The European Modern Pentathlon Championships that was set to be held in central Hungary’s Székesfehérvár this year has been cancelled amid the situation around the novel coronavirus pandemic, the European Confederation for Modern Pentathlon (ECMP) said.
Budapest will host the Budapest Urban Games, for the fifth time, on August 29, organisers said.
Budapest has been offered to host the Giro d’Italia bicycle race’s Grande Partenza opening event in May next year, cancelled in 2020 with regard to the novel coronavirus epidemic, Mariusz Revesz, government commissioner for public sports and recreation, said in Egerszalok, in northern Hungary.
President János Áder met the Hungarian finalists of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize in Sándor Palace on Thursday.
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has upgraded the status of the kayaking and canoeing world championship to be held in Szeged in September to a world cup, which will now include Olympic events, the federation said.
The DVSC only reached a 1-1 draw at home against Paks.
MotoGP motorcycle racing will have a new venue in north-eastern Hungary thanks to a government investment in a new racetrack on the outskirts of Hajdúnánás, László Palkovics, the minister of innovation and technology, said.
Now, we can cycle around Lake Tisza on a freshly inaugurated bicycle road. The last section of the 67 km road around the lake was inaugurated yesterday.
From fans, friends and coaches to former teammates, thousands of people gathered at Budapest’s Margaret Island late on Thursday to pay their respects to three-time Olympic champion water polo player Tibor Benedek, who died, aged 47, earlier in the day after a long illness.
Hungary’s three-time Olympic champion water polo player György Kárpáti, a holder of the “Athlete of the Nation” title, has died after a long illness aged 84.