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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) and his Croatian counterpart Zoran Milanovic (L) during a welcome ceremony at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Germany, on September 11, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Filip Singer.
Students wearing face masks in their classroom in the Croatian capital of Zagreb on September 7, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Stringer.
On May 21, 1904, in the French capital, Paris, representatives of the football associations of France, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland signed the documents officially establishing the world's largest football association, whose main purpose was the creation of smaller associations to be national representations of the countries of the world.
"We are also lifting measures for competitive sports. This will primarily apply to individual sports and under specific security conditions also to collective sports. Competitions in individual sports will also be allowed, but without spectators," the minister told commercial broadcaster POP TV on Wednesday, adding she hoped competitions would be broadcast live.
A powerful earthquake rocked Croatia at 6:24am local time on Sunday morning just seven kilometres north of the capital, Zagreb, said the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, EMSC.
Many buildings were damaged, with walls and rooftops cracking. Dozens were injured, with a 15-year-old suffering life-threatening injuries.
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.
Romanian Ilinca Pantis (CS Riposta) won the bronze medal in the women's sabre event on Thursday at the Cadet and Junior European Fencing Championships in Porec (Croatia).
Media reports say the manager of Serbian Real Madrid football player Luka Jovic, and his associates, have been charged with money laundering and offences against the public purse in Spain.
Abdilgafar Fali Ramadani, the German-born Macedonian manager of Jovic, oversaw his transfer from Eintracht Frankfurt to Real Madrid for 60 million euros in 2019.
Romania won 9 medals on Sunday at the Balkan U20 Indoor Championships in Istanbul, including 3 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze ones. In the final standings, Romania was behind Turkey, 8-6-7, and Ukraine, 4-0-0. In women's, Greece finished in the first place, with 2 gold and 5 silver medals, followed by Romania, 2-2-2, and Croatia, 2-1-3.
The Turkish women's volleyball team on Jan. 10 won against Belgium 3-2 in a tie-breaker to qualify for the CEV European qualification semifinals for the 2020 Olympic Games.
Turkey led the first two sets 25-20 and 25-15, a great advantage to win the match in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, but the Belgians managed to equalize, winning the third and fourth sets, 25-20 and 25-22.
Turkey's national women volleyball team will take on Belgium for their last group match in the European qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Jan. 10.
Turkey were beaten by Germany 3-1 in their first game of the European qualifiers on Tuesday while they beat Croatia 3-1 in their second game on Wednesday in the tournament.