Boxer Dejan Zavec defended his World Champion IBF title, beating American Paul Delgado in the fifth round by technical knockout.
The EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), the first EU agency based in Slovenia, was opened in Ljubljana.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin paid an official visit to Slovenia.
Snowboarder Tim Mastnak became world champion in parallel giant slalom in Valmalenco.
Kayakers Peter Kauzer, Jure Meglič and Simon Brus won the title of European Champions in the team competition of the European Championship in Seu d'Urgell.
Slovenia hosted the World Rowing Championships.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Slovenia. She and Prime Minister Pahor adopted a joint declaration on enhanced cooperation between the two countries.
Kayaker Peter Kauzer won the gold medal at the World Championship in whitewater kayak slalom in Bratislava.
The first early parliamentary elections held in independent Slovenia were won by Zoran Jankvić's List ¬ Positive Slovenia with 28.51 percent of the vote and 28 mandates, respectively. SDS won 26.19 percent of the vote (26 mandates). These were followed by SD (10.52%, ten mandates), Gregor Virant's Civic List (8.37%, 8 mandates), DeSUS (6.97%, six mandates), SLS (6.83%, six mandates) and NSi (4.88%, four mandates). Voter turnout was 65.60 percent.