Tag: vardar
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...

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 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 09.11.19 | 20:00

Vardar misses last minute chance against Kielce, European Champions League game ends 28:28

Vardar and the Polish Kielce handball team drew their European Champions League match in Skopje 28 – 28. Vardar was handicapped with the absence of Kristopans, and the Polish team used this to play an even game against the defending European champion. At halftime the game was tied 17:16. Vardar...

Macedonia 04.11.19 | 09:56

Body of an elderly woman pulled from the Vardar river in Skopje

The body of a 68 year old woman was recovered from the Vardar river yesteday. The body of the woman, identified by the police to the public only as F.V., was spotted by a passer-by near in the Aerodrom district. After it was pulled out, an autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of her death.

Macedonia 22.10.19 | 12:23

Piles of trash collected from the river Vardar – then thrown deeper into the river

As the city of Skopje is now led by politicians who were bitterly opposed to its major redevelopment plan named Skopje 2014, it was expected that much of the new plazas and official buildings will go in disrepair and will be poorly maintained. One of the neglected new features of the city are the three...

Sport 12.10.19 | 20:29

Handball: Vardar destroyed by Kiel, the players begged the fans for forgiveness

Kiel trounced Vardar in the EHF Champions League match today in Skopje. Despite being cheered on by the home fans, Vardar had an abysmal first half, losing 4-16 at the halftime whistle. Vardar’s players missed penalties and many clear chances to score goal, and nothing seemed to work in the first...

Sport 02.10.19 | 10:28

Vardar reaches the top of the SEHA league after an easy win against Tatran Presov

Vardar won an easy victory over Tatran Presov in the SEHA handball league, and rose to the top of the rankings. Coach David Pisonero was able to let more players from the bench have their chance to shine, as Vardar kept an easy lead over the Slovakian team. It was only at the half time when Tatran Presov...

Sport 29.09.19 | 21:02

Vardar beats Motor Zaporozhye in a dramatic EHF Champions League game

Macedonian and European champions Vardar beat Ukrainian Motor Zaporozhye 31:30 in a dramatic EHF Champions League game. Playing at home, the Ukrainian team was a tough nut to crack, and managed to get a solid lead early in the first half, as the Ukrainians had no trouble finding the net. Cupic and Kalarash...

Sport 25.09.19 | 10:22

Vardar beats Nexe in the SEHA handball league

Vardar handball club rebounded from its defeat against Motor Zaporozhye in the second round of the SEHA league to beat Nexe 27-25. Vardar won over the Croatian team using only half of its resources. This allowed Nexe to try for the win and have a very even first half (14-14). But, at the start of the...

Economy 24.09.19 | 16:34

ArcelorMittal given a three months work ban, faces a fine, after acid spill into the Vardar river

Environmental inspectors have ordered the temporary closure of a division of the ArcelorMittal steel mill in Skopje after it was revealed that it released acids that killed off fish in the Vardar river. The ruptured pipe caused a mixture of acids and iron to spill and flow into the Vardar without being...

Sport 14.09.19 | 20:32

Handball: Vardar beats Montpellier 33 – 31

Vardar defeated Montpellier 33-31 in the first match of the handball EHF Champions League. The French team had the lead as the final of the game approached, but the defending champion was able to turn the match around. Skube and Dibirov were the best players for Vardar, scoring six goals each. The next...

Sport 04.09.19 | 10:57

Vardar easily beats Beijing Sports University in the SEHA – Gazprom handball league

Vardar handball club, Macedonia’s best sports club, easily beat the Beijing Sports University team, which joined the SEHA – Gazprom league. The defending European champion beat the Chinese team 37 – 23 in a match thoroughly dominated by Vardar. This allowed coach David Pisonero to try...

Macedonia 05.07.19 | 21:00

Policewoman jumped in the Vardar to catch a thief

A thief who apparently stole a purse from a woman in Skopje had the bright idea to evade the police by jumping in the Vardar river. What he didn’t count on was that a policewoman who was chasing him will follow him in the river, eyewitnesses said. A video of the event was shared online and it shows...

Sport 26.06.19 | 10:41

Vardar receives 500.000 EUR from the Macedonian Government, Besir Alili given 16.000

The Macedonian Government yesterday decided to award 500.000 EUR to the Vardar handball club for its second EHF Champions League title. Additionally, 16.000 EUR are given to Besir Alili, who won the gold in the European cadet wrestling championship.