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» Sandra Perković won olympic gold medal in discus throw at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/19/2016 | Sports , Education | Unrated
Sandra Perković is one of the most dominant figures in contemporary world athletics, in the discipline of discus throw. In Rio de Janeiro she won her second consecutive title of Olympic Champion. She thus became one of only two women in the history of discus throw to have two gold olympic medals. The year 2016 was the most successful for Croatia till now. With 5 gold medals, Croatia won 17th place among 198 countrie
» Sinkovic brothers win gold medals for Croatia in Double Sculls at 2016 Olympics in Rio
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/12/2016 | Sports , Education | Unrated
  Brothers Valent and Martin Sinković won their only missing trophey - Olympic gold in Rio in 2016. They belong to most dominant contemporary figures in Double Sculls in the world: they were the double world champions and the double European champions in this sport, as well as the current European champions. For the last two years, they did not lose any international competition (they won 29 races in a row!). They have an o
» Croatia - Spain 72 : 70 in basketball match at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/11/2016 | Sports | Unrated
Dario Šarić's powerful block at the end of a difficult basketball game agains Spain at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, secured the 72 : 70 win for Croatian team. Among Croatian players, especially successful was Bojan Bogdanović with his 26 points. The Spanish team is considered as one of the major candidates for the highest position at the Olympics, along with the American team. We recall that at the 1992 Olympic Games held
» Josip Glasnovic wins Croatia's first gold of the 2016 Olympics
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 08/8/2016 | Sports , Awards | Unrated
Croatian army officer Josip Glasnovic won Croatia's first gold of the 2016 Olympics in the trap-shooting, beating Italy's Giovanni Pellielo in a four-shot sudden death shootoff. Edward Ling of Great Britain took home bronze. Glasnovic, a 33-year-old who also competed in Beijing in 2008, hit a perfect 15 of 15 in the semi-final but missed two in the final. He then fired four of four in the sudden death round. Glasnovic succeeds Giovann
» Davis Cup 2016: Croatia rallies to stun US 3-2 in Portland
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/18/2016 | Sports | Unrated
Marin Čilić and Borna Čorić (on the photo) backed up their captain's belief in a stirring rally, winning matches to give Croatia a 3-2 comeback victory at the Tualatin Hills hard courts. "Today, I knew they were going to bring the quality," Krajan said. Čilić got in started, beating John Isner 7-6 (11-9), 6-3, 6-4. Čorić then topped Jack Sock 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. The U.S. lost for the fourth time in 161 tries when lead
» Sandra Perkovic's win in discus trow at European Athletic Championship in Amsterdam 2016
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/10/2016 | Sports | Unrated
Sandra Perković, one of the greatest Croatian athletes, won gold medal in discus throw at European Athletic Championship in Amsterdam. It is her fourth consecutive win at European Athletic Championships. It is interesting that both silver and bronze medals were won by representatives from Germany. Sandra is the current Olympic and World champion in discus throw. It is indeed rare to see such a dominant athlete at interna
» Croatian basketball representation qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio by defeating Italian team
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/9/2016 | Sports | Unrated
In dramatic finals of the basketball tournament in Italy, Croatian team defeated Italian team in Torino, thus securing its participation at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Croatia has a very young team, and its victories under the guidance of Aleksandar Petrović, against very strong Greek and Italian temas are a pleasant surprise. Among better known players, we mention Dario Šarić, Krunoslav Simon
» 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

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