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France, Croatia reach Davis Cup semis, Nadal keeps Spain alive

France, Croatia reach Davis Cup semis, Nadal keeps Spain alive

Croatia also made it into the last four as Australian Open runner-up Marin Cilic crushed Kazakhstan`s Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1 6-1 6-1 to seal their tie 3-1.

Apr 08, 2018, 21:17 PM IST
Brazil to play Austria, Croatia in pre-World Cup friendlies

Brazil to play Austria, Croatia in pre-World Cup friendlies

In addition to the friendlies, the CBF struck a deal with Tottenham Hotspur to use the club`s new north London facilities for their pre-World Cup training base. The Selecao will also stay in a hotel within the sports complex.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Tata Open Maharashtra: Top-seed Marin Cilic advances to semi-finals

Tata Open Maharashtra: Top-seed Marin Cilic advances to semi-finals

World No. 6 Cilic came into the quarter-finals after beating India's Ramkumar Ramanathan in straight sets on Wednesday.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
Qatar Open: Rising Russian star Andrey Rublev reaches semi-finals, attains Australian Open seeded spot

Qatar Open: Rising Russian star Andrey Rublev reaches semi-finals, attains Australian Open seeded spot

The 20-year-old won 6-3, 7-5 following a display of powerful hitting against a Croatian opponent who had accounted for the number two seed Pablo Carreno Busta in the first round.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup: Lionel Messi's Argentina on collision course with Spain

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Lionel Messi's Argentina on collision course with Spain

Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia side featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid`s Luka Modric, with Nigeria and debutants Iceland rounding out a competitive Group D.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Croatia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Zlatko Dalic's men will be playing in their fifth World Cup in Russia next year, having only once failed to qualify in 2010.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill said he was "staggered and bewildered" by a controversial penalty decision that gave Switzerland a 1-0 win in their World Cup play-off first leg on Thursday.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Slovenian PM Miro Cerar cancels visit to Croatia in border arbitration row

Slovenian PM Miro Cerar cancels visit to Croatia in border arbitration row

Slovenia and Croatia both declared independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991 and have since joined the European Union.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Pakistan Army accuses Indian troops of targetting UN vehicle along LoC

Pakistan Army accuses Indian troops of targetting UN vehicle along LoC

A vehicle carrying two officers of a UN military observer group came under attack by the Indian troops during a visit to the Line of Control (LoC), the Pakistan Army today claimed.

May 24, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
U-17 FIFA World Cup: Heavyweights England, Germany, Spain, Turkey qualify for India tournament

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Heavyweights England, Germany, Spain, Turkey qualify for India tournament

Iran, Iraq, Japan and North Korea, besides hosts India have qualified from Asia, while Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Paraguay have done so from South America.

May 14, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

EU's 'foreign fighter' traffic checks cause chaos at border

Enhanced checks at the EU's external borders, purportedly to halt suspected Islamic fighters from Iraq and Syria, led to long queues and traffic chaos Friday at Croatia`s border with Slovenia.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Nikola Kalinic strikes to keep Croatia in driving seat

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Nikola Kalinic strikes to keep Croatia in driving seat

The home side missed several chances either side of Kalinic`s 38th-minute thunderbolt while a cagey Ukrainian outfit rarely troubled Croatia`s rearguard in the Maksimir stadium.

Mar 25, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
Marin Cilic, Ivan Dodig push Croatia to brink of Davis Cup

Marin Cilic, Ivan Dodig push Croatia to brink of Davis Cup

Both Cilic and Del Potro were drafted in for Saturday`s doubles with the former teaming up with Dodig to claim the first two sets in a tie-break before wrapping up victory after Mayer dropped serve at 3-2 down in the third.

Nov 26, 2016, 23:24 PM IST
Neutral venue for Davis Cup finals unappealing to Andy Murray

Neutral venue for Davis Cup finals unappealing to Andy Murray

Croatia will host Argentina for the 2016 Davis Cup title after winning their semi-finals last weekend, but a host city has yet to be named.

Sep 22, 2016, 13:27 PM IST
Davis Cup: Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro hopes to be fit for 'dream' final

Davis Cup: Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro hopes to be fit for 'dream' final

Argentina have been finalists four times in the past 10 years and will attempt to win their first Davis Cup.

Sep 20, 2016, 23:13 PM IST
Davis Cup: Argentina beat champions Britain, play Croatia in final

Davis Cup: Argentina beat champions Britain, play Croatia in final

Argentina, who have been finalists four times in the past 10 years, will attempt to win their first Davis Cup when they travel to Croatia from November 25-27.

Sep 19, 2016, 00:01 AM IST

Hungary to build second fence on border with Serbia to keep out migrants

Hungary plans to build a second barrier on its southern border with Serbia to keep out migrants, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public radio on Friday.

Aug 26, 2016, 12:03 PM IST

Tourists in this European country have been warned not to take stupid selfies

Croatia`s mountain rescue service has urged tourists to stop putting themselves in danger taking "stupid and dangerous selfies", after a Canadian man was almost killed falling down a 75-metre cliff.

Jul 08, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
Ricardo Quaresma heads Portugal into Euro 2016 quarters

Ricardo Quaresma heads Portugal into Euro 2016 quarters

Cristiano Ronaldo was denied matching Michel Platini`s record of nine goals.

Jun 26, 2016, 08:23 AM IST
Euro 2016, Round of 16: Portugal vs Croatia - Preview

Euro 2016, Round of 16: Portugal vs Croatia - Preview

"Ronaldo is a scorer and a winner, he plays up front and feeds on goals," Santos said.

Jun 24, 2016, 10:26 AM IST