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CSM overcome shaky phase to take first Challenge Cup title

18.05.2019 - FINAL REVIEW – After fighting off a comeback at the start of the second half by AM Madeira Andebol SAD, CSM Bucuresti could celebrate winning the Men´s Challenge Cup, taking a clear win in the second leg.

CSM and Madeira chase first trophy

16.05.2019 - FINAL PREVIEW: Both finalists are after their maiden Men’s Challenge Cup title when they meet for the decisive return leg in Romania on Saturday

CSM can write history for Romanian handball

16.05.2019 - FEATURE: The usually dominant women’s team had a disappointing season but this time the men’s team of CSM Bucuresti can bring European glory to the Romanian capital - by winning the Men’s Callenge Cup on Saturday

Everything even in Debutants´ duel

12.05.2019 - FINAL MATCH REVIEW – AM Madeira Andebold SAD were heading for a clear home win in the first leg of the Men´s Challenge Cup final, but at the end, they had to make do with a draw.

Men’s Challenge Cup to get first-time champions

10.05.2019 - FINAL PREVIEW: When Madeira and CSM meet for the first leg of the Men’s Challenge Cup Final on Sunday, both teams will be appearing in their first-ever European Cup final

Living the dream, Madeira try to stay grounded

09.05.2019 - FEATURE: The Portuguese side is excited about playing for its first European Cup trophy when meeting CSM Bucuresti in the first leg of the Men’s Challenge Cup Final on Sunday

Men’s Challenge Cup Final begins in Funchal

30.04.2019 - DRAW REVIEW: AM Madeira Andebol SAD hosts the first leg of the final against CSM Bucuresti on the weekend of 11/12 May

New teams through to Challenge Cup final

28.04.2019 - SEMI-FINAL REVIEW: Both teams, AM Madeira Andebol SAD and CSM Bucuresti, will be making their first appearance in a European Cup final in the Men's Challenge Cup Final in May.

Another Greek-Romanian final still possible

26.04.2019 - SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Last year, the final of the Men’s Challenge Cup saw a meeting between a Romanian and a Greek side. The same could happen this season, possibly even with one of the same teams

Athens keep hopes alive; CSM in control

22.04.2019 - SEMI-FINAL REVIEW: CSM Bucuresti have a good chance of securing Romanian representation in the Men’s Challenge Cup final for the second year in succession, while A.E.K. Athens may still hope to emulate last year’s final berth

Top scorers clash for place in Challenge Cup Final

19.04.2019 - SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Goal getters Elledy Semedo (Madeira) and Lars Jakobsen (Athens) will meet in a direct duel streamed live on ehfTV.com on Saturday, while elsewhere Neva host CSM

Madeira in semi-final after dramatic match in Helsinki

31.03.2019 - QUARTER-FINAL REVIEW: Dicken came within one goal from qualifying but the Spanish side have booked their place among the last four teams of the Men’s Challenge Cup

Thriller awaits in Helsinki

29.03.2019 - QUARTER-FINAL PREVIEW: Finnish club Dicken hope to continue their maiden season in Europe by booking a semi-final ticket in the Men's Challenge Cup.

St. Petersburg, CSM Bucuresti close to semi-finals as quarter-finals get underway

24.03.2019 - QUARTER-FINAL, FIRST LEG ROUND REVIEW: With a seven-goal away win against HC Vise BM, HC Neva SPb already have one foot in the semi-finals of the Men’s EHF Challenge Cup

2017/18 semi-finalists against debutants

21.03.2019 - QUARTER-FINAL PREVIEW: A meeting between one semi-finalist from last season’s competition and a European debutant will be among the encounters when the quarter-finals of the Men’s Challenge Cup launch this weekend

2018 finalists A.E.K. Athens face trip to Russia in Challenge Cup Quarter-finals

19.02.2019 - DRAW REVIEW: Tuesday’s draw in Vienna determined the quarter-final and semi-final fixtures for the Men’s Challenge Cup

Elite eight await Challenge Cup draws

18.02.2019 - DRAW PREVIEW: The quarter-final and semi-final draws for the Men’s Challenge Cup take place on Tuesday

Double Russian in the quarter-finals

17.02.2019 - ROUND REVIEW – Russia will be the only nation to have two teams in the quarter-finals of the Men´s Challenge Cup after the latest round of matches.

From Madeira to Stavropol, the race for the quarter-finals concludes

14.02.2019 - ROUND PREVIEW: With Finland’s Dicken already in the quarter-finals, seven spots are still up for grabs as 14 teams fight to progress in the Men’s Challenge Cup this weekend

Zhuk's astonishing 29-goal game

13.02.2019 - FEATURE: ZNTU-ZAS Zaporozhye's Ievgen Zhuk is currently the highest scorer in the Ukraininan Superleague, helping his team to post-Challenge Cup success

Athens, Neva and Borac close to Men’s Challenge Cup quarter-finals

10.02.2019 - ROUND REVIEW: After clear away wins in the first leg of the Last 16, three teams have practically booked their Men’s Challenge Cup quarter-final spots

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Court of Handball suspends Dzinovic for one match
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Five-goal deficit no problem for Dicken
The action starts in Israel
Troublesome anniversary for Bregenz
Bregenz celebrate anniversary in Athens
Lindboe's 16 goals help Arendal to comeback win
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Men’s Challenge Cup 2018/19 ready to launch
British and Lithuanian derbies in Challenge Cup opening round
Last season’s finalists AEK Athens to enter the Challenge Cup in Round 3