rss_titlehttps://spectator.sme.sk/rssrss_subtitlerss_contact_emailskSlovaks will play against Russia in quarterfinalsSlovakia advances to the quarterfinals from third place, after defeating Switzerland.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:09:35 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20512064/slovaks-will-play-against-russia-in-quarterfinals.htmlYoung Slovak ice hockey players advance to the quarterfinalsThe last match in the preliminary round will decide on their rival for the quarterfinals.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:45:51 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20511246/young-slovak-ice-hockey-players-advance-to-the-quarterfinals.htmlSlovakia hosts U18 hockey world championshipThe hosting towns have adopted tightened security measures, but also measures to protect the environment.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:27:20 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20507578/slovakia-hosts-u18-hocky-world-championship.htmlFootball player may benefit from law loopholeSlovak legislation does not take into consideration the possibility of having two people behind the steering wheel.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:35:06 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20506491/football-player-may-benefit-from-law-loophole.htmlHungarians beat Slovaks and even Kenyan in the Devín-Bratislava runThe jubilee 70th year of the National Run Devín-Bratislava ended with a surprising triumph of Hungarian runners.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:15:14 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20505530/hungarians-beat-slovaks-and-even-kenyan-in-the-devin-bratislava-run.htmlFootball player Weiss acquitted of chargesApparently, the cause of prosecution didn't take place.Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:03:52 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20502244/football-player-weiss-acquitted-of-charges.htmlState subsidy for national stadium is uncertainThe Education Ministry still has not received permission to allocate money for the stadium’s completion from the EC, while the construction works are late.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:38:17 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20502004/state-subsidy-for-national-stadium-is-uncertain.htmlSlovak runner wins Bratislava marathon for first timeBratislava saw a historical moment on April 2, 2017: for the first time, a Slovak long-distance athlete won a marathon in Bratislava.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:10:11 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20499386/slovak-runner-wins-bratislava-marathon-for-first-time.htmlSlovakia beats Malta in World Cup qualificationThe Slovak team beat Malta on March 26 evening at the Maltese stadium in Ta’Qali in their third consecutive winning qualification match.Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:03:40 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20493660/slovakia-beats-malta-in-world-cup-qualification.htmlThe best football player is HamšíkSix time winner says he is glad he can spread the good name of Slovakia abroad.Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:59:15 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20489829/the-best-football-player-is-hamsik.htmlSlovak Skier Vlhová steals show in Aspen slalomSlovak alpine skiing marked a great triumph on March 18, as Petra Vlhová won in a slalom race at the World Cup Finals in the American city of Aspen and her older compatriot Veronika Velez-Zuzulová ended up fourth.Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:04:47 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20487930/slovak-skier-vlhova-steals-show-in-aspen-slalom.htmlCibulková will place fourth in WTA, breaking the Slovak record of MečířSlovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková broke the national record of Miloslav Mečíř, after 29 years, when she will place fourth in the world ranking in singles on March 20.Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:05:50 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20484954/cibulkova-will-place-fourth-in-atp-breaking-the-slovak-record-of-mecir.htmlParalympic skier wins second super-G raceRepresentatives in the men’s category were also successful.Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:11:17 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20483941/paralympic-skier-wins-second-super-g-race.htmlSagan won points classification at Tirreno-Adriatico cycling raceAlthough Sagan ended up 113th due to a potential collision with a pedestrian and a dog, he won the points classification.Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:46:14 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20483494/sagan-won-points-classification-at-tirreno-adriatico-cycling-race.htmlCharges recommended against footballer Vladimír Weiss Jr.Charges are to be filed against the Slovak national football team player Vladimír Weiss Jr. for drunk driving.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:03:58 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20477358/charges-recommended-against-footballer-vladimir-weiss-jr.htmlThe surprise of young sprinter VolkoThe weekend at the European Indoor Athletics saw a Slovak athlete take the second place, surprising not just audiences but also his coach.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:59:27 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20477094/the-surprise-of-young-sprinter-volk.htmlSlovak sprinter second in 60m raceJán Volko is the first Slovak athlete to compete in the 60m sprint.Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:05:06 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20476006/slovak-sprinter-second-in-60m-race.htmlSlovak para-cyclist defends world titleJozef Metelka won two medals at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup in Los Angeles.Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:00:16 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20476002/slovak-para-cyclist-defends-world-title.htmlKošice marathon among the best marathons in the worldThe International Marathon of Peace (MMM) is comparable with the best marathons in the world due to the times achieved, mainly in the men’s race, shows an analysis of sports results.Sun, 05 Mar 2017 06:40:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20473044/kosice-marathon-among-the-best-marathons-in-the-world.htmlSagan wins first race of 2017The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:32:11 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20469900/sagan-wins-first-race-of-2017.htmlSlovaks second in downhill World CupThe Slovak team of four beat over-confident Germany, Italy and Switzerland losing only to France to take the first-ever medal in this competition.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:27:45 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20459689/slovak-skiers-win-first-ever-medal-in-downhill-world-cup-on-february-14.htmlSlovak Fed Cup team beats ItalyThe Slovak Fed Cup team surprisingly won over local national team in the Italian town of Forli, even without favourite Dominika Cibulková.Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:10:51 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20458060/slovak-fed-cup-team-beats-italy.htmlBratislava’s racecourse faces new challengesThe racecourse will get new management.Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:32:25 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20452637/bratislavas-racecourse-faces-new-challenges.htmlFancied Slovak team lost to Hungarians in Davis CupA shocking defeat from Hungarians came in a crucial tennis tournament.Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:00:47 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20452277/fancied-slovak-team-lost-to-hungarians-in-davis-cup.htmlVelez-Zuzulová ended second in Stockholm, Vlhová fifthSlovak Alpine skiers were in good shape in the parallel World Cup slalom but failed to beat US skier Mikaela Shiffrin, again.Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:08:31 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20447833/velez-zuzulova-ended-second-in-stockholm-vlhova-fifth.htmlSlovak skiers can continue competingThe skiing association will not force the racers to sign controversial statutes for now.Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:18:44 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20441460/slovak-skiers-can-continue-competing.htmlSvitko would like to forget this year's Rally DakarOne of Slovak motorbike racer participating in the 2017 Rally Dakar, Štefan Svitko, says he has never prepared better for the South American extreme rally. However, the man who placed second last year sees the current, 39th edition as a disaster.Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:25:07 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20434690/svitko-would-like-to-forget-this-years-rally-dakar.htmlSvitko got lost, Jakeš injured and gave up Dakar rallyA broken arm and faulty navigation have ended the dreams of two Slovak bikers, although in different ways.Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:40:51 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20428624/svitko-got-lost-jakes-injured-and-gave-up-dakar-rally.htmlLightning strikes Slovak motorcyclist in Dakar RallyDespite injury Jakeš finishes stage.Thu, 05 Jan 2017 23:18:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20426417/lightning-strikes-slovak-motorcyclist-in-dakar-rally.htmlBanská Bystrica takes over baton of City of Sport from KošiceBanská Bystrica heads into 2017 as a European City of Sport, encouraged by Košice's success.Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:36:57 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20426053/banska-bystrica-takes-over-baton-of-city-of-sport-from-kosice.htmlSlovaks excel in ZagrebTriumphs help alpine ski racers to improve their position in World Cup standings.Tue, 03 Jan 2017 23:47:36 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20424737/slovaks-excel-in-zagreb.htmlSagan shows off his new bikeThe cyclist also officially changed teams in the beginning of 2017.Tue, 03 Jan 2017 13:53:10 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20424238/sagan-shows-off-his-new-bike.htmlVelez-Zuzulová second in World Cup race in SemmeringAt the place she first won a World Cup race in 2012, at the Austrian resort of Semmering, Slovak skier Veronika Velez-Zuzulová came in second.Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:49:56 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20421938/velez-zuzulova-second-in-world-cup-race-in-semmering.htmlSlovak ski representatives get unpleasant presentThe problem pertains to a disagreement over signing the document that sets the statute of a representative.Wed, 28 Dec 2016 12:47:42 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20420402/slovak-ski-representatives-get-unpleasant-present.htmlSagan beats Brexit and Trump2016 was a year of exceptional sporting success for Slovakia.Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:30:03 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20417105/sagan-beats-brexit-and-trump.htmlRace walker Tóth is athlete of the yearFamous cyclist Peter Sagan is second.Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:20:13 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20417771/race-walker-toth-is-athlete-of-the-year.htmlSagan wins in another pollThe successful Slovak cyclist outperforms his opponents.Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:16:02 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20415788/sagan-wins-in-another-poll.htmlVelez-Zuzulová loses only to ShiffrinSlovak slalom skiers have been successful recently; Veronika Velez-Zuzulová is the best slalom skier in the world second only to US Mikaela Shiffrin.Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:13:25 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20407971/velez-zuzulova-loses-only-to-shiffrin.htmlSvatoš died of overdoseThe coroner confirmed that the deceased ice-hockey player was addicted to heroin.