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President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Croatia, Bolivia, Chile next week

President Ram Nath Kovind will next week visit Croatia, Bolivia and Chile and hold talks with the leadership of these countries to strengthen ties in keys sectors such as trade, investment and renewable energy.

Mar 22, 2019, 20:53 PM IST

Andrej Kramaric nets late winner as Croatia beat Azerbaijan 2-1

In the group`s other fixture, Slovakia eased to a 2-0 home win against Hungary thanks to midfielder Ondrej Duda`s first-half opener and Albert Rusnak`s 85th-minute goal in Trnava. 

Mar 22, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

France ready to get the job done against Moldova: Paul Pogba

Le Bleus have played six games - four in the Nations League - since beating Croatia 4-2 to win the 2018 World Cup but Friday`s Group H opener will be their first leading to a major competition.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

Nations League triumph would be better than reaching World Cup semi-final: Harry Kane

England meet the Netherlands in the Nations League semi-finals on June 7, for the right to face either European champions Portugal or Switzerland in the final three days later in Porto.

Mar 20, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

La Liga to sponsor Davis Cup in latest cross-sport venture

Founded in 1900, the Davis Cup is the largest annual international team competition in sport, but has suffered as a spectacle since many top players began opting out.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Croatia's Dejan Lovren banned over social media outburst against Spain

Lovren posted a video on Instagram where he appeared to brag about elbowing Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos and made insulting comments about the Spain team following the game on March 15.

Jan 11, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

French defender Benjamin Pavard to join Bayern Munich next season

The 22-year-old currently plays for Bundesliga rivals VfB Stuttgart and was involved in France`s 2018 World Cup final victory over Croatia in Russia. 

Jan 09, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Uninspiring Spain end difficult year with win over Bosnia

Spain had learnt several hours before kickoff that they had missed out on reaching the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League due to England beating Croatia 2-1 in London. 

Nov 19, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

England manager Gareth Southgate lauds England's unprecedented 2018

The energy and bravery instilled by the 48-year-old coach gave England the power to come from behind with Jesse Lingard and Harry Kane sealing victory against the World Cup finalists at Wembley Stadium. 

Nov 19, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

UEFA Nations League: Draw with England would be something fantastic for Croatia's Dalic

Nonetheless, Dalic knows that in-form England, who have won three and drawn one of their last four games, will cause his side problems, meaning any points, regardless of the consequences, will be positive. 

Nov 18, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Croatia midfielder Rakitic out of England Nations League game

Rakitic, 30 has played 102 games for Croatia but Dalic said they have players capable of filling in.

Nov 17, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

UEFA Nations League: Jedvaj double gives Croatia dramatic 3-2 win over Spain

Victory avenged Croatia`s 6-0 drubbing by Spain in the reverse fixture and their coach Zlatko Dalic feels confident his World Cup runners-up can win the group.

Nov 16, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric never thought Zidane, Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid

Zidane stepped down as coach after leading the club to three consecutive Champions League titles, while Ronaldo ended his nine-year association with Madrid when he joined Juventus in July. 

Oct 16, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer not disappointed post semi-final defeat

Federer admitted that he could have done a better job in serving, adding the Croatian had "more punch" than him.

Oct 14, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

Novak Djokovic eyes fourth Shanghai Masters title

A win in Shanghai will add the 72nd trophy to Djokovic`s total tally of career titles, making it all the more impressive. 

Oct 14, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

UEFA Nations League- Brazil fail to sparkle in 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia

Brazil also had two efforts disallowed for offside with Saudi keeper Mohammed Al-Owais sent off five minutes from time after VAR confirmed that he handled the ball outside the box.

Oct 13, 2018, 11:15 AM IST

UEFA Nations League- Croatia hold wasteful England in empty stadium

The game was built up by the English media as a chance to avenge Croatia`s 2-1 World Cup semi-final win in Russia in July but the game failed to produce any fireworks.

Oct 13, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

Football: Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric still working towards peak fitness after draining season

Modric played a major role in Croatia`s run to the World Cup final in Russia, where they were beaten by France

Sep 28, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

UEFA Nations League: Spain hand Croatia worst-ever defeat, maul World Cup runners-up 6-0

Spain on Tuesday handed World Cup runners-up Croatia their biggest ever defeat after a 6-0 rout in the Nations League group match in Elche, Spain.

Sep 12, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

Sanduic for Modric: Amul's unique tribute to Croatia's 'Golden Ball' winner of FIFA World Cup 2018

Celebrating Modric's performance, Amul cooperative's official Twitter handle shared a wonderful cartoon captioning '#Amul Topical: Croatian captain wins Golden Ball, best player of FIFA 2018!' and it is too cute to miss.

Jul 19, 2018, 22:53 PM IST