The BBU underground half marathon was organized on 15 February 2020 in Budapest’s 10th district.
Olympic and world champion swimmer Katinka Hosszú was presented with the International Sports Press Association’s (AIPS) European Sportswoman of the Year Award at a gala event in Budapest.
Local and central government officials laid the cornerstone of a 24 billion forint (EUR 71m) multipurpose sports hall in Tatabánya, in north-western Hungary, that will be a backup venue for the 2022 European Men’s Handball Championship, which Hungary is hosting together with Slovakia.
Hungary’s Liu Shaoang has won men’s super final at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Debrecen.
On 26th January, Kobe Bryant basketball player and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a tragic helicopter accident next to the city of Los Angeles.
The 2020 ISU Short Track Speed Skating Championship was held on 24-26 January at the Debrecen Főnix Hall.
The executive board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has suspended IWF head Tamás Aján for 90 days, pending an investigation into charges of corruption levelled against him in a recent documentary aired on the German ARD channel, the insidethegames.biz website said.
World champion swimmers Katinka Hosszu and Kristóf Milák have been elected Hungary’s Athletes of the Year by the country’s sports journalists.
The Hungarian anti-doping body (MACS) rejected claims of a documentary of the German state broadcaster ARD, which alleged systematic doping in weightlifting events supervised by the body.
Hungary’s Judit Polgár has been selected as the first recipient of the European Golden Paw, a new award set up by the European Chess Union, in the women’s category.