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).
09/04/2020 - Geoff & Catherine Cooper were very lucky to have a top racing bird with George. But he developed into an even better breeder. All 3 their 1th Section winners of 2019 are for instance grandchildren of George.
06/04/2020 - Pieter Veenstra & his son Gerrit tell you the story about their super pigeon 'Return Flojo 1', 1. Grand average acebird SAMDPR 2018. At this moment they are only pairing her with the best of the best.
03/04/2020 - In 2017 Derek Rooney (UK) bought a daughter of Golden Prince in Gino Clicque's sale on PIPA. Years later she became the mother of First Lady: 1st National Middle Distance KBDB. A great success!
03/04/2020 - 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.
01/04/2020 - The two-day auction closed on 30th of March, selling all old birds from 2017 and earlier + a group of youngsters of Kurt & Raf Platteeuw. This was a highly anticipated auction with plenty of race winners.
31/03/2020 - Just before the Covid 19 pandemie, on 06-07 March 2020 at the Warsaw Plaza Hotel the 1st World Congress of the International Veterinary of Pigeons Association (IVPA) was held, during which the organization's authorities were selected for term of office 2020-2022.
30/03/2020 - Kurt & Raf Platteeuw have become the face of modern-day pigeon racing. They were able to produce brilliant results and claim important titles at provincial and national level almost uninterruptedly.
26/03/2020 - The following auctions ended on Sunday 22nd of March: Jelle Van Sterthem (BE), Jespers-Vanderwegen (BE), Comb. Nijboer (NL), BDS-team (BE), Roger Debusschere (BE), Jan Hooymans (NL), Arie Dijkstra (NL), Stefaan Lambrechts (BE), March auction, Best of USA (US) & Chris Hebberecht (BE).
26/03/2020 - Kurt and Raf Platteeuw have been setting records season after season. Dominating the pigeon racing competition looks like child's play for this fantastic combination, in part thanks to their highly renowned Platteeuw Cannibal bloodline.
26/03/2020 - PIPA is always striving to improve the user friendliness of its auction platform. The descriptions and the pedigrees of all pigeons in our online auctions are already being translated into Chinese, and we recently introduced a new feature called picture texts.
23/03/2020 - Jelle Van Sterthem is a promising newcomer in pigeon racing. It was world class player Gaston Van de Wouwer who put him on the right track, providing him with pigeons and invaluable advice. The 20 year old has already won two national second places!
21/03/2020 - Roger Debusschere has introduced another group of world class bloodlines in his breeding loft, with the winners of a 1st + 3rd International Agen, a 1st National Perpignan, a 1st National Jarnac, and a 2nd + 4th International Ace Pigeon extreme long distance, all from 2018. These were obtained alongside a number of direct descendants of national ace pigeons and Olympiad Pigeons.
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.
20/03/2020 - Despite the world being heavily impacted by the coronavirus, the following fanciers can look back on a successful pigeon auction: Kas & Karel Meijers (NL), Ivan Baetens (BE), Roger Mylle (BE), Jutla Brothers (UK), Sangers pigeons (NL), Tom Van Gaver (BE), Francis Franssen (BE) & Kristof Mortelmans (BE).
20/03/2020 - 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.