Latest Hungary News

Bottas tops Hungarian GP 2nd practice from teammate Hamilton

Jul. 30, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Valtteri Bottas posted the fastest time ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen finished a blisteringly hot day behind them in third,...

Rivalry on and off track is turning F1 season into a classic

Jul. 30, 2021 09:52 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A crash between fierce rivals on the track. Heated words from their team managers off it. This Formula One season has it all and there are still at least 12 races left, starting with Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. It is...

Hungary's László Cseh closes Olympic career without gold

Jul. 30, 2021 04:13 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — László Cseh outlasted longtime rivals Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Now, the six-time Olympic medalist is bidding farewell himself. The 35-year-old Hungarian great retired Friday as one of the world's best swimmers to never win gold in five Olympics. ...

Italy wins rematch with US in men's Olympic water polo

Jul. 29, 2021 08:13 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Francesco Di Fulvio and Italy won the 2019 world championship in men's water polo, establishing themselves as gold medal contenders for the Olympics. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived. A year after the Games were supposed to occur, Di Fulvio sees a...

Olympics Latest: Latvia wins gold in men's 3-on-3

Jul. 28, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Latvia’s Karlis Lasmanis drained a shot from behind the...

Japan playing its own water polo style at Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 27, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The men's water polo tournament at the Tokyo Olympics is filled with big, hulking destroyers playing a similar style. And then there is Japan. The host country is zigging while the rest of the world is zagging, playing an aggressive,...

Hungarians protest over alleged government spying

Jul. 26, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Around 1,000 protesters in Hungary's capital on Monday demanded answers to allegations that the country's right-wing government used powerful spyware to secretly monitor critical journalists, lawyers and business figures. The protest march,...

Thousands march in Hungary Pride parade to oppose LGBT law

Jul. 24, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rising anger over the policies of Hungary's right-wing government filled the streets of the country's capital on Saturday as thousands of LGBT supporters marched in the annual Budapest Pride parade. March organizers expected record crowds at the...

Slovenia PM accuses EU official of lying over rule of law

Jul. 23, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia Prime Minister Janez Janša on Friday accused a European Union official of being a liar in the wake of the publication this week of an annual report on adherence to the rule of law in the bloc that highlighted democratic challenges in the Balkan nation. ...

Study: Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection

Jul. 23, 2021 04:19 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of countries that have given the Chinese company’s shots to their most vulnerable populations. A survey of blood...