Category: Sport
Macedonia Sport 28.07.21 | 12:00

Financial award for silver medalist Dejan Georgievski

The Government announced that it will pay 30,000 EUR to taekwondo fighter Dejan Georgievski, who won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics – Macedonia’s first medal in 20 years. His coach, VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Darko Kostovski, will be paid 10,000 EUR.

Macedonia Sport 28.07.21 | 10:39

Another Macedonian wins an Olympic medal – playing for the Canadian softball team

After the silver medal for Dejan Georgievski in taekwondo, another Macedonian won bronze in the Olympics, but in this case for team Canada. Jenna Caira is a Macedonian Canadian pitcher from Toronto, who plays for team Canada. The Canadians beat Mexico in the match for third place yesterday 3:2. Softball...

Macedonia Sport 28.07.21 | 09:48

Ahmeti congratulated the Kosovo Albanian competitors on their medals, but ignored Dejan Georgievski’s medal

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti congratulated the two Kosovan judo competitors Distria Krasniqi and Nora Gjakova on the gold medals they won at the Tokyo Olympics. On his Facebook page, Ahmeti called this success for “all Albanians”. Zaev’s coalition partner still hasn’t congratulated...

Macedonia Sport 27.07.21 | 22:34

Shop closed as Georgievski’s friends and neighbors gathered to watch the taekwondo final

The final of the taekwondo competition at the Tokyo Olympics was keenly watched in Skopje’s Butel district, where finalist, Dejan Georgievski, is from. Neighbors and friends gathered in sports cafes and shops closed as Georgievski quickly advanced through the quarter and semi-finals to get to the...

Other sports 27.07.21 | 15:43

Georgievski wins taekwondo silver at Tokyo Olympics

Macedonian taekwondo fighter Dejan Georgievski won the silver medal in the +80kg division at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, losing 15:9 to Russia’s Vladislav Larin in the final. Larin took a 2:0 lead in the first round, but Georgievski managed to fight back in the second and maintained the deficit...

Other sports 27.07.21 | 12:16

So far the country had only one: Macedonia has been waiting for a medal for 21 years

Macedonia as an independent country has so far won only one medal at the Summer Olympic Games. The only medal, a bronze one for Macedonia was won by the wrestler Mohammed Ibragimov in the Games in Sydney in 2000. Dejan Georgievski’s medal will be the second for our country. In the past the Macedonian...

Other sports 27.07.21 | 11:07

Georgievski in taekwondo final, to fight for Olympic gold

Macedonian taekwondo fighter Dejan Georgievski advanced Tuesday to the final of the +80kg division of the taekwondo Olympic tournament after beating Korea’s In Kyo Don 12:6 in the semifinal round. Georgievski trailed 0:1 after the first round but stepped up a gear in the second and took a 5:3 lead....

Other sports 27.07.21 | 09:14

Macedonian taekwondo fighter Georgievski beats world champion, advances to quarterfinals of taekwondo Olympic tournament

Macedonian taekwondo fighter Dejan Georgievski advanced early Tuesday to the quarterfinals in the +80kg division of the Olympic tournament after beating current world champion Rafael Alba from Cuba. Georgievski won the first round 5:1 and increased the lead to 10:3 by the end of the second. Eventually,...

Macedonia Sport 26.07.21 | 10:53

MOC insists that spouses of officials did not get free trips to the Tokyo Olympics

The long list of officials from the Macedonian Olympic Committee who joined the all expenses paid delegation to Tokyo caused outrage in the public. MOC President Daniel Dimevski, who is an adviser to Zoran Zaev, took his wife on the trip to Tokyo, as did another Zaev appointee – former handball...

Macedonia Sport 24.07.21 | 08:29

Goran Pandev expected to remain in Genoa for one more year

Macedonia’s best football player Goran Pandev is expected to sign a new, one year contract with Genoa. Pandev withdrew from the Macedonian national team after the historic run at the European Championship, and said that is also re-considering whether to continue with his career in Italy. It now...

Other sports 23.07.21 | 14:58

Macedonian flag flown at Tokyo Olympics

The Macedonian flag was flown at the opening ceremony of the 32nd Olympic Games, which were officially opened today in Tokyo. Flag bearers Arbresha Redzepi and Dejan Georgievski led the Macedonian delegation at the opening ceremony. Rexhepi was given the green light at the last minute to be part of the...

Macedonia Sport 22.07.21 | 22:29

Rexhepi ordered into isolation, won’t be able to be a flag bearer at the Olympics opening ceremony

Judoist Arbresha Rexhepi will not be able to participate in the Olympics opening ceremony, where she was expected to carry the Macedonian flag, along with taekwondo competitor Deja Georgievski. Rexhepi is ordered into partial isolation in Japan, after a coronavirus carrier was on her flight. Still, she...

Football 19.07.21 | 09:13

“Macedonia is a Bulgarian country” banner displayed at football match in Sofia

The Bulgarian provocation towards Macedonia continues. At last night’s Super Cup match between CSKA Sofia and Ludogorets, Macedonia was the main topic for the fans of the “Armejci” as the hosts call themselves. There were chants against Macedonia and banners reading “Macedonia...

Sport World 12.07.21 | 00:16

Italy wins the Euro Cup

Italy won the European Cup after a tense penalty shootout against England at Wembley stadium. The match ended 1:1. England went ahead in the 2nd minute through Luke Shaw, but Italy was firmly the better team for the remainder of the game and evened the score after a messy scramble in front of the English...

Macedonia Sport 10.07.21 | 21:06

Vardar fans stand by their team even after its relegation

Groups of Komiti – the fans of Macedonia’s historic Vardar football club, showed up to support the players during their first training session today, under a new management. The team was humiliatingly relegated from the First League, and will compete in the Second League. No matter where you...

Macedonia Sport 08.07.21 | 21:39

Greek Government official called out for using “Skopie” when talking about Macedonia

Greek Deputy Sports Minister Lefteris Avgenakis referred to Macedonia as “Skopie” and to the Macedonian Football Federation as the “Skopian Federation”, while arguing with left wing members of Parliament. Avgenakis was prodded by SYRIZA members of Parliament to use the imposed...

Macedonia Sport 08.07.21 | 21:35

Zaev renews his attack against the Football Federation of Macedonia, will stop all public funds transfers to football clubs

Naumce Mojsoski, Zoran Zaev’s director of the Youth and Sports Agency, announced that he will stop any transfers of public funds to football clubs, due to the refusal of the Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) to add “North” to its name. The law applies to all. We can’t have...

Football 25.06.21 | 23:00

Orban: Hungarians only kneel before God, before their country and their future wife

The Puskás Aréna in Budapest sounded like a real battlefield during the EURO 2020 match between Hungary and France, all thanks to the Hungarian fans who wholeheartedly cheered on the Hungarian teal to a surprise draw (1: 1), and sent a message rejecting to “kneel” before the match. The...

Macedonia Sport 24.06.21 | 09:02

Macedonia ranked 23rd at the European Championship

Macedonia was formally declared the 23rd ranked team at the European Championship. With three losses, against Austria, Ukraine and the Netherlands, and a negative goal difference 8-2, only Turkey did worse than our team (three losses, 8-1 difference). Still, the Macedonian team won the hearts of the...

Sport World 22.06.21 | 16:14

UEFA did not allow Germany to paint the stadium in the colors of the gay flag for the match against Hungary

UEFA did not allow Germany to light up the Allianz Arena in Munich in the colors of the rainbow flag for the match against Hungary. German football authorities and the city of Munich wanted to take the step as a rebuke of Hungary, which is adopting a law that will ban spreading of LGBT propaganda before...

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