Skiing star Maze decides to retire

Oct 21, 2016

Skiing star Maze decides to retire

The skier best known for crushing the overall World Cup points record and celebrating her victories with a cartwheeling handstand, announced her retirement. Two-time Olympic champion Tina Maze of Slovenia said on Thursday she will quit the sport after competing in one more race, ...

Balkan nations cap migrant numbers

Feb 27, 2016

Balkan nations cap migrant numbers

Four Balkan countries on Friday announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals, deepening the crisis gripping the European Union, and Brussels warned of “disaster” if an upcoming summit with Turkey fails. Slovenia and Croatia, which are European Union members, as well as Serbia and ...

Jan 6, 2016

Urawa to sign Slovenia defender Ilic

Urawa Reds are to sign Slovenia international defender Branko Ilic from Kazakhstan club Astana, the J. League first-division club said on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Ilic has played in 64 internationals, scoring once. Astana became the first Kazakh team to appear in the UEFA Champions ...

Dec 21, 2015

Mainly-Catholic Slovenia rejects gay marriage in referendum

More than 60 percent of Slovenian voters opposed legalizing gay marriage in a referendum Sunday marked by low turnout, according to near-complete results from the electoral commission. The outcome marked a setback for gay rights activists who had hoped to see the largely Catholic ...