The National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark and Slovenia have all initiated projects to help with the refugee crisis - using part of the $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.8 million) in emergency funds provided by the International Olympic Committee.
Great Britain beat Slovakia to successfully defend their BC1/BC2 team title at the 2015 Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships in Guildford, England, and secure qualification for next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has announced that Slovakia will host the 2019 World Championship, while Switzerland will stage the event the following year.
Slovakia seal promotion to International Ice Hockey Federation Division I Group A after win against China
Slovakia’s women secured promotion to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Division I Group A after beating hosts and closest rivals China 4-3 on the final day of the Division I Group B tournament in Beijing.
Slovakia's women remain on course for promotion after making it four victories on the bounce at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Division I Group B event in Beijing.
Slovakia maintained their 100 per cent record at the women’s International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Division I Group B event as they thrashed North Korea 9-0 in Beijing.
Chef de Mission, Slovakia