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Mar 2, 2015

Dortmund’s Subotic turns down Serbia return

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic has turned down Serbia coach Radovan Curcic’s request to resume his international career ahead of the national team’s crunch Euro 2016 qualifiers, the Balkan nation’s football association (FSS) has said.

The 26-year old centre-back last played for Serbia in October 2013, when he walked out on the national team at the end of their futile World Cup 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Mar 2, 2015

Soccer-Dortmund’s Subotic turns down Serbia return

BELGRADE, March 2 (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic has turned down Serbia coach Radovan Curcic’s request to resume his international career ahead of the national team’s crunch Euro 2016 qualifiers, the Balkan nation’s football association (FSS) has said.

The 26-year old centre-back last played for Serbia in October 2013, when he walked out on the national team at the end of their futile World Cup 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Mar 2, 2015

Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

BELGRADE (Reuters) – The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters on Sunday.

Cutting a relaxed figure following afternoon practice less than 24 hours after losing the Dubai Open final to Roger Federer, the eight-times grand slam champion explained the tough decision which changed his life.

Mar 1, 2015

Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

BELGRADE (Reuters) – The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters on Sunday.

Cutting a relaxed figure following afternoon practice less than 24 hours after losing the Dubai Open final to Roger Federer, the eight-times grand slam champion explained the tough decision which changed his life.

Mar 1, 2015

Tennis-Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

BELGRADE, March 1 (Reuters) – The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters on Sunday.

Cutting a relaxed figure following afternoon practice less than 24 hours after losing the Dubai Open final to Roger Federer, the eight-times grand slam champion explained the tough decision which changed his life.

Feb 26, 2015

Maccabi win thriller as Real rout Red Star

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Euroleague holders Maccabi Tel Aviv and record eight-time winners Real Madrid edged closer to the playoffs of Europe’s elite club competition with contrasting wins on Thursday.

Maccabi edged Panathinaikos 73-70 while Real recovered from an early 14-6 deficit to blow away Red Star Belgrade 85-61 after the visitors committed a whopping 19 turnovers.

Feb 26, 2015

Basketball-Maccabi win thriller as Real rout Red Star

BELGRADE, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Euroleague holders Maccabi Tel Aviv and record eight-time winners Real Madrid edged closer to the playoffs of Europe’s elite club competition with contrasting wins on Thursday.

Maccabi edged Panathinaikos 73-70 while Real recovered from an early 14-6 deficit to blow away Red Star Belgrade 85-61 after the visitors committed a whopping 19 turnovers.

Feb 24, 2015

Sometimes I have to let it rip, says Djokovic

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s flamboyant on-court demeanor may be occasionally unacceptable but it is an integral part of his success, the world number one said.

In a pre-recorded appearance on Serbian state television aired on Monday night, the 27-year old from Belgrade also confirmed he would lead Serbia in their March 6-8 Davis Cup first-round home clash with traditional rivals Croatia.

Feb 24, 2015

Tennis-Sometimes I have to let it rip, says Djokovic

BELGRADE, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s flamboyant on-court demeanour may be occasionally unacceptable but it is an integral part of his success, the world number one said.

In a pre-recorded appearance on Serbian state television aired on Monday night, the 27-year old from Belgrade also confirmed he would lead Serbia in their March 6-8 Davis Cup first-round home clash with traditional rivals Croatia.

Feb 22, 2015

Listless United finally run out of luck

By Zoran Milosavljevic

(Reuters) – Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal lamented his team’s “missed chances” in Saturday’s 2-1 Premier League defeat at Swansea but the reality is that his side could only ride their luck for so long.

The Dutchman praised his team’s second-half overwhelming possession dominance which did not produce a single clear-cut opportunity and Swansea soaked up the pressure before Jonjo Shelvey unleashed a deflected screamer which beat David De Gea.

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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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