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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 ...

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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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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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.