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Macedonian hotels are making a killing from the August 8 match between Real Madrid and Man United in the capital.
The popular online service Booking.com shows a two-night stay in one four-star hotel in Skopje for two persons from August 7-9 costing a whopping 3,000 euros. The same hotel offers an identical stay in July for only 218 euros.
Turkish international and Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has verbally and physically assaulted a Turkish sports journalist on a plane carrying the national team from Macedonia's Skopje to Italy's Trieste late on June 5.
Just before the plane took off, Turan reportedly approached daily Milliyet's Bilal Meşe, who was sitting nearby, and started shouting at him.
Bulgarian students won four gold medals and two silver ones at the 34th Balkan Mathematical Olympiad, which has taken place in Ohrid, Macedonia, BNR reported.
In the team rankings, Bulgaria won the first place with 226 points from a maximum of 240 possible.
The Bulgarian tem was followed by the team of Serbia (208 points) and Romania (182 points).
Former Red Star FC (FK Crvena Zvezda) Belgrade player and coach Bosko Djurovski has returned to the helm of the club, Tanjug is reporting.
Djurovski, who in the past also served as head coach of Macedonia's national team, will succeed Miodrag Bozovic to lead the team until the end of the season, the club has announced.
Macedonian Football League Director Vasko Dojcinovski says UEFA has approved the launch of a regional football league in 2018.
Speaking for Croatian daily Vecernji List, Dojcinovski said the league should consist of 24 clubs from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, and Macedonia, and that heads of football associations from these countries all supported this new regional format.
Fans gathered in Pristina on Monday evening to watch the Kosovo team kick off its inaugural World Cup qualifying campaign with an important 1-1 away draw in Turku in Finland.
Kosovo's scorer was Valon Berisha, who earned the point with a penalty kick just hours after football's world governing body FIFA cleared him to play for the country.
The Bulgarian national football team secured a second successive victory in recent friendlies by beating Macedonia on Tuesday.
Dimitar Rangelov (66') and Aleksandar Tonev (87') were the players to score the only two goals in the match played in Skopje.
The 2:0 win is Bulgaria's second success of the past few days after a friendly game against Portugal on Friday.