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Oberstdorf – Slovenian cross-country skier Anamarija Lampič has been awarded the small crystal globe as the overall World Cup winner in the women’s sprint discipline as the International Ski Federation (FIS) decided to cut the season short after seven sprint events being held, with Lampič leading the standings.
Rasnov – Slovenian ski jumper Nika Križnar remains the overall World Cup leader in the women’s competition, having won her ninth career podium on Friday with a third-place finish in Romania.
Križnar managed jumps of 92 and 99 metres on the small hill in Rasnov to finish behind Sara Takanashi of Japan and the Norwegian Silje Opseth. Slovenia’s Ema Klinec was fourth.
Pokljuka – France’s Antonin Guigonnat and Julia Simon are the winners of Thursday’s single mixed relay event as part of the Biathlon World Championships in Slovenia’s Pokljuka. The Slovenian pair of Jakov Fak and Polona Klemenčič were 13th.
The silver medal went to Johannes Thingnes Boe and Tiril Eckhoff of Norway, and Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelsson and Hanna Öberg won bronze.
Ljubljana – The Slovenian Football Association (NZS) and four Slovenian cities that will co-host the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship with Hungary are finishing their preparations for what will be largest football event in Slovenia so far, heard an online debate on Thursday. It is not clear yet whether in-person audience will be allowed during matches.