Furjes: Championship set to become ‘worldwide success’

The World Athletics Championship, currently at its half-way point in Budapest, will be a worldwide success "if we can muster all our energy to remain organised", Balazs Furjes, co-leader of the organising committee, told the website mandiner.hu on Thursday.

WA chief Coe: Budapest ‘a world championship city’

Budapest is a "world championship city and a city that really wants us here", World Athletics (WA) President Sebastian Coe said at a press conference ahead of the start of the 2023 World Athletics Championships.

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In the shadow of the war in Ukraine, "the role of sports as a peace promoting force is appreciated", President Katalin Novak said in her address at the opening ceremony of the World Athletics Championships in Budapest on Saturday.

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Hungary is ready for the World Athletics Championships starting on Saturday, President Katalin Novak said on Facebook after receiving Sebastian Coe, President of World Athletics, at the Sandor Palace, adding the county was glad to be hosting and participating in one of the world's ...

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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 ...

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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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Street named after football legend Puskas opened in Spain

A street named after legendary footballer Ferenc Puskas, a member of Hungary's 1950s Golden Team and also Spanish football club Real Madrid, was inaugurated in Madrid on Wednesday.

Orbán meets UEFA heads

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met the leaders of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), including UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, for a working lunch at his office on Wednesday, the PM's press chief said.