The Slovenian Olympic Committee (OKS) has given up on the idea to have a Slovenian House set up in Beijing as part of promotional activities during the 2022 Winter Olympics due to the coronavirus. It has instead decided to take some ice from the Triglav glacier to China as part of an environmental project focussing on global warming.
The Slovenian Football Association (NZS) has extended the contract with its current head coach, Matjaž Kek. He will lead the Slovenian national men's football team in the next UEFA Nations League cycle and in the qualifiers for the European Championship in 2024, the NZS said.
Dec 1, 2021, 13:07
Ahead of the new ski season, ski lift operators hope that the season will not be like the previous one, when ski resorts were on the brink of survival due to the Covid-19 measures and many of them would be in serious trouble without government aid.
Nov 30, 2021, 20:45
The EU ministers in charge of sport endorsed in Brussels on Tuesday the European model of sport that calls for solidarity, open competition and accessibility of sport for all. Slovenian Minister of Education, Science and Sport Simona Kustec said the adoption of the resolution was a "historic day for sport and the European Union".
Nov 30, 2021, 7:00
The biography of Slovenian-Brazilian footballer Marcos Tavares, entitled Legend (Legenda), will hit book store shelves on Tuesday. Tavares, who is considered to be one of the most successful Slovenian footballers, reveals his life's journey as he bids farewell to his career as a football player.
Nov 29, 2021, 11:34
The Slovenian men's basketball team opened the qualifiers for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup last week with wins against Croatia on the road and against Sweden at home to sit atop the qualifying Group C. The qualifying campaign continues in February 2022.
Nov 28, 2021, 18:55
After fishing second at the men's Ski Jumping World Cup event in Ruka on Saturday, Slovenian ski jumper Anže Lanišek won on Sunday the second such event at Finland's ski resort this season in what is his first World Cup individual event victory.