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Serbia climb to 32nd place in FIFA world rankings

ZURICH - The Serbia men's national football team has moved up two positions to the 32nd place in the FIFA world rankings.

Serbia currently have 1,517.43 points.

World champions Argentina remain at the top of the rankings with 1,855.2 points and are followed by France (1,845.44) and England (1,800.05).

Serbia lose to Croatia in water polo world championship quarters

DOHA - The Serbia men's national water polo team lost 15-13 (4-4, 5-5, 2-1, 4-3) to Croatia at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Tuesday evening.

Serbia now go to the playoffs for the 5th to the 8th positions and will first face the loser of the match between Hungary and France.

Serbia to be seeded in Davis Cup playoffs draw

LONDON - Serbia will be seeded in the draw for the September 13-15 tennis Davis Cup World Group 1 playoffs, the International Tennis Federation announced on its website on Tuesday.

The draw ceremony is scheduled for February 8.

The other seeds are Croatia, Sweden, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Switzerland, Hungary, Portugal, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel and Colombia.

Serbia narrowly avoided Croatia and Albania in the EURO 2024 draw

The Serbian national team, which is participating in the continental competition for the first time since 2000, will play in group C with England, Slovenia and Denmark.
Group B is also interesting, where Croatia, Albania, Spain and Italy are, and the Croatian media are aware that the "Blazers" will play in the "group of death".

More than 2,000 officers assigned to sports crime prevention

More than 2,000 officers have been assigned by the leadership of Greece's police force, ELAS, to prevent violence on the sidelines of several soccer games taking place in Athens over the next few days.

Defenseless against horde of hooligans

The police had been informed in time about the movements of the Croatian hooligans ahead of the Champions League qualifying game between AEK Athens and Croatia's Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday, which was postponed by European governing soccer body UEFA after a 29-year-old Greek fan was fatally stabbed in overnight clashes between rival supporters in the Greek capital.

Fan dies in Greece after clashes between rival supporters

A 29-year-old Greek fan has died after overnight clashes between rival supporters in Athens, with European governing soccer body UEFA announcing it has postponed a Champions League qualifying game scheduled for Tuesday because of the violence.

Police responds to criticism over deadly soccer fan clash

Greece's police force, ELAS, on Tuesday responded to criticism in the wake of a violent clash between dozens of soccer fans in Athens that resulted in the death of a young man, a week before the capital is set to host the UEFA Super Cup final.

Soccer hooligan clash leaves one dead

A 22-year-old Greek man died on Monday night in a violent altercation involving soccer hooligans ahead of Tuesday's match between Athens side AEK and visiting Dinamo Zagreb from Croatia.

Serbia remain in 25th place in FIFA international rankings

ZURICH - The Serbia men's national football team remains in 25th place in the latest FIFA international rankings, published on the FIFA website on Thursday.

Serbia held the same position after the June EURO 2024 qualifiers and have not played any games since, so their ranking remained unchanged.

Serbia retain 25th place in FIFA world rankings

ZURICH - The Serbia men's national football team has retained the 25th place in the latest FIFA world rankings, released on Thursday.

Serbia have 1,539.03 points - 2.49 fewer than in the previous rankings - but remained in the same position.

Argentina retained the top spot with 1,843.73 points, France are in second place and Brazil are in the third position.

Türkiye seeks away victory against Latvia

Turkish national football team travels to Latvia on June 16, hoping to put its Euro 2024 qualifying campaign back on track.

Türkiye started the qualification stage with a 2-1 win over Armenia in its opening game of Group D, however, a 2-0 loss at home against group favorite Croatia means a win over Latvia will be crucial before hosting Wales on June 19.

Euros expansion leaves drama-lite qualifying for big nations

As qualifying for Euro 2024 resumes on Friday, an unintended consequence of the expansion to 24 teams is quickly becoming apparent, with six teams already given at least a 95% chance of making it to Germany with only two rounds of matches played.

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