Category: Sport
Handball 16.01.20 | 13:54

Kire Lazarov among top 5 scorers in the first round of Euro 2020

The captain of the Macedonia national handball team, Kire Lazarov is listed among the top 5 scorers in the first round of Euro 2020. Here’s the list of top 10 goal scorers 28 – Nikola Bilyk (Austria) 27 – Sander Sagosen (Norway) 27 – Andre Schmid (Switzerland) 22 –...

Sport 15.01.20 | 17:09

Lazarov named among the top five scorers of the European Championship

Macedonian handball captain Kire Lazarov was named among the top five scorers in the first round of the European Championship. Lazarov scored 22 goals in the first three games, and is fourth on the list. Macedonia unfortunately dropped out of the competition, after defeats from Austria and the Czech...

Handball 14.01.20 | 20:18

Macedonia ends competition in EURO 2020 with defeat from Austria

Macedonia ended competition in EURO 2020’s preliminary round with a defeat from Austria 32:28 (18:12) in Vienna. In the match that meant all or nothing for Macedonia’s handball players, they suffered a catastrophic defeat, something that hasn’t happened in the past five continental...

Handball 11.01.20 | 22:51

Kire Lazarov’s last-second shot chosen as best at Euro handball championship

The European Handball Federation chose Macedonian team captain Kiril Lazarov’s goal as the best of all goals scored during yesterday’s second day of the 2020 EHF European Men’s Handball Championship. Macedonia’s national team won against Ukraine, 26-25, thanks to Lazarov’s goal at the last...

Handball 10.01.20 | 23:14

Kire Lazarov scores winning goal at the last second in match against Ukraine

Macedonia beat Ukraine in the European Championship at the last second. Nikola Mitrevski with remarkable 14 saves is the hero of the Macedonian national team, along with the captain Kire Lazarov, who scored the winning goal.

Handball 10.01.20 | 10:53

Macedonia’s handball players open EHF Euro 2020 with match against Ukraine

Macedonia’s men national handball team begins its performance at the 2020 EHF European Men’s Handball Championship with the match against Ukraine tonight at 20:30h (broadcast on TV Telma). This is the sixth participation of the best Macedonian handball players at this championship. The...

Sport 04.01.20 | 19:47

Borko Ristovski: Never North, Always Macedonia

Macedonian handball goalkeeper Borko Ristovski, popularly known as the Defense Minister for his often incredible saves, posted a picture with the letter N – for “North” Macedonia, blacked out. Ristovski is with the national team for preparations in Slovenia, ahead of the European Championship...

Sport 01.01.20 | 22:55

Dejan Kulusevski is the first Macedonian to play for Juventus

Swedish born Macedonian football player Dejan Kulusevski was signed on by Juventus, making him the first Macedonian to play for the Italian giant. Juventus paid 35 million EUR for Kulusevski and 10 million in bonuses. His annual salary will amount to 2.5 million EUR over the next five years. Kulusevski...

Sport 27.12.19 | 11:59

Delegates reject push to add “North” to the name of the Ski Federation of Macedonia

Delegates of the Ski Federation of Macedonia rejected the proposal from its President to rename it into the federation of “North Macedonia”. Republika has learnt that the leadership of the federation is pushing on the delegates to accept the name change and made the motion at its annual meeting....

Sport 20.12.19 | 22:14

Macedonia and Kosovo already looking into who will get blamed for nationalist outbursts during their crucial March football match

Even with three months to go, Skopje is already bracing for the football match between Macedonia and Kosovo, which can give the chance to one of the teams to advance to the 2020 European Championship. The Philip II of Macedon stadium in Skopje was selected for the match scheduled for March 26th, even...

Football 20.12.19 | 17:09

Through Platini, judiciary targets Sarkozy

Since its creation in December 2013 under the presidency of François Hollande, the obsession of the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) has been to politically kill Nicolas Sarkozy, who has already been targeted by several investigations. The latest one concerns the terms of the 2022...

Sport 10.12.19 | 10:28

Vardar beats Tatran Presov and wins first place in its SEHA league group

Vardar beat Tatran Presov in the SEHA handball league 28:26 in Skopje yesterday, and clinched the first place in the A group. The defending European champion played without several of its top players, and was down five goals at half-time. But Vardar rallied early in the second half, scoring a streak...

Sport 08.12.19 | 20:55

Pandev scores an amazing goal for Genoa

Macedonia’s best football player Goran Pandev scored an incredible goal for Genoa, in its game against Lecce. Pandev intercepted a ball Lecce goal-keeper Gabriel at about 40 meters from the line, and lobbed it straight back into the goal. Pandev comodo pic.twitter.com/gpYCI17G8e — Bisiović...

Sport 08.12.19 | 12:15

Komiti and Vojvodi football groups light up the old Tetovo fortress

In anticipation of the Shkendija – Vardar football game in Skopje today, Vardar fans Komiti and their Tetovo allies Vojvodi organized a spectacular show on the Tetovo Kale fort. After waiting for dark to set, the football fans lit torches on the old fortress and the surrounding hills that could...

Sport 06.12.19 | 11:31

Government drastically cuts funding for Macedonia’s best rally driver

Macedonia’s best professional rally racer Igor – Idze – Stefanovski, a former dual winner of the European Hill Climb Championship, says he had his funding cut off by the Youth and Sports Agency which is tasked to support top achieving sportsmen. Instead of being the best ally of professional...

Sport 02.12.19 | 22:08

Macedonia will host the 2020 football championship of stateless nations

Skopje’s Philip II football staidum was selected to host the CONIFA world cup of stateless nations. The competition brings together teams from ethnic minorities, nations without established states or displaced nations. Current champions are the Ruthenian Hungarians – Karpatalija and other...

Sport 24.11.19 | 19:10

Macedonian football: Frontrunners held to 1:1 draws, as Shkendija wins big against Renova

Macedonian football league leader Vardar was held to a 1:1 draw by city rival Shkupi in the 15th round. Vardar still leads the table with 31 points, and its nearest competitor Akademija Pandev also dropped two points and as held to a 1:1 draw by Struga Trim Lum. Akademija Pandev is second with 27 points. But...

Sport 22.11.19 | 14:37

Macedonia will host Kosovo but won’t host the final UEFA Nations League game

Macedonia was selected to host the first of the UEFA Nations League against Kosovo, but will not host the final game, the draw decided. As third placed teams, Macedonia plays Kosovo, and then the winner plays either Georgia or Belarus for a spot in the 2020 European Championship. Macedonia will host...

Sport 22.11.19 | 12:47

Pogba writes to Jane Velkovski: So proud of you my friend

Manchester United player Paul Pogba sent out a message to Jane Velkovski, after the young boy spoke at the UNICEF World Children’s Day event in the United Nations to raise awareness of the needs of children with disabilities. So proud of you my friend!, Pogba wrote to Jane. While in New York, Jane...

Sport 19.11.19 | 23:32

Macedonia beats Israel 1:0

The Macedonian football team concluded its qualifications for the European Championship with a 1:0 win over Israel. Boban Nikolov scored the winning goal in the 45th minute of the game. Macedonia was set to win the home game from the start, and kept pushing at the Israel’s goal, but this also allowed...

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