Tag: vardar
Sport 06.09.20 | 23:17

Troubled Vardar didn’t stand a chance in the SEHA league final

Veszprem easily triumphed over Vardar in the final of the regional SEHA handball league. The Hungarian team featured many players from the European championship winning Macedonian team, who left as the finances became uncertain with the on-going removal of Russian businessman Sergey Samsonenko from the...

Sport 04.09.20 | 23:27

Great saves from Ristovski lead Vardar to the finals of the handball SEHA league

Borko Ristovski was phenomenal on goal and helped Vardar reach the finals of the regional SEHA hand ball league. Vardar beat PPD Zagreb 30:29 after the penalty shoot-out, during which Ristovski saved two goals. In the final ten minutes he also blocked several clear shots on goal for the Croatian team,...

Sport 29.08.20 | 22:35

Vardar lost to Nexe but qualified for the SEHA league semi-finals

Vardar qualified in the semi-finals of the regional handball SEHA league. The Macedonian and European champion lost to the Croatian Nexe in Skopje 25:26, but due to its 31:30 win in the away game Vardar goes ahead. The teams were evenly matched and each reached a lead of up to three goals. Nexe was better...

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 09:37

Girl from Gostivar drowns and a man who tried to help her missing in the Vardar river

A girl from Gostivar drowned in the Vardar river yesterday, and a man who went in to try and save her is missing, the police said. The incident occurred yesterday evening, when the woman was spotted struggling in the waters of the river near an industrial site in the eastern part of the city. A man rushed...

Sport 18.07.20 | 19:48

Macedonia’s best football club Vardar faces a complete financial collapse

Sport Media reports that the management of Vardar, Macedonia’s best football team, has informed the players that they are free to look for new teams as no fresh money will be made available. The historic club is going under after its main sponsor, Russian businessman Sergey Samsonenko, was pressured...

Macedonia 17.07.20 | 10:50

Inspectors still looking into what caused the Vardar river to flow red

Environmental inspectors still haven’t determined what made the Vardar river run red south of Skopje two days ago. The incident occurred close to a concrete plant operated by the Beton company. Inspectors said that the water in a near-by waste water collection unit that flows into the Vardar is...

Macedonia 13.07.20 | 13:15

Boy reported missing in February reunited with the family

A 15 year old boy who was reported missing in mid February was located by the police and returned home. The boy was found on the Vardar river quay in Skopje, parts of which are popular with squatters.

Macedonia 20.06.20 | 09:44

Elderly woman found drowned in the Vardar river

The body of an elderly woman was found in the Vardar river yesterday afternoon. The body was noticed by citizens walking along the river in the Karpos area. Police said that it is a 90 year old woman from Skopje and that an autopsy has been ordered.

Macedonia 22.05.20 | 14:19

Car fished out of the Vardar river

A Volkswagen Polo had to be dragged out of the Vardar river this morning after it somehow ended in the waters. There were no passengers inside and it is still not clear what happened with one theory being that it was a car robbery gone bad. Firefighters found the vehicle largely submerged and filled...

Handball 20.05.20 | 20:43

European handball champion Vardar to be renamed

European handball champion Vardar will be renamed and  as of June 1 it will be called Vardar 1961, the new owner Mihajlo Mihajlovski told TV Telma. We are in the process of taking over the club from Samsonenko. When that is done, we are going to register the new entity, which will be called Vardar 1961....

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...

Macedonia 08.04.20 | 14:04

Three men found dead in various locations in Skopje, no initial connection to the coronavirus epidemic is suspected

Three persons were found dead today, across the capital Skopje. So far there is no confirmation that the incidents are linked with the coronavirus epidemic. One man died while jogging along the Vardar river. Police and a medical team were called up but it was too late to save him. The identity is still...

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 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.

Macedonia 01.03.20 | 10:57

Two girls hit by a car while standing at a bus stop in Skopje

Two girls were injured on Saturday evening when a two vehicles collided in the Gjorce Petrov district and one of them slammed into a bus stop where the girls were standing. The girls are reported to be in a good condition and should be discharged from hospital today. They are reportedly handball players...

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...

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...

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...