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POLSKAÉIRE RUN to celebrate #PL100
The fantastic POLSKAÉIRE RUN took place last Saturday, May 5, in the Phoenix Park! Thank you all for taking part in this great event! It is an event accompanying this year’s edition of PolskaÉire Festival (Irish-Polish integration festival) and a great opportunity to promote integration through sport. Watch the pics!
Polish sailors pull off incredible feat
Polish sailors have performed an extraordinary feat. The crew of the Katharsis II sailed around the Antarctic without a stop. According to the wprost.pl website, the Poles had been sailing for 72 days, 5 hours, 33 minutes, and 44 seconds.
Polish team rescues French climber from Nanga Parbat
After an exhausting night ascent, Polish climbers rescued French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol from the treacherous slopes of Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain” but were unable to save her climbing companion, Poland’s winter climbing team said.
Poland's Stoch wins Four Hills ski-jumping Tournament
Polish ski jumper Kamil Stoch won this year's edition of the Four Hills ski-jumping Tournament after placing first in the fourth leg in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Saturday. Stoch also won the first three legs of this year's competition.
How two Polish athletes put others before self
“If you have enough to share, you should do so because it brings joy and for some it can even save their life.”
Tour de Pologne kicks off in Kraków
The Tour de Pologne, Poland’s largest cycle race, kicked off in Kraków on Saturday with Slovak Peter Sagan winning the opening stage.
Wroclaw gives warm welcome to the World Games family
After years of planning, the tenth edition of The World Games is almost ready to commence. The Games could hardly ask for a better location than that provided by host city Wroclaw.
World Games open in Poland
The World Games, which will see thousands of people compete in 31 non-Olympic sports over ten days, are to be opened in tWrocław on Thursday.
Kubica returns to F1 track six years after crash
Former Polish Formula One star Robert Kubica has returned to the track for the first time since a crash seriously injured his arm six years ago.
Success for Poles in Everest Marathon
Poland’s Piotr Hercog and Robert Celiński have placed first and second in the international category of the Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, the world’s highest trail running event.
Polish runner wins North Pole Marathon, sets sights on Antarctic challenge
After winning the world’s coldest race in the Arctic, Polish runner Piotr Suchenia says he now wants to triumph in another gruelling race - in the Antarctic.
Poland's Kubot and Brazil's Melo take out Miami Open men's doubles
Polish tennis player Łukasz Kubot teamed with Brazil's Marcelo Melo to beat American duo Nicholas Monroe and Jack Sock 7:5, 6:3, winning the Miami Open men's doubles on Saturday.
Poland tops medal tally at European indoor athletics championships
Poland has won 12 medals, including seven gold, at the 2017 European Indoor Athletics Championships which ended in Belgrade on Sunday.
Polish president thanks NBA star for supporting Poland
The Polish President has thanked his countryman Marcin Gortat, an NBA player, for popularising the country abroad.
Pole wins race up Empire State Building
Poland’s Piotr Łobodziński has won this year’s Empire State Building Run-Up, the world’s oldest and most famous tower race that requires competitors to run up 1,576 stairs to get to the top of the 102-storey New York City skyscraper.
Triumph for Polish ice boat veteran
Veteran Polish ice boat competitor Karol Jabłoński has won the DN World Championships in the US, taking his 11th championship title.
Małgorzata Wojtaczka in the South Pole
"Life is beautiful,” says Małgorzata Wojtaczka, the first Polish woman and one of the few women in the world to reach the South Pole alone, without assistance. Her trek to the Antarctic lasted 69 days. The 51-year-old Wrocław-native covered a total of 1,300 km.
Włodarczyk chosen as Polish sportsperson of 2016
Olympic hammer throw champion Anita Włodarczyk has been named as Polish sportsperson of 2016 following an annual public vote.
Agnieszka Radwańska wins 2016 WTA Shot of the Year
Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwańska has won the 2016 WTA Shot of the Year contest.