Croatia

Germany and Denmark stunned in Euro handball thrillers

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Holders Germany scraped a controversial 25-25 draw against Slovenia and Olympic champions Denmark suffered a shock 28-27 defeat by the Czech Republic in a pair of European handball championship classics on Monday.<p>The Germans booked a main round berth along with Spain and …

Europe

Croatia, France clinch European championship main-round berths

ZAGREB (Reuters) - European handball championship hosts Croatia and world title holders France advanced to the 16-nation tournament’s second group stage with a match to spare after emphatic wins on Sunday.<p>Scandinavian rivals Sweden and Norway also won to boost their hopes of reaching the main round …

Europe

Marko Vujin's prediction: Denmark, Germany, Croatia and France at semi-final | Handball Planet

Serbian powerful shooter, <b>Marko Vujin</b>, shared with Balkan-Handball.com his thoughts about the biggest favorites for the placement at Men’s EHF EURO …

Handball

Croatia face Serbia in tense EHF Euro 2018 opener

Zagreb (Reuters) - European handball championship (EHF Euro 2018) hosts Croatia take on neighbours and bitter Balkan rivals Serbia with passion already running high ahead of the potentially explosive clash in the opening round of the 16-team tournament on Friday.<p>Former Olympic and world champions …

Emotions

10.000 FANS IN SPLIT: Croatia beat Montenegro in the final test | Handball Planet

“Everything is ready”, said Croatian fans in Split, where their team played the first and the last test match before the official start of Men’s EHF …

Handball

Rampant Shiffrin wins her third successive slalom

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin gave herself another confidence boost ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics after blowing away the field to win a third successive women's slalom at Zagreb's Mt Sljeme on Wednesday.<p>The 22-year old U.S skier from Vail, Colorado, finished the …

Skiing

Crowdfunding Lupiga, a progressive, independent voice combating rising fascism in Croatia

Lupiga is a longrunning, much-loved independent news source in Croatia that is virtually single-handedly doing battle with the country's surging …

Cory Doctorow

Foreigners Revive Croatia's Property Market

This recently renovated apartment is on the second floor of a traditional Dalmatian stone house built in 1928 in the historic center of the island …

Real Estate

Why relations between Slovenia and Croatia are all at sea

COUNTRIES are supposed to sort out border disputes before they join the European Union (EU). Slovenia and Croatia did not and that failure has …

Economics

Liverpool's Dejan Lovren faces perjury probe in Croatia - reports

Croatian prosecutors have opened an investigation on Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren for suspicion of providing false testimony, according to reports …

Soccer

20 Croatia Photos That Will Make You Visit Croatia.

Croatia is no longer the hidden gem of Europe. Over the past couple of years Croatia has grown to be one of the European destination that you must …

Europe

WATCH: The Grand Tour season 2, episode 4 is totally 'unscripted'!

<i>Image: Youtube</i><p>Related Links<p>Croatia - Episode 4, titled ‘Unscripted’, sees Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May show us all what would …

Richard Hammond

Nigeria match the most difficult for Croatia - Slaven Bilic

The former West Ham United manager would have loved for his country not to start their campaign against the Super Eagles<p>Slaven Bilic has bemoaned Croatia's 'negative' match schedule at the Russia 2018 World Cup, and he is particularly concerned about kicking off against Nigeria.<p>The Fiery Ones were …

Soccer

Argentina captain Messi: We'll have to disappear if World Cup goes badly

Lionel Messi believes he and his Argentina team-mates will "have to disappear" if they fail to take their "last chance" to win a trophy at the 2018 …

FIFA

Post-Soviet states feel lure of (Chinese) socialism

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang's visit to Hungary for the sixth China-Central and Eastern Europe Countries (CEEC) Summit last week demonstrates …

China

Celeb picks for Caltex Socceroos' FIFA World Cup draw

<b>Aussie fans will be glued to TV sets early on Saturday morning (AEDT) as the 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw is conducted in Russia.</b><p>After the Socceroos' …

FIFA

Why Croatia is becoming the next luxury villa destination

Sitting in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia was missed as a holiday destination for many years. As if it were invisible, people were unaware of the stunning …

Europe

GIF Recap | Dario Saric & Croatia vs Hungary

STOP... EuroBasket time.<p>DARIOOOOOOO!<p>Homie doing Homie things.<p>Talk it out.<p>Nobody puts Dario in the corner.<p>Nobody puts Dario in the corner, Part …

Hungary

Apple Maps Vehicles to Begin Surveying Croatia and Portugal

Apple Maps vehicles will begin surveying Croatia and Portugal for the first time starting in late November, according to Apple's website.<p>For over two years, Apple has been driving vehicles around the world to collect data for Apple Maps—widely believed to be street-level imagery. Since 2015, the …

Technology

Croatia see off Greece in playoff to seal World Cup spot

ATHENS (Reuters) - Croatia clinched a place in next year's World Cup finals on Sunday after holding Greece to a goalless draw at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Athens to complete a 4-1 aggregate victory in their playoff tie.<p>Having done the hard work four days ago by triumphing in the first leg …

Greece

Croatia qualify for 2018 World Cup finals

LONDON (Reuters) - Croatia qualified for next year’s World Cup finals following a goalless draw with Greece in the second leg of their playoff on Sunday.<p>The result gave Croatia a 4-1 aggregate win.

Greece

Croatia see off Greece to seal World Cup spot

ATHENS (Reuters) - Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic heaped praise on his players after they saw off Greece with the minimum of fuss in their playoff tie on Sunday to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup.<p>The impressive Croatians held Greece to a 0-0 draw at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Sunday’s …

FIFA

Luka Modric and Croatia in control of their World Cup qualification fate

ZAGREB, CROATIA - NOVEMBER 09: Luka Modric (10) of Croatia celebrates after the 2018 FIFA World Cup play-off qualification football match between …

Soccer

Croatia Takes Big Step Toward World Cup; Swiss PK Edges Northern Ireland

The UEFA World Cup qualifying playoffs kicked off on Thursday and the opening legs of the opening two series went about exactly as expected.<p>Croatia …

FIFA

Bianconeri abroad for November internationals - Juventus.com

It’s the dawn of another international break and 16 Bianconeri players have linked up with their respective national sides for the coming week or …

Juventus

EX-Croatian playmaker Stefan Vujic to play for Serbia!

Handball news of the Day in Balkan region is statement of Serbian NT coach <b>Jovica Cvetkovic</b>, who addes Croatian playmaker Stefan Vujic to the list of …

Handball

Holiday in Croatia - Split, Primosten, Trogir, Sibernik, Plitvice Lakes National Park ...

<b>Croatia</b> is so far the only place we have traveled to by car, with our dog, during vacation season and without having booked a hotel first. Knowing …

Europe

IMF calls on Croatia to speed up reforms

ZAGREB (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged Croatia on Friday to accelerate the pace of structural reforms to improve …

World Economy

33 Fascinating Color Photos That Capture Street Scenes of Zagreb, Croatia in the 1980s

Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of …

Travel

Shaky Croatia grab World Cup playoff place with 2-0 win over Ukraine

(Reuters) - Striker Andrej Kramaric struck two superb second-half goals to grab second spot in Group I for Croatia and a place in the playoffs, as they beat Ukraine 2-0 in their final World Cup qualifier in Kiev on Monday.<p>Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Ukraine vs Croatia …

Ukraine