Sport

Fire Sport: A village pastime becomes an international sport

A teacher in Sučany recounts his memorable introduction to a very unusual sport in Slovakia.Brendan Oswald25. Nov 2019, at 15:07

The women's team in action during a Fire Sport tournament.

Slovak skier named world’s best Paralympic athlete of 2019

This award reflects how successful the Paralympic season was for me, Henrieta Farkašová said at the ceremony.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Oct 2019, at 13:08

Henrieta Farkašová (l) and her guide Natália Šubrtová

Aeromodelling World Champion: State aid can’t even cover basic expenses

Ján Littva must fend for himself despite having won the second most titles in the history of his sport.Edward Szekeres, 10. Oct 2019, at 16:33

Ján Littva wants to organise a world championship in aeromodelling at his private airport.
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Košice marathon won by Kenyan Kipsambu

A record was broken in the women’s category.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Oct 2019, at 13:44

Hillary Kibiwott Kipsambu (centre), the winner of the 96th edition of the International Peace Marathon in Košice. Shumet Mengistu of Ethiopia (left) finished second, followed by Tsegay Tuemay of Eritrea (right).
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Slovakia dominated canoe slalom men teams competition

The country defended the title for the ninth time in a row.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Sep 2019, at 13:22

Michal Martikán was excellent at the Olympic Games, winning gold.

Slovak triathlete awarded for saving his competitor's life

Michal Buček helped another triathlete last September during a race in the Yellow Sea.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Sep 2019, at 13:29

Michal Buček

Activities adrenaline junkies can enjoy in Slovakia

Become a race car driver at Slovakia Ring and jump off a chimney in Pezinok.Peter Dlhopolec, 23. Aug 2019, at 9:00

Adrenaline junkies can try skywalking up at the UFO Tower in Bratislava.
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Peter Sagan wins his seventh green jersey at Tour de France

The cyclist topped the leaderboard after the third stage.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2019, at 12:34

Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, stands on the podium after the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, on July 28, 2019.
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Netherland team wins Broomtislava tournament

Eight quidditch teams took part in the Bratislava sports event.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jul 2019, at 13:51

Pressburg Phantoms play against Southampton Quidditch in one of the quidditch tournaments.

Sagan signed a fan's book while competing in the Tour de France

The video was taken during the Tour de France's 14th stage from Tarbes to Tourmalet Barèges.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jul 2019, at 12:50

Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, starts the 15th stage of the Tour de France.
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Slovak tennis player makes it to doubles semi-finals at Wimbledon

Filip Polášek returned to professional tennis in 2018 after a five-year hiatus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jul 2019, at 21:50

Slovak doubles tennis player Filip Polášek plays the Wimbledon doubles semi-finals, with his partner Ivan Dodig, on July 11.

Ice hockey club Slovan leaving KHL due to debt

The club plans to return to Slovakia's national ice hockey league.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. May 2019, at 22:43

The ice hockey world championship bids farewell to Košice

The final games will be played in Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. May 2019, at 7:00

Slovakia’s ice hockey team said goodbye to Ladislav Nagy

He was one of the last world champions from 2002 to play for the representation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. May 2019, at 22:04

Ladislav Nagy
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Slovakia bids farewell to the championship with a victory

The match was the last for Ladislav Nagy, who ends with his representation career.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. May 2019, at 18:41

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Slovaks outclassed Great Britain

The victory keeps the country in game for the quarterfinals. But the result of the match between Germany and the USA will be important.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. May 2019, at 22:26

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Slovakia scores a much-needed victory against France

After the match against France, Slovakia's quarterfinal chances are still alive.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. May 2019, at 18:37

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Ice-hockey fans: We enjoy Bratislava but finding your way around the capital is difficult

There is only one information kiosk at the bus station in Bratislava.Marek Poracký, Ján Krempaský16. May 2019, at 7:29

The fan zone during the 2019 Ice-Hockey World Championships is located near the Trnavské mýto crossroads in Bratislava.
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Slovakia loses an important match against Germany

The country lost already the third game in the preliminary round.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. May 2019, at 22:40

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Slovak fans booed the Canadian anthem after lost game

Slovak ice-hockey fans did not hold back after Slovakia lost to Canada. They threw bottles on the ice, whistled and booed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. May 2019, at 13:42

Slovakia lost 5:6 to Canada in the game during the 2019 Ice-Hockey World Championship.