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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.

Romania grabs 5 gold, 5 silver medals at European Rowing U-23 Championships of Kruszwica, in Poland

Romania won ten medals, 5 gold and 5 silver, on Sunday at the European Rowing Under-23 Championships in Kruszwica (Poland), and Simona Radis set a world record in women's singles skulls, according to a press release issued to AGERPRES. Romania placed first in the ranking by nation. "The extraordinary performance of the Romanian rowers, as we have already become accustomed to!

First Moldovan Club Qualifies for Champions League Group Stage

Moldovan football club Sheriff Tiraspol went through to the UEFA Champions League group stage after a goalless draw on Wednesday evening in the second leg of their tie against Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia. In the previous game in Tiraspol, Sheriff won 3-0.

Turkey beat Sweden to maintain flawless run in EuroVolley

The Turkish women's national volleyball team on Aug. 23 beat Sweden 3-0 in the 2021 CEV EuroVolley to carry on their flawless run in the tournament.

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Called the "Sultans of the Net," Turkey won the match at BT Arena in Cluj Napoca with the sets of 31-29, 25-21, and 25-11.

Turkey previously beat Romania 3-1 and Ukraine 3-0 in Pool D matches held in Romania.

Turkey beat Ukraine 3-0 in 2nd group match of EuroVolley 2021

The Turkish women's national volleyball team beat Ukraine 3-0 in their second group match in the 2021 CEV European Women's Volleyball Championship on Aug. 20. 

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The 'sultans of the net' won the sets 25-14, 25-19, and 26-24 at the BT Arena in Cluj Napoca, Romania.

Moldova Bars Kosovar Croatian Football Club Player From Match

Moldova's Football Federation told BIRN on Friday that it was not aware of the situation with the Kosovar player for Croatian Dinamo Zagreb whose request for a Moldovan visa has been rejected.

"I don't know anything about any ban. It is the first time I hear about it. No one from Dinamo Zagreb contacted us in this regard," an official from the Moldovan Football Federation said.

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