All News on Sports in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Peacock: England World Cup success would boost Rugby League

Rugby league legend Jamie Peacock says England reaching the final of the World Cup would be massive for the sport.

England are one of the traditional powerhouses in rugby league alongside Australia and New Zealand, but the sport is gaining traction in other regions.

First loss for Slovenia at EuroBasket

Cologne – Slovenia suffered a defeat at the hands of Bosnia and Herzegovina the EuroBasket on Sunday, going down 97:93 (26:32, 49:52, 72:73) to end an 11-game winning streak at European championships.

Bosnia and Herzegovina started off with an eight-point run, but Slovenia quickly caught up to finish the first quarter six point ahead,

Second win for Slovenia at the Eurobasket

Cologne – Slovenia easily defeated Hungary 103:88 (29:16, 54:33, 88:60) in the second round of play at the Eurobasket on Saturday night.

The team started out with a 18:2 run and opened a 24-point gap by the first half, allowing coach Aleksander Sekulić to give the top players some rest ahead of the deciding games.

Afghan refugee wants to fight for Slovenia in Olympics

Maribor – Mohammad Dawood Rezai left his home in Afghanistan at the age of 14. He could have hardly imagined then that almost seven years on his goal would be to appear in the Olympic boxing tournament for Slovenia, the country he had not heard of before arriving here in February 2016.

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.

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