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2017 Review: Turkey enjoy success at Women's U23 World Championship

Turkey's triumph was only their second gold at a World Championship, following their victory at the Girls' U18s in 2011. It also came at a tournament at which a new scoring system was being trialled - a best-of-seven, 15-point set format. Turkey defeated Slovenia 4-0 (15-12, 15-11, 15-13, 15-8) to w

FIVB.COM - 2018-01-18 09:13:04

Veterans Nagy, Surovy to Lead Slovakia at Olympics

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Veteran forwards Ladislav Nagy and Tomas Surovy are the most experienced players on the Slovakia team for next month's Olympics in South Korea. The 38-year-old Nagy played 435 NHL games with St. Louis, Phoenix, Dallas and Los Angeles, scoring 115 goals and adding 196 assists.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-18 11:57:37

Macedonia hold Germany, Denmark beat Spain at Euros

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Holders Germany continued to serve up late drama at the European handball championship after they were held 25-25 by Macedonia on Wednesday for their second successive draw against unfancied rivals. The Germans also ground out a 25-25 draw with Slovenia on Monday when they were a

REUTERS - 2018-01-17 22:09:14

Udolf earns first Nor-Am Alpine Snowboard victory

Dylan Udolf, a professional snowboarder from West Hartford and a 2016 graduate from Kingswood Oxford School recently won his first Nor-Am Alpine Snowboard race in Minnesota. The win helped the sophomore at Northeastern University earn a spot at the 2018 World Cup Olympic qualifier to be held in Rogl

WESTHARTFORDNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 14:03:58

Slovenia police find 20 migrants after van crashes

Police in Slovenia say they have found 20 migrants from Pakistan in a van that crashed after entering the country illegally from Croatia. They say a patrol chased the van, which then swerved off the road due to high speed early Wednesday. Several people have been hospitalized, one with serious inj

ABC NEWS - 2018-01-17 09:01:00

Political corruption scandals may be predicted by network science

Complex network of individuals involved in corruption scandals in Brazil from 1987 to 2014. Each vertex represents an individual, and the edges between vertices indicate that both individuals participated in the same corruption scandal. Credit: Ribeiro et al. 2018 Journal of Complex Networks Accordi

PHYS.ORG - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Promising New Zealand defender extends deal with Bolton Wanderers

Promising New Zealand youth international Adam Mitchell has signed a contract extension with Bolton Wanderers until the end of the season. Mitchell, a 21 year old centre half, has been a mainstay in David Lee's U23 side this year, contributing to their fine form. The U23s are now unbeaten in nine, f

SB NATION - 2018-01-17 12:45:02

enota architects sets slovenian wellness hotel in 'europe's most beautiful valley'

located at the heart of a nature park, 'hotel plesnik' is a boutique family hotel that boasts a tradition spanning over eighty years. its exceptional location at the end of a glacial valley offers an unforgettable view of the majestic peaks of the kamnik-savinja alps. against the backdrop of sloveni

DESIGNBOOM.COM - 2018-01-17 07:45:36

Will Ferrell Interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy After Australian Open Win: Watch!

Ron Burgundy is back! Will Ferrell made a special appearance to interview Roger Federer after his Australian Open win against Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday, January 16. Tennis legend John McEnroe introduced the 50-year-old Saturday Night Live alum post-match where he channeled his beloved Anchorman charac

US MAGAZINE - 2018-01-16 18:30:13

Roger Federer gets grilled by Will Ferrell at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16: Will Ferrell (L) and John McEnroe (R) interview Roger Federer of Switzerland after Federer won his first round match against Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia on day two of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Rya


Roger Federer breezes to first-round win vs. Aljaz Bedene at Australian Open

MELBOURNE - Roger Federer successfully opened defense of his Australian Open title by taking a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 first-round win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia on Tuesday night. The 36-year-old Federer has a lot at stake here in Melbourne. The second seed, Federer is looking to earn his sixth Australian


Watch: Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open

San Diego's finest newsman traveled across the Pacific to cover the Australian Open and get to the bottom of how Roger Federer continues to dominate at age 36. Federer dispatched Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene in the first round on Tuesday and Will Ferrell was on hand to ask him the tough questions after t

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-01-16 14:57:47

Germany and Denmark stunned in Euro handball thrillers

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Holders Germany scraped a controversial 25-25 draw against Slovenia and Olympic champions Denmark suffered a shock 28-27 defeat by the Czech Republic in a pair of European handball championship classics on Monday. The Germans booked a main round berth along with Spain and Macedon


Norway to Shut Down All Mink and Fox Fur Factories By 2025

Updated | Norway introduced a total ban on fur farming Sunday, a statement by the Norwegian animal rights organization NOAH said. Norway has nearly 300 fur farms, which produce fur from 700,000 minks and 110,000 foxes every year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) added. The ban, whi


Slovenia Adamant on Selling Biggest Bank, Finance Minister Says

Slovenia is adamant that it will sell state-owned Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d., Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman said, pledging to make good on a promise to the European Union to put the biggest bank into private hands after missing its 2017 deadline. Known as NLB, the lender received the bulk


Croatia, France clinch European championship main-round berths

ZAGREB (Reuters) - European handball championship hosts Croatia and world title holders France advanced to the 16-nation tournament's second group stage with a match to spare after emphatic wins on Sunday. Scandinavian rivals Sweden and Norway also won to boost their hopes of reaching the main roun


Saint-Etienne beats Toulouse 2-0 to move away from trouble

PARIS (AP) - Saint-Etienne moved away from the relegation zone and kept Toulouse in it after winning 2-0 in their French league game on Sunday. Slovenia striker Robert Beric returned for Saint-Etienne and scored his first goal of the season from the penalty spot moments before halftime. Toulouse car


Jan Oblak Not Discussing Atletico Madrid Contract Extension

The Slovenia international revealed that he has not held talks with Los Rojiblancos about extended his current deal beyond 2021. OMNISPORT Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak said he has not held talks with the club regarding a new contract. Regarded as one of the best keepers in the world, Slove


Our Free Time We Spent Driving Around Slovenia And Those Are Some Photos We’ve Captured.

A few words about Slovenia real quick: it’s a very small county in central Europe. The most known places here are the capital city – Ljubljana, Bled with island on the lake, and Emerald river Soča. Slovenia is so small that we only own 43 km of coast (that’s like 26 miles). And if you want to come f


Handball: Euro handball heavyweights live up to billing

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Holders Germany and fellow heavyweights Spain hit the ground running at the European handball championship in Croatia with emphatic wins in their opening games at the 16-nation tournament on Saturday. The Germans brushed aside Montenegro 32-19 and Spain handed the Czech Republic