The forward and winner of three Stanley Cups is only the third Slovak to achieve this success, and the 44th in all of the NHL.
Slovak tennis player won the third title of the season and seventh in her career, whereby she jumped in the world WTA ranking to her career best, eighth place.
Sagan came from behind in the last sprint to earn a first-place finish, again demonstrating his dominance in cycling.
Slovakia defeats Scotland 3:0.
Slovakia has not had a representative at the championship since 2000.
The Slovak national side was beaten by the team from Slovenia. The qualification match for the 2018 World Cup in Russia ended with a result of 0:1.
Slovak racer and current world and European champion has dominated the prestigious ranking WorldTour in 2016.
Weiss allegedly drove a car under the influence of alcohol
The oldest marathon in Europe was won by Kenyan Kiyneg; although no time record was broken, there was record participation.
The only goal was scored by Slovak player Tomáš Tatar.
But a British journalist thinks he will eventually compete.
Team Europe had been previously considered an outsider at the Hockey World Cup, defying even experts.
Although “Team Europe” lost to Canada in the first round of A Group at the World Cup of Hockey 2016, they will proceed to the semi-finals.
The squad composed also of Slovak players has already won two matches at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.
Eleven medals, of which five are gold, is a fantastic result for such a small country like Slovakia, says the chair of the country's paralympic committee.
Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan can be called “The Lord of the Jerseys”, the Sme daily wrote.
At the Paralympics in Rio, Slovak Jozef Metelka won gold while Patrik Kuril won a bronze medal – both in the cycling time trial in C4 group.
The Paralympic shooter now has three medals.
The national team also won its first Paralympics medal in boccia.
Rifle shooter Veronika Vadovičová won the first Rio paralympic medal for Slovakia on the first day of the games. Two more golds and one silver medal were added by September 12.