https://spectator.sme.sk/r/26/sport/atomSpectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectator1970-01-01T01:00:00ZSlovakia's English-language newspaper covering politics, business, culture, sport and opinion -- with real time news updates.Petit Press, a.s.rss_contact_emailhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20804783/devin-bratislava-run-won-by-kenyan-who-competed-at-the-rio-olympics.htmlA Keynan competing at the Rio Olympics won Devín – Bratislava run2018-04-16T13:38:15ZNelson Cherutich won with a time of 35:05 minutes, the fastest woman was Hungarian Zita Kácser.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20799475/clear-unanimous-and-indisputable-sagan-is-the-best.htmlClear, unanimous, and indisputable: Sagan is the best2018-04-09T14:29:45ZThe renowned cycling magazine Velonews lists Slovak Peter Sagan as the most valuable cyclist.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20799398/sagan-attack-is-the-best-defence.htmlSagan: Attack is the best defence2018-04-09T13:41:53ZSagan wins the Hell of the North race after a strong attack, receiving his second-ever Monument title.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20797577/us-embassy-kicks-off-international-roma-day-with-a-football-tournament.htmlUS Embassy kicks off International Roma Day with a football tournament2018-04-06T17:59:50ZInternational diplomats, Slovak politicians, and Roma teams from eastern and western Slovakia played in the friendly tournament.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20796461/the-best-female-basketball-team-in-slovakia-comes-to-an-end.htmlThe best female basketball team in Slovakia comes to an end2018-04-05T14:07:00ZThe team is currently fighting for its 15th national championship title.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20792577/national-football-stadium-in-bratislava-closer-to-completion.htmlNational football stadium in Bratislava closer to completion2018-03-29T21:51:07ZThe stadium will also serve as a cultural and congress venue.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20789717/sagan-wins-the-gent-wevelgem-for-the-third-time-in-his-career.htmlSagan's victory made his main rival cry2018-03-26T13:45:18ZSlovak cyclist Peter Sagan wins the Gent - Wevelgem for the third time in his career.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20784316/slovakia-has-its-historically-most-successful-paralympics.htmlSlovakia has its historically most successful Paralympics2018-03-19T13:43:54ZThe athlete who won most medals is visually impaired skier Henrieta Farkašová – who was unhappy, though, after coming second in the slalom on March 17.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20779951/slovakia-has-a-total-of-five-paralympic-gold-medals.htmlSlovakia has a total of five Paralympic gold medals2018-03-13T13:51:02ZAfter two days, Slovak Paralympic athletes won five gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, with the successful ones being Alpine skiers.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20779212/slovak-skier-velez-zuzulova-ends-her-career-in-a-spectacular-way.htmlSlovak skier Velez-Zuzulová ends her career in a spectacular way2018-03-12T13:35:45ZHowever, her last race on march 10th was a feast for the eyes rather than a true competition.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20771339/paralympic-athletes-will-compete-in-pyeongchang-under-new-slogan.html“We are Equal”, says new slogan of Paralympic athletes2018-03-01T12:59:15ZThey will try to follow previous successes at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20766779/slovak-biathletes-surprise-in-womens-relay.htmlSlovak biathletes surprise in women’s relay2018-02-22T22:33:33ZThough they were not considered favourites, Slovak biathletes fought bravely for medal positions but ended fifth.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20766379/skier-vlhova-missed-the-medal-by-0-65-seconds.htmlSkier Vlhová missed the medal by 0.65 seconds2018-02-22T14:07:33ZShe competed in the Alpine Combined Slalom for the first time.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20766057/bratislava-ice-stadium-will-require-2-million.htmlBratislava ice stadium will require €2 million2018-02-21T20:36:13ZAt the same time, its tenant, ice hockey club Slovan, owes some €1 million in rent.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20765063/slovak-mixed-relay-was-withdrawn-from-competition.htmlSlovak mixed relay was withdrawn from competition2018-02-20T14:03:05ZPaulína Fialková botched the shooting, thus thwarting the hopes of the Slovak Olympic mixed team of biathletes.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20764716/slovak-ice-hockey-team-goes-home.htmlSlovak ice hockey team goes home2018-02-20T06:24:26ZThe United States defeated their rivals from Slovakia for the second time, ending their performance at the Olympics.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20764247/husband-coach-talks-about-plans-of-the-most-successful-slovak-athlete-in-peyongchang.htmlPyeongChang is Kuzmina's last Olympics2018-02-19T15:19:43ZShe has no plans for the Olympics in Beijing but she may compete in Tokyo.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20763014/slovakia-ends-last-in-its-preliminary-group.htmlSlovakia ends last in its preliminary group2018-02-17T15:44:03ZSlovenia defeated the Slovak team on shootouts.