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/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.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20712042/slovak-floorball-players-continue-to-ride-their-wave-of-success.htmlSlovak floorball players continue to ride their wave of success2017-12-05T23:15:07ZThey defeated the Germans and advanced to the quarterfinals.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20711471/sagans-crash-with-cavendish-during-the-tour-was-unintentional-cycling-association-acknowledgesd.htmlSagan’s crash with Cavendish during Tour de France was unintentional2017-12-05T13:26:54ZNew evidence, including video-recordings, supports Slovak cyclist’s version.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20710632/female-slovak-floorball-team-crushes-rivals-with-two-digit-victories.htmlFemale Slovak floorball team crushes rivals with two-digit victories2017-12-04T13:36:06ZAt the first floorball world championship, Slovak female players are doing even better than expected, beating all other teams in their preliminary group.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20707809/slovakia-hosts-womens-world-floorball-championships.htmlOur asset: the coach2017-11-30T13:53:10ZSlovakia hosts women’s world floorball championships, for the first time.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20706228/national-football-stadium-has-a-blind-spot.htmlNational Football stadium has a blind spot2017-11-28T22:16:56ZPart of the grandstand next to the VIP lounges will have permanently vacant seatshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20705769/hrbaty-is-the-new-captain-of-the-slovak-davis-cup-team.htmlThe Slovak Davis Cup team has a new captain2017-11-28T13:57:15ZDominik Hrbatý, who is replacing Miloslav Mečíř (due to his health problems), smoothly beat Karol Kučera.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20705029/vlhova-contested-a-hat-trick-but-stayed-behind-shiffrin.htmlVlhová contested a hat-trick but stayed behind Shiffrin2017-11-27T13:52:32ZSlovak skier: To beat Shiffrin, I needed two good rounds but I failed to do so.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702031/slovak-hockey-league-will-not-rest-during-olympics.htmlSlovak hockey league will not rest during Olympics2017-11-22T23:28:39ZUnlike the Slovak premiere hockey league, Swiss, German and Russian leagues will take a break during the 2018 Winter Olympics.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700798/fifty-shades-of-grey-slovakias-olympic-outfits-will-not-stray-from-tradition.htmlFifty Shades of Grey: Slovakia's Olympic outfits will not stray from tradition2017-11-21T13:43:04ZThe official outfit for Slovak athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic Games has been presented; the Slovak Olympic Committee (SOV) is not satisfied.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20696409/slovaks-ended-the-year-with-a-victory.htmlSlovaks ended the year with a victory2017-11-14T23:50:01ZThe Tuesday friendly match in Trnava meant a farewell to Slovak centre-back, Ján Ďurica, who ended his national team career with his 91st match.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20694363/ice-hockey-stadium-revamp-requires-5-million.htmlIce-hockey stadium revamp requires €5 million2017-11-13T22:11:27ZAdjustments are required by the International Ice Hockey Federation who changed the criteria for holding world championship matcheshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695051/slovak-vlhova-wins-slalom-opener-at-levi.htmlSlovak Vlhová wins slalom opener at Levi2017-11-13T13:50:16ZThe Slovak skier who surprised everyone last season opens this season with a victory.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20680249/slovak-tennis-player-will-attend-the-wta-elite-trophy.htmlSlovak tennis player will attend the WTA Elite Trophy2017-10-24T23:04:14ZMagdaléna Rybáriková leaves for the tournament on October 26.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20676215/sagan-becomes-a-lego-figure.htmlDo you want a Sagan for your Lego collection?2017-10-19T14:05:00ZThe post is very popular on Facebook.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20675008/quidditch-becomes-reality-in-slovakia-as-first-teams-emerge.htmlQuidditch becomes reality in Slovakia as first teams emerge2017-10-18T10:10:34ZThe wizard sport, fighting for its status in the real sports world, has won the hearts of some Slovaks.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20674748/slovak-tennis-player-knocks-out-sharapova.htmlSlovak tennis player knocks out Sharapova2017-10-17T22:51:15ZMagdaléna Rybáriková improves her position in the WTA ranking.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20669929/coach-poor-start-but-also-a-referees-decisions-behind-slovakias-absence-in-the-world-cup.htmlSlovakia will be absent from the World Cup2017-10-11T14:20:16ZThe development in other groups was not positive for Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20668562/construction-of-the-national-football-stadium-continues.htmlConstruction of the national football stadium continues2017-10-10T05:56:13ZThe stadium with a price tag of €75 million should be complete in 2018https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20667450/slovakia-wins-its-last-qualifying-match.htmlSlovaks may proceed to the World Cup in football but not necessarily2017-10-09T15:50:00ZThe Slovak national team defeated their rivals from Malta, but they need to wait for the results in other groups to advance to another round.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20665497/slovakia-prepares-for-a-crucial-match-against-scotland.htmlSlovakia’s path to the world cup gets complicated2017-10-05T23:23:29ZThe football players lost an important match against Scotland.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20665006/olympic-medal-winner-did-not-dope.htmlOlympic medal winner did not dope2017-10-04T22:48:10ZMatej Tóth wins the first battle, but his fight is not over yet.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20663002/nitra-named-european-capital-of-sport-for-2018.htmlNitra named European City of Sport for 20182017-10-02T21:48:39ZAlready two Slovak cities have held this title – Košice in 2016 and Banská Bystrica in 2017https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20662988/slovak-wild-water-athletes-garner-medals-once-more.htmlSlovak wild-water athletes garner medals once more2017-10-02T15:33:33ZThe winners are older than the average canoe champions.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20662931/kosice-marathon-was-won-by-kenyans-kerio-and-jerotich.htmlKošice marathon was won by Kenyans2017-10-02T15:23:14ZApart 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.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20658124/slovak-water-slalom-racers-start-championship-with-a-victory.htmlSlovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory2017-09-26T14:02:26ZThe single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20656514/sagan-rewrites-history.htmlSagan rewrites history2017-09-25T07:10:00ZCyclist 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.https://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.