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Women's handball. The Romanian side SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea lost to the Montenegrin side Buducnost Podgorica, 29-28, on Saturday, in a Champions League Group B match. SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea, who were without six key players and their main coach Florentin Pera, put on a remarkable performance and were very close to winning their first point in this edition of the competition, but missed a chance to score the equalising goal in the very last seconds of the match. SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea will next be playing BV Borussia 09 Dortmund, on 22nd November, also away.


CSM Bucharest drew 22-all against the Slovenian side RK Krim Mercator Ljubljana in a home match on Saturday in the Champions League Group A. CSM, whose star player Cristina Neagu was on the substitute bench for this match, had a lacklustre performance. The end of the match was very dramatic, as both teams had chances to score the winning goal. CSM Bucharest will next be facing Rostov on Don on 19th November at home in a rescheduled third leg match.


In the first leg of the EHF European League third preliminary round, SCM Gloria Buzău, who were playing for the first time in a European competition, lost to the French side Nantes Atlantique Handball 23-16 in an away match. The second leg will be held on 22nd November in Buzău.


In men's handball, CSM Bucharest are one step closer to the round of last 16 of the EHF European Cup, after winning 30-23 an away match against the Bosnian side MRK Sloga Gornji Vakuf Uskoplje in the first leg of the competition's second round. The second leg will take place on 21st November in Bucharest.


We're now going to bring you the latest in men's volleyball. CSM Arcada Galaţi failed to make it to the Champions League group stage, having lost to the Polish side Jastrzebski Wegiel 3-nil in the competition's second preliminary round. Arcada will still be playing in the CEV Cup, where they will be facing the Bulgarian side Montana Volley, in the round of last 32.


We're going to end this roundup with football. The match between Romania and Norway due to take place on Sunday on the National Arena in Bucharest as part of Nations League B Group 1, was cancelled as the Norwegian side was quarantined following a positive test. In another group match, Austria defeated Northern Ireland 2-1. Romania will be playing Northern Ireland on Wednesday in Belfast in the last leg of the group. Without the result of the Romania vs Norway match, Austria are now in the first place in the group with 12 points, followed by Norway with 9 points, Romania with 4 points and Northern Ireland with 1 point. 



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