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Turkey beat Montenegro 2-1, qualify for 2022 World Cup playoffs

Turkey defeated Montenegro 2-1 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifications Group G match on Nov. 16. 

Montenegro started the match at home very fast and drew first blood in the third minute with Fatos Beqiraj at Podgorica City Stadium.

Turkey's response came in the 22nd minute with Kerem Aktürkoğlu. The first half ended 1-1.

Inter Milan sign Dzeko, Dumfries

Bosnian forward Edin Dzeko moved to Inter Milan on a two-year deal, the Italian Serie A side announced on Aug. 14. 

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"FC Internazionale Milano is pleased to announce the signing of Edin Dzeko. The forward has joined the club from Roma on a permanent transfer, having signed a two-year contract that runs until 30 June 2023," Inter Milan said in a statement.

Most Balkan Countries Cheer Olympic Medal Scores

Several countries in the Balkans improved their Olympic scores or achieved even more notable successes at the Tokyo Games, with athletes responsible for the medals taking the centre stage in national celebrations.

Balkan Athletes Hunger for Glory at Olympics Marred by COVID-19

As Friday's opening ceremony for the XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo looms, Balkan athletes are bracing for the quest to bring home glory with medals round their neck.

The Olympic Games in Tokyo starting this Friday were scheduled to be held in 2020 but had to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Turkey's opponents in 2022 World Cup quals unveiled

The Turkish National Football Team's opponents in the European Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup were revealed on Dec. 7. 

Turkey will play against the Netherlands, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia and Gibraltar in the European Qualifiers Group G.

The draw was held in Zurich, Switzerland via videoconference amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Bora Stankovic passed away

Stankovic is one of the founders of BC Red Star, a Yugoslav national team player and the man who scored the first basketball points in the World Cup history.
Stankovic played for Red Star, Zeleznicar and Partizan during his playing career from 1946 to 1953, while he also served as coach in the BC Partizan.

Third consecutive win for eliminated Greece

Two second-half goals by Petros Mantalos and Kostas Galanopoulos saw Greece come from behind and beat Finland 2-1 in Athens as it completed its failed campaign at the Euro 2020 qualifiers with three wins in a row.

Bosnian Football Hit by Match-Fixing Arrests

Twelve people were arrested in Bosnia on Monday on suspicion of fixing the results of football matches in the top two tiers of the Bosnian championship, a spokesman for the Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency, SIPA, told BIRN.

Own goal gives Greece deserved win over Bosnia

Improved Greece scored its second win at the Euro 2020 qualifiers on Tuesday seeing off visiting Bosnia 2-1 at the Olympic Stadium of Athens thanks to a late own goal.

In this first win under Dutch manager John van't Schip, Greece played quite entertaining soccer and deserved victory, even if that came in awkward fashion two minutes from regulation time.

Woman Wins 4,000-km Bulgaria-France Bike race after Sleeping by Road

A cyclist from Germany won a 4,000-kilometre race from Bulgaria to France and became the first woman to triumph at the endurance event, reports Euronews. 

Fiona Kolbinger crossed the finish line to win the seventh edition of the Transcontinental Race on Tuesday morning.

Greece shows in Turkey exactly the same face as in Bosnia

A rather experimental Greece team lost 2-1 to Turkey on Thursday at a friendly game in Antalya, showing manager Angelos Anastasiadis has plenty of work to do to gear the national team up for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Italy and Armenia at home.

Comeback kids snatch point for Greece at 10-man Bosnia

Ninety minutes is a long time indeed in soccer. What seems unlikely early on, may well become likely later. This way Greece came back from a likely debacle at Zenica to snatch a precious point and get to within a whisker from victory, forcing a 2-2 draw from host Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday.

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