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Olimpija Ljubljana ends short-lived cooperation with Prosinečki

Ljubljana – Olimpija, Ljubljana’s foremost football club, has terminated its cooperation with former Croatian superstar Robert Prosinečki who was hired as the head-coach in March this year. The club confirmed on Friday it is also parting ways with sporting director Mladen Rudonja.

NBA stars Dragić, Dončić and Čančar to join Slovenia vs Croatia

Ljubljana – The team that won the 2017 EuroBasket title will reunite in Stožice Arena on 30 June for a 2023 World Cup qualifier against Croatia as the national side is joined by Slovenian NBA stars Goran Dragić, Luka Dončić and Vlatko Čančar.

Exports up by 20% in 2021, imports by 31%

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s exports rose by 19.8% year-on-year to EUR 39.4 billion in 2021 and imports increased by 30.8% to EUR 42 billion, the Statistics Office said on Friday. A trade deficit of EUR 2.6 billion was recorded, the highest in the last ten years. The export-import ratio was at 93.9%.

Croats "steal" Djokovic from us?

According to Croatian media, the new Serbian Law on Cultural Heritage, adopted by the Serbian Parliament in late December, states that the old library material of Serbia includes "editions of Dubrovnik literature that belong to both Serbian and Croatian culture up to 1867."

Serbs and Croats fighting for Davis Cup finals: Duel of rivals and friends

Tennis fever shakes the Balkans, a clash of neighbors and great tennis friends is one of the topics of the day in the tennis world.
It is a clash between two teams that have had the opportunity to win the famous "Salad Bowl" a total of three times in history.

Russia sent Serbia to Davis Cup quarterfinals!

Victory in the decisive double match was achieved by Karatsev and Rublev over Granollers and Lopez, after a reversal, 4: 6, 6: 2, 6: 4.
With this triumph of Russia, Serbia also found a place among the best eight, as one of the two best second-placed national teams.
Viktor Troicki's team has a better set quotient than Spain - 9-6 versus 9-7.

Slovenia beat Cyprus to wrap up 2022 World Cup qualifying

Ljubljana – Slovenia beat Cyprus 2:1 in Ljubljana on Sunday to wrap up the qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup in the fourth spot in Group H. After a scoreless first half, Miha Zajc and Adam Gnezda Čerin scored for Slovenia to close the disappointing qualifiers on a winning note.

Slovenia fail to make it to World Cup after loss against Russia

Maribor – The Slovenian men’s football team conceded defeat to Russia (1:2) in Maribor on Monday evening. Thus, Slovenia failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.

The eighth match of the qualification was fatal for the Slovenian side, which will miss out on the World Cup in Qatar. The team still has two more matches to play, one away match in Slovakia and a home game against Cyprus.

Slovenia beat Malta in World Cup qualifier

Valletta – The Slovenian national football team beat Malta 4:0 in the qualifying for the World Cup on Friday night to remain in theoretical contention for a World Cup berth ahead of Monday’s game against Russia.

Football as Tool of Soft Power in Hungary’s Hands

Closer to home, 40 kilometres west of Budapest, Orban fulfilled a personal dream to build a stadium in Felcsut, the small village of 1,700 people where he grew up. Together with his close ally and mayor of Felcsut, Lorinc Meszaros, the two managed to have a stadium with a capacity of 3,800 built in 2014 for the Puskas Academy team at a cost of 10 million euros.

Portorož hosting WTA 250 tournament

Portorož – The Slovenian seaside resort of Portorož is hosting the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) circuit this week for a WTA 250 tournament with a prize money of 235,238 US dollars.

The tournament will open with a ceremony later on Monday followed by an all-Croatian match between Donna Vekić and Ana Konjuh.

Slovenia lose to Croatia in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Split – Slovenia lost against Croatia 0:3 in Split on Tuesday in the sixth round of the group stage of the World Cup qualifiers, with almost no chances left for qualification now. Coach Matjaž Kek and captain Jan Oblak acknowledged Croatia’s superiority after the match.

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