Friday, 19 August 2022

Croatia's Tot Wins Bronze in Women's Canoe Single 500m at European Championships

ZAGREB, 19 August, 2022 - Croatia's Vanesa Tot on Friday won the bronze in the final race in the event called "the women's canoe single 500m" in Munich during the European Championships. Tot, the first Croatian woman canoeist who competed in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, finished the race in Munich with a time 2:06.682, . being by 3.096 seconds slower than the European champion, Spaniard Maria Corbero. The silver went to Ukrainian Liudmyla Luzan.  On Sunday, the 23-year-old Tot will compete in the final race of the event, "the women's canoe single 200m".
Thursday, 18 August 2022

Tough Night for Hajduk as Villarreal Dominate in Conference League Play-off First Leg

August 18, 2022 - Villarreal dominates in the Conference League play-off first leg, beating Hajduk 4:2 in Spain.  Villarreal and Hajduk met on Thursday in Valencia, Spain, for a spot in the Conference League group stage.  Hajduk has been waiting 12 years for a spot in the group stage of a European competition. Tonight, they met last year's Champions League semi-finalist and Europa League champions the season before that, knocking out Dinamo Zagreb on their way to the title. Villarreal had not seen defeat in their last ten games and recorded victories against Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, and Inter. Villarreal is led by…
Thursday, 18 August 2022

Borna Ćorić Takes Out Rafael Nadal to Advance in Cincinnati!

August 18, 2022 - Borna Ćorić proves he's fit again after knocking out World No. 3 tennis player Rafael Nadal of the Cincinnati Masters.  Borna Ćorić beats Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal 7:6(9), 4:6, 6:3 and advanced to the 3rd round of the Masters Series ATP tournament in Cincinnati. Ćorić thus spoils Nadal's return to tennis in his comeback match, the first after Wimbledon, when he surrendered to Nick Kyrgios in the semi-final.  In a match lasting 2 hours and 51 minutes, Ćorić achieved the greatest success of the season, proving that he is fit again after a long break due to injury. After…
Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Sandra Perković Becomes European Discus Champion for 6th Consecutive Time!

August 16, 2022 - Sandra Perković becomes the European discus champion for the sixth consecutive time! In the dramatic European Championship final in Munich, Croatia's best female athlete beat the silver medalist, German Kristin Pudenz, by eight centimeters. After a phenomenal first day when Filip Mihaljević won the shot put gold, and Matea Parlov Koštro won silver in the marathon, a Croatian athlete was on the podium yet again in Munich. Pudenz made it difficult for Perković in the second series, throwing 65.05 meters, to which Perković answered with 65.77 meters. However, the highly motivated German threw an excellent 66.93 meters…
Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Bodo/Glimt Better than Dinamo in Champions League Play-off First Leg

August 16, 2022 - Bodo/Glimt narrowly beats Dinamo 1:0 in Norway on Tuesday night in the first leg of the Champions League play-off round.  Bodo/Glimt and Dinamo met in Bodo, Norway, on Tuesday night in the first of the last two battles to enter the Champions League. Aspmyra Stadium, which holds 8,300 spectators, was said to be nearly sold out. Bodo/Glimt is the only obstacle between Dinamo and the elite football competition, which guarantees around 20 million euros. Dinamo says they have already achieved their first goal, which is playing in the Europa League group stage, but we all know…
Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Hajduk Football Fan Convicted in Portugal for Attacking Reporter

ZAGREB, 16 August, 2022 - A 22-year-old Hajduk football fan was convicted in the Portuguese city of Guimarães for attacking a television cameraman, receiving a suspended prison sentence of one year and three months, and he must pay the cameraman €600 in damages, a local police spokesman told Hina. A suspended sentence means he has been released, but if he commits a new criminal offence in Portugal during the specified period, he will be imprisoned and serve the sentence, the spokesman said in a telephone conversation on Tuesday. The football fan, whose name was not revealed by the Portuguese police,…
Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Croatia's Mihaljević European Champion in Men's Shot Put in Munich

ZAGREB, 15 August, 2022 - Croatia's shot put record holder, Filip Mihaljević, won the European title in the men's shot put event in Munich on Monday evening, with the winning distance of 21.88 metres which he had in his last throw. Serbia's shot-putter Armin Sinančević won the silver with 21.39 metres in his fifth throw, and Czech Tomaš Stanek grabbed the bronze (21.26 metres). The 28-year-old Mihaljević already had medals from the world and European indoor championships. On Monday morning Croatia's long-distance runner Matea Parlov Koštro won the silver medal in the women's marathon at the 2022 European Championships taking place in…
Monday, 15 August 2022

Croatia's Matea Parlov Koštro Wins Silver in Women's Marathon in Munich

ZAGREB, 15 August, 2022 - Croatian long-distance runner Matea Parlov Koštro on Monday won the silver medal in the women's marathon at the 2022 European Championships taking place in Munich. She finished with a time of 2:28.42, six seconds behind winner Aleksandra Lisowska of Poland. Third place was shared by Nienka Brinkman of the Netherlands and Miriam Dattke of Germany (2:28.52). This is Croatia's first marathon medal in a big competition.
Monday, 15 August 2022

SuperSport HNL Round 5: Dinamo Shocks Hajduk, Rijeka Drops to 9th, Bjelica on Way Out

August 15, 2022 - The SuperSport HNL 5th round was held last weekend, bringing some surprising results - especially amongst the traditionally top clubs. And we're not only talking about the Eternal Derby. A look at the SuperSport HNL round 5.  Sibenik v Istra 1961 (0:0) The 5th round opened on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Stadion Šubićevac in front of 1296 fans.  This match wasn't too exciting to watch, as it finished without goals. Sibenik had eight shots compared to Istra's 9, while Sibenik held 44% possession to Istra's 56%. Sibenik committed 17 fouls to Istra's 7. 
  Sibenik is…
Sunday, 14 August 2022

Sinković Brothers Win Gold at European Rowing Championships

ZAGREB, 14 August, 2022 - Croatian brothers Valent and Martin Sinković on Sunday won the gold medal in the Men's Double Sculls at the 2022 European Rowing Championships taking place in Munich. The brothers won their 19th big competition medal with a time of 6:35.93. Spain's Aleix Garcia Pujolar and Rodrigo Conde Romen (6:38.46) finished second, while Latvia's Armandas Kelmelis and Dovydas Nemeravicius were third (6:42.11).
Sunday, 14 August 2022

Zagreb Crew Wins 25th Neretva Boat Marathon

ZAGREB, 13 Aug (Hina) - The crew from Zagreb won the 25th Neretva Boat Marathon, and raced on Saturday afternoon down a 22.5 kilometre stretch of the river Neretva from the town of Metković to the seaport of Ploče. The Zagreb crew finished the race in two hours and eight minutes of rowing. The Stablina crew finished second, and a crew from Metković finished third. Thirty crews competed this year. The Neretva Boat Marathon is an amateur sporting competition between rowers in traditional boats. Each crew consists of ten rowers, a drummer, and a cox. The race is one of the most important tourist…
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