Tag: Slovenia

Four Paws wants to save Slovenian bears

Four Paws wants to save Slovenian bears

Four Paws is fighting for four bears who have been kept in “terrible conditions” by private owners in Slovenia for years. But so far it has not been possible to bring them to the Arbesbach bear park in Waldviertel. Animal rights activists criticize the authorities’ inaction so far, despite legal requirements not being complied with […]

Combined athlete Walcher wins gold at the Junior World Championships in Planica

Combined athlete Walcher wins gold at the Junior World Championships in Planica

Styrian Paul Walcher became the junior world champion in the Scandinavian combined event. The 18-year-old player from Ramsa won the gold medal in Planica on Friday with a strong jump ahead of Germany’s Tristan Sommerfeldt (+16.8 seconds) and Norway’s Jens Dahlseide Kvamme (+19.5). In the 10-kilometer cross-country skiing, Jonas Fischbacher (+35.4) ranked fifth, and Andreas […]

Nations League: Starts with away games in Austria, Slovenia and Norway

Nations League: Starts with away games in Austria, Slovenia and Norway

The Austrian national football team starts its Nations League campaign in the autumn with two away matches. Austria against Turkey in Vienna in March ÖFB team: The opening opponent of 2024 has been announced Following the European Football Championship in the summer, coach Ralf Rangnick’s ÖFB team will compete in the Nations League in Slovenia […]

Ski jumper Peter Prevc will end his career at the end of March

Ski jumper Peter Prevc will end his career at the end of March

Slovenian ski jumping star Peter Prevc announced on Tuesday that he will end his career at the end of this season. When the 31-year-old player looks back, we can see that he has had a very successful career. His greatest victories include victory in the overall World Cup and the Four Hills Tournament in the […]

Pinkelnig finished second at the World Cup in Ljubno

Pinkelnig finished second at the World Cup in Ljubno

Eva Pinkelnig narrowly missed out on a double victory at the Ski Jumping World Cup in Ljubno after winning on Saturday. The Vorarlberg native was forced to concede defeat to Slovenian local hero Nika Prevc in front of 6,000 spectators on Sunday. The 35-year-old player, who celebrated his third win of the season the other […]

Ski jumping Pinkelnig won the World Cup in Lubno – Schmid tenth 13 minutes ago

Ski jumping Pinkelnig won the World Cup in Lubno – Schmid tenth 13 minutes ago

The 27-year-old from Oberstdorf was in tenth place as the best German with jumps of 86 and 83.5 metres. The victory went to Eva Pinkelnig. The 35-year-old Austrian jumped 91 and 90.5 meters on the normal springboard and clearly distanced herself from her competitors. Nika Prevc (Slovenia) and Alexandria Loutitt (Canada) completed the podium. Two […]

Pinkelnig celebrates his twelfth World Cup victory in Ljubno

Pinkelnig celebrates his twelfth World Cup victory in Ljubno

Eva Pinkelnig confidently celebrated her twelfth victory at the Ski Jumping World Cup in Ljubno. The 35-year-old from Vorarlberg won on Saturday with jumps of 91 and 90.5 metres, ahead of overall World Cup leader Nika Prevc of Slovenia (-6.8 points) and Canada’s Alexandria Loutitt (-10.4 points). It was overall World Cup winner Pinkelnig’s third […]

European Handball Championship Close victory: Hungary takes fifth place at the European Championship 2 minutes ago

European Handball Championship Close victory: Hungary takes fifth place at the European Championship 2 minutes ago

Hungarian handball players took fifth place at the European Championships in Germany. The World Cup eighth seed beat Slovenia 23-22 (12-13) in a qualifier in Cologne on Friday to achieve its best European Championship result in its history. The most successful result to date was sixth place in 1998. Hungary lost to Germany in the […]

Karl’s third consecutive giant slalom World Cup victory

Karl’s third consecutive giant slalom World Cup victory

Olympic champion Benjamin Karl won his third consecutive parallel giant slalom at the Snowboard World Cup. The Lower Austrian athlete defeated Italian Aaron March in the final in Rogla on Thursday and achieved victory. The 38-year-old thus further extended his lead in the overall and RTL World Cup ahead of his home race at Simonhöhe […]

European Handball Championship The main round has begun: the Danes and Swedes are confident 3 minutes ago

European Handball Championship The main round has begun: the Danes and Swedes are confident 3 minutes ago

The main favorite Denmark continues to march confidently at the European Handball Championship in Germany. And Sweden also showed at the start of the second group of the main round in Hamburg that the defending champions are again a force to be reckoned with. After a clean 39:27 (18:17) win for three-time world champions Denmark, […]