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Slovakia will be absent from the World Cup

The development in other groups was not positive for Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Oct 2017, at 14:20

L-R: Slovak Coach Ján Kozák and team member Marek Hamšík at a press conference on WC 2018.

Construction of the national football stadium continuesPhoto

The stadium with a price tag of €75 million should be complete in 2018 Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Oct 2017, at 5:56

Prime Minister Robert Fico, left and tycoon Ivan Kmotrík

Slovaks may proceed to the World Cup in football but not necessarilyPhoto

The Slovak national team defeated their rivals from Malta, but they need to wait for the results in other groups to advance to another round. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Oct 2017, at 15:50

Slovakia’s path to the world cup gets complicatedVideo

The football players lost an important match against Scotland. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Oct 2017, at 23:23

Olympic medal winner did not dope

Matej Tóth wins the first battle, but his fight is not over yet. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Oct 2017, at 22:48

Matej Tóth

Nitra named European City of Sport for 2018

Already two Slovak cities have held this title – Košice in 2016 and Banská Bystrica in 2017 Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Oct 2017, at 21:48

Centre of Nitra

Slovak wild-water athletes garner medals once more

The winners are older than the average canoe champions. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Oct 2017, at 15:33

Slovak wtaer slalom winners (L-R) Michal Martikán, Peter Škantár, Jana Dukátová, Alexander Slafkovský and Matej Beňuš, after returning home from French Pau.

Košice marathon was won by KenyansPhoto

Apart from the winners and the participant, there was another prominent guest in the city: Tegla Loroupe who won the world champion title in half-marathon 20 years ago. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Oct 2017, at 15:23

The leading runners of the International Peace Marathon in Košice

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victoryVideo

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. Sep 2017, at 14:02

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán
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Sagan rewrites historyVideo

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Sep 2017, at 7:10

Slovakia beats Poland in Davis Cup, remaining in the 1st group

Slovak tennis players helped their Davis Cup team proceed to the next round. But the weekend duel was far from smooth. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Sep 2017, at 15:29

Norbert Gombos in beats Poland in the decissive match of Davis Cup 2017, September 17.

Velez-Zuzulová may skip the season

This year was to be her last representing Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Sep 2017, at 14:16

Slovak skier Velez-Zuzulová celebrates her second place in St Moritz.

Sagan marked his 100th victory in QuebecVideo

“A hundred is a nice number but it may be better to live as long as 100,” cyclist Peter Sagan said after winning his 100th race. “It’s really nice to have 100 victories, but there will never be enough of them.” Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Sep 2017, at 14:20

Québec victory in World Tour of Peter Sagan.

Para-cyclist decides not to represent SlovakiaVideo

Jozef Metelka claims there was a failure on the side of the representation leaders, but they are not aware of any problems. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Sep 2017, at 23:29

Jozef Metelka

Slovakia loses against England in the World Cup qualificationsPhoto

The English team beat Slovakia on the evening of September 4 at Wembley5. Sep 2017, at 6:26

Slovak Stanislav Lobotka scores the first goal.

Slovak team beat Slovenia, facing the best team in the group on MondayVideo

After a winning match on September 1, Slovak nationals will play for the No. 1 position in the group against England three days later. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Sep 2017, at 14:34

World Cup qualification 2018: Slovakia's Adam Nemec, obscured, scores a goal against Slovenia during their 2018 World Cup Russia group F qualification soccer match between Slovakia and Slovenia in Trnava, Slovakia, September 1.

Slovak who ran almost 5,000 km in 48 days: Many ultra-runners are humble people

Kaneenika Janáková has completed the world’s hardest run. She told The Slovak Spectator about her career, but also about the place where she likes running in Slovakia. Nina Francelová ,30. Aug 2017, at 8:49

Kaneenika Janakova

Slovakia gains one medal from canoe sprint championshipPhoto

At the recent 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship in Račice, Czech Republic, Slovakia won only one silver medal; and moreover thanks to a totally unexpected new team. Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. Aug 2017, at 14:30

The Gelle-Botek K2 team won silver at WC in Račice.

A British athlete will represent Slovakia

Chiara Bunce has already won several medals at British youth championships. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Aug 2017, at 7:21

Chiara Bunce

Summer camp for Slovak footballers

The aim is not only to train the youth in sporting skills but also teach them to become decent and intelligent people. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Aug 2017, at 9:30

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