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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Croatia thump Hungary to stay on course, Slovakia hold Wales

The Croatians top the group with 13 points from six matches and will secure a berth in next year`s finals with a match to spare if they beat Wales away on Sunday.

Oct 11, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Robert Prosinecki resigns as Bosnia coach after Armenia debacle

Second-placed Finland, who were playing the Italians later on Sunday, have 12 points from five games and third-placed Armenia are on nine from six after their impressive home win over the Bosnians.

Sep 08, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Croatia trounce Slovakia 4-0 in Euro 2020 qualifiers

Slovakia will face their southern neighbours Hungary on Monday.

Sep 07, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

Croatian Ivan Perisic joins FC Bayern Munich on loan

Perisic was part of Croatia`s World Cup runner-up squad, joins Bayern from Inter Milan with immediate effect. 

Aug 13, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

La Liga: Atletico Madrid sign Tottenham Hotspur's Kieran Trippier

Atletico did not say how much they will pay for Trippier, 28, although British media reported the deal was worth 20 million pounds ($25 million) plus variables.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

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