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.
21/01/2017 - 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.
05/10/2016 - 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.
18/05/2016 - 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.
11/05/2016 - 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).
25/04/2016 - 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.
22/04/2016 - 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.
21/03/2016 - 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.
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.