10/06/2020 - If fanciers are talking about the strongest players in Belgium over the past decade, the name of Marc De Cock will inevitably be brought up by anyone that knows a thing or two about the sport.
25/04/2020 - The golden Rocco dynasty was impossible to beat in 2019. Robin claimed a 1st Nat. Libourne YLs, as well as a title of 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance and extreme long distance YLs KBDB. And a full brother of his sire, Robby, was 7th Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance KBDB 2019 this season. This is a family of race winners and ace pigeons!
10/04/2020 - Wendela claimed her first national championship titles in the junior ranks, and she is now proving to be just as competitive at the highest level, claiming for instance a title of Best young bird sprint in The Netherlands 2019 (PIPA Ranking).
21/03/2020 - The combination from Holsbeek excelled again in 2019. Their season highlights included a widely predicted national victory from Montluçon, as well as a title of 8th National Ace Pigeon longer middle distance KBDB YLs 2019.
15/03/2020 - Roger claimed a 5th Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance & extreme long distance YLs KBDB in 2018, and he had Belgium's best pigeon from Perpignan across two seasons in his collection as well. And he continued to claim national titles the following season, with a 9th Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance & extreme long distance YLs KBDB 2019, and a title of 14th Nat. Champion KBDB in the same discipline. Impressive!
07/03/2020 - The pigeons of Dirk Van Dyck, the world famous sprint and middle distance champion, are seemingly inexhaustible. It showed again in 2019: their many great results led to two national ace pigeon titles.
04/03/2020 - The 2019 long distance season of Van Ouwerkerk-Dekkers from Brasschaat has been quite a success indeed. The provincial victories from Agen (olds and yearlings), St. Vincent and Perpignan gained further prominence with the incredible performance of Poco Barcelona.
25/02/2020 - Team Van Oss has been one of the leading names in the one day long distance in The Netherlands for quite a number of years now, as you can tell from their many notable achievements. They were on top of their game again this season: they claimed victory in a number of national/NPO races, and they were victorious in the national championship one day long distance as well.
01/02/2020 - Pigeon racing can be amazing. Just ask Jaap and Adriaan Scheele from Terneuzen. In our earlier reports from 2018 and 2019, and again in this article from 2020, we have talked about their terrific generation of young birds from 2017.
04/01/2020 - An international victory, two national victories, 13x top 50 international and 19x top 100 international: this is the astonishing balance of Michel Dubois in 2019. This french fancier dominated brilliantly the international races of Western Europe.
31/12/2019 - The last auction day of this year also ended with great success. The 236 pigeons raised 562,000 EURO, on average 2,381 EURO / pigeon. This ends the December auction month with an impressive 2,850,000 EURO.
28/12/2019 - From 6 till 19 January 2020, PIPA organizes the sale of all pigeons up to and including 2017 from Martin De Poorter. Martin is known as one of the best lofts in the Netherlands on the international races. Here you can already go through the catalog.
27/12/2019 - It seems that the age of wisdom allowed André Allemeersch to achieve the best season of his career. With a first national victory and 2 silver medals in the national championships of the KBDB, the balance of 2019 will remain unforgettable.
27/12/2019 - Maarten Huijsmans claims another title of 1st National Champion middle distance The Netherlands in 2019. This means he has now won four consecutive top three placings in this competition, which is an unprecedented achievement in this discipline.
27/12/2019 - This has been a brilliant season for Peter Janssen. He outperformed his opponents in several races, claiming provincial first prizes and even a national victory in Sector 3, which we discussed in an earlier report.
26/12/2019 - It's time for our annual PIPA Christmas quiz. The PIPA Elite Center gives away one of their pigeons, and they've come up with quite a special one: a youngster of a full brother Porsche x Miss Tarzan. This makes him a grandchild of the iconic breeding pair Wacko Freddy x Lieve.
26/12/2019 - Wout has done it again. His phenomenal newcomer New Prince, with ring number NL18-3816237, has surprised his opponents in Province 2 quite a few times this season. This of course in the one day long distance, Wout's favourite competition.