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Polish president thanks NBA star for supporting Poland
The Polish President has thanked his countryman Marcin Gortat, an NBA player, for popularising the country abroad.
Pole wins race up Empire State Building
Poland’s Piotr Łobodziński has won this year’s Empire State Building Run-Up, the world’s oldest and most famous tower race that requires competitors to run up 1,576 stairs to get to the top of the 102-storey New York City skyscraper.
Triumph for Polish ice boat veteran
Veteran Polish ice boat competitor Karol Jabłoński has won the DN World Championships in the US, taking his 11th championship title.
Małgorzata Wojtaczka in the South Pole
"Life is beautiful,” says Małgorzata Wojtaczka, the first Polish woman and one of the few women in the world to reach the South Pole alone, without assistance. Her trek to the Antarctic lasted 69 days. The 51-year-old Wrocław-native covered a total of 1,300 km.
Włodarczyk chosen as Polish sportsperson of 2016
Olympic hammer throw champion Anita Włodarczyk has been named as Polish sportsperson of 2016 following an annual public vote.
Agnieszka Radwańska wins 2016 WTA Shot of the Year
Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwańska has won the 2016 WTA Shot of the Year contest.
The Olympic Spirit is still alive
Poland’s Olympian and Paralympian auction off their Rio-2016 medals to fund children's cancer treatment.
Poland hits new high in FIFA ranking
The Polish national team has moved up from 17th to 15th place - it’s highest ever - in the latest ranking by world football's governing body FIFA.
Poles win 39 medals at Rio Paralympics
Polish athletes are returning from the Rio Paralympics with 39 medals, after finishing tenth in the overall medals classification.
Rio Paralympics: Natalia Partyka wins fourth gold for Poland
Polish table-tennis player Natalia Partyka has won another gold medal in Rio, the fourth for Polish athletes.
Polish tennis star Radwańska triumphs in New Haven
Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwańska won the WTA Tour tournament in New Haven after beating Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6:1, 7:6 on Saturday.
Rio Olympics: Poland wins 11 medals
Poland’s sportsmen and women won a total of 11 medals – two golds, three silver and six bronze – at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which came to a close on Sunday.
Poland wins silver, bronze in kayaking
Poland's Marta Walczykiewicz won the silver medal in the women's kayak single 200 metres final in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. Defending Olympic champion Lisa Carrington took the gold.
Poland’s Wlodarczyk wins hammer throw gold, sets world record in Rio
Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk took the gold and set a new world record in the women’s hammer with an impressive throw of 82.29 metres at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Monday.
Rio 2016: Poland wins first gold
Polish rowers Magdalena Fularczyk-Kozłowska and Natalia Madaj have won a gold medal during the final of the double sculls competition of the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Majka scoops Poland's first medal in Rio
Poland’s 26-year-old Rafał Majka won bronze after a tumultuous road cycling race in the Olympic Games in Rio on Saturday.
In search of medals and dreams
The Olympic flame will be lit in the famous Maracana Stadium tomorrow, officially starting the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The sporting event will see 10,903 athletes from 205 countries compete for medals, including a 243-strong representation from Poland – its forth largest in history.
Poles going for gold at Rio Olympics
Over 200 Polish athletes will compete for medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Track and field athletes, handball players and volleyball players are said to be among the top candidates to win a medal.
Tour de Pologne: cyclists start the competition in Radzymin
The 73rd edition of the Tour de Pologne, held under the patronage of the President of the Polish Republic Andrzej Duda, will take place under the slogan “Trail of History”. It will commence on Tuesday with cyclists from 25 teams starting the race in Radzymin at 13.20.