Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tag: Sport

Paco Borao, President of AIMS

Belgrade Marathon Thwarted by Unsportsmanlike Conduct

The Belgrade Marathon has for over 30 years represented one of the largest sporting, social and humanitarian gems of Belgrade and Serbia. Having joined the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) in 1990, it has long been, and remains today, as a reference and a firm supporter of this new and beautiful sport. AIMS today boasts a total of 449 members from 118 countries, including Serbia

Ambassador Kati Csaba Welcomes Youth Women’s Water Polo Team

On the 110th anniversary and the official inauguration of the Water Polo World League (FINA), 4th FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championship to be held in Belgrade from 27th August – 2nd September.

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Champions Don’t Just Disappear

“He can’t come back,” I’m told philosophically by a British fellow journalist, unprovoked, while I peacefully drank my coffee a day before the start of Wimbledon. “Đoković," he continued theatrically. “There are simply too many problems. He won’t reach the semi-finals.”

“Sports Heroes” Exhibition Opened At The Instituto Cervantes

The exhibition "Sports Heroes" at Instituto Cervantes is a story of Spanish sports champions. From the Olympic Games held in Barcelona in 1992 to...

American-Serbian Relations In Basketball:

How An American & A Serb Changed World Basketball

Belgrade will this mid-August host the international ’Basketball Without Borders’ (BWB) camp, which is traditionally organised by the World Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the American National Basketball Association (BNA), which is just one of the fruits of the joint “masterpiece” of the long-serving FIBA secretary general and NBA commissioner

FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Against Viagogo

World football’s governing body, FIFA, has filed a criminal complaint against the Swiss online ticket resale platform Viagogo after receiving “numerous complaints” over its “opaque and deceptive” practices.

Local Sport – Rugby League:

Rising Red Star

Red Star RLC is going from strength to strength as it strives to join the rugby league world elite
Luka Doncic

Luka Dončić

Born To Play Basketball

The youngest player ever to march his team to a Final Four is now the youngest to become the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP, as well. Slovenian born Luka Doncic, who turned 19 on the last day of February, was voted by the fans and media as the 2017-18 season's best player after leading Real Madrid through a minefield of injuries all the way to championship game against Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul
Dejan Nikolić

Dejan Nikolić, Director of the Belgrade Marathon

Athletics Association of Serbia Obstructs Country’s Biggest Athletics Event

Last year's 30th Belgrade Marathon broke all previous records on its new course - 7,000 participants from 70 countries – while beautifying the event with selected words were legends of world sport Carl Lewis, Roza Mota, Galina Chistyakova, Bob Beamon, Mike Powell, Lasse Virén, Kevin Young and Javier Sotomayor. Not even the Olympic Games has so many “ambassadors” of this format have no Olympic Games

Toyota Backs Serbian Olympic Team On Road To Tokyo

Cooperation between Toyota and the Olympic Committee of Serbia was confirmed at the Embassy of Japan on 30th January with the signing of a...

International Winter Sports 2018

The friendly ice hockey match between the team "Drvene nogice" from Serbia and Finnish team "Jormas" was held on Thursday, January 25th, in the...

Best Sportswomen And Men Of 2017

The traditional choice of best sportswoman and man was made at the Serbian parliament on 22 December 2017, organised by the Serbian Olympic Committee...

XXXII Olympic Summer Games, Tokyo 2020 Connecting Millions Of Visitors To...

The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, are planned to be held from 24th July to 9th August 2020 in Tokyo. It will be the second time that Tokyo has hosted the Olympics.

Svetislav Pešić, One Of The World’s Top Basketball Coaches:

Basketball VET

Svetislav Pešić, one of the world’s best basketball coaches, driven by the challenge of making Germany a European and world power in basketball, arrived at the German Basketball Federation precisely 30 years ago, and as early as the first press conference he stated that Germany would become European champions in basketball.

Premiere Screening Of The Film ‘250 Steps’

The documentary film “250 Stepenika” (250 Steps), about the generation of Yugoslav basketball players who won the 1987 World Junior Championships, premiered in the Yugoslav Drama Theatre’s packed Ljuba Tadić Hall

NBA Players Who Play / Miss In Eurobasket 2017

During the FIBA Eurobasket tournament, fans will watch some of the best basketball players in the world. Many have experience in the NBA. Those who are no longer playing have their name presented in italics while others who have not made their debut have an asterisk * by their name.
Charity Masters

30th Belgrade Marathon - 11th CorD Charity Masters:

The Marathon Runners Warm Up Belgrade

Despite a low temperature for this time of year the jubilee 30th Belgrade Marathon showed once again that positive vibrations, socialising and sporting spirit are what has kept this event running for three decades.

Borislav Stanković, FIBA Secretary General Emeritus:

The Man Who Changed International Basketball

The Olympic Games in Rio were, among other things, a testament to the incredible impact that Bora Stanković has left on basketball, as he and the former commissioner of the NBA, David Stern, unified the game a quarter of a century ago
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