World champion swimmers Katinka Hosszu and Kristóf Milák have been elected Hungary’s Athletes of the Year by the country’s sports journalists.
The Hungarian anti-doping body (MACS) rejected claims of a documentary of the German state broadcaster ARD, which alleged systematic doping in weightlifting events supervised by the body.
Hungary’s Judit Polgár has been selected as the first recipient of the European Golden Paw, a new award set up by the European Chess Union, in the women’s category.
The national teams of Hungary and Uruguay played a friendly match in Budapest on Friday to inaugurate the city’s brand new Puskás Arena, with Hungary losing to Uruguay 1:2.
Budapest is ready to host a soccer Champions League final any year from now after the newly revamped Puskás Arena football stadium opens in the city on Friday, the government commissioner in charge of major Budapest investment projects said.
Sándor Csányi, the head of the Hungarian Football Association, has called on Hungarian fans not to chant racist abuse during the national team’s upcoming matches.
The 34th Spar Budapest Marathon was held on Sunday, 29 September 2019.
Hungarian soccer player Dániel Zsóri has won the FIFA Puskás Award granted to the scorer of the most spectacular goal of the year.
Hungarian chess grandmaster Judit Polgár has announced the world’s largest online chess event of all time on the website chesskid.com, and hopes to set a new Guinness world record by teaming up to set the record for the world’s largest online chess tournament.
New sports set to be introduced at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and the 2024 Games in Paris will be making their debut at the World Urban Games in Budapest between September 13 and 15.