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/20651861/slovakia-beats-poland-in-davis-cup-remaining-in-the-1st-group.htmlSlovakia beats Poland in Davis Cup, remaining in the 1st group2017-09-18T15:29:23ZSlovak tennis players helped their Davis Cup team proceed to the next round. But the weekend duel was far from smooth.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20647562/velez-zuzulova-may-skip-the-season.htmlVelez-Zuzulová may skip the season2017-09-12T14:16:56ZThis year was to be her last representing Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20646571/sagan-marked-his-100th-victory-in-quebec.htmlSagan marked his 100th victory in Quebec2017-09-11T14:20:44Z“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.”https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20642376/para-cyclist-decides-not-to-represent-slovakia.htmlPara-cyclist decides not to represent Slovakia2017-09-05T23:29:32ZJozef Metelka claims there was a failure on the side of the representation leaders, but they are not aware of any problems.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20641435/slovakia-loses-against-england-in-the-world-cup-qualifications.htmlSlovakia loses against England in the World Cup qualifications2017-09-05T06:26:27ZThe English team beat Slovakia on the evening of September 4 at Wembleyhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20641069/slovak-team-beat-slovenia-facing-the-best-team-in-the-group-on-monday.htmlSlovak team beat Slovenia, facing the best team in the group on Monday2017-09-04T14:34:00ZAfter a winning match on September 1, Slovak nationals will play for the No. 1 position in the group against England three days later.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20637500/slovak-who-ran-almost-5000-km-in-48-days-many-ultra-runners-are-humble-people.htmlSlovak who ran almost 5,000 km in 48 days: Many ultra-runners are humble people2017-08-30T08:49:17ZKaneenika 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.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20636615/slovakia-gains-one-medal-from-canoe-sprint-championship.htmlSlovakia gains one medal from canoe sprint championship2017-08-28T14:30:18ZAt 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.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20628956/a-british-athlete-will-represent-slovakia.htmlA British athlete will represent Slovakia2017-08-22T07:21:16ZChiara Bunce has already won several medals at British youth championships.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20628935/summer-camp-for-slovak-footballers.htmlSummer camp for Slovak footballers2017-08-20T09:30:00ZThe aim is not only to train the youth in sporting skills but also teach them to become decent and intelligent people.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20628382/eight-tatra-peaks-in-27-hours.htmlEight Tatra peaks in 27 hours2017-08-19T07:15:00ZThe man from Košice ended up before his goal due to health problems.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20628678/first-slovak-woman-crossed-the-english-channel.htmlFirst Slovak woman crossed the English Channel2017-08-17T13:32:52ZBefore her, only six Slovak men had managed to complete the difficult swim.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20627382/olympic-medal-winner-explains-doping-allegations.htmlOlympic medal winner explains doping allegations2017-08-16T04:20:43ZMatej Tóth is waiting for the final decision.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623032/slovak-beat-womens-record-in-worlds-hardest-run.htmlSlovak beat women's record in world's hardest run2017-08-13T06:20:00ZShe ran for 48 days.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623370/marian-hossa-is-the-best-ice-hockey-player-in-slovakia.htmlMarián Hossa is the best ice-hockey player in Slovakia2017-08-10T13:56:14ZHossa has won in a poll for the sixth time already.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623094/peter-sagan-won-third-stage-of-binckbank-tour-2017.htmlPeter Sagan won third stage of BinckBank Tour 20172017-08-10T05:54:19ZThe Slovak cyclist won the final sprint on August 9.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20621302/sagan-won-the-white-jersey-in-tour-de-pologne-2017.htmlSagan won the white jersey in Tour de Pologne 20172017-08-07T17:00:13ZThe absolute winner of the cycling tour around Poland was the Belgian Dylan Teuns, while the Dutch Wout Poels won the seventh stage.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20618833/everton-goes-for-play-off-after-beating-ruzomberok.htmlEverton goes for play-off after beating Ružomberok2017-08-04T06:40:30ZThe only goal was scored by the Everton’s Dominic Nathaniel Calvert-Lewin.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20613842/everton-beats-ruzomberok.htmlEverton beats Ružomberok2017-07-28T10:43:17ZBut the victory was narrow.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20610528/slovak-water-slalom-racers-won-seven-medals.htmlSlovak water slalom racers won seven medals2017-07-24T13:53:37ZYoung Slovak talents made the hearts of sports fans race with their performance at the World Championship in water slalom.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20606611/peter-sagan-the-jury-is-wrong.htmlPeter Sagan: The jury is wrong2017-07-19T06:36:16ZSlovak cyclist Peter Sagan complains about impersonal behavior of jury.