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Monday, 30 May 2022

TCN 1-On-1: American Basketball Player Shannon Shorter Talks ABA League & Life in Croatia

May 30, 2022 - Shannon Shorter joined KK Split for the second half of the season in December. On Friday night, the team was eliminated by KK Zadar in the semi-finals of the Croatian league. However, the Yellows managed to make a run to stay in the ABA League by reaching the relegation spot and ended up not even needing to play relegation. The American guard sat down with Burak Canboy for this exclusive interview.  Thank you very much for taking the time for this interview. Let me congratulate you on receiving the ABA League Top Scorer Award this year.…
Sunday, 29 May 2022

Gymnastics Gold and Bronze Medal for Ana Đerek in Varna!

May 29, 2022 - Ana Đerek won two medals at the World Cup in Varna on Sunday! First, she won gold on the beam, and soon after she won the bronze on the floor! After Mate Žugec's silver medal yesterday on the pommel horse, Croatia returns from Bulgaria with a set of medals, which is a great announcement for the World Cup in Osijek, which awaits us from June 9 to 12. The Split double Olympian and member of GK Marjan already in the qualifications on Friday showed that she is more than ready for the international season. In her first competition this…
Sunday, 29 May 2022

Sinković Brothers Win World Cup Rowing Gold in Belgrade!

May 29, 2022 - The Sinković brothers have won the World Cup rowing gold medal in Belgrade! Martin and Valent change disciplines, lakes, and competitions, but not their winning spirit. With a time of 6:09.26, they won the gold medal in the double sculls at the 1st World Cup rowing competition in Belgrade! With a great finish in the final 250 meters, they defeated the leading Poles and entered the finish line with just over a one-second advantage. Third place went to the Spaniards who were 3 seconds and 26 hundredths of a second behind. "This was an interesting final…
Sunday, 29 May 2022

World Cup Silver Medal for Gymnast Mateo Žugec!

May 29, 2022 - Mateo Žugec, a 20-year-old gymnast from Varaždin's GK Vindija, stepped on the podium in his first World Cup final! He won silver on the pommel horse in Varna with a score of 13,850 in the final, in which Croatia had two finalists. Liam Rabić (ZTD Hrvatski Sokol) was also a debutant in the finals and finished 7th (13,300). This is only the second senior season for Mateo, the student of coach Emil Šanjek, but he has already shown he can hang with the big boys. In his only second appearance at the World Cup, after the…
Sunday, 29 May 2022

A Tiny Country of Champions: 10 Straight Years a Croatian Champions League Winner

May 29, 2022 - Real Madrid's narrow victory over Liverpool continues a rather impressive Croatian Champions League statistic - a decade of uninterrupted success.  The tiny country which dared to dream... One of the most engaging football journeys in history took place in the summer of 2018 in Russia, as the unfancied Croatian national team captured the hearts and minds of half the planet as they battled their way to the World Cup Final before eventually losing in 4-2 in Moscow to France.  But those who follow Croatian football closely will perhaps not have been as surprised at the success…
Sunday, 29 May 2022

Luka Modrić Wins 5th Champions League, Extends Real Madrid Contract!

May 29, 2022 - Croatian legend Luka Modrić wins the fifth Champions League of his career with Real Madrid after beating Liverpool 1-0 in Paris. To celebrate, he has extended his contract until June 2023! Yesterday, Real Madrid beat Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League final in Paris with a goal from Vinicius Jr. in the 59th minute. This way, the team from the Spanish capital achieved its 14th European Cup in its history, greatly lengthening the difference with the rest of the continent's clubs. Some players from the squad, such as Karim Benzema, Dani Carvajal, Nacho Fernández, Marcelo, Isco, Casemiro,…
Saturday, 28 May 2022

Sinković Brothers and Jurković Sisters into Rowing World Cup Finals!

May 28, 2022 - What a day for Croatian rowers! The Sinković brothers and Jurković sisters are in the Rowing World Cup finals tomorrow!  Brothers Martin and Valent Sinković had another good race on Saturday and won in their semi-final group for a spot in the World Cup finals tomorrow! With a time of 6:15.97, they took first place in the group, ahead of Poland and Great Britain. The final race is scheduled for tomorrow at 11:53 am.  The brothers commented on the semi-final race:  "We finished the semi-final race, it was interesting and combative. Not we can say that…
Saturday, 28 May 2022

Goran Tomić No Longer Rijeka Coach: "Thank You to Everyone at the Club"

May 28, 2022 - Goran Tomić and Rijeka have decided to part ways after the club lost to Hajduk in the Croatian Cup final and finished 4th in the Croatian First League.  After the end of the championship season and the Croatian Cup final, HNK Rijeka and Goran Tomić agreed to terminate their cooperation, announced the Rujevica club. "In the beginning, I would like to point out that the agreement was reached on my initiative, and I thank HNK Rijeka for coming out to meet me," said Goran Tomić. Tomić was appointed the coach of Rijeka at the beginning of…
Saturday, 28 May 2022

HNS President Comments on Fan Safety Meeting in Croatia: "Fans Supported, Hooligans Condemned"

May 28, 2022 - A fan safety meeting in Croatia was held between HNS, MUP, Hajduk, and Dinamo on Friday after the clash between Torcida and the police last weekend. HNS president Marijan Kustić weighs in on the progress made.  The recent riots on the A1 motorway near the Desinec rest area resulted in dozens of injured fans and police officers, while four fans suffered gunshot wounds. More than 40 people are currently in pre-trial detention. The Croatian Football Federation invited representatives of Hajuk, Dinamo, but also the Police Directorate to a meeting on Friday.  The goal of the meeting…
Saturday, 28 May 2022

Sandra Perković in 2nd Place of Diamond League Second Round

May 28, 2022 - Two-time Olympic winner and Croatian discus throw record holder Sandra Perković took second place behind American Valerie Allman at the Diamond League rally in Eugene last night. The American discus thrower Valerie Allman celebrated with a result of 68.35, which is lower than her best result (71.46 m), and Perković was second with 65.50 m, a result she achieved on the third attempt. She threw 64.84m in the second, 64.68m in the fourth, and 65.30m in the fifth, reports tportal.hr. This attempt by Sandra Perković is slightly weaker than her best result of the season she had at the…
Saturday, 28 May 2022

Sinković Brothers Secure Semifinals at World Rowing Cup in Belgrade!

May 27, 2022 - At the first World Rowing Cup in Belgrade, the Sinković brothers secured a direct place in the semifinals with the fastest time in their group. They were ahead of the Dutch crew by 4 seconds and the Belgian crew by 15 seconds. The semi-final race is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:25 am, and the brothers will immediately face the Poles who had the fastest time in the second qualifying group.  "We did the first race, it was definitely not according to plan. It was a bit chaotic, in the first 500 I caught up first, then Martin…
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