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Skiing: Ilka Štuhec Second to Siebenhofer in Cortina

STA, 18 January 2019 – Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec finished second in Friday’s downhill in Cortina d’Ampezzo, her third podium in three World Cup appearances this season. Štuhec was 0.40 seconds behind the Austrian Ramona Siebenhofer, with another Austrian, Stephanie Venier rounding off the podium 0.46 seconds adrift. The reigning downhill world champion, Štuhec made a stunning return to the ...

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Luka Dončić Heads To Texas To Play For Dallas!

The pearl of European basketball will now start playing on the courts of the NBA league. Luka Dončič was selected as the third pick in the NBA draft, initially putting on the Atlanta Hawks team hat. However, the 19-year-old native of Ljubljana will be wearing the jersey of the Dallas Mavericks, where the evergreen Dirk Nowitzkialso plays. The Texas team managed ...

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Kauzer Becomes European Champion in Prague

Kayaker Peter Kauzer has become the European champion in whitewater slalom in Prague. The 34-year-old Slovenian from Hrastnik has thus won the title of the best in Europe for the second time, after 2010. Kauzer, who had seventh fastest time in the semi-finals, was excellent on the Vltava River, he performed perfectly in the final run. The competitors all lag ...

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The Fans Always Leave a Big Mark In Planica

“Where are the Norwegians this year?” is a question that could be heard many times this weekend at the ski flying holiday. Although not very strong in numbers, the Norwegian fans always leave a big mark in Planica. Tourism workers love them for their thick wallets, and for the good experience they have with them – they don’t cause any ...

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Jakov Fak: I will keep delivering as long as I’m healthy

Biathlete Jakov Fak on Friday 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. Fak had a busy schedule in PyeongChang on Thursday: After the post-event press conference, he headed to the ...

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