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Slovakia beats Canada twice in ice-hockey friendly

The Slovak national ice-hockey team beat Canada twice in friendly international matches on November 7 and 8. The first match, played in northern Slovakia's Liptovský Mikuláš, saw the home side prevail 3 to 2 in a fast-paced game which entertained the 4,500 spectators at the sold-out stadium.

Game two of the series was played in the western Slovak city of Trenčin before another sold-out crowd of 4,500. Slovakia won again, this time 4 to 1, behind the strong play of Richard Sechny, who in the two matches scored three goals, assisted on another and was selected player of the game after both games.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

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Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness