The Slovenia Times


Slovenia will bid to host part of the group stage of the men's 2029 European Basketball Championship, the president of the Slovenian Basketball Association Matej Erjavec revealed on 4 December.
Erjavec explained that the bid to host one of the preliminary stage groups at the 2029 tournament will be
Slovenian basketball superstar Luka Dončić and his fiancée Anamaria Goltes have welcomed their first baby, a daughter, whom they named Gabriela, revealing the news on Instagram on 1 December.
The couple posted the announcement photo in which they each hold one of their infant daughter's hands just
Two Slovenian rock climbers have conquered a new, 700-metre route up Mount Rjavina in the Julian Alps in what is the country's toughest rock climbing route yet, graded X on the UIAA scale.
Luka Lindič and Luka Krajnc discovered and climbed the new route in August and they talked about their feat
The Slovenian national team realised a long-held dream and earned a place in next year's European Football Championship after a 24-year absence by defeating Kazakhstan 2:1 in the final round of qualifying on 20 November.
This will be the second time Slovenia will play at the Euro and the first time

Slovenia's Ema Kozin was crowned unified light-middleweight champion of the World Boxing Council and the World Boxing Organization after beating Scot Hannah Rankin in Manchester on 18 November.

Kozin and Rankin appeared rather matched and the 24-year-old Slovenian won on a split decision afte
Slovenia have secured a spot in the semi-finals of the women's Billie Jean King Cup tournament in Seville, Spain, in what is the biggest achievement for the country in team tennis competitions to date.
Slovenia only needed to win one match and a single set against Kazakhstan on 10 November after th
Slovenian ice hockey player Anže Kopitar scored his 400th goal in the National Hockey League (NHL) as his Los Angeles Kings defeated the Vegas Golden Knights in Las Vegas on 8 November for their seventh straight road game to start the season.
The 36-year-old, who comes from the steel town of Jeseni
Slovenia's Andreja Leški won gold at the European Judo Championships in Montpellier, France on 4 November. She defeated Israeli judoka Gili Sharir with a waza-ari in the final to secure the title in the under 63kg category.
"I cannot believe what I achieved today, even though I quietly aimed and ho
Ethiopian runner Zinash Gerado Senbeta has set the new event record for women at the 27th Ljubljana Marathon, while the men's record remained standing as the Kenyan Edmond Kipngetich celebrated victory in what was the first marathon competition he has ever attended.
Senbeta finished the course with
Slovenia completed a key step towards securing a berth in the Euro 2024 as they defeated Finland 3:0 (2:0) at home in the seventh round of qualifying on 14 October, reaffirming their position at the top of their group.
Lepizig forward Benjamin Šeško opened the scoring with a penalty shot in the 16t
Matej Mohorič, the Slovenian Bahrain Victorious rider, won the 2023 UCI Gravel World Championships in the Italian region of Veneto on 8 October, beating Belgian Florian Vermeersch (Lotto-Dstny) in second and Brit Connor Swift (Ineos Grenadiers) in third.
The favourite of the race, Belgian Wout Van
Slovenia's star rider Tadej Pogačar won Il Lombardia, the last of the cycling season's five one-day races known as Monuments, for the third consecutive time on 7 October as his compatriot Primož Roglič came in third in his last race for the Jumbo Visma team.

Pogačar (UAE Tam Emirates) is only the