Olympic, world and European champion water polo player Tamás Faragó was named Sportsman of the Nation, the official government gazette Magyar Közlöny said.
Former government office chief János Lázár has been elected head of the Hungarian Tennis Association (MTSZ).
The 9th Brutal Run obstacle race was organized in Nyáregyháza, Pest County.
Innovation and Technology Minister László Palkovics discussed road safety measures and strategic matters concerning the future of motor racing in Hungary with Jean Todt, president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), in Budapest over the weekend.
The European Modern Pentathlon Championships that was set to be held in central Hungary’s Székesfehérvár this year has been cancelled amid the situation around the novel coronavirus pandemic, the European Confederation for Modern Pentathlon (ECMP) said.
Budapest will host the Budapest Urban Games, for the fifth time, on August 29, organisers said.
Budapest has been offered to host the Giro d’Italia bicycle race’s Grande Partenza opening event in May next year, cancelled in 2020 with regard to the novel coronavirus epidemic, Mariusz Revesz, government commissioner for public sports and recreation, said in Egerszalok, in northern Hungary.
President János Áder met the Hungarian finalists of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize in Sándor Palace on Thursday.
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has upgraded the status of the kayaking and canoeing world championship to be held in Szeged in September to a world cup, which will now include Olympic events, the federation said.
The DVSC only reached a 1-1 draw at home against Paks.