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20762999/kuzmina-dominates-the-12-5km-race.htmlUPDATED: Slovakia’s Kuzmina wins Olympic gold2018-02-17T13:06:40ZThe Slovak biathlete dominates the 12.5km race at this year’s Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20762049/slovakia-loses-its-second-olympics-match.htmlSlovakia loses its second Olympics match2018-02-16T06:34:01ZThe chances of advancing to the next round are still open.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20761349/another-silver-for-kuzmina.htmlAnother silver for Kuzmina2018-02-15T10:46:35ZSlovak biathletes competed in PyeongChang today: The best Slovak female biathlete, Anastasiya Kuzmina, confirmed her good shape. Paulína Fialková finished fifth.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20760736/slovakia-surprisingly-wins-over-the-match-favourite.htmlSlovakia surprisingly wins over the match favourite2018-02-14T15:30:31ZThe national ice hockey team wins its first Olympic Games match.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20758977/slovakia-gets-its-first-medal-at-winter-olympics-biathlete-kuzminova-wins-silver.htmlSlovakia gets its first medal at winter Olympics: biathlete Kuzmina wins silver2018-02-12T14:14:55ZAfter a disappointing start on February 10, Anastasiya Kuzmina won silver in an exciting pursuit race.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20756644/bratislava-will-get-a-world-class-water-sports-resort.htmlBratislava will get a world-class water sports resort2018-02-09T12:15:00ZThe course was built dozens of years ago and it is necessary to finish the surrounding facilitieshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20754317/pyeongchang-slovaks-have-high-hopes-for-their-athletes.htmlPyeongChang: Slovaks have high hopes for their athletes2018-02-06T11:39:20ZSlovakia can expect medals in biathlon, alpine skiing and snowboarding.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20750115/we-will-compete-towards-the-glory-and-fame-of-the-slovak-republic-in-the-spirit-of-morality-and-without-doping-or-drugs.htmlSlovak Olympians promise to compete towards the glory and fame of Slovakia2018-01-30T22:54:06ZSlovak Olympians take historical oath before President Kiska.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20748745/slovak-skier-vlhova-wins-the-world-cup-slalom-in-switzerland.htmlSlovak skier Vlhová became a star of World Cup Slalom in Switzerland2018-01-29T13:23:33ZPetra Vlhová notched her fourth win in her career and her second in the season.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20745665/pope-did-not-christen-sagans-son.htmlPope did not christen Sagan’s son2018-01-24T21:58:03ZBut the Slovak cycling champion gave him a special bike and a rainbow jersey.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20740005/slovak-racer-svitko-finished-at-dakar.htmlSlovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar2018-01-17T14:05:42ZAfter a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20738098/sagan-starts-the-season-off-well-winning-the-peoples-choice-classic.htmlSagan starts the season off well, winning the People’s Choice Classic2018-01-15T13:46:22ZThe Slovak cyclist is the first foreign racer to win this event since 2015.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20735180/sagans-son-may-be-baptised-by-the-pope.htmlSagan’s son may be baptised by the Pope2018-01-10T23:41:18ZThe Slovak cyclist is expected to meet with Pope Francis in a private audience. He will gift a bicycle.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20733875/uefa-included-two-slovaks-among-biggest-talents-for-2018.htmlUEFA included two Slovaks among biggest talents for 20182018-01-09T13:55:41ZThe international football association put two Slovaks on the list of most promising talents for 2018, which is a huge honour.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20731293/slovak-biathlete-ranks-first-with-a-big-lead.htmlSlovak biathlete ranks first with a big lead2018-01-04T21:03:06ZAnastasiya Kuzmina has great form prior to the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20730591/slovak-footballer-skriniar-named-one-of-the-best-players-of-the-season.htmlSlovak footballer Škriniar named one of the best players of the season2018-01-03T22:10:13ZHe is described as “a strong tackler who is quick to make clearances”.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20726830/slovak-olympic-medal-winner-is-innocent.htmlSlovak Olympic medal winner is innocent2017-12-27T18:00:00ZRace walker Matej Tóth wants more rights for athleteshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20722499/kuzmina-has-no-competitors-on-the-track-living-out-a-fantasy.htmlKuzmina has no competitors on the track, living out a fantasy2017-12-19T14:04:49ZAnastasia Kuzmina is currently the leader of the female Biathlon World Cup.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20721517/hamsik-matches-maradona-record.htmlHamšík matches Maradona record2017-12-18T17:30:00ZThe goal by the Slovak star helped his SSC Napoli team to win over Inter Milan.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20719303/sagan-shows-impressive-core-exercises.htmlSagan shows impressive core exercises2017-12-14T20:40:07ZThe three-time world champion will start the new season in a month's time in Australia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20716256/slovak-floorball-team-finishes-fifth-at-world-championship.htmlSlovak floorball team was a positive surprise at World Championship2017-12-11T13:56:09ZThe host team only lost once.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20713806/slovak-floorball-players-lose-to-finland.htmlSlovak floorball players lose to Finland2017-12-07T23:23:26ZThey are now in a contest for the 5th-8th places.