Sport

Pandemic and migrants put Slovak paramedic's attempt to swim the Strait of Gibraltar on hold

Slovak paramedic Zuzana Jusková is a winter swimmer.Patrik Fotta14. Jan 2021, at 11:28

Paramedic Zuzana Jusková hopes to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar very soon.

Vlhová dominates slalom in Zagreb

The Slovak skier strengthens her lead in World Cup standings.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Jan 2021, at 17:01

Petra Vlhová has become Snow Queen of Zagreb.
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Petra Vlhová ends third in Courchevel

She was defeated by Marta Bassino and Sara Hector.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Dec 2020, at 14:24

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Courchevel, France.
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Slovak skier Vlhová dominates the World Cup series. She won third consecutive race

She won the parallel giant slalom in Lech-Zürs.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Nov 2020, at 19:29

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová won the women's World Cup parallel giant slalom in Lech/Zuers, Austria.
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Petra Vlhová wins another slalom in Levi

Michelle Gisin of Switzerland ended second, and Katharina Liensberger of Austria was third.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Nov 2020, at 14:15

Petra Vlhová of Slovakia celebrates after winning the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup women's slalom race at the Levi ski resort in Finland on November 22.
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Slovak skier Vlhová wins the opening slalom in Levi

She beat Mikaela Shiffrin and Katharina Liensberger.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Nov 2020, at 14:20

Petra Vlhová of Slovakia (centre), flanked by second placed Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States (l) and third placed Katharina Liensberger of Austria, celebrates after winning the alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland.
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The head and the bottom. Two curious touches helped Slovakia win

The national team made it to the European Championships only the second time in history when they beat Northern Ireland in Belfast on November 12.Pavol Spál16. Nov 2020, at 7:20

Marek Hamšík and Juraj Kucka
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Slovak all-female relay swimmers make history crossing the Channel

The country's first all-female team to swim the Channel trained in Slovakia during rain and storms.Michaela Žureková30. Sep 2020, at 14:51

Slovak female swimmers swam across the English Channel, from England to France, in September 2020.
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The revival of Slovak rugby championed by French player

Having first discovered Slovakia thanks to Erasmus, Charles Cimetière returned to popularise rugby.Peter Dlhopolec, 24. Jul 2020, at 9:46

French Charlie Cimetière came to Slovakia for the first time in 2009, spending his Erasmus in Bratislava.

Hossa: The whole changing room knew my problem

Marián Hossa recalls his career and introduction to the Hockey Hall of Fame.Marián Szűcs30. Jun 2020, at 16:48

Marián Hossa
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The third Slovak to become a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame

Marián Hossa won three Stanley Cups during his career.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Jun 2020, at 23:22

Marián Hossa
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Slovakia Bucket List: Check these golf courses while you are staying at home (blog)

Plan ahead for your next golf trip.Jordan Fuller22. Apr 2020, at 22:13

Slovak golf courses often boast astonishing vantage points.

Coach of Slovakia's hockey team gives up on his salary for COVID-19

Craig Ramsey is said to earn €140,000 a season.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Apr 2020, at 21:40

Craig Ramsay.
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Sagan was a winner the moment he began to pedal a bike

I enjoy my life, says the star of the cycling world.Miloslav Šebela27. Mar 2020, at 10:00

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Petra Vlhová is a ski celebrity but remains an ordinary girl

The Slovak skier is a world champion and has two World Cup globes.Juraj Berzedi21. Mar 2020, at 17:05

Petra Vlhová after winning the giant slalom at 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden.
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How does the football business in Slovakia work?

The football business in Slovakia resembles a black hole.Pavol Spál5. Mar 2020, at 10:59

From left to the right: Ivan Kmotrík Jr. of Slovan Bratislava, Jozef Antošík of MŠK Žilina, and Róbert Rybníček of AS Trenčín.

Blog: How to cycle across Europe

Briton Graham Norton cycled along the Camino de Santiago and over the Pyrenees before settling in "exotic" Bratislava.Graham Strouts2. Mar 2020, at 10:10

Graham Strouts cycling the Camino de Santiago.

Slovak hockey player in Boston receives recognition for his work

He received special tailor-made golden gloves and the mayor of the city gave him a street sign bearing his name.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Feb 2020, at 9:15

They tried to exploit Sagan’s name in a scam. Lies, he responds

The scam promised the quick earning of money and without risk.Miloslav Šebela20. Feb 2020, at 14:04

Peter Sagan rejoices after his victory at TdF, July 8

Race walker Tóth named among decade’s Top 10 athletes

The ranking is published by the US magazine Track and Field News.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Feb 2020, at 12:57

Matej Tóth winning Olympic gold.