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Oct 13, 2014

New-look Maccabi primed for Euroleague title defence

BELGRADE (Reuters) – With coach David Blatt taking over at NBA title contenders Cleveland Cavaliers, European club champions Maccabi Tel Aviv start their defence with a team missing some of last season’s key players.

Having lost to the Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets in pre-season friendlies, Blatt’s successor Guy Goodes knows he faces a tough task to emulate last term’s success although Thursday’s opener at home to French side Limoges should be a straightforward task.

Oct 13, 2014

Basketball-New-look Maccabi primed for Euroleague title defense

BELGRADE (Reuters) – With coach David Blatt taking over at NBA title contenders Cleveland Cavaliers, European club champions Maccabi Tel Aviv start their defense with a team missing some of last season’s key players.

Having lost to the Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets in pre-season friendlies, Blatt’s successor Guy Goodes knows he faces a tough task to emulate last term’s success although Thursday’s opener at home to French side Limoges should be a straightforward task.

Oct 12, 2014

Soccer-Kolarov blasts abusive Serbia fans after Armenia draw

BELGRADE, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Serbia fans should keep their anger in check over the national team’s poor results and be more supportive, defender Aleksandar Kolarov said after the team’s 1-1 Euro 2016 qualifying draw at Armenia.

Fan message boards were littered with abusive comments after the Serbs barely avoided defeat with a last-gasp Zoran Tosic equaliser in the Group I match on Saturday and Kolarov lashed out at the critics.

Oct 1, 2014

Serbia manager Advocaat axes misfits Subotic and Ljajic

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia’s Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic and AS Roma midfielder Adem Ljajic will take no part in the Euro 2016 qualifiers under Dutchman Dick Advocaat, the Balkan nation’s coach said on Wednesday.

Subotic has not played for Serbia since last October while Ljajic, who was axed by Sinisa Mihajlovic before the Euro 2012 qualifiers, made a cameo appearance in a 1-1 draw with France in last month’s friendly.

Oct 1, 2014

Soccer-Serbia manager Advocaat axes misfits Subotic and Ljajic

BELGRADE, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Serbia’s Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic and AS Roma midfielder Adem Ljajic will take no part in the Euro 2016 qualifiers under Dutchman Dick Advocaat, the Balkan nation’s coach said on Wednesday.

Subotic has not played for Serbia since last October while Ljajic, who was axed by Sinisa Mihajlovic before the Euro 2012 qualifiers, made a cameo appearance in a 1-1 draw with France in last month’s friendly.

Sep 19, 2014

Partizan blast fans for anti-semitic banner

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbian first division side Partizan Belgrade have condemned their fans who displayed an anti-semitic banner during the Europa League match against Tottenham Hotspur and asked the Balkan nation’s government to identify the offenders.

A small group of die-hard Partizan fans displayed a banner reading “Only Jews and Pussies” as a mock-up of the motif of the “Only Fools and Horses” British television comedy series.

Sep 19, 2014

Soccer-Partizan blast fans for anti-semitic banner

BELGRADE, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Serbian first division side Partizan Belgrade have condemned their fans who displayed an anti-semitic banner during the Europa League match against Tottenham Hotspur and asked the Balkan nation’s government to identify the offenders.

A small group of die-hard Partizan fans displayed a banner reading “Only Jews and Pussies” as a mock-up of the motif of the “Only Fools and Horses” British television comedy series.

Sep 8, 2014

Djokovic out of Serbia’s Davis Cup clash with India

BELGRADE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic will miss Serbia’s Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against India in Bangalore next weekend, the Balkan nation’s coach Bogdan Obradovic said on Monday.

“Djokovic will definitely not join us in India and his fatigue is the biggest reason,” Obardovic told Serbia’s tennis federation website (www.teniskisavez.com).

Sep 8, 2014

Tennis-Djokovic out of Serbia’s Davis Cup clash with India

BELGRADE, Sept 8 (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic will miss Serbia’s Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against India in Bangalore next weekend, the Balkan nation’s coach Bogdan Obradovic said on Monday.

“Djokovic will definitely not join us in India and his fatigue is the biggest reason,” Obardovic told Serbia’s tennis federation website (www.teniskisavez.com).

Sep 8, 2014

Tennis-Djokovic out of Serbia’s Davis Cup clash with India

BELGRADE, Sept 8 (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic will miss Serbia’s Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against India in Bangalore next weekend, the Balkan nation’s coach Bogdan Obradovic said on Monday.

“Djokovic will definitely not join us in India and his fatigue is the biggest reason,” Obardovic told Serbia’s tennis federation website (www.teniskisavez.com).

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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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