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Monday, 13 June 2022

HNK Vukovar 1991: A Success Story into the 'New' Croatian First League Next Season

June 13, 2022 - In the decisive match of the 3rd HNL playoffs, HNK Vukovar 1991 defeated Mladost Ždralovo 2-0 and advanced to the second rank of Croatian club football, which will be called the First Football League from next season. The scorers were Josip Barišić (11th) and Ivan Aleksić (60th). The host of the final playoff match was Mladost Ždralovi and was played at the City Stadium in Bjelovar, reports Gol.hr.  Vukovar took the lead in the 11th minute with a goal by Josip Barišić, assisted by Dino Vuksan. Mladost then tried to equalize and had several good chances, even hitting…
Sunday, 12 June 2022

Mate Pavić and Polish Hurkacz Win Doubles Tournament in Stuttgart

June 12, 2022 - Croatian tennis player Mate Pavić won the doubles tournament with his partner from Poland, Hubert Hurkacz, this week at the grass ATP tournament in Stuttgart. Third seed Pavić and Hurkacz defeated first-placed German Tim Puetz and New Zealand's Michael Venus 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) after an hour and a half, reports Slobodna Dalmacija. The man from Split and the Pole had 13 aces, ten more than their opponents, and it is interesting that they did not offer Puetz and Venus a single tie break.  For Pavić, this is the 29th doubles tournament won, and Pavić and Hurkacz…
Saturday, 11 June 2022

A New Era: Coach Zlatko Dalić Praises Young Croatia National Team Players

Junee 11, 2022 - Coach Zlatko Dalić praises the young Croatia national team players including Erlić and Šutalo in Croatia's 1:0 win against Denmark last night.  The Croatia national football team defeated Denmark 1:0 in Copenhagen in the Nations League third round on Friday night. Mario Pašalić scored for Croatia in the 69th minute. After the victory in Denmark, coach Zlatko Dalić congratulated his players and thanked the fans: "Congratulations to the boys on a great game, especially the second half when we turned the game around. We have shown high quality. This is what Croatia can do and needs…
Friday, 10 June 2022

Cibona Zagreb are Croatian Basketball Champions 2021/22 (PHOTOS)

June 10, 2022 - A 56:51 (38:25) victory at home for Cibona in Game 5 brings the decision against KK Zadar. The attending media representatives elected Roko Prkačin as MVP. Confidence was already high for the 5000 spectators at Dražen Petrović Basketball Center in Zagreb before the game began. In the previous 12 finals played by Cibona and Zadar in the Croatian championships, the people of Zagreb had celebrated 11 times. This year both teams had managed to win one away game and one home game during the first four games to reach this decisive game 5. Despite the great…
Friday, 10 June 2022

Croatia Beat Denmark (0:1), Adds First Three Points in UEFA Nations League!

June 10, 2022 - In their third match in the UEFA Nations League, Croatia beat Denmark in Copenhagen with a goal from Mario Pašalić and took their first three points, which now places them third in the table with 4 points, tied with Austria! In the third fixture of group A, Croatia visited Denmark in Copenhagen hoping to get their first three points after losing to Austria in Osijek (0:3) and drawing against France in Split (1:1). The coach of the Croatia national team, Zlatko Dalić, has prepared a starting eleven with quite a few changes compared to the two previous games.…
Friday, 10 June 2022

Sunset Sports Media Festival Welcomes International Sports Stars in Zadar

June 10, 2022 - The greatest professionals in the world of sports will spend the next two days in Zadar at the SUNSET Sports Media Festival, which was officially opened on Thursday night at the Punta Skala Hotel in Petrčane. SUNSET Sports Media Festival is a project that will set new standards in the organization of sports business events, and the participants of the festival are the world's biggest faces in the world of sports and sports production, writes  Zadarski.hr  Italian sports journalist Giulia Diletta Leotta. (Photo: Sime Zelic/PIXSELL) One of the most famous sports journalists in the world, Italian Giulia Diletta Leotta, arrived…
Friday, 10 June 2022

Dobro World Cup Qualifications in Osijek: Ude, Seligman, Benović and Korent in Final, Ercegović 2nd Reserve

June 10, 2022 - Croatia has secured four finals in the Dobro World Cup qualifications, which will be hosted by Osijek's City Garden Hall until Sunday! On the first day of qualifications, Filip Ude and Robert Seligman on the pommel horse, Aurel Benović on the floor, and Tijana Korent on the vault won a spot among the eight best and Saturday's fight for medals, while World Cup debutant Antea Ercegović is the second reserve for the vault finals.  Filip Ude came to his 65th World Cup final with the best qualifying exercise and a score of 14,350, while Robert Seligman…
Thursday, 9 June 2022

2022/23 Croatian First League Season Announced, First Big Derby in 5th Round

June 9, 2022 - The first 9 rounds of the 2022/23 Croatian First League season have been announced, as well as that Croatia's most popular football league is returning to HRT after 11 years.  The draw to reveal the matches for the new Croatian First League (HNL) competition season was held at the Croatian Football Federation premises in Zagreb. The draw decided that in the first round, Istra 1961 - Hajduk, Varaždin - Slaven Belupo, Dinamo - Lokomotiva, Osijek - Gorica, and Šibenik - Rijeka will play. The first game of the first round is scheduled for July 16, and the…
Thursday, 9 June 2022

Croatia U21s Crush Estonia to Finish Qualifications, 2023 Euro Spot Still Unknown

June 9, 2022 - The Croatia U21s convincingly beat Estonia away on Wednesday, finishing the 2023 Euro qualifications with 22 points. As Norway still has two games left to play, Croatia's fate at next year's Euros is still uncertain.  In the last round of Group A of the European Championship qualifiers, the Croatia U21 national team outclassed Estonia 4-0 away and thus finished the qualifications at 22 points. However, it is still unknown whether Igor Bišćan's team will go directly to the Euros as the winners of the group or will finish in second place and have to go to…
Wednesday, 8 June 2022

Luka Modrić Extends Real Madrid Contract until 2023!

June 8, 2022 - Luka Modrić has officially extended his Real Madrid contract until 2023, meaning the Croatian footballer will play with the Spanish club until he is 37 years old.  Real Madrid has officially announced that the Croatia captain and star Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić has signed a new contract with the 'Royal' club until June 2023. "I am happy and proud to continue wearing the Real Madrid jersey for at least another year. I want to keep giving everything I can to the club. I am proud to wear this jersey. Thank you for your support and…
Wednesday, 8 June 2022

Croatian Basketball Championship Finals: Zadar's Win against Cibona Enforces Final Game Five

June 8, 2022- 2825 loyal supporters at Krešimir Ćosić Arena in Zadar saw their team win game four 61:59 (36:36) in this year's Croatian Basketball Championship Finals against Cedevita to make it 2 wins each. The championship will now be decided in the final game in Zagreb on Friday.  The series has been quite a back and forth with Zadar surprising in Zagreb in the opener just to see Cibona come back with two straight wins. On Tuesday night the guests from the capital could have already crowned themselves but the defending champions managed to squeeze out just another close…
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