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» Ivica Kostelic's third straight win in World Cup slalom in Wengen Switzerland 2012 equals Stenmark feat
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 02/1/2012 | Sports | Unrated
"I guess I have something with this mountain like no other," said Kostelic, whose third straight win in the Wengen slalom 15 January 2012 matched Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark. "To find yourself in the same sentence as Ingemar Stenmark is the greatest honour. Unlike many other racers I really am following the history of skiing. They were legends for me." But for Ivica Kostelic, this is fourth victory in career i
» Daniela Nincevic and her Cro Majesty project "SPORT FOR EVERY CHILD"
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/27/2011 | Sports , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Cro Majesty (Hrvatsko veličanstvo) project unites over 2.000 children from 28 Orphanages, situated in 19 different cities of the Republic of Croatia. The main organizer of this project is Mrs Daniela Ninčević. Its purpose is educational and recreational for children's better socialization. On its way is a new project for kids around the world to unite in different sports games, tournaments and manifestations.
» Croatia shocks Turkey with 3-0 away win for Euro 2012 soccer playoffs
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 11/13/2011 | Sports | Unrated
In Istanbul on Friday November 11, 2011, Croatia romped to a comfortable 3-0 victory away to Turkey in the first leg of their Euro 2012 soccer playoff with goals from Ivica Olic, Mario Mandzukic and Vedran Corluka taking them to the brink of the finals. It was an especially sweet victory for Croatia who suffered a heart-breaking quarter-final defeat by Turkey at the 2008 finals when they were seconds away from clinching a s
» Flying Balic: Croatian victory in the 2010 IHF World Handball Photo of the Year award
Submitted By Violi Calvert | Published 10/18/2011 | Sports | Unrated
He was twice awarded World Handball Player of the Year, he was elected "Best handball player ever" by the users of the International Handball Federation website - and now Ivano Balic (left) is in the focus of the 2010 IHF World Handball Photo of the Year competition. The Croatian photographer Antonio Bronic found the exact right part of a second to take his picture of Ivano Balic flying through the air and unsuccessfully trying to catch a ba
» David Diehl American football star of Croatian roots visited the city of Split
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 10/7/2011 | Sports , People | Unrated
New York Giants offensive tackle, David Diehl, stepped foot on Croatian soil for the first time on 1st July 2011. David is trying to retrace his roots as his maternal grandfather, Ante Bekavac, is from Lovreć, while his grandmother is from Krk. “It is a great honor to come here. This is my first time in Croatia, searching for my roots. I was in Lovreč, here I am in Split, now I go around to meet my motherland. It was an incredib
» Joseph Mikulec Croatian globetrotter appearing in a silent movie 1922
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/29/2011 | Sports , People , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Message from Angelina E. Payne, Canada:  "Hello, I happened upon the name of Joseph Mikulec while watching old silent films by the National Film Preservation Foundation. It's from 1922 and I thought that perhaps it might interest you. ... I, too, would love to know what became of this interesting fellow as well as his book." Josip Mikulec met the American president Theodore Roosevelt three times. Mikulec made thousands of kilometers on foot
» Ivica Kostelic wins World Cup slalom title 2011
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 03/19/2011 | Sports | Unrated
Bravo, Ivica! Kostelic won the Big Crystal Globe. Croatian sport experienced another tremendous success. Our best skier Ivica Kostelic finally had his years long dream come true. Ivica Kostelić posed with a Japanese flag in tribute to the victims of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami.
» 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.


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