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Wednesday, 27 April 2022

2022 World Cup Tickets: Last Day for Croatia Fans to Apply April 28

April 27, 2022 - Croatia fans can apply for 2022 World Cup tickets until Thursday, April 28 at 11:00 am! After more than 800,000 World Cup tickets were sold in the first phase, the ticket sales period opened on the website https://www.fifa.com/tickets (with a random draw if there is a higher number of entries than the number of available tickets), which runs until Thursday, April 28 at 11:00 Central European Time, reports HNS. Until that deadline, it is possible to apply for tickets for the Croatia national team matches. Croatia will play in Group F against Morocco (November 23), Canada (November…
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Ukrainian Rowing Team Arrives in Zagreb to Prep for 2022 World Rowing Cup

April 27, 2022 - Nineteen rowers from the Ukrainian rowing team will be preparing in Zagreb for the 2022 World Rowing Cup in Belgrade. Croatia continues to show a big heart and desire to help the Ukrainian people, and this time the athletes are helping. As a result of the war in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Rowing Federation sent a request to the Croatian Rowing Federation for help in organizing and financing the Ukrainian Rowing Team in Croatia. The HVS undertook all possible preliminary work on realizing their request and, in cooperation with the Croatian Olympic Committee, the Zagreb Sports Facilities…
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Ukrainian Women's National Volleyball Team Arrive in Croatia

ZAGREB, 27 April 2022 - Sixteen members of the Ukrainian women's national volleyball team and six members of their coaching staff arrived in Zagreb on Tuesday at the invitation of the Croatian Volleyball Federation to practise in the northern town of Nedelišće. The Ukrainians were welcomed at Zagreb airport by the Director of the Croatian Volleyball Federation, Valentina Bifflin, the Secretary of the Croatian Volleyball Federation, Frane Žanić, and the Secretary General of the Croatian Olympic Committee, Siniša Krajač,  Acting at the recommendation of the International Olympic Committee, the Croatian Olympic Committee and the Croatian Volleyball Federation are helping top Ukrainian…
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Run for the Soul: Road Running Competition is Back in Imotski

April 27, 2022 - As part of the BlueRedGreen Lake project in Imotski, the 2nd Run for the Soul (road running competition) organized by the Triathlon Club Imotski will be held on May 14, 2022. As part of the 2nd Run for the Soul competition in Imotski, there will be a 10 km competition, a 5 km competition, and a children's race, reports tportal.hr. The basic idea is that children and parents perform together at one sporting event, both as competitors and as fans, which would be positive and affirmative for both of them. The organizers want both children and parents to be actively involved in a…
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Football for Peace: Hajduk and Shakhtar Donetsk Playing Friendly Match at Poljud

April 26, 2022 - Hajduk and Shakhtar Donetsk will play a friendly match on Sunday to raise money for Ukrainian war refugees.  Under the theme "Football for Peace", Hajduk and Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk will play a humanitarian friendly match at Poljud on Sunday, May 1. The goal of the match is to raise funds to help children left without parents in war-torn Ukraine who now need accommodation in the Republic of Croatia. "HNK Hajduk has already given its training grounds to coaches, staff, and over 80 Ukrainian children who were taken care of in Split, and we are especially glad that…
Monday, 25 April 2022

HNL Round 32 Recap: Osijek and Hajduk Fail to Catch Dinamo

April 25, 2022 - The 32nd round of the Croatian First League was held from April 22 to 24, 2022. Rijeka surprised Osijek on Saturday, while Hajduk collected only one point against Belupo, leaving Dinamo comfortably at the top of the table. Here is our HNL round 32 recap.  Hr. Dragovoljac v. Sibenik (3:1) Dragovoljac and Sibenik opened the 32nd round on Friday, April 22, 2022, in Zagreb, Majstorovic scored Dragovoljac's first goal for 1:0 in the 40th minute before Karrica increased the lead to 2:0 two minutes later. Majstorovic scored a penalty to make it 3:0 for Dragovoljac 10…
Monday, 25 April 2022

Queens of Shock: Croatia Qualifies for Women's EHF EURO 2022!

April 25, 2022 - In the great atmosphere of Žatika Hall in Poreč, the weakened Croatia women's senior national team defeated the Czech Republic 33:30 in the 6th round of Group 4 qualifiers for the women's EHF EURO 2022, thus qualifying for the tournament hosted by Slovenia, Montenegro, and North Macedonia at the end of the year! Croatia started with Ivana Kapitanović in goal, Paula Posavec and Ana Turk on the wings, Ana Debelić as the pivot, and Ćamila Mičijević, Valentina Blažević and Dejana Milosavljević in the outside positions. Stela Posavec entered the defense instead of Valentina Blažević. Croatia opened…
Sunday, 24 April 2022

Kalle Rovanpera Wins 2022 Croatia Rally!

April 24, 2022 - The 2022 Croatia Rally has come to an end on Sunday, with driver Kalle Rovanpera taking the title at this year's race!  Finn Kalle Rovanpera (Toyota) celebrated at this year's WRC Croatia Rally. At the dramatic end of the race, he surpassed Estonian Ott Tanak (Hyundai) by 4.3 seconds in total, reports HRT.  From the very beginning of the Croatia Rally on Friday, Rovanpera led after each stage. But the downpour and more suitable tires that Tanak had turned things around at the very top of the standings. Tanak took the lead with a 1.4-second better time…
Sunday, 24 April 2022

4Islands MTB Race: Croatia Takes 2nd Place in Masters Category

April 24, 2022 - After two days on the island of Krk and one day on Rab and Cres, the teams welcomed the grand finale of the 4Islands MTB race on Lošinj on Saturday. In addition to endurance, the last section also required technical performance, and in some parts of the track, even the best had to push their bikes. The 40-kilometer-long track also carried 900 meters of ascent, which was demanding for competitors who have been cycling since Monday. Wilier Pirelli 2, Wout Alleman, and Gioele De Cosmo were the first to reach the finish line in Mali Lošinj with…
Sunday, 24 April 2022

European Water Polo Championship Draw Held at Peristil

April 24, 2022 - The group draw for the European Water Polo Championship was held in a spectacular way at Peristyle, inside Diocletian's Palace. The Croatia women's team will face Germany, Hungary, Greece, the Netherlands, and Romania, while the men will face Greece, Malta, and France in the main water polo tournament on the continent, which will be held in Split in August. Peristyle and water polo. At first, it sounds like a weird date, but if you found yourself nearby last night, you definitely made sure it was a winning combination. Magical and spectacular. Epithets followed one after the other because, in the…
Saturday, 23 April 2022

NK Rijeka Wins 3:1, Osijek Misses Golden Chance to Reach First Place

April 23, 2022 - In the derby of the 32nd round of the Croatian First League, the football players of NK Rijeka defeated Osijek 3-1 at home in Rujevica. NK Osijek missed out on a great opportunity to clinch the top of the table and would move into third place if Hajduk wins on Sunday. Goals for Rijeka were scored by Robert Murić ('19, PEN), Haris Vučkić ('36), and Josip Drmić ('48), while Antonio Mance ('65) reduced the score difference to 3-1, reports Slobodna Dalmacija. Both teams started attacking intensely at the beginning of the game, as several of Osijek's introductory…
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