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FIBA World Cup 2014 preview: Croatia aiming for best finish in two decades
A talented Croatia squad is hoping to earn its first FIBA medal in 20 years at the 2014 World Cup. Croatia enters the 2014 FIBA World Cup with as much momentum as the team has had in some time. After placing fourth at Eurobasket 2013 -- the team's best finish since 1995 -- the team has a chance to return to old heights in international basketball with a strong showing this fall. The history of ...(8/29/2014 9:10:40 AM)
Croatia vs. Smart Gilas: TV Info, Live Stream, Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014
Croatia and the Smart Gilas (Philippines) will kick off their respective paths at the 2014 FIBA World Cup with a showdown against each other. Both squads are in Group B and will have to deal with Argentina moving forward, so picking up an early victory in the initial game would be critical. The top four teams in each group advance to the round of 16. The contest between Croatia and the ...(8/29/2014 7:45:25 AM)
Questions for the Brooklyn Nets players at FIBA World Cup
Let the games begin!  The FIBA World Cup begins at 6:30 a.m. ET Saturday with Croatia facing the Philippines, a game featuring Bojan Bogdanovic vs. Andray Blatche.  Team USA, with Mason Plumlee, plays Finland at 3:30 p.m.  In between, at 10 a.m., Mexico with Jorge Gutierrez plays powerhouse Lithuania. --Can Mason Plumlee play power forward?(8/29/2014 7:59:15 AM)
US OPEN SCENE: You can't win if you can't finish
As Croatia's Ivan Dodig knows all too well after his 2014 Grand Slam season, you can't win if you can't finish.(8/27/2014 8:15:08 PM)
Croatia rejects demand for referendum to restrict Cyrillic signs
By Igor Ilic ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croat war veterans on Tuesday lost their bid to hold a referendum that would have tightened restrictions on the use of Cyrillic language signs in areas of Croatia populated by the Serb minority. Parliament put the question of holding the referendum to the Constitutional Court, which said it would violate the country's constitution. Currently, Cyrillic letters ...(8/12/2014 12:08:46 PM)
Fitch Downgrades Croatia to 'BB'; Outlook Stable
Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Croatia - Rating Action Report www.fitchratings.com /creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=756708">http:// www.fitchratings.com /creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=756708 ...(8/8/2014 4:26:12 PM)
Croatia fighter jet crashes, pilot ejects
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian military fighter jet crashed near the capital Tuesday and its pilot ejected without injury, the defense ministry said.(8/5/2014 1:37:22 PM)
Croatia's air force fighter jet crashes, pilot ejects
Croatia's defense ministry says a military fighter jet has crashed near the capital and its pilot has ejected.(8/5/2014 12:12:08 PM)
Athletics - Croatia's Vlasic to miss Europeans
- Croatia's former world high jump champion Blanka Vlasic will miss the European Championship in Zurich due to a painful knee, her father and coach said on Thursday. "Although the first training went well, during the next two, the pain has grown stronger and after the late exercise on Wednesday we decided to give up the competition," Josko Vlasic said. Vlasic said the injury was not "serious ...(8/14/2014 6:05:02 AM)
Bojan Bogdanovic scores 11 in Croatia win over Mexico; Jorge Gutierrez finishes with 3
Bojan Bogdanovic helped lead Croatia to a third place finish in a friendly tournament, beating Mexico and Jorge Gutierrez, 99-74. Gutierrez, playing point for the clearly outmatched Mexicans, finished with three points in 23 minutes, all on free throws. After shooting 3-of-10 including 0-of-6 from deep, on Wednesday, Gutierrez compounded his shooting woes with an 0-of-2 performance, both misses ...(8/21/2014 6:25:40 PM)
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