Around 2,000 Kosovo pre-school children had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be part of an Olympic Games as they took part in the Sports Festival for the preschoolers of Pristina.
Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was among the guests at a gala evening held by the Kosovo Olympic Committee to mark the fourth anniversary of their recognition from the International Olympic Committee.
Kosovo took two golds and one silver medal on day one of the International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan as Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi climbed back to the top of the podium.
Kosovo's Rio 2016 judo gold medallist Majlinda Kelmendi was one of the most notable visitors to a successful Olympic Festival held in the capital Pristina, in parallel with the country's first participation at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Kuwaiti powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah was the guest of honour at a special gala evening in Pristina celebrating the third anniversary of Kosovo's recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
A total of 19 athletes have received Olympic scholarships for Tokyo 2020 from the Kosovo Olympic Committee (NOC Kosovo).
French star Teddy Riner could retain his position as head of the Athletes' Commission after the International Judo Federation (IJF) selected him for a role on the body.
Japan continued their dominant start to the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships by securing both gold medals on offer for the second day in a row as Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi failed to finish on the podium here.
Kosovo’s Majlinda Kelmendi has claimed her third continental crown after beating Russia’s Alesya Kuznetsova in the final of the women’s under 52 kilograms category at the European Judo Championships in Poland’s capital Warsaw.
Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo clinched her fourth consecutive International Judo Federation (IJF) Paris Grand Slam gold medal as she continued the form which saw her make history at Rio 2016.
Kosovan star Majlinda Kelmendi is set to make her first competitive appearance since claiming an historic gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro during the International Judo Federation (IJF) Paris Grand Slam, which gets underway tomorrow.
Hasani targets top 10 medals table finish following re-election as Kosovan Olympic Committee President
Besim Hasani has ambitiously targeted a top 10 position on the Olympic medals table by 2024 after being re-elected President of the Kosovan Olympic Committee.
Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists Shohei Ono and Majlinda Kelmendi have been named the winners of the respective men’s and women’s International Judo Federation (IJF) Judoka of the Year awards.
International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer has received a Prominent Recognition Award from the Kosovo Olympic Committee.
Kosovo's historic Olympic gold medal is not in danger after the International Judo Federation (IJF) backed Majlinda Kelmendi following allegations she refused an out-of-competition drugs test in France in June.