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Tuesday, 19 July 2022

SuperSport Croatian Football Cup Draw: First Matches August 31

July 19, 2022 - The SuperSport Croatian Football Cup draw was held on Tuesday, revealing the preliminary matches of Croatian clubs looking for a spot in the round of 32.  The draw for the preliminary round of the SuperSport Croatian Football Cup was held on Tuesday in Zagreb. The pairs that will try to fight for the main part of the competition, in which 16 clubs with the best cup coefficient in the past five seasons are already placed, are known, announced HNS.  The winners of all county cups and 11 finalists of those county associations with the largest number…
Tuesday, 19 July 2022

Sandra Perković and Marija Tolj in Discus Final at World Athletics Championships!

July 19, 2022 - Discus queen Sandra Perković and her young Croatia teammate Marija Tolj have qualified for the discus final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon! Croatian athletes Sandra Perković and Marija Tolj qualified for the discus final at the World Athletics Championships in the USA! The norm for the final was 64 meters, or the best 12 results, reports HRT.  Sandra Perković did the job already in the first series of her qualification group, throwing the discus 64.23 meters, so there was no need for the next two attempts. Tolj, on the other hand, entered the finals…
Monday, 18 July 2022

Conference League 3rd Round Qualifiers: Hajduk, Osijek, Rijeka Learn Opponents

July 18, 2022 - Hajduk, Osijek, and Rijeka learn their possible opponents in the Conference League 3rd round qualifiers beginning early next month.  In the Conference League 3rd round qualifiers, Hajduk Split will play against the winner of the match between Portuguese club Vitória de Guimarães and Hungarian club Puskas Akademia. Hajduk enters the hunt for its first European autumn after more than a decade and will have a difficult task ahead. Vitória de Guimarães finished sixth in the championship, and the team is full of young internationals - their average age is 23.6. According to Transfermarkt, the value of the…
Monday, 18 July 2022

SuperSport HNL Round 1: Dinamo, Rijeka, Osijek, Hajduk Open New Season with Wins

July 18, 2022 - The new Croatian football season opened on July 15 after a month of preparations. A look at the SuperSport HNL round 1 results.  Dinamo v. Lokomotiva (3:2) Dinamo and Lokomotiva opened the first round on Friday, July 15, at Maksimir Stadium in front of 4,320 fans.  Kulenovic and Ibrahim put Lokomotiva ahead by two goals by the 22nd minute, though it didn't last long. Dinamo subbed on Drmic, who scored two goals in the next 10 minutes for 2:2 at the half. Maric was shown a red card in the 78th minute, forcing Lokomotiva to play…
Sunday, 17 July 2022

Croatia's Petra Martić Wins WTA Lausanne Tournament

ZAGREB, 17 July 2022 - Croatia's tennis player Petra Martić on Sunday beat Serbia's Olga Danilović in the final match at the WTA International Ladies Open Lausanne tennis tournament with the result 6-4, 6-2, thus winning the second WTA tournament in her career. The 31-year-old Croatian captured her first WTA title in Istanbul three years ago. Martić is the first Croatian winner of the WTA International Ladies Open Lausanne tournament which started in 2016. The prize money for the winner is $33,200 and Martić also won 280 WTA points. To read more about sport in Croatia, follow TCN’s dedicated page.
Saturday, 16 July 2022

Ladies Open Lausanne: Petra Martić Reaches First WTA Final Since 2019!

July 16, 2022 - Petra Martić is on her way to the second WTA title in her career! The Croatian tennis player has reached the Ladies Open Lausanne final after defeating French player Caroline Garcia - 6:4, 1:6, 6:3 on Saturday.  Petra Martić has reached the fifth WTA final in her career in Lausanne, Switzerland, and her first final since 2019!  The Croatian tennis player found a way to victory in the semi-final match after three sets against the 48th tennis player in the world, French player Caroline Garcia - 6:4, 1:6, 6:3.  The key to Petra's victory was a great start…
Saturday, 16 July 2022

Croatia Beach Handball Takes Gold at 2022 World Games in Alabama!

July 16, 2022 - After three bronze and one silver, the Croatia beach handball team won their first gold medal at the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Alabama! The Croatia men's senior national team defeated Qatar 2-1 (14-17, 20-16, 9-6) in the final of the World Games and won their first gold at the World Games and the 33rd beach handball medal in Croatia. The World Games in Birmingham are the fifth edition in which the Croatia men's senior beach handball team participates. From previous competitions, the seniors have won three bronze medals (Germany 2005, Taiwan 2009, Colombia 2013) and…
Saturday, 16 July 2022

Petra Martić into Ladies Open Lausanne Semi-finals!

July 16, 2022 - Petra Martić continues with brilliant form after Wimbledon, booking the Ladies Open Lausanne semi-finals after beating 2020 Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic. Croatian tennis player Petra Martić has advanced to the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Lausanne after defeating the local representative, the Olympic winner from Tokyo, Belinda Bencic, 6-3, 7-6 (2) in the quarterfinals!  Martić's break was enough to win the first set, which she achieved when leading 4-3, after which she served to win that part of the game on her third set point.  In the second set, Martić had two break advantages, and…
Friday, 15 July 2022

Medulin and Pula to Host 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships

July 15, 2022 - Great promotion for Istria - Medulin and Pula will host the 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships! Tokyo will host the World Athletics Championships in 2025, the members of the World Athletics Executive Committee decided at a meeting in Eugene, where the 18th edition of the World Championships will be held until July 24, reports Gol.hr.  At the same meeting, it was decided that Medulin and Pula will host the 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships, and two years later, that competition will be held in the American city of Tallahassee, Florida. "It is a great honor…
Friday, 15 July 2022

Grand Prix Zagreb: Over 500 to Compete in Judo Spectacle at Arena Zagreb

July 15, 2022 - This weekend, 516 judokas from 69 countries will compete for 2024 Olympic points at the Grand Prix Zagreb! From Friday to Sunday, Arena Zagreb will be the scene of the ninth edition of the Grand Prix Zagreb judo tournament, where 516 judokas from 69 countries will compete for Olympic points for the 2024 Paris Games, reports HJS. "Last weekend, at the Grand Slam in Budapest, many judoka men and women asked me about Zagreb. Everyone said that they like to come, that they are looking forward to it, so we are also glad to have the best…
Friday, 15 July 2022

Marko Livaja Extends Hajduk Contract Until 2027!

July 15, 2022 - Marko Livaja, Hajduk's #10 and the top scorer of SuperSport HNL last season, has extended his contract with Hajduk until the summer of 2027. The news, which delighted Hajduk's numerous fans, was announced by Hajduk President Lukša Jakobušić in front of the packed stands on Vukovarska Street in Split, where the Torcida Cup is being played, a legendary tournament that has been played in the city for several decades, announced Hajduk.  "Thank you for coming, for following us. You're probably wondering who's coming. This transfer window will be a little different. It will be more of a…
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