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Young Slovaks defeat the champions from SwedenPhoto

Despite the victory, their advance to the U21 EURO semi-finals is still uncertain. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Jun 2017, at 0:10

Female basketball players out of the medal positions at the European championshipPhoto

The Slovak representatives failed to defeat their rivals from France at EuroBasket Women 2017. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Jun 2017, at 23:52

Young Slovak footballers with mixed results in Poland so farPhoto

The footballers won the opening match at the European Under-21 Championship 2017, but lost the second match. Erik Rédli ,21. Jun 2017, at 21:55

The Slovak team has visible support at tribunes.

Female basketball players reach the quarterfinalsVideo

The team will again play in the quarterfinals of the 'EuroBasket Women' after an eight year gap. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2017, at 14:01

Ivan Buchinger

Sagan climbs fence to accept Tour de Suisse awardVideo

Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan won two stages of the recent Tour de Suisse competition and may have changed his tactics before the upcoming Tour de France. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2017, at 15:30

Sagan finally made it to the stage on June 17.

Sagan’s first victory of Tour de Suisse comes in the fifth stageVideo

“I am happy about this victory because my team sacrificed everything for me,” Slovak cyclist said immediately after his June 14 win. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jun 2017, at 14:48

Peter Sagan celerbates his win in fifth stage of Tour de Suisse, June 14.

Slovakia returns to U21 EURO after 17 yearsVideo

The national team aims to at least advance from the group. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jun 2017, at 14:31

Coach Pavel Hapal

Slovak street hockey players beat Canada to become World ChampionsPhoto

Slovakia is the only country to win medals in every World Championship in the history of the tournament. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jun 2017, at 1:13

Football World Cup 2018: Russia is still far awayVideo

Despite a poor start, Slovak footballers quickly worked their way to a play-off position after Saturday’s win in Lithuania. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jun 2017, at 13:42

L-R: Marek Hamšík scored a goal and rejoices with Ján Ďurica and Vladimír Weiss (scorer oft he first goal) in Vilnius WC 2018 qualification match, June 10.

Talent is not always enough - sport is an expensive hobby

Promising young athletes often do not have the chance to bring their talent to the next level due to lack of funds. Nina Francelová ,29. May 2017, at 19:50

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 23:14

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.

Slovak fitness successful across most categoriesPhoto

Slovak athletes won 8 gold medals, 1 silver and 3 bronze at the European championship in bodybuilding and fitness 2017. Erik Rédli ,16. May 2017, at 22:21

Women fitness up to 163 cm: Michaela Pavleová (centre) and Alexandra Kovalská (r).

General Prosecutor finds no evidence that Weiss did anything wrong

The ruling confirmed the verdict of the District Prosecutor’s Office, Bratislava I which found that the football player did not drive the car. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2017, at 21:55

Vladimír Weiss Junior

Glossary: Talent is not always enough - sport is an expensive hobby

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator… Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2017, at 19:50

Topic: Sport and games (Exercise)

In exercise for this topic we focus on skill: Presentations. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2017, at 19:50

UPDATED: 16. May 2017, at 15:15

Slovaks say goodbye to the world championship with a lossVideo

In its last match in the preliminary round, the Slovak national hockey team lost the game at the IIHF World Championships 2017 against Sweden. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. May 2017, at 14:26

Updated: 16. May 2017, at 13:41

Slovak climbers Hámor and Sabovčík reach the summit of Dhaulagiri in the Himalayas

For Hámor it was the last peak out of 14 eight-thousanders in the region. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. May 2017, at 21:37

Himalaya

Girl from gummy bear video interviews SaganVideo

A girl from the UK who first spoofed the Slovak cyclist got to talk with him in California. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. May 2017, at 14:31

Ruby Isaac interviews Peter Sagan.
UPDATED: 14. May 2017, at 19:36

Slovakia loses its sixth match against the USAVideo

The Slovak national hockey team lost another game at the IIHF World Championships 2017. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. May 2017, at 18:22

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