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Orbán: Hungary’s soccer ‘alive and well’

Hungary's football is "alive and well", Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview published by the daily Nemzeti Sport on Friday. In his interview, the prime minister said he had no doubts "even for a moment" concerning the revival of Hungary's football, but ...

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 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.

President Novak opens World Athletics Championships

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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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 to host next congress next September

Hungary to delegate members to all LEN committees

For the first time in the history of the European Swimming League (LEN), Hungary will delegate a representative to all of the organisation's committees and commissions, the Hungarian Swimming Federation (MUSZ) said.

F1 Hungarian Grand Prix future secure, says organiser

Hungary's place on the Formula One calendar is secure in the long term, although the Hungaroring racetrack will need to be upgraded to secure a contract extension, Zsolt Gyulay, chief executive of Hungaroring Sport, the organiser of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix, said ...