Stories tagged: Croatia
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 8 a.m.
Everyday items emit heartache at broken-relationships museum
The original Museum of Broken Relationships opened in Zagreb, Croatia, in 2010 after growing out of a touring collection that crisscrossed Europe, Asia and the U.S. A second museum is …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
Croatia leads Argentina 2-1 in Davis Cup after doubles
Croatia needs one more point to win its second Davis Cup title after winning the doubles against Argentina in straight sets on Saturday. Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig defeated Juan …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
Healed Juan Martin del Potro hopes to lead Argentina to Davis Cup win
Leaving behind two injury-hit years, Juan Martin del Potro is looking to cap his successful comeback by leading Argentina to its first Davis Cup title.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Portugal, Poland, Wales advance in soccer’s European Championship
The quarterfinal lineup at the European Championship started to take shape on Saturday after three drab matches that will live forever in the record books but not in the memory.
Fri., June 17, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Croatian soccer in harsh spotlight at Euro 2016
Croatia fans have a habit of disrupting and delaying matches at the European Championship.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 4:34 p.m.
Thousands rush into Croatia as police reopen Serbian border
BERKASOVO, Serbia – Thousands of people trying to reach the heart of Europe surged across Serbia’s border into Croatia on Monday after authorities eased restrictions that had left them stranded …
Wed., Aug. 5, 2015, midnight
Chard offers a rainbow of possibilities
Swiss, red or rainbow, chard is typical in Mediterranean cooking and the cuisine of the Adriatic. It’s particularly popular in Croatia’s Dalmatia region, where it’s prepared simply and served as …
Tue., June 24, 2014, midnight
World Cup Round-up: Mexico advances to knockout stage
One of the first things Miguel Herrera did when he became Mexico’s fourth coach in a year was call Rafael Marquez and ask the 35-year-old defender known as “the boss” …
Mon., June 23, 2014, 8:50 p.m.
Mexico blasts Croatia to advance
Rafael Marquez’s pivotal goal from a header in the 72nd minute ignited a scoring burst, and Mexico surged into the World Cup’s knockout stage for a sixth straight time with …
Fri., June 13, 2014, midnight
Brazil rallies to defeat Croatia in World Cup opener
SAO PAULO – Neymar showed why he is carrying Brazil’s hopes at the World Cup, scoring twice on Thursday to help the underwhelming hosts escape a disappointing start to the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 12, 2014, 6:16 p.m.
Neymar leads Brazil to win over Croatia in FIFA World Cup opener
Neymar gave Brazil a winning start to its home World Cup, scoring twice to lead the host nation to an unconvincing 3-1 victory over Croatia in the opening game on …