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ZADAR, Croatia | Querrey rallies to keep US alive vs. Croatia in Davis Cup

ZADAR, Croatia — Substitute Sam Querrey rallied from a deep hole to keep the United States alive in the Davis Cup semifinals. The American, who was playing in place of Steve Johnson, beat sixth-ranked Marin Cilic 6-7 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 Sunday to even the best-of-five series at 2-2. Croatia’s Borna Coric was to … Continue reading ZADAR, Croatia | Querrey rallies to keep US alive vs. Croatia in Davis Cup

ZADAR, Croatia | US Davis Cup players try to stay out of Williams controversy

ZADAR, Croatia— Serena Williams isn’t getting much support from the men on the United States’ Davis Cup team over her insinuation that sexism played a role in the code violations she received during the U.S. Open final. Then again, Steve Johnson, Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison are trying their best to stay out of the … Continue reading ZADAR, Croatia | US Davis Cup players try to stay out of Williams controversy

SPLIT, Croatia | Croatia bids emotional farewell to beloved singer Dragojevic

SPLIT, Croatia— Lighting torches and applauding, tens of thousands of people on Tuesday bid an emotional farewell to Oliver Dragojevic, the late Croatian singer who was also adored throughout the former Yugoslavia for his songs celebrating love and the Adriatic Sea. Crowds lined the docks in the coastal city of Split as a boat carrying … Continue reading SPLIT, Croatia | Croatia bids emotional farewell to beloved singer Dragojevic

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatian police deny using violence against migrants

ZAGREB, Croatia  — Croatian police have denied reports that the European Union nation’s border guards have been using violence against migrants attempting to enter from neighboring Bosnia. Police told The Associated Press on Monday that they “have not recorded” such incidents along Croatia’s border with Bosnia and other neighbors. The response comes after the Red … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatian police deny using violence against migrants

MOSCOW | Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW — When the final whistle blew and they knew they were going to their first World Cup final, the Croatians ran to their exuberant fans, jumping in their iconic red-and-white checkered jerseys. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute and Croatia shocked England 2-1 Wednesday. Croatia, the first team in 28 … Continue reading MOSCOW | Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1