The Hungarian government has decided to support grassroots sports for young people rather than going on with plans to host the European handball championship in 2024, Mate Kocsis, the head of the Hungarian Handball Association, said in an interview published by sports portal nemzetisport.hu on Thursday.
Seven Hungarian consuls to attend Bayer Leverkusen-Ferencvaros football match
Seven Hungarian consuls will attend the football match between Bayer Leverkusen and Ferencvaros in Leverkusen, in western Germany, to aid Hungarian fans should they need assistance, Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said on Wednesday.
World Aquatics body appoints swimming association head Wladar
Sandor Wladar, the head of the Hungarian Swimming Association (MUSZ), has assumed membership of the World Aquatics (WA) Bureau, MUSZ said on Thursday.
Hungary to host 2024 European Rowing Championships
Hungary has been awarded the right to host the 2024 European Rowing Championships after the withdrawal of Sabaudia in Italy, the Hungarian Rowing Federation said on Tuesday.
Szijjarto slams UEFA organisation for rejecting flags of historic Hungary
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Friday slammed the anti-discrimination organisation of the European Football Association (UEFA FARE) for its report on the use of flags depicting historic Hungary at a match between Hungary and Italy in September.
MTVA concludes ‘historic’ broadcast agreement for Olympics until 2032
Hungary's public media services and support fund MTVA has concluded a "historic" agreement for the public media to broadcast all summer and winter Olympic Games between 2026 and 2032, Daniel Papp, MTVA's chief executive, announced on Monday.
Hungarian ‘Athletes of the year’ elected
World record holding swimmer Kristof Milak and sprint hurdler Luca Kozak have been elected Hungary's Athletes of the Year by the country's sports journalists.
Orbán: Hungarian football on course to redeem its ‘old glory’
Hungarian football is on course to redeem its old glory, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview to Nemzeti Sport online, adding that by 2030 the national eleven would be great again. In the interview in Qatar, Orbán said: "Lionel Messi is the ...
Ticket sale for Hungary’s World Athletics Championships begins
Ticket sales began on Monday for the World Athletics Championships (WAC), the biggest sporting event in Hungary's history, held between 19 and 27 August 2023, the government spokeswoman said.
Budapest to host World Karate Championships in 2023
The 2023 World Karate Championships, to be hosted by Budapest between October 24 and 28, is expected to draw 1,600-2,000 athletes and about as many sports officials, organisers said on Friday.
Film portrait of Olympic fencing champion Szilagyi screened in NY
A film about 3-times Olympic fencing champion Aron Szilagyi has been screened at the Hungarian Consulate General in New York, and the head of the United States Fencing Association and American athletes were among those who viewed the portrait and sports documentary directed by ...
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Hungary bids farewell to Euro 2020 after epic draw against Germany – Gallery
Germany's UEFA EURO 2020 future hung in the balance until six minutes from time when a goal from Leon Goretzka saved Joachim Löw's side, and ended Hungary's bold attempt to come through Group F, UEFA.com's report said about the match. Hungary finished fourth place ...
Drama series revives memories of Polgár sisters’ reign
Men chess kings bad losers to Hungary’s queen
Netflix chess drama “The Queen’s Gambit,” has proved to be a winner worldwide and has thrown the spotlight back on Hungary’s famous chess player sisters the Polgárs. Judit Polgár, who is considered by far the strongest female player of all time and the only ...
2020 was good, 2021 could be better
Year of cheer for football
Hungarian football fans will be hoping for a 2021 as successful as 2020 when the national team rose above expectations, qualifying for the Euro championships for the second time in a row and overcoming strong rivals to top its Nations League group. Add to ...
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Bozsik Arena to open with Honved-Villarreal friendly
Budapest's new Bozsik Arena will open with the first-division team of Honved hosting defending Europa League winner Villarreal of Spain in a friendly game on July 24.
Romania can learn a lot from Hungary, says sports minister
Romanian Minister of Sports Karoly Eduard Novak, in an interview with public news channel M1, said he had always considered Hungary a partner and believed Romania could learn a lot from its north-western neighbour.
Budapest picked to host 2024 Chess Olympiad
The general assembly of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) approved Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Chess Olympiad, a chess tournament for national teams from around the world.