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Damjan Came to Ruka As Reserve For Slovenian Team, And Won! (VIDEO)

The Slovenian ski jumper Jernej Damjan’s victory was a sensation of the second race of the Olympic season. In the Slovenian team of seven he replaced Timi Zajc, and won for the second time in his career. The second place was taken by Johann Andre Forfang from Norway, and the third by Andreas Wellinger from Germany. The 34-year-old ski jumper from Ljubljana won for ...

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    Alpine skiing-World downhill champion Stuhec may miss season with knee injury

    World downhill ski champion Ilka Stuhec may miss the whole Alpine skiing season after she injured her knee during training on Sunday, her spokesman said. “During the morning training in Pitztal (Austria) today Ilka Stuhec fell and hurt her left knee… Medical exam showed that the Slovenian skiing champion tore anterior cruciate ligaments,” Tilen Lamut said in a statement. “For ...

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      Canoeist Savšek becomes world champion in slalom

      Pau, 30 September – Slovenian canoeist Benjamin Savšek won the world champion title in whitewater slalom in Pau, France, on Saturday. Slovak Alexander Slavkovsky finished second and his fellow countryman Michal Martikan was third. Savšek was very fast in the finals and beat all rivals despite touching a gate, which cost him two seconds. This is the first world champion ...

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        Slovenia’s Golden Boys Are The Champions!

        Slovenia has gone all the way and has the EuroBasket gold. The country is the European basketball champion, having defeated Serbia in Istanbul with a score of 93:85. For the first time in history, Slovenia’s basketball players have become the EuroBasket champions. In Istanbul’s Sinan Erdem Dome, they defeated the Serbian national team with a score of 93:85, despite Luka ...

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          2017 EuroBasket: Slovenia enter semifinals, win shootout with Latvia

          Slovenia continued their perfect run at 2017 EuroBasket. They beat Latvia in a high-scoring heated quarterfinal battle in Istanbul tonight. Luka Doncic (201-G-99) and Goran Dragic (190-PG-86) teamed up for 53 points to lead the winners.  Slovenia set the tone in the first period. They dropped impressive 34 points in the first ten minutes to take an 11-point lead. Latvia however responded in a ...

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            Maribor Make It To Champions League For Third Time

            Maribor, 22 August – Slovenian football champions Maribor made it to the UEFA Champions League for the third time in the club’s history after eliminating Israeli champions Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the last qualifying round. Source: sta.si

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              Slovenia’s Primož Roglič wins Tour stage 17

              Slovenia’s Primož Roglič won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, a mountainous 183-km ride from La Mure to Serre-Chevalier on Wednesday. Briton Chris Froome covered his rivals’ attacks to retain the overall leader’s yellow jersey. Froome kept control of his rivals in a gruelling Alpine ride to move a step closer to a fourth Tour de France title ...

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                Victorious Ilka – Best Skier In The World!

                Ilka Štuhec sovereignly won the last world cup downhill race of the season in Aspen, and won the small crystal globe, securing the highest sum of points for the royal discipline. Štuhec became one of only seven skiers in history to win the downhill crystal globe in the World Cup in the same year she became the world champion. Six ...

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                  Improvising Brings Ilka Štuhec Her 6th Win

                  Ilka Štuhec has shown yet another perfect textbook performance, winning her fifth super-G of the season in Crans Montana, which puts her as a serious contender for the small crystal globe. The Slovenian ski champion skied fastest at all sections of the ski run – which had turned soft due to sunny weather- and even picked up more speed in ...

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                    Boštjan Kline Celebrating His First Win

                    Boštjan Kline is the latest addition to the list of Slovenian winners at World Cup skiing races. Six years after becoming the Junior World Champion, Kline won the downhill race in Kvitfjell. “Wonderful! I skied well and I did everything I had to do. This is one of the best days in my career,” said the 25-year-old Kline, who had ...

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