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» Zvonko Vranesic Croatian-Canadian International Chess Master and Professor at the University of Toronto
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/9/2016 | Sports , Science , People , Education | Unrated
Professor Zvonko Vranesic was born in Croatia's capital Zagreb. At the University of Toronto, he served as the Director of the Computer Engineering Program from 1991 to 1995, and as Chair of the Division of Engineering Science from 1995 to 2000. He worked on numerous consulting projects in the area of computer engineering. Presently, he is a Principal Software Engineer at the Altera Toronto Technology Center. He has co-a
» Lipik Streetball Tournament 2016 organized under the auspices of FIBA
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/7/2016 | Sports , Events , Education | Unrated
The Lipik 3x3 Challenger 2016, organized in the town of Lipik on Croatian North, is an international event in 3x3 street basketball, that will be held in Lipik on July 8 and 9 as a part of the World tour series and under the direct sponsorship from FIBA, the international governing basketball organisation. The Challenger status and the trust that FIBA showed came as a result of many years of hard and devoted work of
» Goran Colak Croatian holder of amazing freediving WR 273 m and of the Guinness WR 23min breath hold
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/26/2016 | Sports | Unrated
We provide a short documentary about life and training of most decorated pool freediver in the history of sport. At the time of filmmaking, summer of 2014, Goran Čolak had 10 gold medals from pool World Championships with addition of 8 World records CMAS(5) and AIDA(3) combined. Goran Čolak holds the Guinness WR 23min breath hold. He is multiple world champion and record holder in various free diving disciplines. Gu
» Croatia - Spain 2 : 1 at the Euro 2016 in France
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/23/2016 | Sports | Unrated
  Rejuventated Croatian soccer team, with even five new very young  players, won in an important match against Spain. It was Spain's first loss at Euros since 2004. Spanish team is considered as one of the strongest ones in the world today. Especially impressive was the performance of Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subašić, here on the photo. Croatian competed in group D, and finished ranked on the first place: 1. Croatia (7 p
» Croatia-Turkey 1:0 at EURO France 2016 on the Parc des Princes in Paris with anthological goal of Luka Modric
Submitted By Akademik Ante Glibota | Published 06/12/2016 | Sports , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
A difficult match of Croatia with Turkey at EURO France 16 ended with a win for Croatia, due to spectacular goal of Luka Modrić. Croatia has been dominant throughout the match, exhibiting high quality collective game, and the result could have been even more convincing for Croatia. This was an exceptionally good opening match, since the group in which Croatia competes is very tough. Except of Luka Modrić, Croatian te
» Euro 2016 in France - Cheering and Singing for Croatian Vatreni!
Submitted By Maya Brlecic, pianist, singer and music teacher | Published 06/11/2016 | Sports , Entertainment | Unrated
The host country of the Euro is France, the same territory where Croatia placed third in the World Cup in 1998 (which was a huge accomplishment for the then reborn country), so who knows what is going to happen. When I was a little girl growing up in Zagreb (the Croatian capital), I will never forget how during every Euro or World Soccer Cup, whenever Croatia would play against someone, everything in the city would
» Stipe Miocic became the UFC World Heavyweight Champion in 2016
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/25/2016 | Sports | Unrated
Stipe Miočić, USA, born in 1982 to Croatian immigrants, is an American mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) where he is the current UFC World Heavyweight Champion. He defeated Brazilian champion Fabricio Werdum in front of 45000 fans in Curitiba, Brazil.. His height is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm). In a few occasions he visited Croatia, the land of his parents, where he also met with Mirko
» Makybe Diva a famous horse which is both Australian and Croatian brand owned by Tony Santic
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/5/2016 | Sports , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Makybe Diva is the most famous horse in the History of Mankind. Mr Tony Santic (tuna farmer), who its owner, is Australian Croat born on the beautiful Croatian island of Lastovo. The name of Makybe Diva is an acronym, derived from the names of five ladies employed at Mr Santic: Maureen, Kylie, Belinda, Diane and Vanessa. In 2005 Makybe Diva became the first horse in Australasian racing history to claim three Melbour
» Jimmy Lyggett an American boxer and trainer of Croatian boxing national team from 1939 to 1945
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 01/17/2016 | Human Rights , Sports , Education | Unrated
Jimmy Lyggett (1897-1955) was an American boxer and trainer of Croatian boxing clubs in Zagreb, as well as of Croatian boxing national team from 1939 to 1945, on the photo on the right.  While he lived in Vienna, he met a woman of Croat descent, Roza, whom he married. The couple moved to Zagreb, Croatia in the early 1930s, where he opened his boxing school. He trained many young boxers in several boxing clubs in Zagr


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