Hungarian Swimming Federation MÚSZ said that by Tuesday evening nine people had tested positive for the novel coronavirus among the swimmers, trainers and other staff members tested.
Hungary’s state secretary for sports has welcomed Japan and the International Olympic Committee’s decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, saying that safety and health must come first.
Three Chinese fencers tested positive for the novel coronavirus on their arrival in China from Hungary, the Chinese fencing federation has reported.
Hungary will not host the starting stages of the Giro d’Italia in May because of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, a government official said.
The 2022 Europa League final will be held in Budapest’s Puskás Arena, UEFA said.
Éva Székely, Hungarian Olympic champion swimmer and Athlete of the Nation, has died at the age of 91, the Hungarian Swimming Association told MTI.
Hungary has been selected as the host country for the 2027 World Women’s Handball Championship, the Hungarian association said on its Facebook page.
The BBU underground half marathon was organized on 15 February 2020 in Budapest’s 10th district.
Olympic and world champion swimmer Katinka Hosszú was presented with the International Sports Press Association’s (AIPS) European Sportswoman of the Year Award at a gala event in Budapest.
Local and central government officials laid the cornerstone of a 24 billion forint (EUR 71m) multipurpose sports hall in Tatabánya, in north-western Hungary, that will be a backup venue for the 2022 European Men’s Handball Championship, which Hungary is hosting together with Slovakia.