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Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) manager in charge with the EURO 2020 hosting countries Walid Bensaoula has unveiled in Romania a concept of public areas for watching the EURO 2020 matches elsewhere than in the host city of Bucharest, according to the Romanian Football Federation.
AGERPRES special correspondent Teodor Ciobanu reports: Romania is leading France 1 - 0, in the Fed Cup semifinals, after Simona Halep, WTA's 2nd, defeated Kristina Mladenovic, 6 - 3, 6 - 1, on Saturday, in a match played in Kindarena in Rouen. AGERPRES (RO - editor: Mihai Tenea; EN - editor: Adina Panaitescu)
France's Ambassador to Romania Michele Ramis told AGERPRES on Friday that the Fed Cup face-off between France and Romania in Rouen could have been the very final of the competition, considering that both teams are made up of exceptional players.
Romanian female athlete Madalina Bianca Molie won a silver medal and a bronze medal on Wednesday in the women's 71-kg category of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Senior Championships in Batumi, Georgia. Molie won the silver for a 101-kg snatch, underperforming Russian Anastasia Romanova's 112-kg snatch.
Romanian female athletes Loredana Toma and Irina Lepsa won together six medals, three gold, two silver and one bronze medal, on Tuesday, in the 64-kg category of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Senior Championships in Batumi, Georgia.
Bucharest, April 7 /Agerpres/ - Romania women's football team trashed Malta 5-0 (3-0) on Sunday at the Mogosoaia National Football Center in a friendly. The goals were scored by Stefania Vatafu, Cosmina Dusa and Florentina Olar, according to the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) site. On Friday, Romania won the first friendly 2-0, through the goals scored by Ioana Balceanu and Maria Ficzay.
Nadia Comaneci, the world's first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10.00 at the Olympic Games, wishes AGERPRES on its 130th anniversary since establishment to receive only scores of 10 for the news it publishes. "Many Happy Returns, AGERPRES, at 130 years of existence! I wish you to have many years ahead, to remain objective and to write what happens in Romanian sports.
The President of the Romanian Football Federation (FRF), Razvan Burleanu, on Tuesday told a press conference held in Cluj that Romania hosting four matches counting for the 2020 European Championships is a unique event, for which reason he invited as many people as possible to get involved, including volunteers.
The President of the Romanian Olympic and Sporting Committee (COSR), Mihai Covaliu, declared on the occasion of the 130th anniversary since the establishment of AGERPRES that he further expects the National News Agency to be there for the performances of the Romanian athletes at major international competitions.
The Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number three, won the Heart Award on Monday after her remarkable victory in the Czech Republic Fed Cup first round, according to the official website of the competition. Halep had their counter-candidates, following the World and World Group II matches, Latvian Anastasija Sevastova, Spanish Georgina Garcia-Perez and Australian Ashleigh Barty.
Simona Halep, Mihaela Buzarnescu, Irina Begu, Monica Niculescu and Raluca Olaru have been nominated by non-playing captain Florin Segarceanu for the Fed Cup tennis semi-finals in Rouen, France, April 20-21, the Romanian Tennis Federation reported on Monday.