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Friday, 30 July 2021

Tonči Stipanović Among Top 10 Sailors in Olympic Medal Race on Sunday!

July 30, 2021 - Tonči Stipanović will enter the race for an Olympic medal in the Laser class from 3rd place! On Sunday at 7:33 am Croatia time, he will have the opportunity to win his second medal at the Olympic Games after winning silver in Rio de Janeiro. The top ten sailors in the class will sail in the medal race, reports Sportske Novosti. The Mornar Split sailor has 74 negative points, three more than the second-placed Norwegian Hermann Tomasgaard and two less than the Cypriot Pavlos Contides, otherwise a club colleague. The gold has already been secured by Australian…
Friday, 30 July 2021

All-Croatian Olympic Doubles Final: Pavić and Mektić Take Gold, Čilić and Dodig Silver!

July 30, 2021 - Mate Pavić and Nikola Mektić have taken the gold medal in the all-Croatian Olympic doubles final against Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig!  Croatia increased its collection of medals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo today by winning both the gold and silver in the final of the tennis doubles tournament, in which Mate Pavić and Nikola Mektić, and Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig met on Friday.  First seed Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić reached the finals with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the USA's Austin Krajicek and Tennys Sandgren, while Čilić and Dodig defeated New Zealand's Michael Venus and…
Friday, 30 July 2021

Damir Martin Wins Olympic Rowing Bronze Medal in Tokyo!

July 30, 2021 - Damir Martin increases Croatia's medal count in Tokyo to 4 with an Olympic rowing bronze medal in single sculls! Croatian rower Damir Martin won the bronze medal in single sculls at the Olympic Games in Tokyo! The gold was won by the Greek rower Stefanos Ntouskos, and the silver by Norwegian rower Kjetil Borch. Martin paddled the final very tactically. In the middle of the race, he was about two seconds behind the leading trio, and alongside Ntouskos and Borch, Denmark's Sverri Nielsen was at the top. The situation was similar 500 meters before the finish.…
Friday, 30 July 2021

Europa Conference League Qualifiers: Hajduk Eliminated, Rijeka and Osijek Move to 3rd Round

July 30, 2021 - The return match of the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers 2nd round was played on Thursday. Hajduk has thus been eliminated from the new competition, while Rijeka and Osijek move forward to the 3rd round. Hajduk finished their European journey this season in the 2nd qualifying round of the Conference League, as Kazakhstani club Tobol beat them 4:1 in extra time and thus made up for the two-goal deficit from the first game in Split.  It was 0-0 until the 56th minute until Tobol scored three goals in 11 minutes. Dušan Jovančić scored the leading goal…
Friday, 30 July 2021

Croatian Smart Tourism Pilot Project Begins Under Smartmed Auspices

July the 30th, 2021 - Could a Croatian smart tourism project be the way forward for tourism not only here in Croatia but for the entire Mediterranean region? We know tourism has been hit like never before over the last eighteen or so months since the coronavirus pandemic struck the world, and this could be a vitally important way forward. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, the Ministry of Tourism and Sport is developing a unique pilot project for Croatian smart tourism worth 1.1 million kuna. It will be implemented until February next year, and it is a pilot project of the…
Friday, 30 July 2021

500 Croatian Dash City Electric Scooters Now Present in 15 Cities

July the 30th, 2021 - Croatian Dash City electric scooters are now present in as many as fifteen Croatian cities, and their number has reached an impressive 500. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, the Croatian Dash City company has introduced a system of renting out electric scooters using a mobile application (app) in fifteen Croatian cities and municipalities - Umag, Rabac, Rab, Lopar, Crikvenica/Selce, Zadar, Biograd, Sv Filip i Jako/Turanj, Tisno, Murter, Kastela, Supetar, Gradac, Korcula and Lumbarda. It is the first company in the Republic of Croatia and the country's wider region to deal with the rental of increasingly popular…
Friday, 30 July 2021

Uplift Platform Seeks to Aid Small Enterprises in Market Development

July the 30th, 2021 - The Uplift platform is a Croatian platform aimed at providing help and aid to micro and small enterprises in terms of their wider market development. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, micro, small and medium entrepreneurship is recognised as one of the key segments of the Croatian economy, and encouraging their improvement is vital for the development of a better and more competitive economy, at least according to Gea Kariz, the Marketing Manager at Mastercard, which is the holder of the Uplift.hr platform. The Uplift platform is aimed at helping micro-enterprises, as well as small and…
Friday, 30 July 2021

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric Planning to Slash VAT on Food

July the 30th, 2021 - Finance Minister Zdravko Maric has announced that he does indeed intend to slash VAT on food during a recent guest appearance on RTL Danas (Today). As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, before we take to the subject at hand, it's worth noting that Finance Minister Zdravko Maric did not accept the proposals of the National Association of Caterers on lowering VAT on beverages and respecting labour costs as a tax deduction. Let's look at precisely why didn't he satisfy this association's wishes. "We always end up talking about VAT somehow..." stated Maric. "It's not just a question of…
Thursday, 29 July 2021

Honoring Ivo Banac: Almanac By His Colleagues and Friends Published

July 29, 2021 - In honor of Ivo Banac, an almanac by his friends and associates was recently published to reflect on this famous yet controversial academic and showcase the research Banac inspired in others.  The first anniversary of Croatian academic Ivo Banac's death coincides with publishing an almanac of scientific work in his honor. As the Ivo Pilar Social Research Institute reported on its website, the motivation for the book is not Banac's death, but rather the 70th birthday Dr. Banac celebrated in 2017, when the honoring symposium was arranged for him. Ivo Banac sadly died on June 30,…
Thursday, 29 July 2021

It's Official: Davor Šuker No Longer Croatian Football Federation President!

July 29, 2021 - After nine years, the Croatian Football Federation Assembly unanimously removed President Davor Šuker. The new Croatian Football Federation president is Marijan Kustić. The election of a new president, who was elected publicly and unanimously, was a formality because the former first HNS operative Kustić received support from all county unions and the City of Zagreb before the election session of the HNS Assembly and was the only candidate. It became clear that Šuker had no prospects for a new term when the Zagreb Football Association prevented him from doing so. "This is a big and emotional…
Thursday, 29 July 2021

Gold Medal Match Between Croatian Players for the First Time Ever!

July 29, 2021 - Historic! An unthinkable and spectacular event has happened today not only in Croatian sports history but also in the Olympic Games. Mate Pavić and Nikola Mektić have won today and there will be a Gold Medal Match between Croatian players in Tokyo 2020! The morning got off to a great start for Croatia at the Olympics, after the couple Marin Cilić and Ivan Dodig beat their New Zealand rivals in the semi-final, thus securing at least one medal for their country. But in recent days, everyone was closely following the fact that two pairs of Croatian…
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