Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning victory ride

Poland on Friday said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin, which is planning to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory over Nazi Germany.

Euro qualifiers: Slovakia ease past Luxembourg to remain Group C leaders
Euro qualifiers: Slovakia ease past Luxembourg to remain Group C leaders

Slovakia`s impressive Euro 2016 qualifying campaign continued after three first-half goals secured a 3-0 victory over Luxembourg on Friday and kept them top of Group C with maximum points after five games.

AeroMobil's self flying car could be a reality by 2017

Developed over two decades by a firm based in Slovakia, the Aeromobil is a sporty-looking two-steater car which transforms into a light aircraft and runs on regular petrol.

Qualifier Aljaz Bedene packs off Feliciano Lopez to reach Chennai Open quarters
Qualifier Aljaz Bedene packs off Feliciano Lopez to reach Chennai Open quarters

Qualifier Aljaz Bedene from Slovakia defied the ATP rankings and reputation to knock out second seeded and World No.14 Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-4 to enter the quarter-finals of the Aircel Chennai Open here Thursday.

US plans to release more detainees from Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon is preparing to release more prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba, in the coming weeks, official sources in the US have revealed.

Slovakia plans referendum on same-sex marriage, adoption

Slovakia will hold a referendum in February on whether to maintain a ban on same-sex marriage in the largely Roman Catholic EU member, President Andrej Kiska said on Thursday.

 

Slovakia says freed Guantanamo inmates `pose no risk`

The Guantanamo Bay prisoners released to Slovakia as part of efforts to empty the controversial US military detention centre pose no security risk, the Slovak interior ministry said Friday.

Tough for Spain to match past glories, says Santi Cazorla
Tough for Spain to match past glories, says Santi Cazorla

It will be very hard for a new-look Spanish squad to revive former glories quickly, midfielder Santi Cazorla said on Friday.

Slovakia to introduce free train travel for students, pensioners

Slovakia is going to introduce free train travel for students and pensioners from Nov 17, said Jan Pociatek, transportation construction and regional development minister, Wednesday.

Funny or weird? World's first advertisement for sex!
Funny or weird? World's first advertisement for sex!

Does sex need advertisement? The creator of the 'world's first filmed commercial' certainly thinks so.

Cesc Fabregas pleads for patience as Spain criticism mounts
Cesc Fabregas pleads for patience as Spain criticism mounts

Midfielder Cesc Fabregas has hit back at criticism levelled against Spain`s new-look team and pleaded for time following a surprise Euro 2016 qualifying defeat by Slovakia.

Spain not on downward spiral, says Del Bosque after defeat
Spain not on downward spiral, says Del Bosque after defeat

Coach Vicente del Bosque denied Spain were caught in a downward spiral after the holders slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat in Slovakia in Euro 2016 Group C qualifying on Thursday.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Spain stunned by late Stoch winner in Slovakia
Euro 2016 qualifier: Spain stunned by late Stoch winner in Slovakia

Holders Spain suffered their first defeat in qualifying for a major tournament in eight years when Miroslav Stoch nodded a late goal to earn Slovakia a shock 2-1 victory in Euro 2016 Group C on Thursday.

Diego Costa named in Spain squad despite Jose Mourinho concerns
Diego Costa named in Spain squad despite Jose Mourinho concerns

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque on Friday included Chelsea`s Diego Costa in his side`s Euro 2016 qualifiers away against Slovakia and Luxembourg despite Jose Mourinho`s concerns over the striker`s fitness.

Davis Cup: Bryans lead US to victory over Slovakia, Canada delayed
Davis Cup: Bryans lead US to victory over Slovakia, Canada delayed

Bob and Mike Bryan made quick work of their doubles match to ensure the United States cruised to victory in their Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against Slovakia on Saturday.

Slovak PM for referendum on NATO base in Slovakia

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has said that he would initiate a referendum if his country was pressed into hosting a NATO base, a daily reported Saturday.

US Open: Bryan brothers win 100th title, will keep playing
US Open: Bryan brothers win 100th title, will keep playing

Bob and Mike Bryan won their 100th doubles title on Sunday when they defeated Spain`s Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez for a fifth US Open crown and vowed to keep on playing.

Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova takes New Haven title

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her second WTA Connecticut Open title in three years Saturday, defeating Slovakia`s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open warm-up event.

$4 mn for flood-hit northern Slovakia

Slovak government approved Monday a total of 3.06 million euros (over $4 million) in financial assistance for flood-hit Vratna Valley area in Northern Slovakia.

Slovakia transfering material from ISAF mission in Afghanistan

Slovakia`s armed forces are transferring their military material from Afghanistan in piecemeal fashion amidst the planned end of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission by the end of this year, an official said Monday.