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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...the Arc de Triomphe in Paris as the backdrop, other riders getting TV time on the winner's podium included Peter Sagan of Slovakia, winner of the green jersey given to the race's best sprinter; Rafal Majka of Poland, the best climber; and Pinot, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-27/italys-vincenzo-niba
Battle for second looms as Tour de France winds down

...few kilometers, about a dozen riders crashed together while trying to turn on the rain-slickened roads. Among them were Slovakia's Peter Sagan, who has the green jersey given to the race's best sprinter, and Bardet, who is fifth overall.Peraud...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/battle-second-looms-
US dominates Slovakia in opening game of Olympic men's hockey tournament

...got off to a roaring start in Sochi with a 7-1 victory over Slovakia in preliminary-round play Thursday.Ryan Kesler, David...Kessel and Dustin Brown also scored as the U.S. battered Slovakia for six consecutive goals in a 13:51 span, turning what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-02-13/us-dominates-slovakia-open
Overtime

...Smyczek was a winner with a 6-0, 6-2 rout of fellow American Ryan Harrison.Also, Russia's Denis Istomin, the No. 6 seed, beat Rajeev Ram 6-1, 6-4, and Slovakia's Lukas Lacko beat Nathan Pasha 6-2, 7-5.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-22/overtime
Norway's Kristoff wins 12th Tour de France stage as Italy's Nibali retains yellow jersey

...yellow jersey for a 10th day on Thursday.Kristoff powered out of the barreling pack at the end and beat Peter Sagan, of Slovakia, who was second, by nearly a bike length, while Arnaud Demare, of France, was third. The pack overtook a pair of breakaway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-17/norways-kristoff-win
Italians have big day in Tour de France's seventh stage

...in the title chase.Trentin, a cheery 24-year-old who won a stage in the Tour of Switzerland earlier this year, beat Slovakia's Peter Sagan by what looked like no more than a centimeter or two on the finish-line photo of the final sprint. The finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-11/italians-have-big-day-tour-de-fra
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali keeps yellow jersey in Tour de France

...2 minutes behind Nibali.Overall, Nibali has a two-second lead over teammate Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark. Peter Sagan of Slovakia was third, 44 seconds back. Two-time Tour champion Alberto Contador, a day after losing about 2 1/2 minutes to Nibali...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-10/italys-vincenzo-niba
Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France

...forward to the cobblestones."Overall, Nibali leads Astana teammate Fuglsang by 2 seconds. Cannondale rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia was third, 44 seconds back. Contador, breathing hard under a mask of mud at the finish, lost about 2 1/2 minutes to Nibali...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/defending-champ-chri
Attacks in homeland weigh on Israeli team in world lacrosse championships

...As tension increases back home, the Israelis are turning heads at the tournament. The squad has knocked off Sweden, Slovakia, South Korea, Ireland and Germany by a combined score of 88-18. The favorites remain the United States and Canada...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-16/attacks-homeland-wei
Slovakia's Anatasiya Kuzmina repeats in Olympic biathlon sprint

...earlier, her brother Anton Shipulin faulted on the very last shot and finished fourth in the men's 10K race.Competing for Slovakia, the Russian-born Kuzmina shot flawlessly and finished in 21 minutes, 6.8 seconds for her third Olympic medal.Olga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-09/slovakias-anatasiya-kuzm