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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Monday, 5 february 2018

Nika Križnar and Ema Klinec Are the Medallists of the Junior Ski Jumping Championship

The 17-year-old Slovenian ski jumper Nika Križnar bagged gold at the Junior World Championships in Kandersteg, Switzerland, while her fellow countrywoman Ema Klinec captured silver. Congratulations! Team Central...

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Monday, 5 february 2018

Handball: Spain are European Champions of handball

Spain won the European handball championship with a 29-23 victory over Sweden. France took their second bronze medal, after winning over the Danes. The team of Slovenia won eighth place. Congratulations! Team Central  ...

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Saturday, 23 december 2017

WISHING YOU HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018

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Wednesday, 15 november 2017

Janja Garnbret impressed everyone with her victory

Janja Garnbret, the Slovenian climber, won the last climbing event after already a very successful season.

Our champion is only 18 years old and already won the Climbing World Cup 2017 in technical difficulty in Kranj. So far she has won two bronze medals in Slovenia, so this was the first time she won in her homeland. Before the last climbing event in Kranj, she won two more world champion titles for the second time in the last two years: as the world's best sport climber in technical difficulty and combination. She also scored the best in the Olympic combination of three disciplines (lead, ......

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Sunday, 12 november 2017

Moto GP 2017

Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, 2017 MotoGP World Champion. Congratulations! Team Central  ...

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Sunday, 12 november 2017

Red Bull Rampage 2017

It was a pulse-racing win for Canadian mountain biker Kurt Sorge at Red Bull Rampage 2017. His precision and skill take this run down the red rocks of Utah to a new level. The tricks, the landings, it’s clear why Kurt is now a three-time champion of Red Bull Rampage. Congratulations! Team Central  ...

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Monday, 18 september 2017

Slovenian dreams came true

Champions of the Eurobasket 2017

Istanbul, 17. 9. 2017 - In the finale of Eurobasket in Istanbul Slovenia defeated Serbian national basketball team and wrote an amazing end to an amazing story. History was made for sure. After amazing show in group phase in Helsinki, Slovenian team came to Istanbul with a purpose. On their way to the finale they won against Ukraine, Latvia and Spain. After beating Spain they become the only undefeated team on the championship. And it stayed that way till the very end. With smile ......

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