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Spanish, Croatian Planes Join Battle Against Turkish Wildfires

By Mehmet Emin Caliskan and Tuvan GumrukcuMARMARIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Firefighting planes from Spain and Croatia joined the battle against...
Tags: Spain, Croatia, Mehmet Emin Caliskan, Tuvan GumrukcuMARMARIS Turkey Reuters Firefighting

Sifan Hassan rebounds to win Olympic 5,000 after crash and recovery in 1,500 heat

TOKYO — At the end of a day that began in near disaster and ended with her being crowned Olympic 5,000-meter champion, Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands walked along the edge of the Olympic Stadium just past the finish line late Monday night, scanning the nearly empty venue for a familiar face to connect with. Finally someone threw her a large Dutch flag. Hassan wrapped it around herself, walked a few steps and then dropped to her knees, leaned forward, her face almost touching the track and she p...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Boston, New York City, Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Netherlands, Ethiopia, Croatia, Kenya, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro

Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings opens up on mental health struggles due to Euro 2020

Tyrone Mings’ Euro 2020 Tyrone Mings was named as one of the 26-man squad taken to Euro 2020 by Gareth Southgate after a stellar campaign with Aston Villa.In all honesty, few likely saw the defender as one of England’s main centre-backs this summer, with Harry Maguire and John Stones instead expected to form the pairing in front of Jordan Pickford.However, Maguire was injured at the back end of 2020/21 and whilst he was taken to the tournament, he was not fit enough to start the first few games....
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Aston Villa, Croatia, Gareth Southgate, John Stones, Tyrone Mings, Rio Ferdinand, Maguire, Jordan Pickford, Stones, Harry Maguire, Fantasy Premier League

Martin Braithwaite opens up on seeing Christian Eriksen fight for his life at Euro 2020

Eriksen collapse The European Championships this summer was one of the best tournaments in the history of the game. It included many shocks, great goals and amazing performances.Capped off with a final between Italy who won their first major title since 2006 and England who made their first final since 1966.However during the tournament there was an incident which overshadowed much of the elation associated with the competition.During the Denmark vs Finland game, the Danish talisman Christian Er...
Tags: England, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Italy, Arsenal, Belgium, Finland, Croatia, Denmark, West Ham, Middlesbrough, Christian Eriksen, Romero, Eriksen

Germans Detained in Croatia Over Kids, Dog Locked in Hot Car

Croatian police have arrested a German couple for leaving their two children and a dog in a locked car with closed windows in hot weather.
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Major Adriatic Sea Bridge Connects Coastline in Croatia

A major European Union-funded bridge has been connected over the Adriatic Sea and linked two swaths of Croatia's coastline that are divided by a small stretch of Bosnia’s territory.
Tags: European Union, Croatia, Bosnia, Adriatic Sea, Adriatic Sea Bridge Connects Coastline

Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Thursday July 29

Here’s the Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Thursday July 29. Highlights Thursday include the women’s gymnastics all-around competition. Without Simone Biles, the field is wide open. You can watch live on NBC’s Peacock (premium) channel around 4 a.m., or get replays on NBC in the 5-8:30 p.m. segment. In swimming, NBC will have live evening coverage in the finals of the women’s 200 breaststroke, men’s 200 back, women’s 100 free and men’s 200 IM. The U.S. women’s basketball team’s game vs. Japan wil...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Sweden, Nbc, Australia, France, China, Sports, Spain, Sport, Turkey, Iran, Taiwan, Hungary, Soccer, Olympics

Roma student: 'My only goal is to finish school'

How one school in Croatia is working to improve education opportunities for Roma children like Kristina.
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Nikola Tesla: Sparks fly over plans to honour inventor with coin

Both Croatia and Serbia claim Nikola Tesla, pioneer of alternating current electricity, as their hero.
Tags: News, Serbia, Croatia, Nikola Tesla, Sparks

Kosovo Mourns 10 Compatriots Killed in Croatia Bus Crash

Kosovo has observed a day of mourning with flags at half-staff and parliament postponed its session Monday in memory of 10 Kosovars who died when their bus crashed in Croatia.
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Tokyo Olympics: Lauren Williams takes taekwondo silver for Great Britain

Great Britain's Lauren Williams takes silver in the women's -67kg taekwondo after losing the final to Croatia's Matea Jelic at Tokyo 2020.
Tags: News, Croatia, Tokyo, Great Britain, Lauren Williams, Matea Jelic

