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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.

Former American baseball pro has found home base in Bratislava

Tom Johnson, who pitched for the Minnesota Twins, directs a non-profit that uses baseball for youth outreach in Slovakia.Anna Fay, 17. Feb 2020, at 10:00

Tom Johnson

Vlhová wins the slalom race in Slovenia

She became the current leader in women’s slalom discipline.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Feb 2020, at 15:07

Petra Vlhová
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Vlhová second after Robinson in women's giant slalom event in Slovenia

The Slovak skier ended first after the first round.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Feb 2020, at 14:16

Petra Vlhova

Slovakia to buy its national football stadium for more

The state is to spend nearly €100 million on the purchase.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jan 2020, at 22:01

A visual of Slovakia's national football stadium

Vlhová and Brignone share first place in Sestriere giant slalom

It was Vlhová's fourth victory in what is considered the most technically-challenging discipline in Alpine skiing.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jan 2020, at 17:48

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová crosses the finish line following an alpine ski race at the World Cup women's giant slalom in Sestriere, Italy.
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Vlhová dominates slalom in Flachau

The Slovak skier defended her victory from last year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jan 2020, at 22:21

Petra Vlhová celebrates after winning the women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria.
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Vlhová beats Shiffrin in Zagreb

She thus ended Shiffrin’s slalom win streak.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Jan 2020, at 17:38

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová celebrates on podium after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia.
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Slovak skier Vlhová dominates parallel slalom in St Moritz

It is her first victory in this World Cup season.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Dec 2019, at 15:26

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová celebrates with teammates at the end of an alpine ski, women's parallel slalom World Cup in St Moritz, Switzerland.
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BRINGING WORLD TO THE CLASSROOM

Football officials convicted of sports corruption in Slovakia

The court has fined and sentenced 13 convicts to three years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Dec 2019, at 11:54

Defendants during a public hearing in the corruption case of SFZ delegates and referees at the Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok on November 27, 2019

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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