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» Ivica Kostelic & Natko Zrncic-Dim sang Croatian Anthem in Chamonix France 2011
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 02/1/2011 | Sports , Education | Unrated
Ivica Kostelić: "Natko's result makes this victory to be double so sweet! My best friend right on the winners' podium just beside me. We sing Croatia's national anthem together - I mean - this is like the best day of my sporting career so far, maybe even ever". Natko Zrnčić:-Dim "...being with Ivica on the podium, singing our national anthem... Really unbelievable, and the moment you keep inside your heart for the rest of your life."
» Owen Marecic of Stanford Named Inaugural Paul Hornung Award Winner
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 01/13/2011 | Sports , People , Awards | Unrated
A throwback to another era, two-way starter Croatian American Owen Marecic (left) of Stanford University was selected the inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player in major college football, by the Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung.
» Ivica Kostelic winning a World Cup slalom race in Adelboden 2011
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/12/2011 | Sports | Unrated
After a thrilling battle with the course conditions and a group of determined Austrians, Ivica Kostelic celebrated his first season victory in a ‘Classic’ World Cup race at Adelboden, Switzerland, after two impressive runs. In 2010 Ivica won two silver medals for Croatia at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, one in slalom and another in combined.
» Blanka Vlasic of Croatia proclaimed the best female athlete in the world 2010
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 11/22/2010 | Sports , Awards | Unrated
Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic has been named the world's best female athlete in 2010 by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Blanka Vlašić was all smiles on Sunday in Monaco, where she collected the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award, the first ever for a Croatian athlete.
» Croatians world champions in men’s quadruple sculls in New Zealand 2010
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 11/14/2010 | Sports | Unrated
The World Rowing Championship in New Zealand in November 2010 brought the highest possible achievement for young Croatia's men's quadruple scullsteam. The new world champions won their gold medals competing with such rowing superpowers like Italy, Australia, Germany, Russia and Great Britain. The names of winners are Damir Martin, brothers Martin and Valent Sinković, and David Šain.
» Croatia European waterpolo champion for 2010
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 09/27/2010 | Sports | Unrated
The 29th European Water Polo Championship held in Croatia's capital Zagreb was closed on Saturday, September 11, with a magnificent final match between Croatia and Italy. LEN officials, participating teams, the press and fans all described the event in Zagreb as the best so far. Croatia has won gold medal.
» Pete Radovich has 18 Emmys
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 08/29/2010 | People , Awards , Sports | Unrated
"Friends" won 11, "Sienfeld" won 10, "South Park" won 3 but Croatian-American Pete Radovich (left) has 18 Emmys! This award winning producer is the Creative Director on CBS sports and has produced sports events ranging from the NBA to the Olympics.
» Ivano Balic voted the best handball player in history
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 08/18/2010 | Sports | Unrated
According to votes of 11,000 readers of web pages of International Handball Federation IHF, Ivano Balić is the best handball player in history. Ivano Balić is a standard member of Croatian handball representation, winner of gold medals at the World Championship in Portugal in 2003, at the Summer Olympic Games in Greece in 2004, and many other competitions. He was born in the city of Split in 1979, and is still an active player.
» Sandra Perkovic won gold for Croatia in discus throw in Barcelona 2010
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 07/31/2010 | Awards , Sports | Unrated
A new star has appeared on Croatia’s athletics horizon  - discus thrower Sandra Perkovic - only 19 years old and yet ready to climb the podium at this year’s most important event, the European Athletics Championships Barcelona 2010. She created history in becoming not only the youngest ever winner of discus throw gold medal, but also the first ever Croatian to win European Championship gold.


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