Croatia

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

France are champions

France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final of the World Cup in Moscow to win the world title for the second time.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Croatia the smallest nation to reach WC final since 1950

Croatia, a small east European nation with a population of just 4 million, become the smallest and lowest ranked team ever to reach a World Cup final.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Croatia cabinet meets in soccer team jerseys

Croatia's cabinet ministers held a session dressed in the red and white checkered jerseys of the national soccer team to celebrate the country's victory in a World Cup semi-final.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

"It's a perfect storm" for Croats after years of heartbreak: Bilic

World Cup glory beckons for Croatian stars such as Luka Modric after several traumatic experiences at major tournaments, says their former coach Slaven Bilic.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

Modric's dream lives on

Croatia captain Luka Modric puts in a man of the match performance to lead his side to a penalty shootout victory over hosts Russia.

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017

Modric to testify at key Croatia corruption trial

Judge says Real Madrid midfield star Luka Modric will appear as a witness next week at a multi-million-euro corruption trial involving former top Dinamo Zagreb officials.

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

ABBA set to appear at football tournaments

A new penalty shootout system similar to the tennis tiebreak will be tested at the European under-17 championship, which began in Croatia on Wednesday, UEFA say.

November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016

Argentina beat Croatia to clinch maiden Davis Cup title

Argentina lift their first Davis Cup title after Juan Martin Del Potro and Federico Delbonis win Sunday's reverse singles to complete the South American nation's spectacular comeback in a 3-2 victory over hosts Croatia in the final.

October 5, 2016
October 5, 2016

Rakitic blow for Croatia

Croatia's midfield general Ivan Rakitic has pulled out of World Cup qualifiers against Kosovo and Finland because of a painful

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Croatia beat USA in stunning comeback

Teenager Borna Coric complete an unlikely comeback for Croatia as the small Balkan nation beat the United States 3-2 in a Davis Cup quarter-final in Oregon.