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Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Tehnix FIM Speedway Grand Prix of Croatia in Donji Kraljevec on April 30!

April 13, 2022 - Speedway's 100th anniversary begins in Međimurje when it will host the Tehnix FIM Speedway Grand Prix of Croatia on April 30! After ten years, the World Speedway Championship returns to Međimurje, to the Millennium Stadium, where the 16 best drivers in the world will compete. Last season's runner-up Bartosz Zmarzlik leads drivers from all over the world, but also a representative of the host, Slovenian champion Matej Žagar, who will drive as a wildcard. In addition, two reserve drivers come from Hungary and Slovenia, Nick Skorija and Denis Fazekas. "We expect a sold-out stadium, about 7,000…
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Croatia Learns Opponents for 2022 World Water Polo Championships in Hungary

April 13, 2022 - The Croatia men's water polo team will play in Group B at the 2022 World Water Polo Championships in Hungary (June 18-July 3) against Greece, Germany, and Japan, according to last night's draw in Budapest. "We got a group in which we are big favorites along with Greece, of course, not underestimating Japan and Germany. I followed Germany this year through the World League games, where they did not impress. However, they have a very good Montenegrin coach, and we will have to be well prepared for them. We don't have a lot of information about Japan,…
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

4 Islands MTB Race on Krk, Cres, Lošinj and Rab Becomes Part of Ironman Epic Series

April 12, 2022 - The 4 Islands MTB Race is a five-day mountain bike race whose primary goal is to promote mountain biking as a recreation, hobby, sport, and lifestyle. This year differs from events in the past in that the Ironman group bought the Kvarner race and presented the "4 Islands MTB race" as part of their Epic series. Thus, Croatia and Kvarner will stand alongside Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Wales, Andorra, and South Africa. The additional value of this event is the promotion of the Croatian islands of Krk, Rab, Cres, and Lošinj as cycling destinations and improving cycling…
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

HNS and UEFA Meet in Nyon: Croatian Football House Project Presented to Čeferin

April 12, 2022 - HNS and UEFA met in Nyon, where they discussed several challenges in today's European football and presented the idea of creating a Croatian football house to President Aleksander Čeferin. A high delegation of the Croatian Football Federation led by President Marijan Kustić visited Uefa President Aleksandar Čeferin and his closest associates, reports HNS.  A meeting of the Uefa and HNS leaders was held on Monday at the headquarters of the umbrella European football federation in Nyon. UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin received a high-level HNS delegation, including President Kustić, Executive Director Tomislav Svetina, and Technical Director Stipe…
Monday, 11 April 2022

Billie Jean King Cup: Croatia Women's Tennis Team Defeats Sweden 3-0

April 11, 2022 - The Croatia women's tennis team defeated Sweden 3-0 in the 1st round of Group B at the Billie Jean King Cup, hosted in Antalya from Monday to Saturday. The first point for Iva Majoli's team was brought by the best junior in the world, 16-year-old Petra Marčinko, who defeated Jacqueline Cabaj Awad 6-0, 6-4 in her debut for the senior national team. Croatia's victory was secured by Ana Konjuh, who defeated Caijs Wilda Hennemann 6-1, 6-3, coming back from 0-3 in the second set. Petra Martić and Donna Vekić secured the final 3-0 without losing a…
Monday, 11 April 2022

All National Teams Confirmed for 2022 European Water Polo Championships in Split

April 11, 2022 - All teams have been confirmed for the 2022 European Water Polo Championships in Split this summer after Russia was disqualified.  After the aggression against Ukraine, LEN or the European Water Sports Organization banned all Russian athletes, including clubs and national teams from international competitions. It was then clear that Russia would not compete in the 35th European Water Polo Championships, which will be held this year in Split from August 27 to September 10, reports Sportske Novosti. Since Russia qualified for this competition in both men's and women's competitions, it was necessary to determine which national…
Monday, 11 April 2022

HNL Round 30 Recap: Dinamo Comes Back against Rijeka to Remain at Top

April 11, 2022 - The 30th round of the Croatian First League was held from April 8 to 10, 2022. This round saw Hajduk and Osijek narrowly win against Šibenik and Slaven Belupo, while Dinamo came back to beat Rijeka in the 86th minute. Here is our HNL round 30 recap.  Gorica v. Istra 1961 (1:1) Gorica and Istra opened the 30th round on Friday, April 8, 2022, in front of 1,086 fans in Velika Gorica. While the first half went without goals, Drena Belo put Istra in the lead for 0:1 in the 55th minute. Less than 10 minutes…
Sunday, 10 April 2022

Records Broken at 9th ISTRIA 100 by UTMB!

April 10, 2022 - The 9th edition of the Istria 100 by UTMB® races exceeded all expectations! More than 1,000 runners from all over the world gathered in Umag this weekend. This year's special feature included the largest number of Elite Runners so far, which resulted in an incredible increase in ambition and competitiveness in all races from 168km to 40km. "We were expecting a race full of excitement, but we were also surprised by how heartily all the runners set out to break the announced records. The winners of gold medals in almost all lengths stood out after less than…
Saturday, 9 April 2022

KHL Sisak Becomes Croatian Ice Hockey Champion!

April 9, 2022 - With a convincing 5:1 victory against KHL Zagreb in last night's fourth game of the Croatian Ice Hockey Championship finals, KHL Sisak took the Croatian champion title! With that, the 'Knights' of Sisak crowned their excellent season, which they played in the International Hockey League with Slovenian, Serbian, and Croatian clubs. In the playoffs after the IHL, Sisak showed that bringing in several experienced players, three quality American hockey players, and player and coach Luka Jarčov made for a memorable season. In the four final playoff games against Zagreb, Sisak secured their spot on the throne of…
Saturday, 9 April 2022

Meet Dario Gjergja, the Croatian Coach Leading Belgian Basketball

April 9, 2022 - TCN met Dario Gjergja, the coach of the award-winning basketball team Filou Ostende and also of the Belgian national basketball team. This Croat on top of Belgian basketball reaps success and has already won the Coach of the Year title 4 times!  Dario Gjergia is a Croatian coach who has found a second home in Belgium. In recent years he has achieved excellent results: during 11 seasons as coach at Filou Ostende, he has already won 10 national basketball championships (with the 11th still ongoing), and since 2008, he is the coach of the Belgian national team, appointed until…
Friday, 8 April 2022

Croatia Rally 2022 Around the Corner: 66 Crews from 26 Countries Arriving

April 8, 2022 - Croatia Rally 2022 returns from April 21 to 24 this year with 66 crews from 26 countries and some 350,000 spectators expected. Croatia Rally returns in precisely two weeks and will be stronger than ever. New speeds, new counties, new crews, and most importantly - even more content for viewers. The leading man of the Croatian rally, Daniel Šaškin, revealed all the details for Gol.hr.  "There will be teams from all over the world. Professional teams are coming, VIP zone, trade, food & drink, and, of course, the biggest fan zone. It will be the biggest…
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