Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag: Sport

Novak Đoković wins seventh Australian Open title

Serbian tennis player Novak Đoković won against Rafael Nadal from Spain 6-3, 6-2, 6-3, and achieved the record seven Australian Open titles! This is the...

Dejan Savić, Head Coach of the Serbia Men’s National Water Polo Team

Guardian of Sport’s Culture

I watched Dejan Savić throughout this entire playing career. From the age of 14 (1989), when Ratko Rudić gave him a chance in the Partizan first team and thus opened the door to him, as an extraordinary talent, all the way until 2010, when he retired from playing while at Red Star. He played in Spain, Italy and Russia, earning a great many friends everywhere. Alongside that, from the first to the 444th match for the national team, so many stories adorned with trophies, medals and individual awards
Spanish Riding School Vienna, Traditions That Last Over 450 Years

Spanish Riding School Vienna

Traditions That Last Over 450 Years

Levade, courbette and capriole are classical school jumps performed by the Lipizzaner stallions, who enchant their public at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. The traditions of this haute école of classic equestrianism have been passed down by word of mouth for around 450 years. Once these intelligent white stallions have completed their training, they are known as "professors"

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.
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