Olympic bronze medalist Boglárka Kapás: Unbroken success

According to offical page of FINA-Budapest2017, for the 23-year-old, Hungarian swimming star 2016 was the best year in her career. She won the bronze medal at […]

Hungary’s “Athletes of the Year” elected

Budapest, January 12 (MTI) – Rio Olympics champion sabre fencer Áron Szilágyi and three-time Rio Olympics champion swimmer Katinka Hosszú have been elected Hungary’s Athletes of […]

The Hungarian Olympic Committee fell because of its performance in Rio

According to, the Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) talked about a successful participation in Rio. The eight gold medals are actually not bad, but the government, primarily […]

Hungary leaders present state honours to 2016 Rio Hungarian medalists – PHOTOS

Budapest, September 23 (MTI) – The prime minister, president and the house speaker at a ceremony in Parliament on Friday presented high state honours to Hungarian […]

Hungarian team exceeds all expectations at Rio Paralympics – PHOTO GALLERY

The Hungarian team won 1 gold, 8 silver, and 9 bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, finishing at 47th place on the medal table out […]

Rio2016 – Olympic hospitality house winner, innovation category: Hungary!

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s Chamber of Commerce (ACRJ) announced the winners of the Rio 2016 Olympic Hospitality Houses awards on this week. Hungary won […]

The referee admitted that he defrauded the Hungarian wrestler’s match in Rio2016 writes that the Slovenian Stanislav Sernek, who was the referee at Viktor Lőrincz’s bronze match in Rio, admitted to Hungarian Golden Whistle winner referee László […]

Orbán congratulates Romanian Olympic champion

Cluj, August 30 (MTI) – Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s prime minister, has sent a letter of congratulations to fencer Simona Pop, who won an Olympic gold medal […]

Hungary’s Paralympics team takes oath for Rio2016

Budapest, August 28 (MTI) – The Hungarian athletes competing in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on September 7-18 took their oaths on Sunday at a […]

7 baths from the hometowns of our Olympians

Even though the Olympic fever is decreasing we can’t have enough of our Olympians! Hungary is known for its amazing thermal baths and spas, so combined […]

Water polo: Bujka not one for giving up the fight

Barbara Bujka made the Olympic women’s water polo dream team but feels only emptiness and anger at missing out on a medal. She isn’t giving up […]

Weekly govt press briefing about Rio Olympics, quota referendum and other important decisions

Budapest, August 25 (MTI) – The government considers sports as a “strategic sector and a national cause”, János Lázár, the government office chief, told a weekly […]

Welcoming the Hungarian stars of Rio2016 – Photo gallery

The Hungarian golden flight arrived in Budapest with the biggest delegation Wednesday morning. Champions Katinka Hosszú, Emese Szász, Gabriella Szabó, Tamara Csipes, Krisztina Fazekas-Zur were all […]

Interview with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

Rio de Janeiro, August 23 (MTI) – Hungary will fully protect its borders regardless of whether or not Turkey carries out its threat to allow migrants […]

Rio2016: The summary of two phenomenal weeks for Hungary

So the Rio Olympic Games came to end last Sunday. It was an eventful and quite successful Games for the Hungarian Olympic Team. In honour of […]

Swimmer Katinka Hosszú and kayaker Danuta Kozák are among Rio Olympics’ top performers

Three-time Olympic Champion Swimmer Katinka Hosszú and five-time Olympic gold medalist kayaker Danuta Kozák are among Rio’s top ten athletes; the list released by the Rio […]

Orbán: Hungary’s Olympic achievements serve as basis for 2024 bid

Hungary’s achievements in the history of the Olympics serve as the basis for its bid to host the 2024 Games, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in […]

Day 15 in Rio2016: Fantastic finish

The 20th of August was another golden day for the Hungarian team in Rio, as the Gabriella Szabó, Danuta Kozák, Tamara Csipes, Krisztina Fazekas-Zur kayak unit […]

Orbán meets IOC head in Rio

Budapest (MTI) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach for talks in Rio de Janeiro, which covered Hungary’s bid […]

Day 14 in Rio2016: Mixed feelings

The 19th of August started out great with our kayak-canoe units qualifying into the finals. However, the continuation wasn’t too bright: our women’s water polo team […]