Fed Cup: Spain Defeats Serbia

KRALJEVO – Spain has defeated Serbia 3-0 in the Fed Cup World Group B Round 1 after Garbine Muguruza beat Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-4 in Kraljevo, central Serbia, on Sunday. Spain has qualified for the World Group play-offs, with Serbia to play to remain in Group B. On Saturday, the first day of the tie, … Read more

Marko Grujic Set To Sign For Liverpool FC

LIVERPOOL – Young Serbian footballer Marko Grujic has been granted a UK work permit and looks set to sign for Liverpool FC, the Daily Star reports. The paper said that the Red Star Belgrade midfielder – a major talent and a U-20 World Cup winner – has been given the green light for the Premier … Read more

Celebrated Serbian Former Volleyball Player Dejan Brdjovic Dies

BELGRADE – Serbia’s celebrated former volleyball player Dejan Brdjovic died suddenly late Monday aged 49, Vecernje novosti reported. Brdjovic was born on February 21, 1966 in Kraljevo, central Serbia. He captained the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia team, earning 300 caps for the national team and winning the bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. His … Read more

Red Star Belgrade Defends Radivoj Korac Cup

NIS – The basketball club Red Star (Crvena Zvezda) took the Radivoj Korac Cup for the second year straight in Nis on Sunday by defeating Mega Leks 80-74 (16-21 19-21 24-15 21-17). This is the third time Crvena Zvezda has won this trophy, with the other two finals being played in Belgrade and Kragujevac. Coach … Read more

Basketball Coach Aleksandar ‘Aco’ Petrovic Dies

BELGRADE – Famous basketball coach Aleksandar Petrovic died on Monday at the age of 56 after a long disease. Petrovic was born in Pozega on October 14, 1959 and during his career, he coached Belgrade-based Radnicki, Hemofarm, FMP, Lokomotiv – Rostov, UNICS, Zalgiris and Azovmash. He also assisted coach Svetislav Pesic with the Yugoslav national … Read more