03/2019) Ahmad Majid (Assen, NL) ... a star from the east

There is always one star that shines the brightest. They shine harder than all other stars. We introduce to you pigeon fancier Ahmad Majid.

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(14/03/2019) Tom & Marnik Van Gaver (Moortsele, BE) end their 2018 season with a balance above their expectations

With a national victory on Brive and the best Belgian long distance yearling with 5 prizes (PIPA Rankings), Tom Van Gaver & his father Marnik just passed their first big annual test with a brilliant note. However, it was not a foregone conclusion. Let's go back to an unforgettable year for this combination of the Gent area.

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(12/03/2019) Joël Verschoot's Contador, an absolute star in the wake of Armando (video)

Contador was another bird that developed into an absolute champion in the lofts of Joël Verschoot from Ingelmunster, in the wake of Armando. After all, pigeons that win 4 national top 10 prizes in the long distance, like Contador did, are not all that common.

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(11/03/2019) Joy Crul (Pittem, BE): 1e kampioen jonge duiven in de Inter-Westvlaamse Vereniging

In 2019 is Joy Crul (vroeger Ingelmunster nu Pittem) aan zijn 6e jaar toe als lid van de KBDB. Sinds hij met de duivensport is gestart, speelde hij zich onmiddellijk tot één der uitblinkers in de categorie “Jeugd” met meerdere klasseringen als 1e kampioen en/of asduifkampioen.

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(07/03/2019) Martial Maindrelle (Bretteville-Sur-Laize, FR) boosts his 2018 season with a new Olympic qualification thanks to Olympic Nadir!

As the years go by, 'the Doc' became a household name in the national and international events. Since several years, this pigeon loft localized in Normandy became one of the leading names from the middle distance scene in Europe.

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(07/03/2019) The combination Vandeputte-Kubica (Cuesmes, BE) now considered as one of the best allround colonies of Belgium

It was the sensation from 2018. They already raised the bar very high during the previous racing seasons. However, 2018 will stay forever as their very best season with no less than 4 pigeons classified in the National ace pigeon rankings as well as a pigeon qualified for the Olympiads in Poland.

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(07/03/2019) Armando: Joël Verschoot's record breaking pigeon (video)

The online auction of long distance champion Joël Verschoot is still in full swing (closing day: 17th of March), and the eye-catcher of the event is the fantastic Armando, the best long distance pigeon of all time in Belgium, and perhaps even worldwide.

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(06/03/2019) Chris Hebberecht (Evergem, BE) owes his many great results to a top class breed

Champion, Pancho, Jempy, Ike and Jaws are iconic national long distance birds that turned into Chris Hebberecht an internationally renowned fancier. And these very bloodlines have led to some magnificent results in the long distance and the extreme long distance again in 2018.

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(05/03/2019) Liliane Demely (Moorsele, BE) has gradually made it to the top

The pigeon family of Liliane Demely / Vanneste has been incredibly successful this season. They have now joined the ranks of the most successful pigeon lofts in Belgium.

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(28/02/2019) Jos Goessen (Gronsveld, NL) has been a leading fancier for 30 years

Jos Goessen has been winning national top prizes for more than 30 years now. He has been particularly successful in the NPO one day long distance, racing with descendants of his renowned Argenton and his collection of Gaby Vandenabeele birds.

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(27/02/2019) Combinatie Romein-Klein (Rotterdam, NL) tonen met o.a. nazaten van Quicksilver x Super 08 opnieuw hun absolute klasse

Met het superkoppel Quicksilver x Super 08 beschikt de combinatie Romein-Klein over twee goudklompjes. Starlet, New Starlet, White Lightning en White Tornado zijn maar enkele voorbeelden van nazaten die de absolute klasse van hun (groot) ouders steeds weer opnieuw bewijzen

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(27/02/2019) Bart Geerinckx (Wommelgem, BE): even the great champions set new goals

We reckon Bart Geerinckx needs no introduction. We have written quite a few reports about the pigeon fancier from Wommelgem, usually to discuss one of his coveted provincial, zonal, or national first prizes, or to talk about yet another national ace pigeon title or Olympiad pigeon.

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(26/02/2019) Roger & David Pierre (Pecrot, BE): success based on a solid collection of breeders

The town of Pecrot sits in between the city of Leuven in the north and the city Waver in the south, right on the border between Flanders and Wallonia. This town is home to the team of father and son Roger and David Pierre, which have some wonderful results over the years.

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(26/02/2019) 42e editie van het feest van de Ridderclub opnieuw top!

Een editie die in het teken stond van de start van een nieuwe episode voor de Riddersclub. Feest, muziek, ambiance en kampioenen met naam en faam op het podium… alle nodige ingrediënten voor een alweer spetterende feestnamiddag.

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(25/02/2019) One Loft mania in the USA!

Mania is defined as “an excessive enthusiasm or desire; an obsession.” One loft racing in the United States has reached a level where it could be clinically diagnosed as a mania. Is there any end in sight to the continued enthusiasm, interest and growth in races and breeders participating in races?

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(22/02/2019) Nicolas & Filip Norman (Knokke-Heist, BE) excel with descendants of stock breeder Florian

The pigeons of 'Mas Palomas' in Knokke-Heist have had some fantastic seasons recently. Filip and his son Nicolas have repeatedly demonstrated their pigeon racing skills over the years, and their racing birds have been leading the pack in numerous races.

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(22/02/2019) America supplies some of the best One Loft racers in the world

For years, the American pigeon fanciers have been selecting their pigeons mainly via One Loft Races all over the world. Pigeons that can often prove themselves in extreme conditions. We would like to introduce you to the cream of the American pigeon sport.

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(21/02/2019) Freddy and Jacques Vandenheede (BE, Kruisem): General Champion of Belgium in 2012, 2017 and again in 2018!

They had already won this championship in 2012 and 2017, and the Vandenheede brothers have now managed to add another title of General Champion of Belgium to their palmares in 2018. This is quite a feat!

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(21/02/2019) Francis Franssen (Bolland, BE) is booking great performances with the line of his 1st national St-Vincent 2014!

Francis finally starts to harvest the fruit of his breeding strategy built around his two super stalions: the 'St-Vincent', 1st national of the same race in 2014, and his brother 'Origui', 2nd national Agen the same year.

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(20/02/2019) Hardy Krüger (Rommerskirchen, DE): pigeons specialised in One Loft Racing

If we were asked to give a description of the Hardy Krüger pigeon breed as opposed to the other teams, we might perhaps say that they are playing in the Champions League. But that does not quite cut it. This is really an extraordinary pigeon breed.

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(20/02/2019) Jos Martens (Stein, NL) celebrates his third international victory in 2018 with Der Sjef as the common denominator

Jos Martens did it again in 2018: he claimed another international victory, after having been victorious in Marseille (2015) and Tarbes (2010).

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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