The 13th Polonia Winter Games opened on Sunday evening in Krynica-Zdroj, south Poland. Attending the opening were the speakers of the lower and upper parliamentary houses, the Sejm and Senate, Marek Kuchcinski and Stanislaw Karczewski.
Poland manufactures nearly 22,000 yachts every year. Our specialty is yachts with a length of up to nine metres, Michal Bak, secretary general of the Polish Chamber of the Yacht Industry and Water Sports, has told PAP.
Defending champion Kamil Stoch won ski jumping's large hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturday. It is the first Polish medal at this year’s Winter Olympics and the twenty-first in history.
Kamil Stoch has become Olympic ski jumping champion in Pyeongchang. In the competition on the large hill, he overtook Germany’s Andreas Wellinger and Norway’s Robert Johansson.
The south-western Polish city of Wroclaw has won a competition for the best European tourist destination, organised each year by European Best Destination, an institution involved in the promotion of culture and tourism in Europe.
The governments of Poland and France have decided to cover the costs of last week's rescue operation on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat mountain, Anna Solska, widow of Polish mountaineer Tomasz Mackiewicz announced on Facebook on Friday.
The French Foreign Ministry on Monday expressed its recognition for the heroism of Polish climbers who rescued French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol from Nanga Parbat mountain peak in Pakistan.
Our thoughts go out to Tomasz Mackiewicz and his family, PM Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted on Sunday, commenting on Sunday's failed rescue of Polish Himalayan climber Tomasz Mackiewicz from the Naga Parbat peak.
An operation to rescue two climbers, Poland's Tomasz Mackiewicz and France's Elisabeth Revol, trapped near the Nanga Parbat summit in Pakistan, will begin on Saturday morning, the Polish Mountaineering Association announced on its website on Friday.
Fifty eight sportspeople have made the grade to represent Poland at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.