Ljubljana – Slovenian cycling superstar Tadej Pogačar seems to be skipping the 2021 Vuelta a Espana as he is scheduled to attend a reception at his native town of Komenda on 13 August, one day ahead of the start of the race around Spain. Primož Roglič is meanwhile to take part in the race to defend his 2020 title.
Romanian tennis player Mihaela Buzarnescu on Tuesday progressed to the women's singles round of 16 of the 235,238-USD Winners Open tournament, the first WTA tournament in Cluj-Napoca, after defeating Bulgarian Viktoria Tomova, seventh seed, 6-2, 6-3.
Firefighters were battling two large wildfires in Greece on Aug. 2, as the prime minister said the country was suffering its worst heatwave in more than three decades.
Fires have also raged across Turkey, Spain and Italy over the weekend with experts warning climate change was increasing both the frequency and intensity of such blazes.
Turkish officials insist they are doing everything to stop the fires but the opposition and many ordinary people have criticized the government for its allegedly weak response.
"We are altogether fighting the forest fires in our country," the General Directorate of Forestry said on Sunday on Twitter.
Tokyo – After securing a place in the quarter-finals of the basketball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Slovenia continued their winning strike on Sunday by beating Spain 95:87 in the third game of the tournament, in which Slovenia remains undefeated. Slovenia will face either Italy or Germany in the quarter-finals.
Hotels in Attica and almost all over the country are experiencing increased occupancy as we are now in the heart of the summer season, creating optimism for the course of tourism and revenues that will be particularly critical for the Greek economy this year in its effort to recover from the crisis. of the pandemic.