PM says maximum effort needed to regulate sanctioning of fan violence at sporting events

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Friday evening, following incidents at the basketball game played between Cedevita and Zadar during which police arrested several Zadar basketball club fans. condemned all incidents, saying that it was necessary to make maximum effort to legally regulate sanctioning of fan violence at sporting events.

Man arrested over attack on Partizan basketball club fans in Zagreb

The police in Zagreb on Monday arrested a man on suspicion of involvement in an attack on supporters of the Partizan Belgrade basketball club in the Croatian capital on Sunday.

Minsk to host 2019 European Games

The 2019 European Games will be held in Minsk after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) general assembly approved the capital of Belarus, the sole candidate, on Friday.

Central African Chad to sponsor top-level French football club

Chad, the world's fourth-poorest country, has become the main sponsor of a French Ligue 1 football club.

Record-breaking Olympics Games for Croatia as medal tally reaches 10

Croatia's participants at the Rio Summer Olympic Games won a total of 10 medals, which makes these Olympics most successful for Croatia.

Moscow threatens to stop payments to doping agency WADA

Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutko hinted Thursday that Moscow could cut off its payments to the international doping control body WADA if it does not reinstate the Russian doping agency RUSADA.

Munich area football to go ahead after shooting; 1860 cancel fanfest

Football club 1860 Munich has cancelled a fanfest scheduled for Sunday while lower-league matches in the region will go ahead as planned over the weekend in the wake of the deadly shooting spree in Munich.

Australian Olympic Committee calls for extra security measures in Rio

Australian Olympic officials Tuesday called on the organizers of the Rio Games to improve security after a Paralympic athlete and an official were robbed at gunpoint in the Brazilian city.

SDP chief: Outgoing government can't move amendments to violence prevention act

Social Democratic Party (SDP) chief Zoran Milanovic said on Monday that the outgoing government had no powers to propose amendments to the Act on the Prevention of Violence at Sporting Events.

New probe into Dinamo soccer officials for HRK 70 mln graft

The USKOK anti-corruption office has launched another probe into the executive director of the Dinamo Zagreb soccer club, Zdravko Mamic and six others suspected of siphoning almost HRK 70 million from the club.

Education minister says all good projects will be continued

The new Science, Education and Sport Minister, Predrag Sustar, confirmed on Saturday that all good programmes, including the ongoing curricular reform, would be continued, adding that comments conducive to improving that document had to be taken into account.

Corruption, doping and terror cast a dark shadow over 2015 sport

Usain Bolt sprinted to yet another world title treble in 2015 while three major football organizations led by FIFA need a new president after the old ones were swept away by corruption affairs. A major doping affair around the ruling athletics body IAAF and Russia also overshadowed Bolt's achievement.