Category: Sport
Other sports 23.08.19 | 12:03

US Open to kick off with huge first-round match: Williams vs Sharapova

Veteran stars Serena Williams, a six-time US Open champion, and Maria Sharapova, the 2006 champion, will face off in the opening round of the US Open on Monday in New York. It will be their first meeting at Flushing Meadows, where Williams, 37, won her first grand slam title 20 years ago. Williams, seeded...

Sport 07.08.19 | 10:53

PAOK fans raise banner declaring that Macedonia is Greek during their game with Ajax

Fans of the Greek PAOK football club displayed a large banner declaring that “Macedonia is one and only and it’s here” during their Champions League game against Ajax on Tuesday in Solun/Thessaloniki. The sign was displayed in protest against the Prespa treaty which renames the Republic...

Sport 06.08.19 | 23:34

Macedonia loses to Argentina in the opening game of the U19 handball tournament

The Macedonian U19 handball team snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in its opening match against Argentina in the Youth World Championship. Our team had a solid 4 goal lead at the half-time. But then, in the final minutes, they allowed Argentina to make a come-back, even the score with two minutes...

Sport 05.08.19 | 10:46

Aleksandar Trajkovski joins Mallorca

Midfielder Aleksandar Trajkovski is the second Macedonia to sign with a Spanish Primera league team, after Mallorca signed him on from Palermo for 650.000 EUR per season for the next two years. Trajkovski joins Levante’s Enis Bardhi as the second Macedonian citizen playing for Spain. He has played...

Sport 25.07.19 | 12:08

Macedonia up two places on the FIFA world ranking, tied with China for the 71st spot

Macedonia rose two places on the FIFA rankings, to the 71st place, which it ties with China, both with 1.333 points each. Belgium remains at the top of the rankings, followed by Brasil and France.

Sport 24.07.19 | 23:42

Elmas played his first 20 minutes for Napoli in a friendly game against Cremonese

Macedonian midfielder Elif Elmas got a chance to play for his new club, Napoli, immediately after arriving in Italy. Elmas was called in with 20 minutes to go in the friendly game against Cremonese, which ended in a 3:3 draw. The former Rabotnicki player signed for Napoli from Fenerbahce for 15 million...

Other sports 14.07.19 | 20:45

Djokovic beats Federer, wins fifth Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic saved two match points to beat Roger Federer in the longest ever singles final at Wimbledon at four hours, 57 minutes. Besides the time, the final was also historic as it was the first to feature a tiebreak in the decider at 12-12. Winning all three tiebreaks was the key for Djokovic in...

Other sports 12.07.19 | 22:34

Federer defeats Nadal, to face Djokovic in Wimbledon final

Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in a record-extending 12th Wimbledon final after overcoming Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7-3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in an epic three hour semi-final. Federer edged the first set on a tie-break with a run of four straight points before Nadal raced through the second set to tie up...

Handball 28.06.19 | 21:17

Macedonia handball team’ rivals revealed in EHF EURO 2020 draw

The final tournament draw for the Men’s EHF EURO 2020 took place Friday in Vienna. The draw went well for Macedonia’s handball players, that is, they got rivals which they handle – those are the teams of the Czech Republic, Austria and Ukraine. EHF EURO 2020 will be held in three countries...

Sport 26.06.19 | 10:41

Vardar receives 500.000 EUR from the Macedonian Government, Besir Alili given 16.000

The Macedonian Government yesterday decided to award 500.000 EUR to the Vardar handball club for its second EHF Champions League title. Additionally, 16.000 EUR are given to Besir Alili, who won the gold in the European cadet wrestling championship.

Other sports 25.06.19 | 12:52

Winter Olympics return to Italy in 2026 at Milan/Cortina

Milan was originally chosen to stage the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which elected the 2026 Winter Olympics host – now it has landed an even bigger prize in form of the actual Games. Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo on Monday lived up to their role as favourites when they won...

Sport 23.06.19 | 12:14

Besir Alili wins gold at the European youth wrestling championship

Macedonian wrestler Besir Alili won the gold in the category up to 48 kilograms at the cadet European championship in Greco-Roman wrestling in Faenza, Italy. Alili defeated Armenian Harutyun Hovhannisyan in the finals 7-6.

Sport 20.06.19 | 21:25

Vardar signs reinforcements to help defend the EHF Champions League trophy

Vardar signed two Russian reinforcements for the next two handball seasons – Sergey Gorpishin and Pavel Atman will play for the Macedonian and European defending champion. Gorpishin (21) is a pivot and comes from the German Erlangen, while the 32 year old left winger Atman played in Hanover. Latvian...

Sport 18.06.19 | 14:29

Vardar will showcase its Champions League trophy for a week, starting tomorrow

The EHF Champions League trophy will be on display in the Jane Sandanski sports hall in Skopje for a week, during which fans will be able to take pictures. The trophy will be showcased between 15h and 20h, starting on June 19th and ending on the 26th. It’s the second Champions League trophy for...

Sport 16.06.19 | 20:55

Macedonia beats Greece in emotionally charged game, wins first place in group

The Macedonian handball team scored a victory over its arch-rival Greece, in the final qualifying game for the 2020 European Championship. Playing in Strumica, in front of a handpicked crowd to avoid chanting that would embarrass the Zaev regime, the Macedonian players won 27:23. After an initial period...

Macedonia Sport 16.06.19 | 12:04

As Macedonia plays Greece, Zaev’s main goal is to avoid another embarrassment

This afternoon the Macedonian handball team hosts Greece in the final qualifier of the European Championship. Macedonia already secured its place in the championship, but a win or a draw will make Macedonia number one in the group, and avenge the defeat in Kozani in October. The game comes at a time...

Sport 14.06.19 | 14:47

Following an incident, Leeds winger Alioski makes amends with the owner of a Prilep restaurant

Winger Ezgjan Alioski met with the owner of a restaurant in Prilep he was kicked out of yesterday and the two made up. Alioski was told to leave, allegedly because he spoke in Albanian. The Leeds winger is born in majority Macedonian Prilep. During their meeting, Alioski gave the restaurant owner a Leeds...

Sport 12.06.19 | 22:40

Macedonian handball team beats Turkey 24:26

The Macedonian national handball team beat Turkey in an away qualifier, which sets the stage for the final showdown against Greece on Sunday. It was a thrilling game, and Macedonia was done two goals at the half time (13:11).  In the second half, Nikola Mitreski was placed at the goal and this made...

Sport 09.06.19 | 15:59

Stoilov will face Turkey but will be out due to his meniscus injury against Greece

Sport hero Stojance Stoilov will brave his meniscus injury to play for the Macedonian handball team against Turkey, in a key qualifier for the 2020 European Championship. Stoilov will unfortunately not be able to play the last qualifier against Greece in Strumica. Macedonia plays Turkey on June 12th,...

Sport 07.06.19 | 23:11

Poland beats Macedonia 1:0 in Skopje

Poland beat Macedonia in the 2020 European football championship qualifier that ended a little while ago in Skopje. The score was 0:1. Krzystof Piatek scored the only goal of the game in the 47th minute, after a corner that was badly judged by Macedonain goalkeeper Dimitrievski. Goran Pandev and Enis...