Category: Sport
Macedonia Sport 02.03.21 | 22:08

Twelve clubs split from the Ski Federation

Twelve clubs announced that they are leaving the Ski Federation of Macedonia, in a dispute over an attempt to elect a new president of the federation. The clubs, led by Ski Club Polar, Ljuboten, Shari Academy, Bistra – Gostivar and others, said that they consider the planned conference as illegitimate....

Macedonia Sport 19.02.21 | 19:13

Basketball: Russia beats Macedonia 94:77, ends almost all hope for a place in the European Championship

The Russian basketball team beat Macedonia 94:77 at the European 2022 Championship qualifier in Perm today. Macedonia led only in the first minutes, and then completely abandoned the game to Russia, especially after Damjan Stojanovski was injured early in the game. Russia dominated under the hoops, with...

Macedonia Sport 18.02.21 | 21:16

Basketball: Italy beats Macedonia in the Euro 2022 qualifier

The Macedonian basketball team lost 92:84 to Italy in a European 2022 Championship qualifier that was played in Perm. The two teams were evenly tied in the first quarter and then Macedonia took the initiative, and maintained a solid lead, up to eight points. Nenad Dimitrijevic was especially strong on...

Macedonia Sport 16.02.21 | 21:32

Danish handball team protests freezing conditions before their game in Bitola

Handball players from the Danish GOG Gudme club are visiting Bitola for a match against Eurofarm Pelister. Even thought they come from the north, the visiting team was not prepared for how cold Bitola gets in winter, especially with the on-going cold spell. The team posted a Youtube video showing the...

Macedonia Sport 09.02.21 | 11:21

Macedonian Football Federation President Sejdini meets with UEFA chief Ceferin to discuss the political pressure he is facing

Head of the Macedonian Football Federation (FFM) Muamed Sejdini met with UEFA manager Aleksander Ceferin to discuss the upcoming election of FFM leadership and the continued pressure he faces from the Zaev regime. Zaev’s officials have openly pressured Sejdini in a clear attempt to remove him from...

Macedonia Sport 07.02.21 | 22:38

Coach Nikola Ilievski – Dzidzi expected to take over struggling Vardar

Former Macedonian football coach Nikola Ilievski – Dzidzi is tapped to be the next head coach of Vardar – the now struggling historic team which is expected to be put under management by the city of Skopje. Russian businessman Sergey Samsonenko left Vardar after a series of attacks on his...

Macedonia Sport 04.02.21 | 23:40

Three Champions League defeats in a row: Vardar loses 27:24 to Porto

Macedonian and European handball champion Vardar lost to Porto in the Champions Leage 27:24. The Portuguese team was quick on the counter-attack and used many of the mistakes Vardar players did to their advantage. Goal-keeper Borko Ristovski was excellent and had 15 saves but could not change the final...

Macedonia Sport 01.02.21 | 19:25

First league team Borec FC on sale for 25,000 EUR

Businessman Koco Angusev from Veles announced that he is selling his Borec FC for 25,000 EUR. Zaev’s former Deputy Prime Minister said that his companies can’t continue to support Borec and is asking for a buyer. The club is set up as a shareholding company, and its 2,500 shares owned by...

Macedonia Sport 01.02.21 | 17:15

FIFA and UEFA express support for the Macedonian Football Federation as it faces pressure from the Government

The Football Federation of Maceodnia (FFM) presented letters from FIFA and UEFA, signed by their general secretaries, expressing support to FFM as it faces pressure from the Macedonian Government. FFM President Muamed Sejdini (pictured) is facing attempts by the Government’s Youth and Sports Agency...

Macedonia Sport 29.01.21 | 15:39

After his attack on the football federation, Zaev sets his sights on the handball federation

Republika has learnt that officials in the Macedonian Handball Federation (RFM) aligned with the ruling SDSM party are planning to take down RFM President Zivko Mukaetov during the upcoming conference. RFM delegates meet on Sunday, after Macedonia got a place in the World Handball Championship, but didn’t...

Macedonia Sport 29.01.21 | 12:32

SDSM activists preparing to oust Zivko Mukaetov as Handball Federation President

Republika has learnt that officials in the Macedonian Handball Federation (RFM) aligned with the ruling SDSM party are planning to take down RFM President Zivko Mukaetov during the upcoming conference. RFM delegates meet on Sunday, after Macedonia got a place in the World Handball Championship, but didn’t...

Macedonia Sport 26.01.21 | 13:36

Danilo Brestovac out as coach of the men’s handball team

Danilo Brestovac has resigned as coach of the Macedonian men’s handball team, a position he held for a year and a half. The decision comes after the poor showing of the national team at the World Championship in Egypt.

Macedonia Sport 25.01.21 | 10:23

Kiril Lazarov scored his 500th goal at a major tournament

Macedonia may be struggling at the World Handball Championship, but our best player Kiril Lazarov had the chance to score his 500th goal at a major championship. Lazarov scored seven goals during Macedonia’s loss to Belarus and reached the big 500. He also holds the record in goals scored at a...

Football 23.01.21 | 13:04

Zaev pressures the Football Federation of Macedonia to add adjective “North”

The Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) has been under pressure from the government for a long time. The disagreement between FFM and the Agency of Youth and Sports is due to the fact that the Macedonian federation refuses to change its Statute, which is supposed to be harmonized according to the...

Macedonia Sport 22.01.21 | 11:45

Handball: Macedonia faces Russia

The Macedonian men’s handball team faces Russia at the World Championship in Egypt today. Our team hasn’t covered itself in glory so far, having lost three games and winning one – against Chile. Russia needs to win the game if it wants to advance to the third round. That was enough...

Macedonia Sport 20.01.21 | 18:51

Handball: Slovenia beats Macedonia 31-21

Macedonia suffered another defeat at the Men’s World Handball Championship in Egypt, losing 31-21 to Slovenia. It’s the third defeat, and it was only due to the narrow win against Chile that Macedonia made it to the second stage group. The teams were even at start, and Macedonia had the lead...

Handball 20.01.21 | 10:48

He is not a mage, but he does magic: Kire Lazarov receives recognition from the organizer of the World Men’s Handball Championship

The captain of the Macedonian handball team received great recognition for his performance at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt. The organizer of the Championship dedicated a special video to Lazarov with his best moves in the match against Chile, in which he was named player of the...

Macedonia Sport 18.01.21 | 18:19

Macedonia beats Chile and will advance to the next stage of the World Handball Championship

After two dismal performances at the World Handball Championship in Egypt, the Macedonian men’s team scored its first win (32:29) against Chile and will advance in the second round. Goalkeeper Nikola Mitrevski is the star of the game after denying Chile some clear shots on goal, as our team remained...

Macedonia Sport 17.01.21 | 11:06

Macedonia goes to the European volleyball championship

The men’s volleyball team qualified to the European volleyball championship after beating Turkey on Saturday evening. With the 3:1 win, Macedonia is the second placed team in its group, all but guaranteeing it the second European championship in a row. Captain Nikola Georgiev and Aleksandar Ljaftov...

Macedonia Sport 17.01.21 | 10:59

Egypt destroys Macedonia in the world handball championship

Macedonia suffered an even worse defeat in its second game of the World Men’s Handball Championship. After losing 32:20 from Sweden, the team now fell to the hosts Egypt by 38:19. Kiril Lazarov’s team held its own to some degree in the first 20 minutes, but completely collapsed after Filip...

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