Category: Sport
Macedonia Sport 29.01.21 | 12:32

SDSM activists preparing to oust Zivko Mukaetov as Handball Federation President

Republika has learnt that officials in the Macedonian Handball Federation (RFM) aligned with the ruling SDSM party are planning to take down RFM President Zivko Mukaetov during the upcoming conference. RFM delegates meet on Sunday, after Macedonia got a place in the World Handball Championship, but didn’t...

Macedonia Sport 26.01.21 | 13:36

Danilo Brestovac out as coach of the men’s handball team

Danilo Brestovac has resigned as coach of the Macedonian men’s handball team, a position he held for a year and a half. The decision comes after the poor showing of the national team at the World Championship in Egypt.

Macedonia Sport 25.01.21 | 10:23

Kiril Lazarov scored his 500th goal at a major tournament

Macedonia may be struggling at the World Handball Championship, but our best player Kiril Lazarov had the chance to score his 500th goal at a major championship. Lazarov scored seven goals during Macedonia’s loss to Belarus and reached the big 500. He also holds the record in goals scored at a...

Football 23.01.21 | 13:04

Zaev pressures the Football Federation of Macedonia to add adjective “North”

The Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) has been under pressure from the government for a long time. The disagreement between FFM and the Agency of Youth and Sports is due to the fact that the Macedonian federation refuses to change its Statute, which is supposed to be harmonized according to the...

Macedonia Sport 22.01.21 | 11:45

Handball: Macedonia faces Russia

The Macedonian men’s handball team faces Russia at the World Championship in Egypt today. Our team hasn’t covered itself in glory so far, having lost three games and winning one – against Chile. Russia needs to win the game if it wants to advance to the third round. That was enough...

Macedonia Sport 20.01.21 | 18:51

Handball: Slovenia beats Macedonia 31-21

Macedonia suffered another defeat at the Men’s World Handball Championship in Egypt, losing 31-21 to Slovenia. It’s the third defeat, and it was only due to the narrow win against Chile that Macedonia made it to the second stage group. The teams were even at start, and Macedonia had the lead...

Handball 20.01.21 | 10:48

He is not a mage, but he does magic: Kire Lazarov receives recognition from the organizer of the World Men’s Handball Championship

The captain of the Macedonian handball team received great recognition for his performance at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt. The organizer of the Championship dedicated a special video to Lazarov with his best moves in the match against Chile, in which he was named player of the...

Macedonia Sport 18.01.21 | 18:19

Macedonia beats Chile and will advance to the next stage of the World Handball Championship

After two dismal performances at the World Handball Championship in Egypt, the Macedonian men’s team scored its first win (32:29) against Chile and will advance in the second round. Goalkeeper Nikola Mitrevski is the star of the game after denying Chile some clear shots on goal, as our team remained...

Macedonia Sport 17.01.21 | 11:06

Macedonia goes to the European volleyball championship

The men’s volleyball team qualified to the European volleyball championship after beating Turkey on Saturday evening. With the 3:1 win, Macedonia is the second placed team in its group, all but guaranteeing it the second European championship in a row. Captain Nikola Georgiev and Aleksandar Ljaftov...

Macedonia Sport 17.01.21 | 10:59

Egypt destroys Macedonia in the world handball championship

Macedonia suffered an even worse defeat in its second game of the World Men’s Handball Championship. After losing 32:20 from Sweden, the team now fell to the hosts Egypt by 38:19. Kiril Lazarov’s team held its own to some degree in the first 20 minutes, but completely collapsed after Filip...

Macedonia Sport 15.01.21 | 10:19

Handball: Sweden beats Macedonia 32:20

Macedonia suffered a serious defeat (32:20) from Sweden in its opening game of the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt. The Swedes were the better team throughout the game. Nikola Mitrevski, along with Stoilov and Pesev, were the bright spots in our team. And one consolation from the game...

Handball 14.01.21 | 22:52

Sweden beats Macedonia 32:20

Sweden beat Macedonia 32:20 in its first match at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt. The defense was weak, especially in terms of the pivot player game. Nikola Mitrevski kept the team in the game and the solid attack in a situation when the Swedes had a suspended player, when with Stoilov...

Macedonia Sport 14.01.21 | 10:35

Macedonia faces Sweden in World Men’s Handball Championship

Macedonia faces Sweden this evening (20:30), in its first match at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt. The Macedonian team secured a last minute invitation after Czechia pulled out from the competition. The team includes a number of new, untested players, but will still rely on its...

Handball 12.01.21 | 20:08

Macedonia to take part in 2021 IHF Men’s World Championship, IHF confirms

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has officially confirmed that Macedonia will be part of the largest handball gathering in the world – the 2021 IHF Men’s World Championship in Egypt. Breaking #Egypt2021 news: As a result of several positive results in the obligatory COVID-19 tests...

Macedonia Sport 05.01.21 | 22:49

Handball: Macedonia beats Chile 25:21

The Macedonian men’s handball team defeated Chile in a friendly match held in Skopje 25:21. Our team played without some of its main stars such as Borko Ristovski, Stojance Stoilov, Dejan Manaskov and Goce Georgievski. Kiril Lazarov was available, but coach Danilo Brestovac left him on the bench,...

Macedonia Sport 05.01.21 | 17:11

Both top managers leave struggling FC Vardar

Samoil Simev and Mirko Spasevski announced they are resigning from the Vardar football club, where they spent years in leading management roles. Simev and Spasevski practically led the club after it was taken over by Russian businessman Sergey Samsonneko. In June we said that we will remain in Vardar,...

Macedonia Sport 28.12.20 | 09:11

Ademi believes Macedonia can advance beyond the EP group stage

Arijan Ademi, the Dinamo Zagreb captain who is one of the best midfielders of the Macedonian team, believes that we can get past the group stage of the European Championship. In its historic, first ever European Championship, Macedonia was put in a group with Holland, Ukraine and Austria. I honestly...

Handball 26.12.20 | 16:24

Macedonia’s Kiril Lazarov named world handball right back of the decade

The French handball star Nikola Karabatic has been named the best handball player in the world of the past decade, while the captain of the Macedonian national team Kiril Lazarov has been named the best right back of the decade in the selection of the renowned “Handball Planet”. Serbian-born...

Macedonia Sport 10.12.20 | 17:11

Macedonia ranks 65th in the FIFA world ranking

The Macedonian football team ranks 65th in the FIFA world rankings at the end of the year – three places better compared to 2019. This comes after the historic success of the team to qualify for its first ever European Championship.  Belgium remains ranked best in the world, followed by France...

Macedonia Sport 30.11.20 | 11:05

Elmas suffered a personal loss as his Napoli was bidding farewell to Maradona

Macedonian forward Elif Elmas played 15 minutes for Napoli in their 4:0 demolition of Roma yesterday. The game was very emotional for the team, as it was saying goodbye to Diego Armando Maradona, but also for Elmas, who just lost his grand-father. Elmas heard the news that his grand-father, who he was...

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