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.
Last year’s winners of the European Cup will not be making it to 2019’s Basketball World Cup in Beijing, as Slovenia lost at home to Turkey, with the final score being 86 to 77. It was the teams fifth consecutive defeat in the competition.
STA, 11 September 2018 - Slovenia has one of the most promising generations of football players, but lacks motivation and a team spirit to deliver results, the newspaper Dnevnik says on Tuesday as it takes a look at the state of Slovenian football.
STA, 9 September 2018 - Slovenian climbing prodigy Janja Garnbret has won silver at the Climbing World Championship in Innsbruck. Both her and the Austrian Jessica Pilz reached the top in the lead event on Saturday, but Garnbret needed eleven seconds longer though still well under the six-minute limit.