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The first match I attended in Giulesti was on November 23, 2006. It was a rainy and cold autumn evening in Bucharest and Rapid hosted the Czech side Mladá Boleslav for an unattractive League Europe group stage game.
The football was not great and the game ended up in a boring 1-1 draw, but I became a Giulesti regular from that day on.
Romanian wrestler Lenard Istvan Berei won the silver medal in the 130kg Greek-Roman category at the U23 Senior European Championships on Tuesday evening in Novi Sad, Serbia, after losing to Georgian Zviadi Pataridze.
Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea defeated US's Danielle Lao 6-3 6-4 in the first qualifying round of the women's singles event at the 9,035,428-USD BNP Paribas Open tournament in Indian Wells (California). The 28-year-old Cirstea, world number 98, prevailed in one hour and 15 minutes over 27-year-old Lao, world number 153.
A few months ago, Serbian officials announced that Serbia would build a stadium with a capacity of around 60,000 seats, that would meet the conditions for hosting the biggest football competitions, such as the finals of the Champions League and Europa League, but also European and world championships.
World #3, Romania's Simona Halep was downed this Saturday by Belgian Elise Mertens 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the Qatar Total Open tennis tournament.
World number three and top seed Simona Halep of Romania on Friday advanced to the women's singles final of the 916,131-USD Qatar Total Open tennis tournament after defeating Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, world number seven, 6-3 3-6 6-4, as she was led 4-1 in the deciding set.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA's 3rd, defeated Karolina Pliskova (WTA's 5th), in three sets, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, on Sunday, and Romania's Fed Cup team leads the Czech Republic team with 2-1 after the first three matches of the meeting taking place in Ostrava, in the World Group quarterfinals.
Halep won after 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Romanian tennis players Simona Halep (WTA's 3rd), Mihaela Buzarnescu (WTA's 28th), Irina Camelia Begu (WTA's 71st), Ana Bogdan (WTA's 99th) and Monica Niculescu (WTA's 100th) were invited by Florin Segarceanu, the non-playing captain of Romania's Fed Cup team to play against the Czech Republic's team, in the first round of the World Group.
Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania will create a joint organizing committee to apply for hosting the European FootballChampionship in 2028 or the World Cup in 2030, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Saturday.
Earlier in the day, Belgrade hosted a meeting between the prime ministers of Greece, Romania, Bulgaria and the Serbian president.