BELGRADE Former European Cup winners had mixed fortunes in Champions League qualifying as Ajax Amsterdam and Red Star Belgrade squeezed into the playoff round while Celtic and Porto were eliminated after a dramatic evening on Tuesday.
BELGRADE Former European champions Ajax Amsetrdam were held to a 2-2 draw at PAOK in the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round tie while Red Star Belgrade could only manage a 1-1 home draw against FC Copenhagen on Tuesday.
BELGRADE Red Star Belgrade reached the Champions League third qualifying round with a 3-2 aggregate win over HJK Helsinki despite a tepid 2-1 defeat at the Finnish champions which infuriated coach Vladan Milojevic on Wednesday.
BELGRADE Montenegro have named Bosnian Faruk Hadzibegic as coach to replace Serb Ljubisa Tumbakovic who was sacked in June after boycotting the home qualifier with Kosovo for political reasons.
BELGRADE Former European Cup winners Celtic romped to a 5-0 home rout of Estonians Nomme Kalju in the first leg of their Champions League second qualifying round tie after forward Leigh Griffiths made an emotional return to action on Wednesday.
BELGRADE Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic's bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club.
BELGRADE Novak Djokovic does not have a problem with his outspoken peer on the men's ATP Tour Nick Kyrgios or the Australian's stinging remarks regarding the Serb's personality, the world number one said on Wednesday.
BELGRADE World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week's Italian Open final.
LONDON Former Yugoslavia and Aston Villa striker Savo Milosevic will make his managerial debut at Partizan Belgrade after being appointed head coach by the Serbian first division club on Thursday.
BELGRADE Crystal Palace midfielder Luka Milivojevic has been axed from Serbia's squad for their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign after falling out with coach Mladen Krstajic over their group stage exit at last year's World Cup.