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[VIDEO] Thousands Welcome Home Rio Sensation Sara Kolak

Gold medalist Sara Kolak arrives in her home town Ludbreg (photo credit: Vjeran Zganec Rogulja/PIXSELL)

One of the real sensations of the Rio Olympics, 21-year-old Croatian javelin thrower Sara Kolak, has arrived home to a heroes welcome on Monday evening… Kolak, who shocked many world by winning gold in the women’s javelin in Rio, landed in Zagreb on Monday before making her way to her ...

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MC Hammer on Another Croatian Holiday

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Same time, same place… American hip-hop recording artist, dancer and part-time actor M.C Hammer is back again on holiday on the Croatian coast. M.C Hammer, remembered for his rapid rise to fame with the hit “U Can’t Touch This”, seems to have fallen in love with Croatia. The rapper, who ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Croatia Wins Water Polo Silver Medal

Croatia take silver in Rio (photo credit: Rio2016)

Croatia have won the Olympic men’s water polo silver medal after losing to Serbia tonight in Rio… Defending Olympic champions Croatia were beaten by World and European champions Serbia 11-7 (3-2, 3-1, 3-2, 2-2) in the gold medal showdown on Saturday at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio. Serbia started ...

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U2 Frontman Bono Vox Blown Away by Croatian Chef

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“A satisfied guest wanted to meet me. I go out and it is Bono!,” said Croatian chef Hrvoje Zirojević, who made headlines today after U2 lead singer was blown away by his culinary skills… U2 are in currently holidaying in Croatia and on Wednesday Bono visited Paklinski Islands, just off ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Sandra Perković Defends Discus Gold

Sandra Perković claimed back to back golds in Rio

Defending Olympic women’s discus champion Sandra Perković has won the gold medal in Rio on Tuesday… Perković (26) won the final of the women’s discus with a throw of 69.21 metres to claim back to back Olympic gold medals. France’s Robert-Michon won silver with a throw of 66.73 metres, whilst ...

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Velika Gospa Celebrated in Croatia on Monday

Gospa  (photo Credit: Sinj Tourist Board)

Croats on Monday celebrate Velika Gospa (The Assumption of the Virgin Mary), with mass pilgrims… August 15, which is a public holiday in Croatia. is one of the biggest days on the religious calendar, and Croats will mark the occasion by descending on the town of Sinj to kneel in ...

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