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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.

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(21/03/2019) Rudi De Saer (Ruiselede, BE) gets his team up to speed for 2019

We reckon most of you are already familiar with golden stock dam 't Goedje or stock pair Perigueux x Corry. They enabled Team Rudi De Saer to get some truly fantastic results over the years. Their descendants continue to boost the international reputation of the modern-day De Saer pigeon.

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(20/03/2019) Canion-Sobkowiak (Wasmes, BE) remporte le 2e As National PDF RFCB avec une femelle exceptionnelle

On sait depuis bien longtemps qu'une famille d'as pigeons est susceptible de produire d'autres as pigeons par la suite. Cela s'est encore vérifié chez Roland Canion-Sobkowiak l'année dernière.

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(19/03/2019) Golden Algarve One Loft Race: preparing for the 2019 edition

When the Golden Algarve Race began, it was another derby that would try to assert itself in the world of One Loft Races. But year after year the number of pigeons and participants doubled, all because of the well organized structure.

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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.