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

Virtus Bologna retires Predrag Danilovic’s No. 5 jersey

BOLOGNA – Italy’s Virtus Bologna has honored Serbian basketball star Predrag Danilovic by retiring his No. 5 jersey. The ceremony took place on Sunday evening after a game between Virtus and Roma (85-89) in Bologna. About 10,000 Virtus fans came to salute Danilovic, former Yugoslav player and current chair of the Belgrade-based basketball club Partizan. A … Read more

Janko Tipsarevic: Operation went well

BELGRADE – Serbian tennis player Janko Tipsarevic said on Thursday his operation had been successful and that he could not wait to get back on the court. It was a complicated operation, but everything went well, he posted on Instagram, adding that he was happy that he had gone through with it and could not … Read more