Tokyo Olympics: GB's Lauren Williams wins silver in -67kg taekwondo

Great Britain's Lauren Williams takes silver in the -67kg taekwondo at Tokyo 2020 after being beaten by Matea Jelic of Croatia in the final.
Tags: News, Croatia, Tokyo, Great Britain, Lauren Williams, Matea Jelic

At least 10 dead and 44 injured in bus crash in Croatia after driver lost control

Driver reportedly fell asleep on journey between Frankfurt and Pristina, the capital of KosovoAt least 10 people have died after a bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia, police have said.The incident, believed to have happened when the driver fell asleep early on Sunday, has left at least 44 others injured, some seriously. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Frankfurt, Croatia, Road transport, Kosovo, Pristina

10 Killed, 45 Injured in a Bus Crash in Croatia

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and 45 injured when a bus driving from Germany to Kosovo slipped off the road near the Croatian city of...
Tags: Germany, Croatia, Kosovo, Belgrade, Reuters

Bus Swerves off Road in Croatia; 10 Killed, 44 Injured

Croatian police say 10 people have been killed and at least 44 others injured when a bus swerved off a highway and crashed.
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Bus Swerves off Road in Croatia; 10 Killed, 45 Injured

Croatian police say 10 people have been killed and at least 45 others injured when a bus swerved off a highway and crashed.
Tags: Croatia, Road

Croatia, Montenegro Tighten Virus Rules in Tourism Season

Croatia and Montenegro have tightened rules against the new coronavirus along the Adriatic Sea coast amid a rise in infections and in effort to save the summer tourism season.
Tags: Croatia, Montenegro, Adriatic Sea, Croatia Montenegro

Croatia Tightens Controls on Adriatic Coast to Safeguard Tourist Season

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia has decided to tighten controls against the spread of COVID-19 along its Adriatic coast in an effort to safeguard its...
Tags: Croatia, Zagreb, Adriatic, Adriatic coast, Reuters Croatia, COVID

Frumpy Middle-aged Mom: More travel tips: Ditch the package tour

Last week, I started giving you my brilliant opinions about how to travel and — of course — I’m always right. I’ve been pointing this out to my friends and family lately. That if they did everything exactly as I instructed, their lives would be so much better. But, as author and wit Oscar Wilde said, “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” With apologies to Oscar, though, you should actually listen to me. Because I’ve bumped and jostled and pr...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Montana, Sport, Rome, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Croatia, Kansas, Oscar Wilde, Zanzibar, Giza, Harold, Marla, Roman Coliseum

Croatia Sets Obligatory Tests for Visitors From UK, Russia and Cyprus

ZAGREB (Reuters) -Croatia will impose obligatory COVID-19 tests for visitors coming from Britain, Russia and Cyprus from July 26, the state health...
Tags: Cyprus, Croatia, Zagreb, UK Russia, Reuters Croatia, Britain Russia

West Ham: Goalkeeper deal close, Lingard latest, Yarmolenko for sale

 A series of updates surrounding Premier League outfit West Ham’s efforts on the transfer front have surfaced online this weekend. New no.2 The first two surround potential high-profile arrivals at the London Stadium.First, it has been confirmed that the Hammers are inching ever closer to closing a deal for Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola.Fresh off the back of an impressive loan stint in England with Fulham, French international Areola has been identified as a key target on the pa...
Tags: UK, England, France, Sport, Ukraine, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Southampton, Netherlands, David Moyes, Everton, Croatia, West Ham

10 of Croatia’s best crowd-free places in for a

With Croatia set to go on to the green list, we pick quiet islands and beaches for a post-lockdown escapeLast summer, visitors who managed to make it to Croatia had a taste of what the country was like before the days of mass tourism. And it tasted good. But while honeypots such as Dubrovnik were unrecognisably quiet, there have always been parts of the country where you don’t have to wade through crowds.Places where things move at a less hurried pace, where Croatian life can be savoured, where ...
Tags: Travel, Culture, Heritage, Croatia, Beach Holidays, Walking Holidays, Summer Holidays, Dubrovnik, Europe Holidays, Croatia Holidays

Nuno Espirito Santo provides definitive Harry Kane future update

 New Tottenham Hotspur boss Nuno Espirito Santo has, on Friday, provided an altogether encouraging update on the future of Harry Kane. Kane wants out The bombshell news which Spurs fans across the globe were no doubt long dreading was of course finally forthcoming back in May.This came in the form of widespread reports that star hitman Harry Kane had informed the club of his desire to move on this summer, in search of silverware.The revelation, originally brought to the fore by Sky Sports News, ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Levy, Spurs, Tottenham, Croatia, Harry, Uefa, Harry Kane, Kane, Thfc, London England, Sky Blues