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:19:12 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20403305/svatos-died-of-overdose.htmlSagan receives prestigious Vélo d’OrThe Slovak cyclist finished a successful season.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:54:18 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20402754/sagan-receives-prestigious-velo-dor.htmlSOV delegates choose their new chairFormer chairman František Chmelár has held the post for four full terms since 1999Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:28:47 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20395797/sov-delegates-choose-their-new-chair.htmlVelez-Zuzulová second in World Cup slalom in KillingtonSlovak skier Veronika Velez-Zuzulová ended up second in second World Cup of season.Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:27:03 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20395430/velez-zuzulova-second-in-world-cup-slalom-in-killington.htmlSlovak football team 25th in FIFA rankingArgentina with 1634 points remains at the top of the ranking.Thu, 24 Nov 2016 22:26:58 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20392603/slovak-football-team-25th-in-fifa-ranking.htmlBasketball players advance to the European championshipThe Slovak female players were among six best second-place teams.Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:50:50 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20392258/basketball-players-advance-to-the-european-championship.htmlSlovak representation ends 2016 with a drawThe friendly football match against Austria ended 0:0.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:40:16 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20385769/slovak-representation-ends-2016-with-a-draw.htmlSlovan players allegedly without wagesHockey players have not received wages since July, including a bonus.Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:40:09 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20384852/slovan-players-allegedly-without-wages.htmlSlovak female alpine skiers were successfulSlovak female alpine skiing slalom looks ready to repeat last year's successes again this winter.Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:34:44 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20383817/slovak-female-alpine-skiers-were-successful.htmlSlovakia wins another World Cup qualification matchSlovakia defeats Lithuania 4:0.Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20381101/slovakia-plays-against-lithuania.htmlYoung Slovaks finish successful year with a victoryUnder-21 representatives find success, prepare for next year's championships.Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:53:54 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20380188/young-slovaks-finish-successful-year-with-a-victory.htmlSlovak ice hockey player Svatoš diedWhile Marek Svatoš was considered a huge talent, he suffered frequent injuries which hindered him from gaining notable success.Tue, 08 Nov 2016 01:09:33 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20378269/slovak-ice-hockey-player-svatos-died.htmlSlovakia wins Deutschland CupThe underdog Slovak team surprisingly won the Deutschland Cup – after five years.Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:57:02 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20377556/slovakia-wins-deutschland-cup.htmlKošice awarded best European City of SportAlmost 390,000 people participated in nearly 500 sporting events in Košice during first nine months of 2016.Thu, 03 Nov 2016 23:37:28 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20375135/kosice-awarded-best-european-city-of-sport.htmlCibulková wants to win grand slam titleThe current world champion now plans to go on holiday and then start preparation for the next season.Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:44:29 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20373178/cibulkova-wants-to-win-grand-slam-title.htmlWTA Singapore winner: This is the biggest success of my career so farSlovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková beat world No. 1, Angelique Kerber, at the WTA tournament in Singapore.Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:47:48 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20372230/wta-singapore-winner-this-is-the-biggest-success-of-my-career-so-far.htmlSlovakia's Cibulková wins WTA FinalsDominika Cibulková's records a life achievement after defeating German Angelique Kerber.Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:58:14 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20371249/slovakias-cibulkova-wins-wta-finals.htmlCibulková advances to WTA Championship semi-finalIn the semi-final match, the Slovak number one will challenge Russian, Svetlana Kuznetsova.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:47:29 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20369722/cibulkova-advances-to-wta-championship-semi-final.htmlCibulková fought well but lost to player ranked first in the worldSlovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková played her first match at the WTA Tour world championship in Singapore with Angelique Kerber, global No 1.Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:07:50 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20365743/cibulkova-fought-well-but-lost-to-player-ranked-first-in-the-world.htmlHossa scores his 500th goalThe forward and winner of three Stanley Cups is only the third Slovak to achieve this success, and the 44th in all of the NHL.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:42:24 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20360894/hossa-scores-his-500th-goal.htmlCibulková won title in Linz, reached WTA FinalsSlovak tennis player won the third title of the season and seventh in her career, whereby she jumped in the world WTA ranking to her career best, eighth place.Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:58:55 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20358555/cibulkova-won-title-in-linz-reached-wta-finals.htmlSlovak cyclist Sagan defended world champion titleSagan came from behind in the last sprint to earn a first-place finish, again demonstrating his dominance in cycling.Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:42:18 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20358189/slovak-cyclist-sagan-defended-world-champion-title.htmlSlovakia wins the first World Cup qualification matchSlovakia defeats Scotland 3:0.Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:05:50 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20351648/slovakia-wants-to-defeat-scotland.htmlUnder-21 advance to the European football championshipsSlovakia has not had a representative at the championship since 2000.Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:51:00 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20350046/under-21-advance-to-the-european-football-championships.htmlSlovakia loses its second World Cup qualification matchThe Slovak national side was beaten by the team from Slovenia. The qualification match for the 2018 World Cup in Russia ended with a result of 0:1.Sun, 09 Oct 2016 08:42:56 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20348675/slovakia-loses-its-second-world-cup-qualification-match.htmlSagan became a season's world number oneSlovak racer and current world and European champion has dominated the prestigious ranking WorldTour in 2016.Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:06:11 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20342800/sagan-became-a-seasons-world-number-one.htmlFamous football player Weiss accused, but released from preliminary arrestWeiss allegedly drove a car under the influence of alcoholMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:54:23 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20342831/famous-football-player-weiss-accused-but-released-from-preliminary-arrest.htmlKošice Marathon without time record but with record participationThe oldest marathon in Europe was won by Kenyan Kiyneg; although no time record was broken, there was record participation.Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:40:25 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20294571/kosice-marathon-without-time-record-but-with-record-participation.htmlTeam Europe loses the first finals matchThe only goal was scored by Slovak player Tomáš Tatar.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:33:34 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20289184/team-europe-loses-the-first-finals-match.htmlSagan may not defend his world titleBut a British journalist thinks he will eventually compete.Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:53:32 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20288060/sagan-may-not-defend-his-world-title.htmlTeam Europe surprisingly in World Cup finals, Slovaks scoredTeam Europe had been previously considered an outsider at the Hockey World Cup, defying even experts.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:02:01 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20286852/team-europe-surprisingly-in-world-cup-finals-slovaks-scored.htmlEuropean team loses to Canada, makes it to semi-finalsAlthough “Team Europe” lost to Canada in the first round of A Group at the World Cup of Hockey 2016, they will proceed to the semi-finals.Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:46:03 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20282661/european-team-loses-to-canada-makes-it-to-semi-finals.htmlTeam Europe closing in on semi-finalsThe squad composed also of Slovak players has already won two matches at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:48:36 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20279757/team-europe-closing-in-on-semi-finals.htmlSlovak athletes experienced second-best ParalympicsEleven medals, of which five are gold, is a fantastic result for such a small country like Slovakia, says the chair of the country's paralympic committee.Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:53:59 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20278947/slovak-athletes-experienced-second-best-paralympics.htmlSagan is first professional cyclist to win European ChampionshipSlovak cyclist Peter Sagan can be called “The Lord of the Jerseys”, the Sme daily wrote.Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:15:07 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20278305/sagan-is-first-professional-cyclist-to-win-european-championship.htmlParalympics: Two medals in one discipline for SlovakiaAt the Paralympics in Rio, Slovak Jozef Metelka won gold while Patrik Kuril won a bronze medal – both in the cycling time trial in C4 group.Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:28:24 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20274218/paralympics-two-medals-in-one-discipline-for-slovakia.htmlVadovičová wins another medalThe Paralympic shooter now has three medals.Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:16:20 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20273546/vadovicova-wins-another-medal.htmlSlovak disabled athletes win another goldThe national team also won its first Paralympics medal in boccia.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:42:30 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20272318/slovak-disabled-athletes-win-another-gold.htmlSlovakia has three golds, one silverRifle shooter Veronika Vadovičová won the first Rio paralympic medal for Slovakia on the first day of the games. Two more golds and one silver medal were added by September 12.Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:35:35 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20267803/slovakia-has-tow-golds-two-silvers-in-shooting-and-cycling.htmlSlovak youths beat Cyprus by class differenceThe youth football team from Slovakia is very close to 2017 UEFA Euro-U21s in Poland.Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:12:36 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20263759/slovak-youths-beat-cyprus-by-class-difference.htmlSlovakia loses its first World Cup qualification matchThe Slovak national representation was beaten the team from England again, losing the match 0:1.Sun, 04 Sep 2016 20:10:15 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20262283/slovakia-loses-its-first-world-cup-qualification-match.htmlSlovakia plays against EnglandThe countries compete in their fifth match.Sun, 04 Sep 2016 08:41:44 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20261647/slovakia-plays-against-england.htmlParalympic athletes leave for RioSlovakia has already won 48 medals at the Paralympics, expects eight more.Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:23:19 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20257583/paralympic-athletes-leave-for-rio.htmlKozák introduced players for match against EnglandSlovak football players will play their first world cup qualification match on September 4.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:41:39 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20251511/kozak-introduced-players-for-match-against-england.htmlSlovak representation satisfied with the OlympicsSlovakia wins four medals, placing 37th overall.Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:03:35 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20249437/slovak-representation-satisfied-with-the-olympics.htmlFourth medal for SlovakiaMen’s K4 team wins the silver medal in the 1,000m race.Sat, 20 Aug 2016 16:48:11 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20247874/fourth-medal-for-slovakia.htmlSlovakia wins its first athletic Olympic medalRace walker Matej Tóth won gold in Rio.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:29:03 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20247243/slovakia-wins-its-first-athletic-olympic-medal.htmlTriathlete Varga ended eleventh in RioThe 14th day of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro again did not provide any medal pleasure for Slovak athletes.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:34:22 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20246449/triathlete-varga-ended-eleventh-in-rio.htmlSlovaks have mixed performances at Rio OlympicsSlovak kayak sprinters Erik Vlček and Juraj Tarr unexpectedly made it to the finals in double kayak, K2, on August 17.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:53:15 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20245386/wednesday-slovaks-have-mixed-performances-at-rio-olympics.htmlSlovak athletes experience also disappointment in RioApart from those Slovak athletes at the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro who garnered success, even medals in some cases, some of those who were expected to place well, or even vie for medals, failed.Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:40:32 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20242473/slovak-athletes-also-experience-disappointment-in-rio.htmlSlovaks won gold medal in water slalomThe Škantár cousins followed in the success of the Hochschorner brothers who entertained the Slovak audience in the first decade of the century.Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:15:34 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20239255/slovaks-won-gold-medal-in-water-slalom.htmlKayaker Grigar had high hopes for the finals but ended up fifthSlovak white-water kayak racer Jakub Grigar finished fifth in his first Olympic finals in K1.Thu, 11 Aug 2016 05:50:33 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20238137/kayaker-grigar-had-high-hopes-for-the-finals-but-ended-up-fifth.htmlNational stadium to be completed in early 2018The stadium will be completed nine years after the original deadline.Wed, 10 Aug 2016 13:19:19 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20237519/national-stadium-to-be-completed-in-early-2018.htmlSlovakia has its first medalIt is already the 30th Olympic medal for Slovakia since becoming an independent country.Wed, 10 Aug 2016 06:40:26 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20237001/slovakia-has-its-first-medal.htmlTrnava football club punished for racistsIt claims to improve its communication with fans.Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:45:07 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20236331/trnava-football-club-punished-for-racists.htmlSlovak athletes compete in Rio, with oscillating successDespite some problems occurring at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Slovak athletes may win a total of six medals, the Sme daily wrote.Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:42:10 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20235239/slovak-athletes-compete-in-rio-with-oscillating-success.htmlSlovaks believe in few medals from RioThe Slovak Olympic team achieved its greatest results at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.Fri, 05 Aug 2016 06:10:14 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20232143/slovaks-believe-in-few-medals-from-rio.htmlSlovak team raises flag in RioDelegation also signed a wall in the Olympic village.Wed, 03 Aug 2016 13:29:14 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20230545/slovak-team-raises-flag-in-rio.htmlHamšík stays in NapoliThe Slovak midfielder will stay in the club at least until 2020.Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:59:35 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20230014/hamsik-stays-in-napoli.htmlSlovakia has high hopes for OlympicsSlovakia’s highest medal hopes are traditionally in water sports and shooting.Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:56:20 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20229941/slovakia-has-high-hopes-for-olympics.htmlSlovak athletes head for Rio, without CibulkováTeam left for Rio de Janeiro on August 1; but without tennis star and coach.Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:11:38 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20228638/slovak-athletes-head-for-rio-without-cibulkova.htmlSagan won his fifth green jerseyThis year’s Tour de France (TdF) was the most successful for Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan: he won his fifth green jersey, three stage victories and three days as TdF leader; while also being pronounced the most aggressive rider.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:44:11 +0200https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20223394/sagan-won-his-fifth-green-jersey-being-historically-second-best.html