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Štuhec bags another small crystal globe15.03.2017 18:42

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Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec has won another small crystal globe in today's world cup downhill race in Aspen, US.

She has thus become the 7th female skier in history to win the overall world cup in the discipline that she became a world champion in in the same season.

Lindsey Vonn of the US came through the finish line with the second fastest time, followed by Sofia Goggia of Italy.

She has a chance to win another small crystal globe in tomorrow's super-G. There, the 26-year-old from Maribor faces a tighter race. Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein is namely trailing her by only 15 points ahead of the season finale in the discipline.

Ski-jumping World Cup season finale to get underway in Planica
24.03.2017 12:15

The first individual competition of the Ski Jumping World Cup season finale is to kick off in Planica this afternoon. The first series of jumps will kick off at 3PM. Brothers Peter and Domen Prevc as well as Jurij Tepeš...

Government legalizes medicinal marijuana
23.03.2017 14:53

The government decided today to allow the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. Patients will now be able to get standardized cannabis buds with a prescription. Up until now, only extracts from the cannabis plant were approved...

19th Ljubljana Documentary Film festival Ends
22.03.2017 19:00

The 19th Ljubljana International Documentary Film festival ends in Cankarjev dom today.The festival offers an insight into contemporary documentary film production, focusing on social and political problems. In collaboration...

Coastal Towns Make a Green Move
20.03.2017 19:33

The road between the coastal towns of Izola and Koper was closed for traffic today. The goal was to open kilometres of waterfront for pedestrians and cyclists. As of today, the segment of the waterfront, previously used by...

Slovenia 62nd happiest country
20.03.2017 13:04

Norway was ranked the world’s happiest country today, replacing previous winner Denmark. The Nordic nations are the most content, according to the World Happiness Report 2017. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa, along with Syria...

Three Slovenes among top 10 in Norway
19.03.2017 18:57

Three Slovenes finished among the top 10 at the ski flying World Cup event in Norway's Vikersund today. The top-ranked Slovene was Peter Prevc in 6th. Domen Prevc remains the best Slovenian so far in the World Cup, taking 6th...

Days of Comedy Close in Celje
19.03.2017 12:52

The 26th Days of Comedy Festival came to a close in Celje last night. The best comedy award went to Peter Kušter (Shockheaded Peter) a musical based on a German children's book. The musical threatre production was directed by...

Filip Flisar Lost His World Champion Title
18.03.2017 19:56

Slovenian ski cross skier Filip Flisar lost his world champion title at the Freestyle World Ski championships in Sierra Nevada today. He finished the race 3rd but was disqualified after tripping over his opponents skis and...