Sport in Croatia
Croatia is country, like most of the Eastern European countries, that gives a great importance to sport and sports activities. Dating back from the beginning of last century, Croatian man and women are involved in various sport activities. There are various sport clubs all over Croatia, in small as well as larger places, towns and cities.
Best known sportsman and sportwomen from Croatia are Goran Ivanisevic, the Wimbledon winner, Janica and Ivica Kostelic - skiing champions, Croatian Handball Team, as well as Croatian Basketball and football (soccer) teams ( just to mention few...)
Small Gallery of Croatian Sport Old Labels:
Old Croatian Sport Labels - click to enlarge
Croatians change World Cup jerseys
: Croatia has bowed to a request by football's governing body FIFA to change the design of their World Cup jerseys. It was ruled that there was too much white on them, the Zagreb daily Vecernji List reported Friday. The decision means the team will play in Germany with a different strip to the one it used in the qualifications and to the replicas sold to tens of thousands of fans...read more
Wakeboard Croatia: This comming weekend, on the Saturday at Cable Krk - the wakeboard ski lift in bay of Punat on Island of Krk, the fifth international cable wakeboard competition Croatia Open will be hosted. The best wakeboarders from Croatia as well as Europe are expected to compete , among them wakeboard world's champion Bernhard Hinterberger, European champion Lior Sofer (last years winner of Croatia Open). read more...
Speedway Racetrack in small Croatian village : Donji Kraljevec is a small community in the Croatian Medjimurje County, some 20 km east of Cakovec. With population of under 2000 one wouldn't expect that village to be centre of Speedway Motor Sport. However, due to enthusiasm of it's local community , this village is getting more and more acknowledged in speedway world. read more...
Croatian Sport Links:
We also collected some sport links for various croatian sport websites for you to further explore. Some of the clubs are larger, some are just small clubs. There are some official sport info for various Croatian sport association.
- Directory of Croatian Sport Links
- Croatian Academic Athletics Club Mladost - Zagreb (Hrvatski akademski atletski klub Mladost Zagreb) - about athletics in Zagreb
- Basketball club Jadrankamen (Kosarkaski klub Jadrankamen) - information about basketball club Jadrankamen from Pucisca , island of Brac - Croatia.
- Croatian Chess Page - Play chess online, or find out about chess tournaments worldwide.
- Cycling Federation of Croatian - Hrvatski biciklisticki savez
- Croatian Diving Federation - Official Croatian Diving Federation web - includes regulations about diving in Croatia.
- Diving in Croatia - how to dive in Croatia
- Croatian Fencing Federation (Hrvatski macevalacki savez) - Official website of the Croatian Fencing Federation
- CFF - Croatian Football Federation (HNS - Hrvatski nogometni savez) - informacije o igracima i reprezentaciji
- Sydney United Web Page - This site is Croatian-Australian football club site in Australia
- Golf Club Pula (Golf klub Pula)
- Croatian Karate Union - official wesite fro Croatia Karate Association
- Taekwon-do club "DAN-GUN" (Tae Kwon Do klub "DAN-GUN") - Official "DAN-GUN" homepage. Contains information on club's activities, members, trainers, competitions and achievements.
- Planinarski Klub SPLIT - Hiking Club from Split - Croatia.
- Planinarsko drustvo sveucilista "Velebit" - University's Hiking Club.
- CROATIA OPEN - Umag -Tenis Tournament information, players, history...
- Tennis Club Pecine - club history, players, results, cool pictures,... Tennis club Pecine from Rijeka.
- Skating club ROLLER - Information about in-line skating in Croatia.
- CROATIAN SPELEOLOGY - Speleological clubs and societies in Croatia, speleological events, journals, links, cave rescue, cave diving
- Scout Association of Croatia (Savez izvidaca Hrvatske) - Croatian Scouts on-line
- Scout Association of Split (Savez Izvidjaca Splita)
- Softball Association of Croatia - softball in Croatia
- Swimming Club Zagreb (Zagrebacki plivacki klub) -official website of Swimming Club in Zagreb.
- Croatian Women Volleyball League - Women (Hrvatsko odbojkasko prvenstvo za zene) - Current standings, match results and schedule of upcoming events...
- Yacht Club Labud - sailing club from Croatia