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Romanian Rugby side Ştiinţa Baia Mare have become champions after an 11-3 win against Steaua Bucharest on Saturday night in the finals of the present edition of the Super League. The game was hosted by the Triumphal Arch Stadium in Bucharest with no fans in attendance because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was a well-deserved win for trophy holder Stiinta, which proved superior to their opponents in every respect.

Bulgarian athlete Boriana Kalein on Sunday won all the four finals of the rhythmic gymnastics championship hosted last weekend by the city of Cluj Napoca in western Romania. A European vice-champion this year and fifth-placed at the Tokyo Olympics, Boriana had also won the individual all-round event on Saturday

Romanian handball side CSM Bucharest on Sunday secured a 25-22 win against the Germans from Borussia Dortmund in a match that counted for the fourth leg of the Champions League. This has been the Romanians' second win, who are now ranking 6th in group A with 4 points on par with the side on the fifth position, Brest Bretagne. This has been the Germans' first defeat in this European season and CSM will be up against Buducnost Podgorica of Montenegro in Bucharest next Sunday. 

Last weekend saw the games of the twelfth leg of Romania's first football league. On Friday, Gaz Metan Medias secured a 2-1 home win against Dinamo Bucharest. On Saturday, FC Voluntari clinched a 2-1 away win against Sfantu Gheorghe and FCSB claimed a 3-0 win against FC Mioveni in Buzau.

On Sunday in Pitesti, southern Romania, local side FC Arges defeated Farul Constanta 2-1 then in Arad, UTA secured a one-nil win against FCU Craiova 1948. The day ended with the leg's most important match in southern Romania where Rapid Bucharest secured a 2-0 win against defending champions CFR Cluj.

Two games are due on Monday when FC Botoșani takes on Chindia Târgoviște and Universitatea Craiova plays Academica Clinceni. CFR tops the table with 30 points followed by FCSB and FC Voluntari, each with 24.
Publicat: 2021-10-19 00:10:00
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