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(03/04/2020) Cape Town International OLR

Cape Town International OLR was formed February 2019 and was the brainchild and longtime vision of Race Director Emile Slabber, to one day Host a Summer OLR in the beautiful Cape Town, which is very tourist driven and attractive that time of the year for many visitors from overseas.

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(20/03/2020) Golden Race Algarve 2020

Golden Race Algarve 2020 is starting. In the previous 5 years, we have always had more than 5000 pigeons, in which more than 60% of the entries have been entered to the final race (average of the last 5 years). There were no cuts in premiums, and payment was made 15 days after the final.

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(10/03/2020) Europa Master Pigeons one loft race 2020: It's your chance, don't miss it!

2020 is the 3rd edition, a clash of the titans! A single OLR, a single participation but you can win many qualifications: Europe Master Pigeons Cup with 503 prizes, FCI Racing Pigeons GrandPrix with two prizes, World Super Cup or World Master Cup and One Loft Race World League Cup!

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(10/01/2020) 2020 will give us the brand new 'German Classic One Loft Race'

There is a new one loft race in 2020: the German Classic One Loft Race, located in Paderborn, Germany. The final race from Basel/Weil (460 km) will take place on the 5th of September 2020.

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(20/12/2019) The Europa Masters One Loft Race 2020

For 2020, the 3rd edition, the team consists of 2 active pigeons and 2 reserve pigeons. In the first 4 hotspots (HS), any pigeon, whether active or reserved, wins prizes. HS-4, Stupina from 352 km, is the FCI stage, which is taken into account at the world championship.

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(26/09/2019) Europa Master Pigeons: Final Race 2019

Last week, the 2019 final race of the Europa Master Pigeon one loft race was flown in Romania. We received a report about this last race, a hard one, from Danut Bacalu.

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(06/05/2019) Balkanic Golden Race, the ultimate challenge in Southeast Europe!

One of the steadily growing European one loft races is undoubtedly the Balkanic Golden Race in Romania, also known as the Balkanic Fair-Play elite race.

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(13/03/2019) Get ready for the second edition of the Europa Master Pigeons OLR

The first edition of OLR Europa Master Pigeons, finished with a spectacular and very hard final. The pigeons had been prepared in 23 trainings, 3 Hot Spots, and 1 semi-final. In total pigeons flew 2411 km.

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(05/10/2018) Team Koningshoeve (Belgium) wins the 2018 edition of the Krakus One Loft Race

For the second year in a row PIPA attended the highly enjoyable Krakus One Loft Race, one of Poland's most important races. About 60 per cent of the birds reached the final on 8 September, in which the Belgian partnership Team Koningshoeve, consisting of Stefan Steenbergen and Benny De Kerf, claimed the win.

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(01/03/2018) Victoria Falls yearling race 2018: change of date

The final of the yearling race from the Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race will take place on 30th of June 2018 instead of 7th July 2018. This changement was made in order to avoid a double booking with the Barcelona race 2018.

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(28/02/2018) Romania has a new one loft race: Europa Master Pigeons One Loft Race

The well-known Romanian fancier Danut Bacalu from Team Family Bacalu has been performing excellently in one loft races and studying their strengths and weaknesses since 2012. After working on his project for two years, he has now launched the Europa Master Pigeons One Loft Race.

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(12/05/2017) Volgende inzameling van de Pattaya International Pigeon Race heeft plaats op maandag 22 mei

In januari vond de allereerste editie van de Pattaya International One Loft Race plaats. Wie wenst deel te nemen aan de tweede editie van deze exotische wedstrijd, die intussen ook tot FCI-race omgedoopt werd, vindt hier alle informatie rond de inzameldata.

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(14/04/2017) Team Leyen-Segers-Paloma Racing (Belgium) win the 2017 Derby Arona

The 2017 final of the Derby Arona, one of Europe's biggest one loft races, was held on Friday 24 March. This year's race was won by Team Leyen-Segers-Paloma Racing from Belgium, making it their second victory in three years' time after having taken the first prize in 2015.

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(14/03/2017) Aanleverdata Grandprixvluchten 2017 voor België zijn gekend

Dit jaar organiseert de FCI twintig Grandprixvluchten. Alle informatie daarrond maakte de FCI onlangs bekend in een beknopt overzicht.

