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Controversial Penalty Earns Bulgaria Draw Against Montenegro

Bulgaria midfielder Todor Nedelev scored a dubious late penalty to help them earn a 1-1 home draw in their opening Euro 2020 Group A qualifier against Montenegro on Friday, reports Euronews.

The penalty was awarded in the 82nd minute for a foul by Montenegro substitute Vladimir Jovovic on Stanislav Kostov but television replays showed the incident happened outside the penalty area.

Smooth draw for Greece in Basketball World Cup

Greece got a smooth draw for the first group stage of the 2019 Basketball World Cup in China on Saturday, and will likely meet Team USA in the second group stage, which means it will avoid it at least in the first knock-out round.

The Greek national team was one of the eight seeded and will play in Group F with Brazil, Montenegro and New Zealand, in the city of Nanjing.

Members of Belgian-Serbian "football mafia" arrested

Among them are two Belgian football referees, and several club managers.

They are suspected of fraud related to transfer of players to Belgian football clubs Brugge, Anderlecht, Lokeren, Ghent, and others.

Organized crime prosecutors are currently taking statements from the suspects, the Prosecutor's Office for Organized Crime announced on Wednesday.

Balkan Police Help Crack Crime in Belgian Football

Serbia's organised crimes prosecutor's office said on Wednesday that Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia took part in an international operation cracking down on corruption in Belgium's biggest football clubs, including Club Brugge and Anderlecht.

Matic's shocking post: Nemanja, Serbia will betray you again

Matic published a quote, whose source is still unknown - as is the reason for posting it - which states that "Serbia will betray him again."

"Yes, Nemanja Matic is ready to die for Serbia, just like his fatherland is, with the same enthusiasm, ready to betray him again. And she will do it. Have no doubt whatsoever, my Nemanja!", Matic posted.

Greek hoopsters not up to the task yet

The men's national basketball team showed in the friendly tournament it featured at in Paris over the weekend it is not yet up to the level required for the second round of qualifiers for the 2019 World Championship that begins on Thursday.

Greek triumph at water polo's Youth Europeans

Greece won the European Men's Under-19 Water Polo Championship in Belarus on Sunday, downing Montenegro in the final.

After its amazing triumph with an 8-0 score over Croatia in Saturday's semifinal, Greece overpowered Montenegro with a 14-12 score in Minsk, despite trailing 5-2, to land the gold medal.

Serbian under 18 basketball team become European champions

Serbia beat Latvia 99-80 (32-20, 22-21, 25-24, 20-25) to defend the FIBA U18 title won last year - the nation's fourth in total.

The team, lead by coach Aleksandar Bucan, includes Pavle Kuzmanovic, Altin Islamovic, Luka Cerovina, Bogdan Nedeljkovic, Marko Pecarski, Bogdan Rutesic, Zoran Paunovic, Arijan Lakic, Toma Vasiljevic, Dalibor Ilic, Uros Trifunovic, and Filip Petrusev.

Sports Digest: PAOK reaches deal to buy Arsenal striker

SOCCER: Reports say PAOK has agreed terms with Arsenal to buy the London club's 23-year-old striker Chuba Akpom for just over 1 million euros. The England Under-21 international may be in Thessaloniki as early as on Monday.

Tennis: Romanian pair Irina Begu/Andreea Mitu wins BRD Bucharest Open trophy

Bucharest, July 22 /Agerpres/ - Romanian pair made of Irina Begu and Andreea Mitu on Sunday won the trophy of the doubles event of the BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament, after defeating in the final match the pair Danka Kovinic (Montenegro)/Maryna Zanevska (Belgium), 6-3, 6-4.

Tennis: Four Romanian players among the seeded players at BRD Bucharest Open (WTA)

Not less than four Romanian tennis players are among the seeded players at the BRD Bucharest Open (WTA) tournament, equipped with total prizes worth 226,750 US dollars, to start on Monday on the BNR Arenas in the Capital City: Mihaela Buzarnescu is 2nd seeded, Irina Begu, last edition's winner, is 3rd seeded, Sorana Cirstea is seed no. 5 and Ana Bogdan is seed no. 6.

FIFA investigates Serbian FA head, coach, Swiss players

Lichtsteiner joined teammates Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, of ethnic Albanian origin, who celebrated during Switzerland's game against Serbia on Friday by making a hand gesture meant to represent the double-headed eagle found on Albania's flag.