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» Borna Coric and Ana Konjuh sweep the 2013 U.S. Open juniors titles
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 09/9/2013 | Sports | Unrated
Croatians Borna Coric and Ana Konjuh (left) swept the U.S. Open juniors titles Sunday.The 15-year-old Konjuh defeated Tornado Alicia Black of the United States 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the girls’ final, adding to her Australian Open junior title this year. Coric, 16, beat Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the boys’ final.
» Croatia won gold in quadruple sculls at 2013 World Championship in Korea ahead of Germany and GB
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 09/2/2013 | Sports , People , Education | Unrated
David Šain, Martin Sinković, Damir Martin (on the photo) and Valent Sinković representing Croatia are continuing with amazing results in quadruple sculls rowing. At the 2013 World Championship held in Korea, Croatia won the first place, Germany the second (last year's Olympic champions in London, Croatia was  second then), and Great Britain the third. Croatia won the title of world champions for the second time (2011
» Croatians are the World Cup champions in quadruple sculls for the third time - in 2010, 2012 and 2013!
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/17/2013 | Sports , Education | Unrated
Qadruple sculls is one of elite sports in world's rowing. To be among the first ten nations in the world raniking is a great exploit for every nation. The results of Croatian however are absolutely amazing: David Šain, Martin Sinković, Damir Martin and Valent Sinković are dominant among such nations like Germany, Great Britain, Russia, Norway, Canada, USA, etc. With these results Croatia has been established as a wo
» Sandra Perkovic young Croatian athlete world champion in discus throw in Moscow 2013
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/13/2013 | Sports | Unrated
  Sandra Perković, young Croatian athlete, is the best discus thrower among women in the world today. Olympic champion in 2012, double European champion (2010 in Barcelona and in 2012 in Helsinki), winner of many international competitions during the past several years, in 2013 she became the world champion during the World Athletics Competition held in Moscow. She is also the winner of the 2013 Diamond League. Sandra is on
» George Mikan gentle giant and the first big dominant basketball player in the history of NBA has Croatian roots
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/20/2013 | Sports , People , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
George  Mikan, a famous Croatian-American basketball player, the first big and dominant man in the NBA (212 cm tall). He was born in Joliet, and baptized in the Croatian Roman Catholic Church in. His grandfather, whose name is also George Mikan, was born in Croatia, as Juraj Mikan (in Croatian, Juraj = George), and he once said th efollowing: "I am proud of my grandson, and am glad that we Croatians have made a contr
» Drazen Petrovic 1964-1993 distinguished Croatian basketball player and the greatest European player of all times
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/24/2013 | Sports , In Memoriam , Education | Unrated
Dražen Petrović initially achieved success playing professional basketball for Croatian clubs Šibenka and Cibona, and in Europe (Real Madrid in Spain) in the 1980s before joining the American NBA in 1989. In 1993 Dražen died in a car accident at the age of 28. Petrović earned two silver medals and one bronze in Olympic basketball, a gold and a bronze in the FIBA World Championship, and a gold and a bronze in the FIBA Euro
» Julija Vojkovic champion of International Competition in Middle Age Fencing in Pavone Canavese Italy
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/8/2013 | Sports , Events , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
In 2013 a small Croatian group participated in the International Competition of Middle Age Fencing in Pavone Canavese Italy. And for the first time in the history of competition, a brand new team won to first places. Julija Vojkovic won the first place in fencing. She composed her fantastic dresses sewing them alone, based on old traditional, extremely elegant Croatian costumes from the region of Vrlika. Julija is profess
» Ivica Kostelic won his first world cup slalom race of the season March 2013 with victory in Kranjska Gora
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/12/2013 | Sports | Unrated
Ivica Kostelić, the 2011 overall world cup champion and three time defending combined champion had been hampered all season with a knee injury. But the 33-year-old Zagreb native showed no signs of pain as he clocked a winning combined time of one minute 45.81 seconds to top the podium 10 years after his first victory.
» Handball World Championships in Spain Croatia wins bronze and Croatia - France 30-23
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/12/2013 | Sports | Unrated
Competing at the 2013 World Handball Championship in Spain, Croatia won in a match against  France, current World champion. Croatia won with a big result 30-23. The match was held in  23 Jan 2013 in Zaragoza, and it was one of the main events of the whole compeition. Domagoj Duvnjak was proclaimed the best player of the match. Croatia won bronze medal at the 2013 World Handball Competition in Spain, proving that it h


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