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(03/03/2017) Schrijf je nu in voor de vernieuwde Duitse oneloftrace Internationales Nordseerennen

Bijna dertig jaar bestaat de Nordseerennen op het idyllische Duitse eiland Sylt al. Jarenlang werd ze georganiseerd door oprichter Willy Ferchen, die enkele jaren geleden de fakkel uiteindelijk overdroeg. In 2017 gaat de race van start onder een nieuwe, vaste regie, namelijk die van de ervaren Duitse liefhebber Gerhard Lücking.

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(29/01/2017) Bader Al-Jewesry (Kuweit) wins Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race

On Saturday 28 January the final race of the new Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race was held. At 6.15am 413 pigeons were liberated for a race of 415 km. The weather conditions along the race path: cloudy sky with some sunny intervals and no wind.

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(21/01/2017) Team Bagillt (UK) wins Thailand One Loft Race or TGPR 2016

Due to the improved weather conditions the 9th edition of Thailand One Loft Race 2016 was rescheduled on Saturday 14 January 2017, a day earlier than planned. The pigeons were liberated in the west end of Nan close to the bordering Prae Province, almost directly north of Bangkok, for the final race of 500 km to Bangkok.

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(16/01/2017) Mike Taechaubol (Thailand) starts his career in pigeon racing with winning the Pattaya International Pigeon Race

The final race of the first edition of the Pattaya International Pigeon Race (PIPR), a Thai one loft race, was held on 7 January 2017. The birds were liberated in Udon Thani for a race of 530 kilometres. It was the Thai fancier and business man Mike Sadawut Taechaubol who eventually won the race, and that in his first year of pigeon racing!

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(05/10/2016) Karl Heinz Wichert (Germany) wins the 2016 Costa del Sol One Loft Race in Malaga, Spain

The Costa del Sol One Loft Race in Malaga, Spain was held on Saturday 1 October. 465 birds were liberated at 9AM in Hervas (Extremadura) for a tough race of 425 km in hot and humid weather conditions with almost no wind blowing. A bird of Mr. Karl Heinz Wichert (Germany) won the race with a 53-minute lead on his closest opponent.

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(18/05/2016) First edition of Big Andy’s One Loft Challenge (Spring Hill, USA) was a huge success

PIPA agent for Canada and the USA Andy Larentzakis moved to Florida in 2015. Not only did he move his entire breeding and racing loft, he also worked feverishly to complete the construction of his modern one loft facility. From that loft, the first edition of Big Andy's One Loft Challenge was held. A very successful one.

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(11/05/2016) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia organises new Al Safa One Loft Race

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be the host to a new pigeon race in the eastern city of Safwa in February 2017, the Al Safa One Loft Race organised by Taqy Al Yousif. The first 25 birds to arrive home after a 350 km final race can split the total prize money of 111,000 Saudi Arabian Riyal (around 25,000 euros or 30,000 USD).

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(25/04/2016) Poland launches new small-scale invitation-only Poker one loft race

Poland has a new one loft race called WG Poker. It is a small-scale project with only around 200 pigeons housing the lofts in the town of Nowe Miasto. "Therefore, only those invited can participate", says race organiser Przemek Wiktorowicz, who will also organise family events around the lofts to turn pigeon racing into a family affair.

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(22/04/2016) Experience Africa and one-loft racing at its best with the new US$700,000 Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race

Africa’s most majestic destination beckons! Global pigeon fanciers are stirring with excitement with news that Victoria Falls, one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, is the sublime Southern African location for a new US$700,000 one-loft race series in 2016/17.

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(21/03/2016) Beniamin Neag (Austria) wins Derby Arona One Loft Race 2016!

The final of the 2016 Derby Arona race was flown on Friday 18 March. In sunny weather, 490 birds were released for a race distance of 275 km. After having flown nearly three hours, Lee Ray arrived as first of the flock and won the gold medal for Austrian fancier Beniamin Neag. UK fanciers Team Well Wag and Mark Gilbert won silver and bronze.

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(24/11/2015) RPRA allows continental entries into its one loft race for the first time

For the first time in history, fanciers from the European mainland will be able to participate in the one loft race of the (UK) Royal Pigeon Racing Association. The organisation has 100 spaces available. Fanciers from the European mainland can enter up to and including 7 December. After that date, the remaining spaces will be offered to UK entrants on the reserve list.