The 1.7-kilometre stretch between Deák tér (square) and Parliament was set up as an improvised Formula 1 racetrack on Tuesday afternoon to give Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button the[…]
Budapest, May 29 (MTI) The eight-game rapid chess contest
between Hungary’s Peter Leko and Norwegian Magnus Carlsen continued
with two games in Miskolc, N, Hungary on Thursday, yielding one
draw, and one win for Carlsen.
Budapest, May 19 (MTI) – The Hungarian government will spend
over 50 percent more on supporting Olympic preparations and
participation in Hungary’s traditionally most successful branches of
sport in 2008 than it did four years ago, a gov’t official told a
news conference on Monday.
Baia Mare, Romania, April 21 (MTI) – Spanish motorcyclist Marc
Coma, who won the motorcycles first stage of the Central Europe
Rally, had to throw in the towel on Monday after falling twice and
injuring his knee.
Budapest, April 20 (MTI) – Three competitors abandoned the first
stage of the Central Europe Rally on Sunday due to accidents.
Monte Carlo, April 18 (MTI) – Hungarian poker player Denes Kalo
finished second and won 1.17 million euros in the European Poker
Tour grand final in Monaco, according to press reports on Friday.
Budapest, April 9 (MTI) – Hungary expects to win 18 medals,
including five or six golds, in the Beijing Olympic Games, Zoltan
Molnar, Managing Director of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, told a
Budapest conference on Wednesday.
Budapest, March 31 (MTI) – The European Sailing Federation
(EUROSAF) re-elected Gyorgy Wossala as its president at its general
assembly at Balatonalmadi last weekend. Holding the office since 2004, Wossala has been elected
unanimously for his third two-year term by delegates from 29
Budapest March 26 (MTI) – Peter Varhidi, manager of Hungary’s
national eleven, announced that he would field the following players
against Slovenia in a friendly match to start in Zalaegerszeg (W
Hungary) at 1800 CET this evening: