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Olympics Postponed: Devastating Disappointment or Triumph of Sport – Hungarian Sportsmen React

In the wake of the news about the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Hungarian sportsmen in general accepted and acknowledged the decision, many of them were however unable to hide their disappointment, given the prolongation and uncertainty of preparations.  To this date, Hungarian sportsmen …

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Past Champions Lobby for 2023 World Athletics Championships to Be Held in Budapest

Prominent Hungarian champions of the past holding the title of Athlete of the Nation have asked Budapest’s new leaders that the city should remain the host of the 2023 World Athletics Championships, one of them, Pál Schmitt, told MTI on Saturday. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) granted Budapest the right …

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Tennis History: Babos Wins Doubles World Champion Title Third Time in a Row

Hungarian tennis player Tímea Babos and her partner French Kristina Mladenovic defended their doubles world champion title in the final of the WTA Tournament with a great game, defeating the pair of 2nd seeded Taiwanese Hsie Suwei and Czech Barbora Strýcová 6: 1, 6: 3 in Shenzhen. Babos even made tennis history, winning her …

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Hungarian Ultra-Triathlete Ferenc Szőnyi First Ever to Complete 20x Ironman Twice

Hungarian ultra-triathlete Ferenc Szőnyi, also known as the ‘Racemachine’ by fellow sportsmen, has completed the Double Deca Ironman race this weekend in Mexico for the second time, which made him the first person in the world to complete the distance twice. Following his first place win in 2010, this time …

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municipal elections 2019 migration labour market tourism event Sport Full house: 68,000 tickets to Puskás Arena inaugural match sell out in days!

Tickets for the inaugural match at Budapest’s Puskas Ferenc Arena, a state-funded, UEFA category 4 stadium that can seat close to 68,000, sold out on Monday, hours after they went on sale to the general public, the Hungarian Football Association (MLSZ) said on Monday. Tickets for the friendly match between …

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Hungary To Host 2024 World Short Course Swimming Championships

Hungary has been awarded the right to host the 2024 World Short Course Swimming Championships in the capital Budapest, the International Swimming Federation FINA decided yesterday during the 17th World Aquatics Championships, according to reports. The agreement was signed by Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog, according to official government …

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