Monday, 13 may 2019

Giro d'Italia: Roglic still wears pink shirt

  Primož Roglič's extraordinary victory in the opening race of Giro d'Italia draw a lot of attention in the cycling world. It was not a surprise that the Slovenian member of the Jumbo-Visma team was the fastest to perform in the 8.2 km long race, but the ease with which he succeeded and the 19-second lead in front of other rivals.  Even after the 2nd race of Giro d'Italia, in which won the German cyclist Pascal Ackermann, 29-years-old Roglič is still first in total and still wears ......

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Sunday, 12 may 2019

Roglic fastest in time trial to win opening Giro stage

Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia in Bologna on Saturday, finishing the individual time trial just ahead of two of the other pre-race favorites. Roglic, who rides for Jumbo-Visma, was the only cyclist to finish in under 13 minutes on the 8.2-kilometer (5.1-mile) route, which was mainly flat before ending in a steep climb up to the Sanctuary of San Luca. The 29-year-old Roglic was 19 seconds faster than British cyclist Simon Yates and 23 seconds ......

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Tuesday, 26 march 2019

Slovenia Won 24 Medals in Special Olympics 2019

Athletes at the Special Olympics World Games, the largest competition for people with intellectual disabilities, finished the competition in Abu Dhabi. The Slovene expedition, which consists of 27 athletes, returns home with 24 medals, three of them gold.   Congratulations!...

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Monday, 25 march 2019

Planica 2019: Poland Win Team Event, Slovenia 3rd

Poland won the team ski flying event at the World Cup meet in Planica, ahead of Germany and Slovenia, to the thrill of thousands of fans who gathered at the foot of the giant hill in lovely weather on Saturday.   Congratulations! Team Central...

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Monday, 11 february 2019

Ilka Stuhec Captures Women's Downhill Gold

Ilka Stuhec is the winner of the 45th World Alpine Skiing Championship. Slovenian skier beat all the competition in Are and became world champion for the second time. For Slovenia, this is the 22nd medal at the world championships in alpine skiing, the 7th gold medal. Congratulations! Team Central...

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Monday, 24 december 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Sunday, 7 october 2018

Alenka Artnik won two titles at the World Championship in Turkey

The best Slovenian breath-hold diver Alenka Artnik won two titles at the World Championship in Turkey: she was silver in disciplines with a single and double fin, with which she dived to 86 meters today. Congratulations! Team Central...

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Tuesday, 31 july 2018

SLOVENIA WINS MEN'S 20 EHF EURO

Host nation Slovenia turned around a one-goal half-time deficit against France in front of 5,000 spectators in the Zlatorog Hall in Celje.  Congratulations! Team Central...

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Tuesday, 31 july 2018

Roglič finishes 4th overall

Cyclist Primož Roglič finished the Tour de France on Sunday in fourth place overall for the best result for a Slovenian ever. Roglič turned a new page in the Slovenian cycling history in the 105th Tour de France, beating Tadej Valjavec and Janez Brajkovič, who both finished ninth in 2009 and 2012. Congratulations! Team Central...

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Sunday, 22 july 2018

Alenka Artnik Sets the New World Record

On Saturday, July 21, Slovenia's Alenka Artnik set a new world record in the Bahamas, descending to an incredible 105 metres below the surface at site named Dean's Blue Hole. Congratulations!  Team Central...

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Tuesday, 17 july 2018

France wins World Cup

This year's biggest summer sports spectacle is over. The world champion title returned to France after exactly twenty years and two days. Team France beat team of Croatia in the final game however playing in final is also the biggest success in Croatia's football history. Congratulations! Central Team...

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Friday, 22 june 2018

Luka Dončić on his way to NBA

With the third pick of the 2018 NBA Draft the Atlanta Hawks selected the Slovenia's Wonder Boy, Luka Doncic. The Hawks sent him immediately to the Dallas Mavericks in a trade. Congratulations and good luck! Team Central...

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Thursday, 14 june 2018

66th Ljubljana Festival

The Ljubljana Festival is taking place from the end of June to the beginning of September. The Festival, with its long history and tradition of presenting premier artistic events, contributes significantly to the cultural life of Ljubljana in the summer. It is the biggest festival in Slovenia.  The festival’s rich programme of concert, opera, and ballet events features internationally renowned artists, including some of the world's most recognised names in music ......

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Friday, 8 june 2018

Washington Capitals win Stanley Cup

Ovi and the Caps!

LAS VEGAS -- Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals put years of heartbreak behind them by winning the Stanley Cup for the first time, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday. "It's just like a dream," Ovechkin said. Congratulations! Read more: www.nhl.com...

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Friday, 1 june 2018

Museum Summer Night 2018

On 16th of June, most of Slovenian museums and galleries will be open from 6 p.m. till midnight at no admission charge as part of the annual Museum Summer Night, during which museums and galleries will turn into venues for socializing and fun by running a wide and varied programme of events. As many as 71 institutions in 59 towns across the country are taking part this year. They are holding some 400 events, including 170 in Ljubljana. These include guided tournaments, opening ......

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Thursday, 24 may 2018

10th June in Ljubljana festival

From 8 to 21 June, the already 10th June in Ljubljana festival is taking place at Congress Square featuring numerous admission-free superior artistic creations in the field of dance, theatre and music. Morning and afternoon events are dedicated to children, and evenings to top artistic events. Over 30 experiences are lined up during the fourteen days, and the festival is also marked by six thematic days: Ballet Day, Day to Rock (charitable events), Dancing Day, Improv Day, ......

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Monday, 19 february 2018

Jakov Fak won the first medal for Slovenia in PyeongChang

Biathlete Jakov Fak received the silver medal which he won at Thursday’s 20-kilometre race. Fak finished just 5.5 seconds behind Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Bø, clearing all 20 targets to claim the first medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics for Slovenia.  Congratulations! Team Central...

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Monday, 19 february 2018

Winter Olympics: Slovenia Beat Slovakia 3:2 After Shootout

The Slovenian hockey team secured the second place in preliminary group B with a nail-biting shootout victory against Slovakia in PyeongChang on Saturday. Krošelj saved Slovakia's last attempt, with Žiga Jeglič sealing their fate with a goal in Slovenia'a final shot.   Congratulations! Team Central...

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Thursday, 15 february 2018

USA Men's Hockey Loses To Slovenia

Team USA lost its opening match in hockey 3-2 in overtime to Slovenia on Wednesday. Slovenia scored two goals in the third period, including one with 1:37 remaining after they lifted their goalie to get an extra skater on the ice. The five-minute sudden death overtime period ended quickly as Slovenia scored 38 seconds into overtime on a goal by Jan Mursak. Congratulations to the whole team! Team Central...

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Thursday, 15 february 2018

Winter Olympic Games 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are held for 17 days from 9 to 25 February 2018. They are an exciting month of competition in sports like figure skating, hockey, curling etc. More than 3,000 athletes from 95 countries will participate at this year's Winter Olympics. Slovenia is represented with the 71-member Olympic team. We wish all of them a lot of success! Team Central...

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