Bridge diving brings adrenaline kicks to Soča river area

Kanal – The traditional bridge diving event in the town of Kanal in western Slovenia will be held on Sunday in what promises to be an event spiced up with a potent dose of adrenaline. Astonishing views are guaranteed as the Kanal Bridge crosses the Soča river, famous for its emerald hues.

Climber Janja Garnbret crowned European champion

Munich – Slovenia’s best climber Janja Garnbret was crowned the European champion in lead in Munich on Saturday, her second European champion title after winning one in combined in 2017. Garnbret is aiming for two more gold medals at the European Championships in Germany, in combined and bouldering.

Rhine drops below crucial level, impacts river transport

The Rhine river in Germany on Aug. 12 fell below a key waterline level used as a reference for judging its accessibility for shipping.

The water dropped below the 40-centimetre (15.7-inch) reference level in Kaub, a noted bottleneck for shipping where the Rhine runs narrow and shallow.

That level is considered necessary for much of the transport along the river.