Slovenia’s Domen Škofic took first place on the podium in Xiamen, China, over the weekend, getting gold in the men’s lead event, with Italy’s Stefano Ghisolfi in second and South Korea’s Hyunbin Min in third.
Sisay Lemma Kasaye, from Ethiopia, won the 23rd Ljubljana Marathon and set a track record of 2:04:58, knocking 3 minutes 21 seconds off the previous fastest time, 2:08:19, achieved three years ago. The current world record for men is 2:01:39, as set by Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) earlier this year in Berlin.
STA, 24 October 2018 - More than 26,650 runners have signed up for the 23rd Ljubljana Marathon to be held in the capital this weekend. The organisers are hoping for records in both women's and men's competitions. They are also hoping to win the top road race label by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
STA, 21 October 2018 - Slovenia's teen climbing sensation, Janja Garnbret, has secured the overall Climbing World Cup victory in the women's lead discipline for the third consecutive time.
The 2018 ITTF Para World Championships started today in Laško-Celje. The four-day competition will see athletes competing for 21 different singles titles.
The Youth Summer Olympics are currently taking place in Buenos Aires, and a second young Slovene will now be bringing home a piece of gold, as Lan Tominc finished in first place in the men’s kayak obstacle slalom, followed by China’s Changheng Guan, and with France’s Tom Bouchardon in third.
STA, 13 October - Slovenia continued their series of defeats in UEFA Nations League as they played Norway in Oslo on Saturday. Following a lacklustre performance, the Slovenian national football team were beaten 1:0, with Norway's Ole Selnaes scoring the only goal of the game.
STA, 5 October 2018 - Slovenia's best Alpine skier Ilka Štuhec is looking forward to the World Cup opener in Canada's Lake Louis at the end of November after missing the entire last season due to a knee injury. The reigning world champion in downhill is not putting any pressure on herself but says she will give her best in every race.
If you were in downtown Ljubljana last night, October 2 2018, then you might have wondered if New Year’s had come early, such was the noise, revelry and display of fireworks in the centre.
STA, 23 September 2018 - Slovenia's Tina Trstenjak won the bronze medal in the -63 kg category at the Judo World Championship in Baku Sunday.