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Australian Open: Hungarian Winner at a Special Event

D&T
Jan 29, 2023

Hungary’s Gábor Máthé has won men’s Deaf & Hard of Hearing (DHoH) exhibition event at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. The 37-year-old player from Debrecen beat Marino Kegl 6:4, 6:2 of Slovakia in the final. Ten players participated at the Deaf & Hard of Hearing tournament in two groups with round-robin matches deciding […]

Hungarian Athletes of the Year

D&T
Jan 9, 2023

World record holder swimmer Kristóf Milák among men and hurdler Luca Kozák among women have been elected as the 2022 Hungarian Athletes of the Year by the Hungarian Sports Journalists' Association. The men's national football team won the award in the traditional team category, while the women's fencing team came to be the individual team […]

Judit Polgár Inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame

D&T
Dec 4, 2022

Hungary’s Judit Polgár, the strongest female chess player of all time, has been inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place during the 6th Annual Strategy Across the Board Gala hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club and the World Chess Hall of Fame this Saturday evening in Saint Louis, Missouri […]

3,750 People in the Field of the 37th Budapest Marathon

D&T
Oct 9, 2022

Levente Szemerei and Eszter Csillag won the 37th Spar Budapest Marathon’s men’s and women’s race, respectively this Sunday. More than 17,000 people took part in the different events of the two-day running festival. Szemerei completed the 42.195 kilometers in 2:21:44 and Csillag in 2:59:16. In the men's race, Irishman Derek Crammond was second in 2:29:57, […]

German Victory at the WTA Budapest Ladies Open

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 24, 2022

Germany's Tamara Korpatsch won the singles at the Budapest Ladies Open USD 115,000 WTA women's clay court challenger tournament at the Római Tennis Academy in the Hungarian capital this Saturday. Korpatsch, who started the tournament in the qualification stage, beat Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova in three sets in the final to win her first WTA title. […]

Top Hungarian Chess Player Changes Nationality

D&T
Sep 4, 2022

"It’s official! Richard Rapport will play for Romania 🇷🇴 starting today! Welcome to our team!" That is how the Romanian Chess Federation has announced the top Hungarian chess player, Richárd Rapport changing nationality and playing for Romania in the future. Regarding the background of the case, the popular Hungarian news site, telex.hu reports that the […]

Football Legend Ferenc Puskás Commemorated in Budapest

D&T
Aug 22, 2022

A commemoration ceremony was held at the stadium named after the world-famous Hungarian footballer Puskás Ferenc on Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the naming ceremony of the Puskás Arena. At the event, Hungarian State Secretary for Sport, Ádám Schmidt, quoted Brazilian football star Pelé who had said that Puskás would have been the […]

Hungarian Swimmers Excel at the European Championships

D&T
Aug 19, 2022

Hungarians won five gold, seven silver and three bronze medals at the 36th European Aquatics Championships in Rome, Italy, finishing second on the medal table of pool swimming events behind the host country. 22-year-old Tokyo Olympic champion Kristóf Milák won the 100-meter and 200-meter individual butterfly events and was also member of the Hungarian team […]

Judit Polgár, an International Chess Federation ICON

D&T
Aug 7, 2022

Hungary's Judit Polgár, the strongest female chess player of all time, has received ICON award, given out by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) at its 'Year of the Woman in Chess Awards' gala as part of the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India. This was the first time that the FIDE ICON Award was presented, […]

Max Verstappen Wins 2022 Formula-1 Hungarian GP

D&T
Jul 31, 2022

Red Bull's Max Verstappen of the Netherlands won the 37th Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring on Sunday, extending the 24-year-old defending world champion's lead in the standings. Verstappen started from tenth position on the grid and won without his rivals having a chance to make things difficult for him. The Dutchman claimed his 28th […]

George Russell Takes Pole Position at the Hungarian GP

D&T
Jul 30, 2022

George Russell, the British driver of Mercedes, won Saturday's qualifying session of the 37th Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring, east of Budapest and will start Sunday's race from the front grid position. For the 24-year-old, it is the first pole position of his career. Next to Russell on the starting grid will be Ferrari's […]

Áron Szilágyi Crowned as Saber Fencing World Champion

D&T
Jul 18, 2022

Hungary’s three-time Olympic champion Áron Szilágyi defeated France's Maxime Pianfetti 15:14 in the men's individual saber final of the World Fencing Championships in the Egyptian capital Cairo this Monday, taking a title hitherto missing from his impressive medal collection. For a place in the quarter-finals, Szilágyi competed with fellow Hungarian fencer András Szatmári. Szilágyi quickly […]

American Victory at the Tennis Hungarian Grand Prix

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 17, 2022

Bernarda Pera of the United States has won the USD 250,000 Hungarian Grand Prix women's clay court tennis tournament in Budapest, defeating Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic in two straight sets (6-3, 6-3) in Sunday's final. On the final day of the tournament at the Római Tennis Academy, the final was played in bright sunshine, 26 degrees […]

WTA Tennis Hungarian Grand Prix Kicks Off in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 11, 2022

This Monday saw the first main draw matches played at the USD 250,000 WTA Hungarian Grand Prix women's tennis tournament at the Római Tennis Academy in Budapest. In singles, both Hungarians competing today lost but local fans could see a Hungarian victory in doubles. Both Hungarian players participating in the singles main draw on Monday, […]

Hungarian Medical Football Team Wins World Title

D&T
Jul 11, 2022

After 18 years, Hungary’s national medical football team won the world championship title again as they won the World Medical and Health Games (Medigames) tournament in Monte Gordo, Portugal. The Hungarian national team, made up of doctors, medical students and pharmacy students, won all their games, marching through to the final with a flawless performance. […]

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