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When the Grand Slam tournaments upped their prize-money for players knocked out in the early rounds, they were thinking of people like Damir Dzumhur. Listen to the 21-year-old Bosnian's story and you appreciate that there is much more to this sport than the jet-setting world of multimillionaires such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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Kris Boyd is determined to leave Rangers manager Walter Smith with no option but to keep him in his team after netting twice against Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premier League. Rangers headed into the break trailing to a Frazer Wright goal after just nine minutes but Boyd came to the rescue for the Ibrox club, converting from the penalty spot and claiming his second just four minutes later.

Esme Redzepova, Boulevard Nightclub, London

Macedonia's presence in Britain is nowhere near as large as Poland's, but this is their national day, and it looks as if every Macedonian in town has come to see their country's most famous singer, Esme Redzepova, aka Queen of the Gypsies, bring a spectacular and intimate night of showmanship and soul to this R&B, house and hip-hop nightclub. The bouncers have never seen anything like it.

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Crime reporter charged with murders he wrote kills himself

A Macedonian journalist charged with murdering two elderly women - crimes he wrote about for his paper - and being investigated in a third death has apparently killed himself in prison.

One shot dead and nine wounded as violence mars Macedonian polls

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski declared victory in Macedonia's early parliamentary election yesterday after a vote marred by reports of fraud and gunbattles that could deal a blow to the Balkan country's European Union and NATO aspirations.

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