Thursday, 25 August 2022

Hajduk Drops Out of UEFA Europa Conference League After Play-off Defeat to Villarreal

August 25, 2022 - Hajduk has dropped out of the UEFA Europa Conference League on a 2-6 aggregate to Villarreal. The Split club lost 0:2 at Poljud on Thursday night.  Hajduk and Villarreal met in the second leg of the Conference League play-off at a sold-out Poljud stadium on Thursday. In the first match, Villarreal won 4:2 in Valencia, meaning Hajduk needed to score three goals to have a chance.  Villarreal is one of the best European teams and was certainly the favorite to move ahead. The Spanish club is last year's Champions League semi-finalist, and Europa League champions the season…
Thursday, 25 August 2022

Will an American Guard save Croatian Basketball?

25th August 2022 - According to the Croatian Basketball Federation (HKS) news, Croatian Basketball National Team Coach Damir Mulaomerović has presented his final 12 man rosters for the pre-qualifiers and the Euros before tonight's pre-qualifier match against Poland. Roko Rogić, who did not play at the tournament in the Czech Republic, had already left the national team earlier and now the coach removed and thanked Pavlo Marčinković, Mateo Drežnjak and Goran Filipović.   Croatian Basketball National Team Coach Damir Mulaomerović (Photo: HKS / Marin Sušić) The Croatian jersey will be worn like this during the next weeks: 1 Toni Perković 3 Jaleen…
Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Dinamo Advance to Champions League Group Stage after Extra Time in Zagreb!

August 24, 2022 - With two quick goals in the final minutes of extra time, Dinamo has secured a spot in the Champions League group stage!  Dinamo and Bodo/Glimt met in the return match of the Champions League play-off at Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb on Wednesday.  In the first match, Bodo/Glimt won at home with a minimum of 1:0. In their quest for the Champions League group stage, Dinamo and Bodo met at a sold-out Maksimir Stadium. Coach Ante Čačić could not on Josip Mišić due to cards. Lineups Dinamo (4-2-3-1): Livaković - Ristovski, B. Šutalo, Perić, Ljubičić - Ademi, Ivanušec…
Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Croatia National Team Joins Popular FIFA 23 Video Game!

August 24, 2022 - The Croatian Football Federation has reached an agreement with Electronic Arts, the global leader in digital interactive entertainment, and the Croatia national team will be included in EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23! This July, EA SPORTS announced details of the new edition of the world's most popular football video game, EA SPORTS FIFA 23, which will be available from September 30 this year. The Croatian Football Federation proudly announces that all players will be able to select the Croatia national football team, reports HNS. "We are extremely happy that we have reached an agreement with EA SPORTS regarding…
Monday, 22 August 2022

Croatia's Long-Distance Swimmer Levačić Swims from Scotland to Ireland (VIDEO)

ZAGREB, 22 August, 2022 - Croatia's long-distance swimmer Dina Levačić swam the North Channel on Sunday, becoming thus the first Croat to swim this 34-kilometre-wide strait between north-eastern Northern Ireland and south-western Scotland. It took 10 hours, 26 minutes and 58 seconds for this 26-year-old girl from Split to conquer this channel, and she is the 104th person and 43rd woman to complete this adventure. In June this year, she swam the Strait of Gibraltar. So far, she has completed six of the Oceans Seven swims. Oceans Seven The Oceans Seven is a marathon swimming challenge consisting of seven open water channel swims. It was proposed in…
Monday, 22 August 2022

Croatia's Borna Ćorić Wins ATP Cincinnati Masters

ZAGREB, 22 August, 2022 - Croatia's tennis player Borna Ćorić on Sunday beat World No. 7, Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, (7-6, 6-2), to win the ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati. The 25-year-old Ćorić, who currently ranks 152nd, has thus become the lowest ranking tennis player to win a Masters 1000 tournament. This has been the second final in a Masters 1000 tournament for this Croatian player born in Zagreb. Four years ago he reached the final of the ATP Masters 1000 Shanghai, where he was defeated by Serbia's Novak Đoković. Ćorić's career high was the 12th place on the ATP rankings in 2018.
Monday, 22 August 2022

Hrvatska Kuca - Croatian House in Qatar to Double Up as Hotel for World Cup

August the 22nd, 2022 - Hrvatska kuca (Croatian house) will certainly make a mark in Qatar as we head towards the World Cup, set to take place in that Arab peninsula country. As Morski writes, the Croatian national football team will go to the World Cup in Qatar to defend the silver from Russia, and will have an even stronger presence owing to the sensational and spectacular Hrvatska kuca (Croatian house) located down by the sea. All of the necessary contracts have been signed and all of the permits for the future Hrvatska kuca have been secured, meaning that during…
Sunday, 21 August 2022

Croatia's Canoeist Tot wins second bronze at European championships

ZAGREB, 21 August, 2022 - Croatian Vanesa Tot on Sunday won the bronze in the women's canoe single 200 metres at the European Championships in Munich after she was recently third in the canoe single 500m. The European champion in today's women's single 200 metres was Antia Jacome of Spain (48.642), and Ukrainian Liudmyla Luzan grabbed the silver. The 23-year old Tot was just 0.05 seconds faster than the fourth-placed Polish canoeist Katarzyna Szperkiewicz.
Sunday, 21 August 2022

Filip Hrgović Becomes New Mandatory Challenger for IBF World Heavyweight Title!

August 21, 2022 - Filip Hrgović beats Zhilei Zhang after a tough 12 rounds and is the new mandatory challenger for the IBF world heavyweight title.  Filip Hrgović is the new mandatory challenger for the IBF heavyweight world champion belt. Filip won by a unanimous decision against Zhilei Zhang and thus achieved the biggest success of his career in the IBF world heavyweight title eliminator fight at The Jewel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  This is only the third time that Hrgović did not end the fight with a knockout, and this was Zhang's first loss in his 26th professional appearance. So far, he…
Sunday, 21 August 2022

Unstoppable Borna Ćorić Wins Spot against Stefanos Tsitsipas in Cincinnati Final!

August 21, 2022 - The fantastic week for Croatian tennis player Borna Ćorić continues as he advances to the final of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati with a 6-3, 6-4 victory against British tennis player Cameron Norrie. Ćorić will play in the Cincinnati Masters final on Sunday night against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Ćorić will thus play in the final of the Masters 1000 tournament for the second time. It happened for the first time in Shanghai in 2018, and on this occasion, he will face Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas for the Cincinnati Masters title.  Once again this week, Ćorić was…
Saturday, 20 August 2022

European Shot Put Champion Mihaljević Gets Back Gold Medal

ZAGREB, 20 August, 2022 - Croatia's best shot putter Filip Mihaljevic has his European Championship gold medal back after reporting it missing following his return home from Germany, the German dpa news agency reported on Saturday. Airport police in Munich were quoted by the dpa as saying on Saturday that "an employee of German carrier Lufthansa had found the medal and that it has been returned to Mihaljević". "Mihaljević flew home on Wednesday and, upon his arrival there, noticed he no longer had the medal. He reported the loss and said he last had it at the airport, which led to a…
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