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Pešić: If Jokić's not ready, he'd better not play

Pei spoke at the press conference after the victory over Finland (77:61) in the first round of EuroBasket qualifiers.
The popular Kari says that the most prepared should play for Serbia.
Joki had the desire to perform at the World Championship last year, but he was simply too tired.

Pešić removed three players from the list for the match against Finland

On Friday, the "Eagles" will play the first match in group G in the "Aleksandar Nikoli" hall in Belgrade.
Uro Trifunovi, Ognjen Dobri and Aleksa Uskokovi will not play for Serbia in that match, as they were not on the list on the FIBA website.
Pei will count on the following players against Finland.

Pesic: EuroBasket 2025 berth a priority

BELGRADE - The head coach of the Serbia men's national basketball team Svetislav Pesic said on Monday evening a EuroBasket 2025 berth was the priority but that the upcoming qualifying games against Finland and Georgia would also help him pick a team for the Paris Olympic Games.

Serbia climb to 32nd place in FIFA world rankings

ZURICH - The Serbia men's national football team has moved up two positions to the 32nd place in the FIFA world rankings.

Serbia currently have 1,517.43 points.

World champions Argentina remain at the top of the rankings with 1,855.2 points and are followed by France (1,845.44) and England (1,800.05).

Partizan beat Hercegovac to advance to semi-finals of Serbian basketball cup

NIS - Partizan Belgrade are through to the semi-finals of Serbia's Radivoj Korac Cup after beating Serbian League outfit Hercegovac Gajdobra 92-67 in the quarter-finals of the cup finals tournament in Nis on Thursday evening.

Partizan will next face Vojvodina Novi Sad, who beat Mega 100-92 on Thursday.

Red Star through to semi-finals of Serbian basketball cup

NIS - Red Star Belgrade are through to the semi-finals of Serbia's national basketball cup - the Radivoj Korac Cup - after a 80-75 win over FMP in the quarter-finals in Nis on Wednesday evening.

In the semi-finals, Red Star will face Cacak 94, who defeated Borac Cacak 73-64 earlier in the day.

Serbia lose to Croatia in water polo world championship quarters

DOHA - The Serbia men's national water polo team lost 15-13 (4-4, 5-5, 2-1, 4-3) to Croatia at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Tuesday evening.

Serbia now go to the playoffs for the 5th to the 8th positions and will first face the loser of the match between Hungary and France.

Serbian basketball players qualified for the Olympic Games!

For the girls selected by Marina Maljkovi, it was important for Germany to win against Brazil, or for the host of the qualifying tournament not to triumph with a seven-point lead.
That's what happened, Germany defeated Brazil 73:71 in the last match of the qualifiers.

Serbia beat US to qualify for water polo world championship quarters, Olympics

DOHA - The Serbia men's national water polo team defeated the US 14-12 (2-3, 3-4, 6-1, 3-4) at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Friday to qualify for the quarter-finals and secure a berth at the Paris Olympics, where it will be defending back-to-back gold medals from Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.

Serbia to play Spain, Denmark and Switzerland in UEFA Nations League A

PARIS - The Serbia men's national football team was on Thursday drawn to play Spain, Denmark and Switzerland in Group 4 of UEFA Nations League A.

The draw ceremony was held in Paris.

The fourth edition of the UEFA Nations League begins on September 5 and concludes on November 19.

Serbia to face Greece in Davis Cup World Group 1 playoffs

LONDON - Serbia were on Thursday drawn to play Greece in the tennis Davis Cup World Group 1 playoffs, the Tennis Association of Serbia announced.

The draw ceremony was held in London.

In a statement, the Association said Serbia would host the tie against Greece from September 13 through 15.

Pisonero: We expect Serbia to implement recommendations from ODIHR report

BRUSSELS  - European Commission spokesperson Ana Pisonero said at a Brussels press briefing on Thursday the EC expected Serbia to implement "as rapidly as possible" recommendations from a report to be released by ODIHR and noted that it was ready to support Serbia to implement them.

Serbia sink Montenegro at water polo world championship

DOHA - Serbia beat Montenegro 14-6 (4-1, 2-2, 5-3, 3-0) at the water polo world championship in Doha on Wednesday.

Dusan Mandic led the scoring for Serbia with four goals while Djordje Vucinic, Viktor Rasovic and Strahinja Rasovic each scored a brace.

Earlier, US defeated Japan 18-5 in the other Group C match.

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