Category: Sport
Sport 18.05.20 | 12:31

Despite financial issues, Dibirov, Dissinger, Cupic and Stoilov will remain in Vardar

Even with the serious financial issues the club faces, some of the top stars of H.C. Vardar announced they will remain on for the next season. These include Timur Dibirov, Christian Dissinger. Ivan Cupic and, of course, the local favorite Stojance Stoilov. Team owner Sergey Samsonenko was pushed out...

Sport 15.05.20 | 16:48

After facing continued pressure against his businesses Samsonenko withdraws from the Vardar football club

Russian businessman Sergey Samsonenko announced that he is giving up the Vardar football club. Samsonenko cited pressures aimed against his businesses as the reason why he can’t continue to financially support the best football club in Macedonia. On several occasions we informed the public that...

Sport 01.05.20 | 17:37

Goran Pandev donates the jersey he wore in his 100th game for Macedonia to help fight the coronavirus

Goran Pandev, Macedonia’s best football player, joined the humanitarian campaign meant to gather money to help fight the coronavirus epidemic.  Pandev offered the shirt he wore against Latvia, in his 110th game for the Macedonia, for auction. This is my national team jersey from the match between...

Macedonia Sport 13.04.20 | 21:32

Basketball federation denies involvement in a suspicious land deal signed by one of Zaev’s advisers

The Macedonian basketball federation issued a press release distancing itself from the actions of its former head Daniel Dimevski, who apparently leveraged his position as adviser to SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev to grab a lease on parts of a sports center in downtown Skopje for a ridiculously small sum...

Other sports 01.04.20 | 23:21

Wimbledon canceled for first time since World War II

For the first time since 1945, Wimbledon will take the year off, Fortune reported. The Grand Slam tournament was canceled Wednesday, joining the growing list of sporting events and leagues that have shut down temporarily because of the coronavirus pandemic. The first match was scheduled to begin on June...

Other sports 24.03.20 | 22:46

Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and local Japanese organizers bowed to the inevitable on Tuesday by postponing the Tokyo Games to 2021 in light of the global coronavirus pandemic which has claimed the lives of more than 17,000 people. “The unprecedented and unpredictable spread of the outbreak...

Sport 24.03.20 | 09:58

Timur Dibirov encourages the public to stay healthy while they #StayAtHome

HC Vardar star Timur Dibirov posted an Instagram video meant to encourage the citizens to remain healthy while at home. Stay at home, Dibirov said while exercising with his family and pets.

Football 10.03.20 | 15:10

Ban on sports matches is 30 days: Macedonia-Kosovo match to be played without spectators unless UEFA postpones it

After Health Minister Venko Filipce informed that all sports events with spectators are banned for the next 30 days, it becomes clear that the Macedonia-Kosovo match will be played without spectators. The match is set for March 26 and the ban will not be lifted until then. UEFA’s only hope of holding...

Sport 03.03.20 | 21:09

Football fans go on rampage after being denied tickets to the Macedonia – Kosovo game

Football fans waiting for tickets for the Macedonia – Kosovo game demolished much of the ticket booth when the operators tried to close for the day this afternoon. Macedonia – Kosovo game: Half of the domestic fans expected to root for Kosovo Large groups of supporters of both Macedonia...

Sport 03.03.20 | 20:25

Macedonia – Kosovo game: Half of the domestic fans expected to root for Kosovo

Anecdotal reports from the initial sales of tickets for the Macedonia – Kosovo football match on March 26 say that about half of the tickets went to ethnic Albanians. The match is anxiously anticipated because of the potential for ethnic disturbances. Large contingents of Kosovo fans are expected...

Sport 02.03.20 | 13:56

Vardar will face Pick Szeged in the next round of the EHF Champions League

Vardar will play against the Hungarian Pick Szeged in the first round of the EHF Champions League. The first game will be played in Skopje between March 18 and 22 and the return leg will be played in Szeged between March 25 and 29. Other pairings include Dinamo Bucharest vs PSG, Celja – Kielce,...

Sport 02.03.20 | 12:26

Crucial football game between Macedonia and Kosovo could be postponed because of the coronavirus

The football game between Macedonia and Kosovo, that could send one of the teams toward a historic place at the European Championship, may be postponed due to the coronavirus. The game is planned for March 26 in Skopje, and was already considered high risk because of the treat of nationalist confrontations...

Sport 01.03.20 | 11:02

Borko Ristovski returns to help Vardar in its hour of need

While troubled Vardar keeps losing its better paid players, handball legend Borko Ristovski announced he is coming home. “The Defense Minister” currently plays for Benfica, and has played for Vardar twice in his professional career. Vardar is also signing the young left winger Marko Misevski.

Sport 15.02.20 | 22:12

Vardar beats Motor Zaporozhye 38:28

Vardar beat Motor Zaporozhye 38:28 today, which secures a place for the Macedonian and European champion at the next stage of the EHF Champions League. The win is all the greater given the growing difficulties Vardar faces as its main sponsor, businessman Sergey Samsonenko, is pulling out of the club...

Basketball 08.02.20 | 16:51

Cause of Bryant helicopter crash still unknown, transport board says

The helicopter that crashed last month in Califonia, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, showed no signs of engine failure, the US National Transportation Safety Board said Friday. The news comes as federal investigators continue to investigate the cause of the crash. The finding that the chopper...

Handball 30.01.20 | 12:44

Vardar fans: Pack the stories and political games that you brought into the club, and go away from Vardar!

Following the latest information about the departure of Vardar owner Sergey Samsonenko, Vardar fans “Komiti” said that it was high time for the red and black pride to be excluded from the political games and torture on the club in these almost three decades, in which the most triumphant...

Basketball 30.01.20 | 10:07

Macedonian basketball legend Bustur killed in car accident

Macedonian basketball legend Blagoja Georgievski – Bustur has been killed in a car accident in Kisela Voda last night, 24 Info reported. According to initial information, Georgievski was behind the wheel when he slid off the road and smashed into concrete blocks because of a slippery road. He...

Sport 29.01.20 | 23:19

Macedonia about to lose its one successful sport franchise

Vardar owner Sergey Samsonenko told the handball and football players that they are free to look for other clubs, as his stay in Macedonia is being made impossible. The Russian businessman has constantly been pressured by the Zaev regime, and this is the third time he is declaring his intent to leave...

Sport 28.01.20 | 20:58

Quickly deleted Wikipedia edit gets Macedonia’s hopes up that Kiril Lazarov may be coming to Vardar

It’s probably nothing, but handball fans across Macedonia had their hopes greatly elevated today. The Wikipedia article for Macedonia’s greaters handball player Kiril Lazarov was briefly edited today to state that he now plays for Vardar. The edit was quickly reversed and Lazarov was listed...

Sport 27.01.20 | 13:05

Rival Macedonian football fan groups join forces for the game against Kosovo

A dozen of Macedonian football fan groups agreed to unite for the game against Kosovo on March 26. Vardar’s fans Komiti declared that they had a meeting with the often rival fans from Bitola, Prilep, Kavadarci, Tetovo, Veles, Gostivar… and decided to show up together at the important game...