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Serbia handed over the "crown" - playing for bronze against Poland

Slobodan Kova's team was defeated by Italy in the semifinals of the European Championship in Katowice with the result 3: 1 (29:27, 25:22, 23:25, 25:18).
In the fight for the third place and the bronze medal, Serbia will play against Poland on Sunday at 5.30 pm, which lost to Slovenia 3: 1 in the first semifinal.

Legendary Serbian Basketball Coach Duda Ivkovic Dies At 77

One of Serbia's top basketball coaches, Dusan Duda Ivkovic, has passed away aged 77, the president of Radnicki Belgrade BC Goran Kalinic told Sport Klub TV on Thursday. 

Fans and colleagues across Europe have all expressed their sadness and appreciation for Ivkovic's life work.

Rest in Peace, Duda! 🙏

Turkey wins bronze medal in CEV Women's EuroVolley

Turkey defeated the Netherlands in straight sets on Sept. 4 in a bronze-medal game of the CEV Women's EuroVolley.


Playing at the Stark Arena in Serbia's capital Belgrade, the Turkish team beat the Netherlands with the sets 25-20, 25-19, and 25-23.

Turkey eliminated in CEV EuroVolley 2021 semifinals

Concluding their quest for the European crown, the Turkish women's volleyball team on Sept. 3 got eliminated in the semifinals of the CEV EuroVolley 2021, losing to Serbia 3-1.


Serbia struggled against Turkey at the beginning but in the end came out on top, winning the match with 32-34, 28-26, 25-23, and 25-13 sets at Stark Arena in the capital Belgrade.

Tiršek wins second medal at Tokyo Paralympics

Tokyo – Shooter Franček Gorazd Tiršek won bronze in the men’s 10m air rifle prone event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday in what is the second medal for him and Slovenia at the ongoing games.

Gold for Serbia - Dragan Ristic, Olympic champion

Serbian shooter triumphed in the discipline Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2.
He achieved a score of 255.5 in the final and reached the gold medal.
Ristic won the second medal for Serbia in Tokyo, as table tennis players Borislava Peric Rankovic and Nada Matic won the first in the team competition.

Women’s volleyball team advance in European Championship

Turkish women's national team won against Poland on Aug. 31 to advance to the Final Four of the 2021 Women's European Volleyball Championship.


Wing spiker Ebrar Karakurt led Turkey with 20 points in a 25-18, 25-14, 25-23 victory at the Kolodruma Sports Hall in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Turkish women's volleyball team reach quarterfinals in CEV EuroVolley 2021

Turkey on Aug. 31 will take on Poland in the quarter-finals of the Women's European Volleyball Championship after making six wins in six games with a win over the Czech Republic.


The Turkish women defeated the Czechs 3-1 (25 - 13, 22 - 25, 25 - 14 and 25 - 13) on Aug. 29 in front of more than 2,000 Turkish fans in Kolodruma Sports Hall in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Turkey win in straight sets against Finland in European Volleyball Championship

Turkey won in straight sets over Finland on Aug. 23 in a 2021 CEV Women's European Volleyball Championship Group D match.


The Turkish Women's National Volleyball Team claimed the fourth group game with sets of 25-19, 25-12, and 21-15 at BT Arena in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Turkey will play its last group game against the Netherlands tomorrow.

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.


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.

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.

Most Balkan Countries Cheer Olympic Medal Scores

Several countries in the Balkans improved their Olympic scores or achieved even more notable successes at the Tokyo Games, with athletes responsible for the medals taking the centre stage in national celebrations.

Football Fans Disrupt Match in Serbia with Srebrenica Chants

The referee of a match on Sunday evening between Novi Pazar FC and Belgrade club Partizan FC temporarily halted play because Partizan fans were chanting Ratko Mladic's name and a slogan celebrating the 1995 mass killings of Bosniaks from Srebrenica.