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Aug 1, 2015

Soccer-Askovski double sinks parent club Partizan

BELGRADE, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Novi Pazar’s on-loan Stefan Askovski returned to haunt his parent club Partizan Belgrade by scoring twice in a 3-2 home win over the Serbian champions on Saturday.

It was the first defeat of the season for Partizan, who fielded a second string side with one eye on next Wednesday’s Champions League third qualifying round second leg against Steaua Bucharest. This week’s first leg ended 1-1.

Jun 30, 2015

American Page to fulfill Serbian Olympic dream

BELGRADE, (Reuters) – A journey woman in European club basketball for most of her career, American-born Danielle Page will fulfill a childhood dream by playing in the 2016 Olympics for Serbia.

The 28-year old from Colorado Springs, granted Serbian citizenship in March, will represent her adopted country at next year’s games in Rio de Janeiro after helping the Balkan nation win their maiden European championship on Sunday.

Jun 30, 2015

Basketball-American Page to fulfill Serbian Olympic dream

BELGRADE, June 30 (Reuters) – A journeywoman in European club basketball for most of her career, American-born Danielle Page will fulfill a childhood dream by playing in the 2016 Olympics for Serbia.

The 28-year old from Colorado Springs, granted Serbian citizenship in March, will represent her adopted country at next year’s games in Rio de Janeiro after helping the Balkan nation win their maiden European championship on Sunday.

Jun 22, 2015

Serbia’s Under-20 World Cup winners get heroes’ welcome

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Around 50,000 elated fans treated Serbia’s Under-20 football team to a royal homecoming on Monday after they returned from winning the World Cup with a 2-1 win over favourites Brazil.

Donning the Balkan country’s flags and lighting dozens of flares, the fans crammed in front of Belgrade’t city hall where the team arrived in an open-top bus.

Jun 22, 2015

Soccer-Serbia’s Under-20 World Cup winners get heroes’ welcome

BELGRADE, June 22 (Reuters) – Around 50,000 elated fans treated Serbia’s Under-20 soccer team to a royal homecoming on Monday after they returned from winning the World Cup with a 2-1 win over favourites Brazil.

Donning the Balkan country’s flags and lighting dozens of flares, the fans crammed in front of Belgrade’t city hall where the team arrived in an open-top bus.

Jun 22, 2015

Soccer-Serbia must learn from U-20 champions – FA chief

BELGRADE, June 22 (Reuters) – Serbia’s senior team must look to the junior team that won the Under-20 World Cup if they are to stop the rot on the big stage, according to Football Association (FSS) chief Tomislav Karadzic.

The Serbians stunned favourites Brazil 2-1 in Saturday’s final in New Zealand, delighting thousands of fans at home who are set to give them a royal reception in Belgrade’s city centre later on Monday.

Jun 21, 2015

Red Star should sell Serbia World Cup winner – director

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Former European champions Red Star Belgrade should sell Serbia’s Under-20 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic to ease their financial woes, club director Zvezdan Terzic said on Sunday.

Rajkovic captained Serbia to the title and was voted the best goalkeeper of the tournament in New Zealand after the Balkan nation beat Brazil 2-1 in Saturday’s final in Auckland.

Jun 21, 2015

Soccer-Red Star should sell Serbia World Cup winner – director

BELGRADE, June 21 (Reuters) – Former European champions Red Star Belgrade should sell Serbia’s Under-20 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic to ease their financial woes, club director Zvezdan Terzic said on Sunday.

Rajkovic captained Serbia to the title and was voted the best goalkeeper of the tournament in New Zealand after the Balkan nation beat Brazil 2-1 in Saturday’s final in Auckland.

Jun 20, 2015

Serbia have bright future after U-20 World Cup win, says coach

BELGRADE (Reuters) – A brave Serbian outfit which won the Under-20 World Cup with a shock 2-1 win over Brazil in New Zealand on Saturday can become a major force at senior level, coach Veljko Paunovic said.

Making their maiden appearance as an independent nation, Serbia delighted their fans in Auckland’s North Harbour Stadium and thousands back home after Nemanja Maksimovic scored a late extra-time winner.

Jun 20, 2015

Soccer-Serbia have bright future after U-20 World Cup win, says coach

BELGRADE, June 20 (Reuters) – A brave Serbian outfit which won the Under-20 World Cup with a shock 2-1 win over Brazil in New Zealand on Saturday can become a major force at senior level, coach Veljko Paunovic said.

Making their maiden appearance as an independent nation, Serbia delighted their fans in Auckland’s North Harbour Stadium and thousands back home after Nemanja Maksimovic scored a late extra-time winner.

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      "I've been a sports reporter since 1996, having started in the news business as a Serbian-English translator in 1990. I am based in my hometown Belgrade, Serbia and my current job involves covering various top-level sports events at home and abroad."
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