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Justin Bieber joins Medvescak during training exercise in Zagreb

Canadian pop and R&B star Justin Bieber, who held a concert in Zagreb's Arena Hall on Wednesday, joined the local ice hockey team "Medvescak" during their official training on Thursday.

Gambia national goalkeeper dies crossing the Mediterranean to Italy

The goalkeeper of the women's national soccer team in Gambia is believed to have died while trying to migrate to Italy, a member of her family said Thursday.

Book on Drazen Petrovic, "the Mozart of Basketball" promoted in Zagreb

The Croatian edition of the book "Drazen: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of the Mozart of Basketball" by Australian author Todd Spehr was presented on Friday in Zagreb in the museum dedicated to...

IAAF World Challenge Zagreb set for 5-6 Sept.

The 66th edition of the Hanzekovic track and field meeting, one of IAAF World Challenge meetings, will take place in Zagreb on 5-6 September, the event's director Ivana Brkljacic said recently....

Croatia's Perkovic wins discus throw at Paris Diamond League

Croatia's best track and field athlete, Sandra Perkovic was the first in the women's discus throw event in the IAAF Diamond League in Paris on Saturday, with the throw of 67.62 metres.

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.

Rio men's water polo silver goes to Croatia

Croatia's water polo team was defeated by Serbia in the final at the Rio Olympic Games on Saturday  7-11 (2-3, 1-3, 2-3, 2-2).

Croatia's Perkovic victorious in London with meeting record

Croatia's Sandra Perkovic won the women's discus throw event at the Diamond League meeting in London on Saturday, setting a meeting record of 69.94 metres.

Mamic says hasn't commissioned murder of Chief State Prosecutor

Controversial football manager Zdravko Mamic. an official of the Croatian Football Federation and a former executive director of the Zagreb-based Dinamo club, on Thursday dismissed media reports...

Exhibition match of Ivanisevic, Agassi and Ferrero to mark start of ATP Umag

Tennis legends -- Goran Ivanisevic, Andre Agassi and Juan Carlos Ferrero -- will play an exhibition match in Umag on Saturday evening at the ceremony of opening the ATP Croatia Open tournament in...

84 Croats, including two Olympic champions, to compete in Rio Games

A total of 84 athletes will represent Croatia in 16 sports during the 6-21 August Olympic Games in Rio.

Zagreb, Rijeka ready for European Universities Games

The Croatian capital Zagreb and the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka will host the 3rd European Universities Games from 12 to 25 July,  and this multisport competition will open at a ceremony in...

Croatia's Perkovic, reigning European champion, defends her title in discus throw

The best Croatian track and field athlete Sandra Perkovic on Friday became the European champion in the discus throw event, for the fourth consecutive time.

Croats win gold and silver in European Shotgun Championship

Croatia's team consisting of Josip Glasnovic, Giovanni Cernogoraz and Kristijan Kancelar won the European title in the skeet event during the European Shotgun Championship in Lonato, Italy, while...

British sports stars reflect on uncertain future after Brexit

British sports stars and officials have given a mixed reaction to Britain's decision to leave the European Union, unsure of what it means for leagues and foreign athletes.