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Basketball World Cup Organisers Red-Faced after Spelling Croatia Wrong on Team Bus

Croatia will start their 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup against the Philippines in Spain tomorrow, and it has not been a good start. The Spanish organisers have spelt ‘Croatia’ in Croatian wrong on the team’s bus. Hrvastska should in fact read Hrvatska. A schoolboy error by the organisers that should be swiftly fixed.

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