Summer Olympic Games

Olympics: Paris 2024 flame to be lit on April 16, organisers say

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games flame will be lit on April 16, marking the countdown to the July 26-Aug. 11 event in the French capital, organisers said on Friday, confirming an earlier Reuters story.

The flame will be lit at Greece's ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Games, and will remain in the country until its departure to France from Athens on April 27.

Djokovic defeats injured Alcaraz to advance to Roland Garros final

PARIS - Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic is through to the Roland Garros final after defeating Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 following three hours and 13 minutes of play.

Early in the third set, Alcaraz was forced to forfeit a service game due to cramps and his movement remained limited as a result of the injury despite a medical timeout he took after the set.

Kiril Petkov: We are Witnessing Attacks against the Parliamentary Republic

"In recent days, there have been attacks against the parliamentary republic". This was said by the co-chairman of the party, Kiril Petkov, at a WCC-DB briefing in the parliament. His words are in response to the tension that turned into a fight in the National Assembly between representatives of the "We Continue the Change" and "Vazrazhdane" parliamentary groups.

Kecmanovic ousted from Roland Garros after five-set thriller

PARIS - Serbian tennis player Miomir Kecmanovic is out of the Roland Garros after losing 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (10-8), 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (11-9) to Italian Andrea Vavasori in the first round on Tuesday.

Vavasori won after five hours and ten minutes of play.

Kecmanovic wasted five match points in the thrilling encounter.

Red Star Belgrade win Serbian cup title to claim third consecutive double

BELGRADE - Red Star Belgrade have won the Serbian football cup by defeating Cukaricki 2-1 in the final on Thursday evening.

On a rainy night, in front of 10,000 spectators at the Rajko Mitic Stadium, the two teams produced a spectacular display with many opportunities to score.