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20605334/slovak-sprinter-volko-wins-in-200m.htmlSlovak sprinter Volko wins in 200m2017-07-17T13:25:18ZJan Volko set a national record at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Poland.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20603308/quote-of-the-week.htmlQuote of the week2017-07-14T06:30:00Z“The elbow did not happen.”https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20603384/rybarikova-loses-wimbledon-semi-finals.htmlRybáriková loses Wimbledon semi-finals2017-07-13T23:40:56ZThe first Slovak tennis player who made it to the Wimbledon semi-finals has been knocked out of the tournament.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20601638/slovak-tennis-player-reaches-wimbledon-semi-finals.htmlSlovak tennis player reaches Wimbledon semi-finals2017-07-11T23:25:00ZIt is a historic success for all female Slovak tennis players.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20579656/slovak-is-among-eight-best-female-tennis-players-at-wimbledon.htmlSlovak is among eight best female tennis players at Wimbledon2017-07-11T14:27:24ZBut Magdaléna Rybáriková is seen as an outsider for the overall win of the tournament.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20579031/inter-milan-buys-slovak-footballer-for-25-million.htmlInter Milan buys Slovak footballer for €25 million2017-07-10T23:58:06ZThis is the highest transfer fee ever for a Slovak footballer.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20578730/olympic-medalist-walker-toth-suspend-following-doping-allegations.htmlOlympic-medalist walker Tóth suspend following doping allegations2017-07-10T14:14:13ZSlovak walker Matej Tóth will not compete in Athletic World Championship in London, scheduled to take place between August 4 and 13.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20576339/did-sagan-really-have-to-go.htmlDid Sagan really have to go?2017-07-06T16:33:28ZSeveral factors influenced the disqualification verdict, and it is hard to comment without having complete information, says one of the commissaires.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20575238/peter-sagan-was-disqualified-from-the-tour-de-france-after-a-foul-at-the-finish.htmlPeter Sagan was disqualified from the Tour de France after a foul at the finish2017-07-04T21:39:42ZIn the finishing sprint of the fourth stage of the Tour de France 2017, Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan was excluded for allegedly intentionally elbowing Mark Cavendish into a scary fall.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20574269/sagan-wins-3rd-stage-of-tour-de-france-despite-problems.htmlSagan wins 3rd stage of Tour de France, despite problems2017-07-03T23:03:29ZSlovak cyclist is third in the pursuit for his sixth green jersey.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20571434/quote-of-the-week.htmlQuote of the week2017-06-30T06:30:00Z“Though we work in different spheres of society, our responsibility for creating fair-play rules is similar.”https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20569756/fico-complains-about-unfair-football-rules.htmlFico complains about unfair football rules2017-06-27T22:55:06ZBut he has been silent about other scandals connected with football players.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20568167/slovak-under-21-team-ended-before-semi-finals-of-european-championship.htmlSlovak under-21 team ended before semi-finals of European Championship2017-06-26T14:05:08ZThe team had been in a good position to continue to the next round of the championship held in Poland.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20566000/young-slovaks-defeat-the-champions-from-sweden.htmlYoung Slovaks defeat the champions from Sweden2017-06-23T00:10:45ZDespite the victory, their advance to the U21 EURO semi-finals is still uncertain.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20565997/female-basketball-players-out-of-the-medal-positions-at-the-european-championship.htmlFemale basketball players out of the medal positions at the European championship2017-06-22T23:52:58ZThe Slovak representatives failed to defeat their rivals from France at EuroBasket Women 2017.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20564843/young-slovak-footballers-with-mixed-results-in-poland-so-far.htmlYoung Slovak footballers with mixed results in Poland so far2017-06-21T21:55:38ZThe footballers won the opening match at the European Under-21 Championship 2017, but lost the second match.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20564549/female-basketball-players-reach-the-quarterfinals.htmlFemale basketball players reach the quarterfinals2017-06-21T14:01:57ZThe team will again play in the quarterfinals of the 'EuroBasket Women' after an eight year gap.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20562823/slovak-triple-world-champion-in-mixed-martial-arts-defends-title.htmlSlovak Triple World Champion in mixed martial arts defends title2017-06-19T23:02:48ZHe ended the fight with a choke hold.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20562656/sagan-climbs-fence-to-accept-tour-de-suisse-award.htmlSagan climbs fence to accept Tour de Suisse award2017-06-19T15:30:34ZSlovak 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.