05/10/2018 - 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.
01/03/2018 - 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.
28/02/2018 - 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.
24/11/2015 - 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.
15/08/2015 - As one of the people who has helped collect the birds for the Kalimanci one loft race in previous years, George and I were lucky enough to be invited out to witness the race in 2015. This is a personal report of our time in Bulgaria.
13/07/2015 - In the past week, 50,000 pigeons were liberated in Valencia (Spain) for the second national long distance race in Portugal. It is the second long distance race this year. Tough races since racing from central Spain is very hard because of the orography and high temperatures.
20/05/2015 - The Derycke-Schieman partnership has a strain of pigeons which is dominated by the noble Gaby Vandenabeele bloodlines. Last year, the partnership won the only national young bird race in Holland with a 100% Vandenabeele called Gabriëla. She won the race from Gien against 17536 birds in Sector 1.
01/03/2015 - In 2016, the Canary Islands will no longer have just one, but two one loft races. As well as the Derby Arona on Tenerife, a new one loft race will be organised on the island of Gran Canaria as part of a bigger project bringing people closer to nature.
20/01/2015 - Koen Minderhoud had a glorious season last year. The greater part of his success was thanks to De Geeloger which won 2 NPO races and a 1st Provincial. According to Koen, this racer is his best pigeon ever. In this video, Koen presents De Geeloger and its parents and talks about his strain build-up.
05/01/2012 - Andre Verbesselt has been forced to part with his wondrous collection of ‘Aelbrecht pigeons’! Simply because there is no other way… there is no option… the verdict is tough, but irreversible!
21/12/2011 - Thailand Grand Pigeon Race is a King Cup race organized by the Thai Racing Pigeon Federation as part of the annual Grand Pet Show in December every year. Only after four years of existence, this race is recognized as Thailand toughest OLR. It has become increasingly popular and known worldwide due to its fair and transparent practice.
11/12/2011 - Now that the total auction of Verreckt-Ariën is online, we would like to present to you a short fragment of an interview in English with one of the best Belgian racing lofts of the past decade. The interview was conducted by the British fancier Tony Cowan in cooperation with ECL Productions.
01/09/2011 - Thorsten Daum was one of Germany’s biggest champions in short & middle distance racing before he made a career switch to one loft racing. In the latter discipline, he is not part of the international top.
20/01/2011 - The public television VRT reported on january 10th 2011 about the public auction of the pigeons of Pros Roosen. Behind the mic are Stefan Roosen, Irene Mantels (widow Pros Roosen) and Nikolaas Gyselbrecht and Luna Lai from PIPA. English subtitles are available via the "CC" button on the bottom right of the video.