Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Osijek Ferivi Half Marathon on Saturday to Welcome 1,250 Participants from 11 Countries

April 6, 2022 – On Saturday, April 9, the annual Osijek Ferivi Half Marathon will be held, with a range of events for professional and recreational athletes alike. As SiB writes, the citizens' race and relay race will start at 10.00 am on Ante Starčević Square, while children's races will start at 5.00 pm on the promenade of the upper Drava coast, west of the winter port. A press conference was held yesterday on the central city square in Osijek, the Ante Starčević Square, at which the 18th Osijek Ferivi Half Marathon was announced, a traditional event that will this…
Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Vukovar Gymnasts Best in 1st Round of Croatian Cup

April 6, 2022 – The Vukovar Gymnastics Club performed outstandingly in the 1st round of the Croatian Cup, bringing home team gold and an array of individual medals. As hrv writes, the 1st round of the Croatian Cup in the Basic Program of Women's Sports Gymnastics was held on April 3 at the Sokol Centre in Osijek in the organisation of the Osijek-Žito Gymnastics Society. The Vukovar Gymnastics Club had representatives in all categories in the team and individual competition. The oldest category was the only one without new competitors. In the other three categories, in addition to already experienced competitors, new members…
Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Istria 100 by UTMB: 9th Edition Runs through Istria this Weekend

April 6, 2022 - This year's Istria 100 by UTMB race in Umag gathers more than 1,000 runners from around the world. Among them so far is the largest number of Elite runners who have all announced breaking the track record! Marko Gregurić, CEO of Istra 100 by UTMB®, and Alen Paliska, the director of the race, unanimously stated: “A race full of excitement awaits us! Most of these runners have already run the track in one of the previous years, but the track changed significantly in one of the segments compared to last year. Many of our loyal competitors who…
Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Meet NK Vis, the Most Isolated Football Club in Croatia

April 6, 2022 - Meet NK Vis, a football club and school fighting for the island's youth, allowing no distance to deprive its children of playing the sport.  Football is played around the world thanks to its simplicity -  even in the most isolated places. Because Croatia is a small country, almost no one thinks of really isolated places, but if you sit on the ferry from Split to Vis, you'll need to kill two hundred minutes of sailing to one of the most beautiful Adriatic islands. When Brač and Hvar are behind you, in the distance rises Vis, surrounded…
Tuesday, 5 April 2022

Mirela Kardašević Sets New Freediving World Records!

April 5, 2022 - Last weekend, the Zagreb Open Championship in freediving was organized by DPS Zagreb and the Croatian Diving Association - and Croatia's best freediver Mirela Kardašević set two new world records! On the first day of the competition, Croatia's best diver Mirela Kardašević broke the world record in the women's category of the DINBF discipline, diving 251.2 meters. She will remain recorded in freediving history as the first woman to touch the wall in the 250m in the same discipline, where the record is now 251m, up from 244m. On the same day of the competition in the…
Tuesday, 5 April 2022

Joško Gvardiol Named 4th Best Young Footballer in Europe, Marin Ljubičić in Top 100

April 5, 2022 - RB Leipzig's Joško Gvardiol is the 4th best young footballer under 21 in Europe, while Hajduk's Marin Ljubičić takes 71st place.  The International Center for Sports Studies (CIES) from Switzerland has published the results of a survey that revealed the 100 best footballers in Europe under 21, excluding goalkeepers. CIES made this ranking using 15 technical categories, and data for 8 different aspects of the game was obtained from InStat. This study took into account air defense, ground defense, recovery, distribution, take on, chance creation, air attack, and shooting. The strength of the club was also…
Tuesday, 5 April 2022

HNS Chooses New Croatia World Cup Camp in Doha

April 5, 2022 - The Croatia World Cup camp in Doha has been changed from the Dusit Hotel to the Hilton Doha Hotel. The final contract should be signed by April 30. The Croatian Football Federation used the opportunity to change its priority option for the Croatia national team base camp during this year's World Cup in Qatar. Thus, the Vatreni will stay at the Hilton Doha during the tournament, announced HNS. After the right to book the Hilton Doha hotel was lost by one of the national teams that failed to qualify for the final tournament, HNS reacted quickly and…
Monday, 4 April 2022

HNL Round 29 Recap: Osijek and Hajduk Draw at City Garden, Dinamo Remains in 1st

April 4, 2022 - The 29th round of the Croatian First League was played from April 2 to 4, 2022. This round featured the highly anticipated derby between Osijek and Hajduk, while Dinamo and Rijeka recorded routine wins against Istra and Dragovoljac. Here is our HNL round 29 recap.  Šibenik v. Gorica (0:1) Šibenik and Gorica opened the 29th round on Friday, April 2, 2022, in Šibenik in front of 487 fans.  The only goal of the match came at the end of the first half when Stojanovksi scored for 0:1. 
  Šibenik is currently in 8th place with 26…
Monday, 4 April 2022

Jadran Split Takes 2nd Place in Regional Water Polo League, Jug Finishes 3rd

April 4, 2022 -  Jadran Split did not manage to take home the Regional Water Polo League title on Sunday, losing in the final of the tournament to the host Novi Belgrade 11-14 (2-1, 2-3, 3-6, 4-4). Jadran thus failed to return the Regional League to Croatia. The trophy remained in Serbia after Radnički from Zagreb won it last year.  There was hope that Jadran could write another beautiful story in its 102nd year of existence. They had waited for 30 years for the Croatian trophy, which they won at the end of last year defeating Jug in the Croatian…
Sunday, 3 April 2022

ABA League Play-Off Participant List Complete

April 3, 202 - With yesterday’s victory in Split, FMP Belgrade secured its place in the 2021/22 ABA League Play-Offs as one of six teams alongside Partizan and Red Star Belgrade, Budućnost, Igokea, and Olympia Ljubljana. These top six teams will still continue to battle for position in the next weeks to secure home-court advantage and possibly even a wild-card into the semi-finals.  The team that will finish the regular season at the top of the list (currently Red Star Belgrade with coach Dejan Radonjić) will secure a wild card into the semi-finals and will have a home-court advantage in…
Sunday, 3 April 2022

World Cup and Croatia: 5 Reasons to Dream of Glory (Again)

April 3, 2022 - The Vatreni already know their rivals for the biggest football event to be held in Qatar this year, and there are reasons to believe that Modrić and company can add yet another page to the wonderful history between the World Cup and Croatia. There is no easy rival in the World Cup, and this should be well known by now. It doesn't matter what path took you to the biggest stage in football, once you're there all you think about is winning and advancing as far as you can. If not, ask Croatia in 1998 and…
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