17/08/2018 - In recent years Team Freddy De Jaeger skyrocketed to the top of international pigeon racing. Which resulted in several national victories and ace pigeons. In the summer of 2018 the icing on the cake followed: the allround loft from Knesselare won the very tough internationale race from Barcelona.
25/05/2018 - Jo Bouters gets remarkable results time and time again with the descendants of his super class breeder Fabian. Jo won the title of 1st National Ace Pigeon YBs longer middle distance KBDB with the outstanding Elli in 2016, followed by a title of 5th National Ace Pigeon longer middle distance KBDB in 2017. Or two more national top results with descendants of Fabian.
05/04/2018 - We were asking ourselves how long it has been since team Freialdenhofen went through a season without claiming a national or international victory. They have a collection of top class racing birds that can really make a difference in the long distance. This pigeon breed is as good as it gets.
29/03/2018 - The young birds' team of Stefan & Heinz Koschnitzki has been remarkably successful recently: they claimed the title of 1st German Champion YBs in the union in 2017, based on 12 top results and 1,171.44 championship points from a total of 1,200 points.
20/03/2018 - With a strong team of 14 racers, Samuel Turcq just won the prestigious PIPA IATP Ranking in 2017, as well as the title of National Champion Marathon races in France and the 3rd place at the European Cup!
09/03/2018 - An impressive number of fanciers have won races with pigeons of Chris Hebberecht in 2017. That includes the winner of a 1st ace pigeon in the SAMDR 2017-'18 in Sun City South Africa, the winner of the Thailand Final Grand Pigeon Race 2017-2018, the winner of the Belgian Master 2017, and the third prize winner in Victoria Falls. Furthermore, the Hebberecht pigeons have also won a 1st and 2nd Internat. Narbonne, and a 1st Nat. Jarnac 2017. This is quite impressive indeed.
07/02/2018 - Everyone will agree that Joël Verschoot has been one of the figureheads, one of the leading names in the national long distance competition in 2017. His loft is home to some of Belgium’s strongest long distance pigeons of this season, and that includes his 2nd, 3rd, and 6th National Ace Pigeon KBDB of 2017.
05/02/2018 - Luc De Laere has had a particularly successul racing season in 2017, winning an impressive 7 provincial first prizes, and on top of that a title of General Provincial Champion KBDB West Flanders and 5th Nat. Champion Shorter Middle Distance YBs KBDB.
26/01/2018 - Jaguar 004 became 1st Olympiad Pigeon Sprint in Brussels at the very start of 2017. What happened during the rest of the season was a display of strength from the loft in Herentals, mainly thanks to Chanel Nr. 1 and Jaguar 004.
26/01/2018 - Peter Theunis won his first top results in the late 1990s with the help of Witbuik and Dragon Rocket. And it is thanks to such descendants as Young Witbuik, Super Rossi and Miss Goldnugget, which are just as talented as their predecessors, that the Embregts-Theunis combination continues to be one of the leading names in The Netherlands.
25/01/2018 - Achieving two racing campaigns & ending them twice with a national victory at the end is not an easy task. However, the 29 years old Kevin Saudoyez achieved it while most of the fanciers can't even dream about it. It makes of him one of the most promising fanciers of the Belgian pigeon sport.
25/01/2018 - For Jean-Marc Thibaut-Boons, 2017 will forever stay as the year of his first national victory, which was won from Argenton in the youngsters category. This completed his performance list, making him one of the most feared fanciers from Belgium. Is the circle already complete?
15/01/2018 - Descendants of the iconic Mr. blue dynasty and of such renowned birds as Special Blue, Dolce Vita, Chanel no 5 and Rolex continue to deliver excellent results, for Pieter Veenstra and for numerous other fanciers both at home and abroad.
13/01/2018 - Ivo Renders has made a name for himself. He has been winning top prizes on a regular basis since switching over to the longer middle distance in 2010. He has a palmares many fanciers would be jealous of.
09/01/2018 - Team Freddy De Jaeger saw a long-held dream come true in 2017 with a first and well deserved national victory. On top of that they claimed a 2nd Nat. Bourges, a 3rd Nat. Agen, as well as three provincial first prizes and four national championship titles KBDB. This is the story of another great season.
05/01/2018 - 2017 was another fabulous season for the Vercammen family from Vremde; their pigeons did great not only in their home base but in many other lofts as well. This breed has been outstanding.
04/01/2018 - Our DVV pigeons auction, one of the highlights of this season, closed last weekend. There was an overall revenue of 396,750 EURO, and this means we can announce the winner of our 2017 Christmas Quiz. Three fanciers from Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands made it a head-to-head race but there can only be one winner.
31/12/2017 - It has become an annual tradition for PIPA to bring you an overview of the 10 most-read articles (in all languages) of 2017 just before New Year. Club pages, race reports and ranking pages are not included. Here is a look at the top five of 2017.