Bulgaria's Volleyball Team Defeated by Russia

Bulgaria lost to Russia in a match of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship 2014 in Poland.

The team however qualifies for the next stage, ranking third in Pool C with 5 points.

Other teams in the group are Canada, Mexico, China and Egypt.

Sunday's match ended 2:3 (25:20, 25:23, 20:25, 23:25, 11:15), with Bulgaria winning the first two games.

14th Festival of Street Musicians opens in Novi Sad

NOVI SAD - The 14th annual Festival of Street Musicians has begun in Novi Sad with a performance by the world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir.

The festival, which opened late Thursday, ends on September 6 and will feature more than 200 participants - soloists, bands and troupes from the United States, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Mexico, Moldova, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

Turkey beats Dominican Republic, set to face Australia in last 16

Turkey took second in Group C at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after a 77-64 win over third placed Dominican Republic with Oğuz Savaş leading the way with 15 points. 

The Turkish national team will face Australia in the last 16, who were beaten by Angola 91-83 but gave a rest to two of their top players, Joe Ingles and Aron Baynes.        

National Theatre to feature at Mexican festival

BELGRADE - The ballet company of the National Theatre in Belgrade will perform the play Alexander at Mexico's Cervantino International Festival on October 23-24, the Serbian national theatre announced on Tuesday.

The play has been included in the main programme of Mexico's most prestigious festival, to be held in the historic city of Guanajuato, near Mexico City, on October 8-26.

Folk dancers from around the world perform at Syntagma Square

Folk dancers from Panama participating in Earthdancers, an international dance and music festival, performed in Syntagma Square, central Athens, on Wednesday.

In its fourth year, the festival began on Wednesday and is to run through Sunday with more than 300 dancers and musicians from nine countries participating in performances across Attica.