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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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          Slovenian Skier Ilka Štuhec Becomes Downhill World Champion (VIDEO)

          St. Moritz, 12 February – Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec took downhill gold at the World Championships in St. Moritz, winning Sunday’s race ahead of Austria’s Stephanie Venier and US skier Lindsey Vonn. Štuhec’s victory came as no surprise, as the 26-year-old had rocketed to the top of this season’s downhill World Cup rankings with three victories in December. The downhill ...

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            Slovenians Rise From “the dead” To Conquer Bronze

            The Slovenian handball team has won a historic bronze at the world championship in France after defeating Croatia with 31:30 in a match for third place. And what a way to win! Slovenians had fallen behind by eight goals in the 40th minute (16:24) after a weak first half-time (13:18) and it seemed the match was a done deal. However, ...

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              Handball: Slovenia Getting Close To a Medal

              Slovenian handball players repeated their success from four years ago, and after winning against Qatar with 32:30 qualified for the semi-finals of the World Championship against the host team, France. Slovenia gave an extraordinary team performance in Paris – dedicated, brave, and above all efficient. Jure Dolenec (five goals) was declared the best player of the match. Especially the Slovenian ...

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                Filip Flisar Takes Home Slovenia’s Tenth Win Of The Winter Season

                Filip Flisar continued his winning streak, taking home a win at the second ski cross competition in Innichen, Italy. He is now second in the overall standings. The 29-year-old Maribor native showed an even more convincing performance than a day earlier; he ended up winning all four knockout rounds. In the round of 16 and in the semifinals, he won ...

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                  Ilka Stuhec Continues Great Form With World Cup downhill Win

                  Ilka Stuhec continued her outstanding form by winning a World Cup downhill race on Saturday for her fourth victory so far in a remarkable season. The 26-year-old Slovenian finished .28 seconds ahead of Austrian Cornelia Huetter and .32 clear of Italian Soffia Goggia — who is also enjoying a breakthrough season. Stuhec had never finished higher than fourth in a ...

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                    Be prepared, another Prevc is coming!

                    At the next Ski Jumping World Cup meet at the end of this week Peter and Domen Prevc will be joined by Cene Prevc. Cene had his World Cup debut in 2014 in Planica. At the three-day Ski Jumping Continental Cup in Vikersund the 20-year-old Cene Prevc one twice and once even finished second. The Slovenian team has now decided ...

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