MTV’s ‘The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies’ To Premiere In August (TV News Roundup)

MTV announced that the new season of “The Challenge,” subtitled “Spies, Lies and Allies,” will premiere on Aug. 11. For the first time, the franchise — now in its 37th season — will feature 17 international players competing alongside U.S. contestants. The season will take place on the Mediterranean coast of Croatia. This season’s cast […]
Tags: News, Mtv, Croatia, Mediterranean, Marlon Wayans, The Challenge, Outer Banks, The Way Down

Dear England fans: feel pride, not pain, after Euro 2020 heroics

As the dust settles Despite all the hope, expectation, and chanting, football will have to wait a little longer to come home.England fell at the final hurdle to an Italy side that too were creating their own redemption story. Having missed out entirely on the 2018 World Cup, the Azzurri deserved this day just as much as England and, on the night, more than the Three Lions. Our recap of a truly memorable day in the capital 🙌#Azzurri 🏆🇮🇹 #EURO2020 #VivoAzzurro — Italy ⭐️...
Tags: UK, England, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Italy, Leeds United, Wembley, Croatia, Gareth Southgate, Luke Shaw, United, Jack Grealish, Brexit, Azzurri, Middlesborough

Best XI: Euro 2020 team of the tournament

Euro 2020 team of the tournament 622 players were called up to represent their national teams at Euro 2020 with 484 of these seeing action.Poland’s Kacper Kozłowski and Jude Bellingham of England were the youngest to feature, both aged just 17.At the other end of the spectrum, 38 year olds Pepe and Maarten Stekelenburg made four appearance each for Portugal and Netherlands respectively.Some players rose to the occasion of playing on such a huge stage so here is the 101 Great Goals team of the to...
Tags: England, Milan, Wales, France, Scotland, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Iran, Bbc, Czech Republic, Hungary, Munich, Soccer, Premier League

Euro 2020 final reaction and the justification of taking the knee

Racism after penalty defeat It is with absolute disgust and embarrassment that after a result where a person of colour is on the losing side that supporters, although that term here has lost all meaning, will send vile, racist abuse towards them.It has become the norm. A failure to address, educate and bring those who persevere these criminal acts to justice.And so as England lost on penalties with Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka all failing to convert, the collective reaction was ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Croatia, Uefa, Jordan Henderson, LBC, Brien, James O Brien, Saka, Charles Watts, Phil Foden, Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford Jadon Sancho, Arsenal Saka

Top three young players at Euro 2020

Top three young players at Euro 2020 622 players were called up to represent the 24 national teams who participated in UEFA Euro 2020.Some shone. Some underwhelmed. Some didn’t feature at all.But, above all else, three players aged 21 or under shone brightest during the European Championships.It is worth noting, all three players on this list featured on our top 20 young players to watch database pre-tournament.  3: Mikkel Damsgaard – Denmark Ahead of Euro 2020, Mikkel Damsgaard was not a player...
Tags: England, Scotland, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Soccer, Italy, Lionel Messi, Croatia, Denmark, Gareth Southgate, Uefa, Moldova

Top 20 moments & matches that made Euro 2020 so memorable

Top 20 moments & matches of Euro 2020 This may be a case of recency bias, but many would argue that Euro 2020 was one of the most memorable major tournaments in living memory.The Covid-19 pandemic meant that everyone, regardless of age, wealth, religion or race, was forced to stay indoors to protect others.But nothing brings everybody together quite like an international sporting event.Euro 2020, taking place a year later than advertised, was a welcome release given this backdrop and the tournam...
Tags: Europe, England, Wales, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Turkey, Ukraine, Rome, Czech Republic, Budapest, Hungary, Munich, Soccer

Top 10 best goals scored at Euro 2020

Top 10 best goals scored at Euro 2020 142 goals were scored at this summer’s European Championships, an average of 2.78 per match.That is the highest average at any Euros ever and the last time a World Cup witnessed this many goal per game was Spain ’82 (2.81) which was also won by Italy.So, we’ve looked back at all the goals and complied a list of the ten best scored at Euro 2020. 10: Karim Benzema vs Portugal – group stages Number ten on the list, similar to others to come, is less about the...
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