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» 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
» Janica Kostelic the greatest female skier in history advertising Yakutian diamonds in 2015
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 11/14/2015 | Sports , Events , Business | Unrated
Janica Kostelić of Croatia is the greatest female skier in history: she is the first alpine skier, male or female, to win four medals at one Olympics and the first female alpine skier to win six Olympic medals. Janica Kostelic was recently advertizing Yakutian diamonds in Croatia's capital Zagreb. Her brother Ivica Kostelic was also internationally known skier, under the guidance of their father and trainer Ante Kostelic. The life of
» Marin Cilic is the winner of the 2015 Moscow Tennis Tournament
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 10/26/2015 | Sports | Unrated
Marin Cilic has defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in the Moscow final for a second consecutive year, 6-4, 6-4. The victory marks Cilic’s 14th career title and first of 2015.  “This tournament is becoming more and more special for me. To win it again really gives me huge satisfaction and big pleasure,” Ćilić told the Moscow crowd after the final.“This tournament is becoming more and more
» Blanka Vlasic Wins Silver at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 08/29/2015 | Sports , Awards | Unrated
Congratulations to Blanka Vlasic for winning silver at the 2015 IAAF World Championships held in Beijing where she made her triumphant return after battling injuries. This is her second medal that she won in Beijing, the first being the silver medal she won at the 2008 Olympic Games.
» FIBA U19 World Championship 2015: great Croatian basketball success winning silver medal
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/24/2015 | Sports | Unrated
The United States received Croatia as its toughest challenge in the FIBA U-19 World Championship in the gold medal game. The Croatians put together an impressive effort to keep the score close throughout the game without star forward Dragan Bender (who sat out due to a shoe company dispute) and injured center Ante Zizic. Silver medal of Croatian young basketball team (under 19 years of age) at the FIBA U-19 World Champ
» Filip Hrgovic Croatian super heavyweight boxing champion of Europe in 2015
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/19/2015 | Sports | Unrated
Filip Hrgović of Croatia is a new super heavyweight boxing champion of Europe in 2015, during the European Amateur Championships organized in Bulgaria. He was born in 1992, and his height is 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in). He was also the world junior champion in 2010. Filip's colleague Hrvoje Sep has won bronze medal in 2015 in the semi heavyweight category, which is also a big success for Croatia.


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