Croatia

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

NEW YORK | US picks team without Isner for Davis Cup semi vs Croatia

NEW YORK  — With his top singles player unavailable, U.S. captain Jim Courier brought doubles stalwart Mike Bryan out of Davis Cup retirement for the semifinals. Bryan was part of the lineup Courier selected Tuesday for the matches in Croatia from Sept. 14-16. John Isner, playing in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, won’t travel with the … Continue reading NEW YORK | US picks team without Isner for Davis Cup semi vs Croatia

Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y. – The Dragon’s Cave is a remarkable underwater restaurant on the Adriatic Sea.  First constructed in 2002 with Penetron crystalline technology – and still waterproof – the restaurant underwent a cosmetic renovation July 2018. First completed in 2002, the Dragon’s Cave Restaurant (“Zmajeva Špilja”) at the Frapa Marina in Rogoznica, Croatia, remains absolutely … Continue reading Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia’s president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. The comments by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic have whipped up tensions between two main Balkan rivals whose conflicting views illustrate persistent divisions … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

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  | Popular ex-Yugoslavia singer Oliver Dragojevic dies at 70

ZAGREB, Croatia — Oliver Dragojevic, one of the most popular pop singers in the former Yugoslavia, has died at 70. Croatian media say Dragojevic died early Sunday in a hospital in his hometown of Split, a city on Croatia’s Adriatic coast. He was diagnosed with lung cancer a year ago. Dragojevic gained huge following in … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia  | Popular ex-Yugoslavia singer Oliver Dragojevic dies at 70

ZAGREB, Croatia | Nazi hunter slams right-wing singer at Croatia celebration

ZAGREB, Croatia  — The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center has strongly criticized a far-right singer’s participation in the celebration welcoming Croatia’s national soccer team home from the World Cup. The center issued a statement on Wednesday that described Marko Perkovic — who goes by the stage name Thompson — as a “notorious” sympathizer of Croatia’s World … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Nazi hunter slams right-wing singer at Croatia celebration

ZAGREB, Croatia | More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

ZAGREB, Croatia— In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes’ welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Tens of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colors and waving Croatian flags poured into the … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final