Fans of sport climbing are in for a treat this weekend, with another leg of the Climbing World Cup being held at Villars, Switzerland, from Friday to Sunday, featuring both speed (Friday) and lead (Saturday) events, with two Slovenes near the top.
STA, 25 June 2018 - Slovenian basketball prodigy Luka Dončić, who recently became a member of the NBA Dallas Mavericks, will not play for the Slovenian team in the qualifications for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup because his new employers believe he should rest and regenerate. The Slovenian team expected this but hoped he would be able to play after all.
STA, 22 June 2018 - Slovenian basketball prodigy Luka Dončić was selected 3rd by the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA draft in New York on Friday to become the highest picked Slovenian ever. While the 19-year-old was picked by Atlanta, the Hawks passed him on to the Dallas Maverikcs in a previously agreed trade.
STA, 17 June 2018 - Slovenian cycling sensation Primož Roglič is the winner of the 25th Tour of Slovenia, having also won Sunday's time trial between Trebnje and Novo Mesto. This is the second overall victory at the Tour of Slovenia for the 28-year-old following his win in 2015.
STA 16 June 2018 - Home favourite Primož Roglič has taken the lead in the Tour of Slovenia after winning the penultimate 155-kilometre mountain stage between Ljubljana and Kamnik on Saturday.
STA, 15 June 2018 - Columbian cyclist Rigoberto Uran (Drapac Cannondale) won the third stage of the 25th Tour of Slovenia, which ended with a climb to Celje Castle after 175.5 kilometres. The Columbian crossed the finish line ahead of South African Daryl Impey in second and Slovenian Primož Roglič in third place to take the overall lead.
STA 14 June 2018 - Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto NL Jumbo) claimed Thursday's second stage of the 25th Tour of Slovenia, winning a bunch sprint after 152.7 kilometres from Maribor to Rogaška Slatina. The new overall leader of the five-stage race is the Australian Benjamin Hill (Ljubljana Gusto Xaurum).
STA, 13 June 2018 - Italian Simone Consonni of UAE Team Emirates is the winner of the first stage of the 25th Tour of Slovenia cycling race between Lendava and Murska Sobota on Wednesday. The stage saw a dramatic sprint at the end and some ten cyclists crashing less than a kilometre ahead of the finish line.
STA, 13 June 2018 - The 25th Tour of Slovenia, the prime stage cycling race in the country, will start on Wednesday with a 159-km stage between Lendava and Murska Sobota in the north-east, with Slovenia's biggest cycling star Primož Roglič looking to return the title to the home country after winning the race in 2015 as the last Slovenian to do so.
STA, 10 June 2018 - Slovenia's men's handball team has lost its first qualifier for the World Handball Championship, which will be held next year. Slovenia was beaten on home ground last evening by Hungary, who won 29:24 (13:14).