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World Aquatics Championships End in Budapest

D&T
Jul 3, 2022

The 19th FINA World Aquatics Championships completed in the Hungarian capital this Sunday after over two weeks of competition, in swimming, artistic swimming, open water swimming, diving and waterpolo. The medal table of the event was topped by the United States with Hungary finishing on the 10th place. 17 days of competition at the 19th […]

World Aquatics Championships in Budapest

D&T
Jun 17, 2022

Hundreds of aquatic athletes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe have arrived in the Hungarian capital to vie for a piece of the USD 5.72 million prize money awarded over the next 17 days at the 19th FINA World Aquatics Championships. Competitions began with artistic swimming’s preliminary rounds on Friday. The original 19th FINA World Championships were […]

CIB Italia Soccer Camp Is Back

D&T
Jun 15, 2022

After two years of forced hiatus due to the pandemic, the CIB Italia Soccer Camp will resume in Budapest, between June 20-24 thanks to the support of Generali Foundation for Safety. This year, pupils from schools in socially less advantaged municipalities will take part in the training sessions of Italian coaches, who are coming to […]

Hungary Promoted to the Top Division in Ice Hockey

D&T
May 7, 2022

Lithuania beat Romania at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A held in Slovenia. The result secures second place for Hungary and promotion to the top-level Worlds for 2023 alongside tournament winner Slovenia. This year the Hungarian national team had a better chance than ever before to be among the top […]

Giro d'Italia 2022 Starts from Hungary

D&T
May 6, 2022

The 105th Giro d'Italia cycling race set off from Heroes' Square in Budapest on Friday at noon. This is the first time that Hungary has become one of the foreign venues. The Giro d'Italia, first held in 1909, is one of the greatest cycling races in the world. This is the 13th time that the […]

Kayakfirst Ltd. Expands Production Capacity in Szeged

D&T
Apr 23, 2022

Kayakfirst Ltd., a manufacturer of sports equipment for the indoor imitation of kayak-canoe sports, is expanding its capacity with EU and national support in Szeged, SE Hungary the company informed the state news agency MTI. The company has won HUF 209.2 million in conditionally reimbursable subsidies for the HUF 300 million investment, which will be […]

Sopron Basket Wins Top European Women's Title

D&T
Apr 10, 2022

Sopron Basket became the first Hungarian team to win the women's basketball Euroleague, the top European competition in this sport, as they beat host Fenerbahce 60-55 in the final of the quadruple final in Istanbul on Sunday. As expected, a hell of an atmosphere greeted the Hungarians at Ülker Spor ve Etkinlik Salonu sports hall […]

Finnish Name Sponsor at Nagykanizsa Chess Club

D&T
Feb 19, 2022

The Nagykanizsa chess club Aquaprofit from SE Hungary, the defending champion in the Chess Superleague team championship, has taken a major step towards another major milestone by signing a three-year naming sponsorship contract with the Finland-based software giant TUXERA, an IT storage and networking company. At the signing of the contract, the parties stressed their […]

Liu Shaoang Wins Winter Olympic Title for Hungary

D&T
Feb 13, 2022

Liu Shaoang won the men's short track speed skating 500-meter race at the Beijing Winter Olympics on Sunday, making him Hungary's first individual gold medalist at the Winter Games. The world champion, who was already Beijing bronze medalist in the mixed relay and in the 1,000-meter individual event, as well as fourth in the 1,500 […]

Second Bronze Medal for Hungary at the Olympics

D&T
Feb 7, 2022

Sándor Liu Shaolin, reprsenting Hungary, could feel Olympic champion for three minutes in the men's short track speed skating 1000-meter race, but after video review it was ruled that he had committed two fouls and was disqualified. Still, a Hungarian medal was won as his younger brother Liu Shaoang finished third. The final had to […]

First Hungarian Medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics

D&T
Feb 5, 2022

Hungary’s mixed short track speed skating relay team of Sándor Liu Shaolin, Liu Shaoang, Petra Jászapáti and Zsófia Kónya won the bronze medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics on Saturday. The title in this event that made its Olympic debut in Beijing went to the host country China with Italy taking the silver medal. The […]

Hungarian Olympic Committee Elects New President

D&T
Jan 29, 2022

The general assembly of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) elected this Saturday two-time Olympic champion kayaker Zsolt Gyulay as the new president of the organization. The 57-year-old CEO of Hungaroring Sport Plc. received 34 votes from the 48 members present at the event, while the other candidate, Balázs Hajdu, lawyer and Olympic sailor, collected 14 […]

Special Clothing Package for Hungarian Olympic Athletes

D&T
Jan 26, 2022

A package of clothing and accessories, 41 pieces altogether, have been handed over to the Hungarian competitors of the Beijing Winter Olympics by the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB). It has been a tradition for several decades that the Hungarian Olympic Committee provides the members of the delegation traveling to the Games, especially the athletes, with […]

Hungarian Athlete of the Year Gala 2021

D&T
Jan 6, 2022

The Hungarian Sports Journalists Association (MSÚSZ) has elected three-time Olympic champion fencer Áron Szilágyi as Athlete of the Year in the men's category and Tamara Csipes, member of the Olympic champion Hungarian kayak-four team and silver medalist in singles kayak, as Sportswoman of the Year 2021. The winners were celebrated at a gala in Budapest […]

Olympic Committee President Loses Vote of Confidence

D&T
Dec 30, 2021

At the extraordinary general assembly of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) on December 30, the confidence in the president Krisztián Kulcsár was withdrawn. The former world and European champion, Olympic silver medallist fencer had held the position since 2017. 24 people voted against the President, 18 were in favour and one invalid vote was cast. […]

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