Traditional Ljubljana marathon. Photo: Domen Grogl

There is nothing that connects people more than sports and various forms of recreation. Slovenia’s diverse geography allows for numerous sporting activities. Slovenes are very fond of recreational sports, and certain surveys show that no less than forty per cent of Slovenes practise a sport in one way or another. They are well catered for, as there are many recreational sporting events held throughout the year across the country. Naturally, sporting activities also exist at institutional and professional levels.


Extraordinary Slovenian Olympic Legacy

January 2018

The Olympic Games are the biggest sports event in the world, and the dream of every top athlete. They are also a privilege. Competing at the Olympics is the fruit of years of preparation, training and self-discipline. In the...

Sochi 2014 – The Most Important Winter Event

Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

January 2014

"Get ready, here we go, Slovenia."It was with these words that Slovenian Alpine skier Tina Maze addressed the Slovenian public via video link from the Downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo. A similar video message was sent by...

Petra Majdič, the leader of the Slovenian Olympic team

January 2014

As the leader of the Slovenian Olympic team, Petra Majdič, bronze medallist at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, is closely involved in the preparations for the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February. Her main concern is that...


October 2013

The promotional events for the 2013 European Basketball Championship, the biggest sporting event in Slovenia, have caught the eye of the whole of Europe because of their originality and innovativeness. The first shots into a hoop...

I feel Slovenia ft. Wood Stock for Tony Parker

September 2013

In the framework of promotional activities organised for the European basketball championship by the Communication Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and related to the promotion of the 'I Feel Slovenia' brand,...

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