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Hungary Mulls Hosting MotoGP Races

Nov 12, 2019

Hungary is considering hosting Grand Prix motorcycle (MotoGP) races from 2022 and the government has already taken steps for building a new sports arena that would house the event, news website reported, citing Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics. Hungary started talks with the company that owns the MotoGP commercial rights a long […]

Hungary's Tímea Babos (on the left) and Kristina Mladenovic of France with the WTA trophy

Hungary's Tímea Babos Scores WTA Finals Hat-Trick

Nov 4, 2019

No. 3 seeds Timea Babos of Hungary and Kristina Mladenovic of France became the first team to successfully defend a WTA Finals doubles title in 11 years. They defeated No. 2 seeds Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-3 in a flawless performance to lift the Martina Navratilova Doubles […]

The winner of Spartathlon 2019, Hungary's Tamás Bódis

Hungarians Triumph at Spartathlon Race

Sep 28, 2019

Hungarian ultrarunners scored a double victory at the 37th Spartathlon, one of the most challenging long-distance races in Greece, winning both the men's and women's competition. The overall winner, Tamás Bódis completed the distance in 23 hours, 28 minutes and 37 seconds. Another Hungarian, Zoltán Csécsei finished second. Coming in 8th in the overall race, […]

Runway Run

Runway Run: Charity Race at Budapest Airport

Sep 2, 2019

Budapest Airport hosted its annual Runway Run charity race for the seventh time this weekend. Running aficionados completed the race on a closed runway at Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Despite the summer heat, over 1,100 runners took part, including Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and British Ambassador Iain Lindsay as well as […]

Tamara Csipes

Hungary Secures 12 Canoe Sprint Quotas for 2020 Olympics

Aug 26, 2019

The paddlers of the host nation won five gold, four silver and three bronze medals at the 2019 Canoe Sprint World Championships organized in the southeastern Hungarian city of Szeged, thus finishing third on the medal table behind Belarus and Germany. The sporting event attracted about 1,100 competitors from 101 countries. On the Hungarian team, […]

Kristóf Milák and Katinka Hosszú

Hungary in Top 5 at World Swimming Championship

Jul 29, 2019

Hungarian swimmers have won five gold medals at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Katinka Hosszú continued to rule women’s individual medley by winning both the 200- and 400-meter individual events, however, the performance of Kristóf Milák caused the biggest sensation. The 19-year-old swimmer broke the world record set by the legendary […]

Max Verstappen

The Best Thing Is Driving the Car

Jun 18, 2019

Aged 17 years and 166 days, Dutch driver Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to compete in the Formula One car race series when he debuted at the 2015 Australian Grand Prix. This means, at only 21 years old, he already has four years of F1 experience. The young driver visited Budapest on May 1 […]

Hungarian Winner at the Roland Garros

Jun 16, 2019

Hungary’s top female tennis player, Tímea Babos – paired with France’s Kristina Mladenovic – has won the women’s doubles final at the French Open tournament by beating the Chinese duo of Duan Ying Ying and Zheng Saisai 6-2, 6-3. This is the second Grand Slam title for Babos after winning the Australian Open, also in […]

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