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Tuesday, 7 September 2021

2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Croatia Tops Slovenia 3:0 at Poljud!

September 7, 2021 - Croatia tops Slovenia in their final 2022 World Cup qualifier this month thanks to goals by Marko Livaja, Mario Pašalić, and Nikola Vlašić!  Croatia met Slovenia in their final 2022 World Cup qualifier this month at Poljud Stadium in Split. Around 20,000 spectators were expected for this match, though only those with COVID certificates were able to enter the stadium. Split Police have been vigilant since the morning to avoid any incidents.  Recall, Croatia already played two qualifiers in the last week - against Russia in Moscow, and against Slovakia in Bratislava, taking 4 points. Slobodan…
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

CRO Race Cycling Spectacle Returns in September for 6th Edition!

September 7, 2021 - The sixth edition of the international cycling race CRO Race will be held from September 28 to October 3 and will host about twenty cycling teams from Europe, Asia, America, and Australia, in six stages, on a route of more than 1,000 kilometers throughout Croatia. The inclusion of the race in the World Cycling Organization (UCI) calendar and the 2.1 qualification rank of the race confirms the excellent status that CRO Race has in the cycling world. "Along with top sports excitement and sound cycling names, this is a unique project that promotes Croatia in more…
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Ivan Perišić to Captain Croatia against Slovenia: Every Game at Poljud is Special

September 7, 2021 - Croatia national team coach Zlatko Dalić and Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perišić spoke to the press ahead of Croatia's final September 2022 World Cup qualifier at Poljud on Tuesday. Ivan Perišić will captain Croatia against Slovenia.  Croatia needs a victory at Poljud to increase points after consecutive visits to Russia and Slovakia. "Certainly, there will be no Livaković in goal; we will not take any risks; Gvardiol is also questionable. I am not inclined to force what I am not sure of, as in the case of Modrić and Budimir. We will go with healthy and ready…
Monday, 6 September 2021

Croatian Enrico Marotti Named 2021 Windsurfing World Champion!

September 6, 2021 - Enrico Marotti becomes the windsurfing world champion for the second time!  The 2021 World Windsurfing Championships were held last week on the Greek island of Paros. After 5 days of sailing and winds between 12 to 35 knots, Croatian windsurfer Enrico Marotti performed excellently. As a result, he became the 2021 World Champion in windsurfing, making him a double champion in the slalom discipline. "I am very pleased with how I performed the entire regatta. I managed to sail constantly and with quality, which I am very proud of. I am happy that I managed to…
Monday, 6 September 2021

Mandatory EU COVID Passports at Poljud and Croatia News Before Slovenia Qualifier

September 6, 2021 - Attending Croatia's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Slovenia in Split on Tuesday? Here's all you need to know about mandatory EU COVID passports at Poljud Stadium, Spaladium Area ticket sales, and match expectations.  Upon entering Poljud stadium for the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Croatia and Slovenia, which is played on Tuesday, September 7, visitors must present an EU digital Covid certificate, the Split Police reassured.  "We remind visitors that at the entrance they must have: purchased a personalized ticket, an identification document with a picture (identity card, passport, driver's license) based on which their identity…
Monday, 6 September 2021

Team Croatia Takes Home Record 7 Medals from Tokyo Paralympics

September 6, 2021 - A job well done for Team Croatia, taking home a record 7 medals from the Tokyo Paralympics this summer! By extinguishing the Paralympic flame at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, the 16th Summer Paralympic Games officially ended, with a record 4,537 athletes from 162 countries, including 22 Croatian Paralympians. Croatian athletes competed in a record eight sports, winning a record seven medals - three silver and four bronze. So far, Croatian Paralympians had won the most medals in London (2012) and Rio de Janeiro (2016), five each. They were certainly the most special Paralympic Games in…
Sunday, 5 September 2021

16 Tokyo Olympic Medalists Coming to Zagreb for 71st Boris Hanžeković Memorial

September 5, 2021 - The 71st Boris Hanžeković Memorial will be held at Zagreb's Mladost Stadium on September 13 and 14! The 71st Boris Hanžeković Memorial - Continental Tour Gold Athletic Rally was recently presented at a press conference in Zagreb. The director of the rally, Robert Šola, pointed out that 11 Olympic champions, 7 world champions, and 16 medal winners from the Tokyo Olympics have already confirmed their participation. "I can say that we will watch the rally even better than those we have enjoyed all these years. This year, for the first time, we will sell tickets for the…
Sunday, 5 September 2021

2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Croatia Win Confirms Right Path, Says Dalić

September 5, 2201 - Croatia defeated Slovakia in their second match of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers this month, taking a crucial 3 points to keep first place in the group.  After beating Slovakia in Bratislava, Croatia coach Zlatko Dalić said he was proud of the team's performance, primarily of the strong engagement of the players during the demanding away game. With the triumph in Bratislava, Croatia kept first place in the group before the third consecutive September match in the qualifications for the World Cup in Qatar next year. "Congratulations to our players on three points, but they deserve…
Saturday, 4 September 2021

2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Croatia Beats Slovakia in Bratislava

September 4, 2021 - In their second 2022 World Cup qualifier this month, Croatia beats Slovakia 1:0 in Bratislava. After drawing to Russia in Moscow, the Croatia national team met Slovakia in Bratislava as part of the most demanding mini-cycle in these 2022 World Cup qualifications. The starting lineups were released an hour before the match, which saw as many as five changes for Croatia. It was announced that starting goalkeeper Dominik Livaković would not be able to play tonight's match, and is questionable against Slovenia, with Osijek keeper Ivica Ivušić taking his place. Dalić also opted for Ivan Perišić, Andrej…
Saturday, 4 September 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Deni Černi Wins Shot Put Bronze, Ivan Mikulić Fighting for Taekwondo Gold!

September 4, 2021 - Deni Černi has secured the shot put bronze medal for Croatia, while Ivan Mikulić will fight for taekwondo gold later today at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo! Three Croatian Paralympians performed at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo today - Zoran Talić in the long jump, Deni Černi in the shot put, and Vladimir Gašpar in the javelin throw. The biggest success was achieved by Černi (28), who won the bronze medal in the F33 category with a result of 11.25! The athletic club OTOS Grubišno Polje member opened the competition with a result of 10.58, then threw 11.01,…
Friday, 3 September 2021

Mario Mandžukić Retires from Football

September 3, 2021 - Mario Mandžukić retires from football after 17 years on the pitch. The Croatian footballer announced the news with an emotional post on his Instagram profile today.  Mario Mandžukić announced the end of his playing career on Friday. One of the greatest Croatian footballers of all time said goodbye to his beloved sport after seventeen years on the pitch.  Mario announced the news in an emotional Instagram post on Friday.  "Dear little Mario, While you put on these boots for the first time, you can't even imagine what you will get to experience in football. You'll score…
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