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France beats Croatia to capture World Cup title

/ Jul 16, 2018

France beats Croatia to capture World Cup title

Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are. Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame downpour that soaked Russian President Vladimir Putin, ...

France relaxed ahead of World Cup final vs. Croatia

/ Jul 14, 2018

France relaxed ahead of World Cup final vs. Croatia

If Antoine Griezmann's jocular demeanor is anything to go by, France is far from overawed by the prospect of playing in the World Cup final and in buoyant spirits ahead of Sunday's clash with Croatia. The diminutive striker was full of bonhomie on Friday at ...

Croatia ends Russia's run toward the World Cup semifinals

/ Jul 8, 2018

Croatia ends Russia's run toward the World Cup semifinals

Nyet this time. Although Russia made it further at this year's World Cup than most anyone expected, it was Croatia that advanced to the semifinals with a 4-3 shootout victory Saturday following a 2-2 draw. The overachieving hosts, the lowest ranked team in the tournament at ...

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

/ Jun 17, 2018

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack. The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup. Modric sent in a corner that was headed by ...

/ Mar 15, 2018

Slovenia urges EU action against Croatia in border spat

Slovenia's outgoing government urged the European Commission on Thursday to act against Croatia, which it accuses of breaching EU law, after Zagreb refused to accept an international arbitration ruling over a bitter border row. Ljubljana accuses Zagreb of not implementing a June ruling by the ...

/ Nov 28, 2016

Argentina captures first David Cup title

Argentina lifted its first Davis Cup title after Juan Martin Del Potro and Federico Delbonis won Sunday's reverse singles to complete the South American nation's spectacular comeback in a 3-2 victory over host Croatia in the final. Del Potro fought back from two sets down ...

Trio advance after drab encounters

Jun 26, 2016

Trio advance after drab encounters

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. The start of the round of 16 saw Poland, Portugal and Wales make it through ...