Novak Djokovic helps Serbia knock Japan out of Davis Cup

Tennis Nov 21, 2019

Novak Djokovic helps Serbia knock Japan out of Davis Cup

Japan bowed out of the Davis Cup Finals on Wednesday, going down to Serbia a day after opening its Group A campaign with a loss to France. Filip Krajinovic beat Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 6-4 in the opening singles rubber at Madrid's La Caja Magica before ...

U.S. clinches worst big-tourney finish, loses 94-89 to Serbia

Basketball Sep 12, 2019

U.S. clinches worst big-tourney finish, loses 94-89 to Serbia

The United States will leave the FIBA World Cup with its worst finish in a major international tournament, assured of finishing no better than seventh after falling to Serbia 94-89 in a consolation playoff game Thursday night. The previous worst finish for a U.S. men's ...

Serbia, Spain, Argentina still unbeaten

Basketball Sep 5, 2019

Serbia, Spain, Argentina still unbeaten

Serbia celebrated its third successive World Cup win after a majestic performance by guard Bogdan Bogdanovic helped lead it to a 92-77 win over Italy, while Argentina overpowered Russia 69-61 on Wednesday. Spain, the 2006 champion, made it three wins out of three with a ...

Serbia trounces Angola in FIBA World Cup opener

Basketball Aug 31, 2019

Serbia trounces Angola in FIBA World Cup opener

Serbia made a ruthless start to its FIBA World Cup title bid, thrashing Angola 105-59 in the opening match of the tournament on Saturday. Serbia, the 2016 Olympic silver medalist, was the strong favorite against Angola and wasted no time stamping its mark on the ...

As Balkans sit in EU's waiting room, China gets to work

Asia Pacific Apr 10, 2019

As Balkans sit in EU's waiting room, China gets to work

From coal plants to airports and bridges, China is forking out for investments across the western Balkans, laying groundwork for a new battle for influence on the European Union's fringe. The West has long eyed Russia as its chief rival in this turbulent corner of ...