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Slovaks second in downhill World Cup

The Slovak team of four beat over-confident Germany, Italy and Switzerland losing only to France to take the first-ever medal in this competition. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Feb 2017, at 23:27

L-R: Slovak Matej Falat compeets against French Mathieu Faivre in St Moritz, February 14.

Slovak Fed Cup team beats Italy

The Slovak Fed Cup team surprisingly won over local national team in the Italian town of Forli, even without favourite Dominika Cibulková. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Feb 2017, at 14:10

Rebecca Šramková plays against Sara Errani.

Bratislava’s racecourse faces new challenges

The racecourse will get new management. Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Feb 2017, at 6:32

Fancied Slovak team lost to Hungarians in Davis Cup

A shocking defeat from Hungarians came in a crucial tennis tournament. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Feb 2017, at 14:00

L-R: Slovak Martin Kližan shakes hands with his defeater, Hungarian Márton Fucsovics

Velez-Zuzulová ended second in Stockholm, Vlhová fifth

Slovak Alpine skiers were in good shape in the parallel World Cup slalom but failed to beat US skier Mikaela Shiffrin, again. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Feb 2017, at 7:08

L-R: Second placed Veronika Velez-Zuzulová, the winner Mikaela Shiffrin, and third placed Nina Loeseth, celebrate on podium after an alpine ski, women's World Cup parallel slalom in Stockholm, January 31.

Slovak skiers can continue competing

The skiing association will not force the racers to sign controversial statutes for now. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Jan 2017, at 13:18

Veronika Velez-Zuzulová (l) and Petra Vlhová (r)

Svitko would like to forget this year's Rally Dakar

One of Slovak motorbike racer participating in the 2017 Rally Dakar, Štefan Svitko, says he has never prepared better for the South American extreme rally. However, the man who placed second last year sees the… Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2017, at 14:25

Štefan Svitko at the Dakar Rally in Paraguay

Svitko got lost, Jakeš injured and gave up Dakar rally

A broken arm and faulty navigation have ended the dreams of two Slovak bikers, although in different ways. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Jan 2017, at 13:40

Štefan Svitko in Dakar Rally, January 6.

Lightning strikes Slovak motorcyclist in Dakar Rally

Despite injury Jakeš finishes stage. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Jan 2017, at 23:18

Ivan Jakeš

Banská Bystrica takes over baton of City of Sport from Košice

Banská Bystrica heads into 2017 as a European City of Sport, encouraged by Košice's success. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Jan 2017, at 16:36

Epiphany Run 2015, Košice.

Slovaks excel in ZagrebPhoto

Triumphs help alpine ski racers to improve their position in World Cup standings. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Jan 2017, at 23:47

Petra Vlhová (l) and Veronika Velez-Zuzulová (r)

Sagan shows off his new bikeVideo

The cyclist also officially changed teams in the beginning of 2017. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Jan 2017, at 13:53

Sagan wins in Plumelec at the European Championship.

Velez-Zuzulová second in World Cup race in Semmering

At the place she first won a World Cup race in 2012, at the Austrian resort of Semmering, Slovak skier Veronika Velez-Zuzulová came in second. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. Dec 2016, at 12:49

L-R: Second Veronika Velez-Zuzulová (SVK), winner Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) and third Wendy Holdener (SUI) in the World Cup slalom race in Semmering, Dec 29.

Slovak ski representatives get unpleasant present

The problem pertains to a disagreement over signing the document that sets the statute of a representative. Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. Dec 2016, at 12:47

Petra Vlhová (l) and Veronika Velez-Zuzulová (r)

Sagan beats Brexit and Trump

2016 was a year of exceptional sporting success for Slovakia.Michal Trško23. Dec 2016, at 15:30

Sagan wins in Plumelec at the European Championship.

Race walker Tóth is athlete of the year

Famous cyclist Peter Sagan is second. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Dec 2016, at 0:20

Race walker Matej Tóth

Sagan wins in another poll

The successful Slovak cyclist outperforms his opponents. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Dec 2016, at 22:16

Peter Sagan, center, of Slovakia, raises his hands as he celebrates his win at the UCI Pro Tour cycling Grand Prix in Quebec City in September 2016.

Velez-Zuzulová loses only to ShiffrinPhoto

Slovak slalom skiers have been successful recently; Veronika Velez-Zuzulová is the best slalom skier in the world second only to US Mikaela Shiffrin. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Dec 2016, at 14:13

Veronika Velez-Zuzulová ended second in the Sestriere slalom  World Cup.

Svatoš died of overdose

The coroner confirmed that the deceased ice-hockey player was addicted to heroin. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 23:19

Marek Svatoš

Sagan receives prestigious Vélo d’Or

The Slovak cyclist finished a successful season. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 13:54

Peter Sagan

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