Category: Sport
Football 16:09

Muamed Sejdini elected new FFM president

Muamed Sejdini was elected Sunday new president of the Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM). In the attendance of UEFA and FIFA representatives, 82 out of the 90 FFM General Assembly members voted in favor of Sejdini. “It is a great honor to be the president of FFM and fight for the Macedonian football....

Other sports 11:47

Serena Williams forced to retire with illness at Indian Wells

Serena Williams was forced to retire with a viral illness in her third round match with Spain’s Garbine Muguruza at Indian Wells on Sunday. The 37-year-old, who on Friday celebrated 12 months since her return to the court following pregnancy, made a strong start by pushing 3-0 in front. But two-time...

Handball 10:52

Vardar to play PPD Zagreb in handball champions league Last 16

Handball club Vardar will play Croatian champions PPD Zagreb in the Last 16 of the EHF Champions League.

Football 20:22

Official: Sejdini is the only candidate for FFM president

Muhamed Sejdini, the current acting president of the Federation, is officially the only candidate for president of FFM ahead of the Election Assembly of the Football Federation of Macedonia. This was stated by the FFM Selection and Appointment Commission, which, after receiving all the reports from the...

Football 19:32

Sala crash report says plane not licensed for commercial use

The plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala that crashed in the Channel last month did not have a commercial licence, British investigators said on Monday. But the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the journey would have been allowed as a “private” flight in which costs are...

Football 17:59

UEFA moves qualifiers over Spain’s refusal to fly Kosovo flag

UEFA is changing the venues of qualifiers for the under-17 European Football Championships after Spain refused to fly the flag of Kosovo or play its anthem. A statement said that the matches of the group which includes Spain, Kosovo, Greece and the Ukraine will not be played in Benidorm and Alcoy as...

Sport 00:28

Vardar beats Kristianstad in handball Champions League group game

The Vardar handball team defeated Swedish Kristianstad 32:30 in an away game which ensures that Vardar will be at least 3rd in the Group A of the EHF Champions League. The hosts held the lead for most of the first half, and the halftime score had them up by 1 goal – 17:16. But Vardar did significantly...

Sport 10:24

New football low: Vardar denied clear goal against Shkendija

Sergei Samsonenko announced that he will withdraw from Macedonian sports after the scandalous decision on Sunday when the referee dismissed a clear goal for his Vardar team against Shkendija. The two bitter rivals for the championship were playing on Shkendija’s turf, in Tetovo, and the home team...

Sport 23:15

Sport teams across Macedonia united in expression of grief

Football teams across Macedonia set aside their rivalry and differences and dedicated their social media pages to an expression of condolences for the 14 people killed in the tragic bus crash on the Skopje – Tetovo highway. Bitter rivals like Vardar and Shkendija had identical looking social media...

Football 10:52

PSG win 2-0 at Manchester, Roma beat Porto 2-1 at home

Paris Saint-Germain took a major step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-0 road victory in Tuesday’s first leg of the round of 16 at 10-man Manchester United while teenager Nicolo Zaniolo scored twice in Roma’s 2-1 home win over Porto. Presnel Kimpembe scored PSG’s opener in the...

Sport 13:02

Skopje Marathon moved one day forward to May 4th because of the presidential elections

The Skopje marathon will be moved forward by one day, to May 4th (Saturday), to avoid conflicting with the expected second round of the presidential elections. The Wizz Air Skopje Marathon was expected to take place on Sunday, but organizers were informed that it would be difficult to have it on the...

Other sports 12:35

Vonn bows out with brilliant bronze as Stuhec triumphs in downhill

Lindsey Vonn captured an unlikely bronze to end a decorated career with yet another major medal in the women’s downhill as Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia won back-to back titles at the alpine ski world championships in Are on Sunday. Despite two golds and seven previous medals at world championships, the...

Sport 12:01

Croatian media release photographs of men who attacked Serbian water polo players in Split

Croatian media released photographs of some of the men who attacked three Serbian water polo players in Split. The incident happened on Saturday, when the Serbian Crvena Zvezda water polo team was supposed to play local Mornar team. Three Serbian players were walking down the Split Riva quay, when five...

Sport 19:54

Handball player Stojance Stoilov is becoming a regional star

Macedonian handball star Stojance Stoilov is growing in regional stature and was declared star of the month by the Balkan Handball news site. The site informs that January was the second best month for the site and it’s all due to Stoilov, whose articles are most viewed. One of these articles...

Sport 13:29

Raul Gonzalez leaves as coach of the Macedonian national handball team

El Comandante Raul Gonzalez is leaving the coaching position in the Macedonian national handball team. The Handball Association announced it has come to a mutually agreeable decision and that Gonzalez will leave the position and focus on his other job – as coach of Paris Sent Germain. Our A team...

Sport 10:07

Macedonian futsal team beats Albania, advances to next stage as top of the group

The Macedonian futsal team beat Albania 3:2 and won the FIFA World Cup qualifications that were taking place in Skopje. Ziberi (twice) and Ismaili were on target for Macedonia which came back after losing 1:2 at the halftime. Macedonia won the group with 9 points, ahead of Albania with 6, Greece with...

Other sports 10:39

US ski queen Lindsey Vonn to retire after world championships in Sweden

US ski great Lindsey Vonn announced on Friday (Feb 1) she would be retiring after this month’s Alpine world championships in Sweden because her hurting body was “broken beyond repair” and screaming at her to stop. “I have accepted that I cannot continue ski racing. I will compete at the World...

Football 16:45

Real Madrid cruise past Girona into Copa semis

Karim Benzema continued his excellent form to hit a brace as Real Madrid won 3-1 at Girona (7-3 on aggregate) to reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals for the first time since 2014. After an emphatic 4-2 victory in the first leg Madrid were firm favourites to progress and the excellent Benzema ensured they...

Sport 09:39

Macedonian futsal team beats Greece 5:3

The Macedonian futsal team beat Greece 5:3 in the opening qualifier for the FIFA World Cup in Skopje. Andov, Ziberi and Leveski put Macedonia ahead in the first half of the game, which ended 3:0. But Greece got back into the game early in the second half, with goals from Stavrokopoulos and two from Tarlas,...

Football 15:36

Barcelona hit Sevilla for six to ease into semi-finals

Barcelona beat Sevilla 6-1 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday to make it to the Copa del Rey semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate. They were 2-0 down from the first leg but had Lionel Messi back in the starting line-up after having missed the first game and he won a penalty which Philippe Coutinho scored on 13 minutes. Jasper...

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