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Brazil beats Croatia in World Cup opener after shaky start

...to an unconvincing 3-1 victory over Croatia in the opening game on Thursday.In his...kinds of fouls are penalized there," Croatia coach Niko Kovac said."That is shameful...us. The rules were not the same."As Croatia searched desperately for an equalizer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-12/brazil-beats-croatia
Brazil's Fred says penalty against Croatia was 'clear'

...led to the controversial penalty in the World Cup opener against Croatia, saying he was clearly fouled.Speaking publicly for the first time after Brazil's 3-1 win over Croatia on Thursday in Sao Paulo, Fred came to the defense of Japanese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-13/brazils-fred-says-pe
Leicester: British Olympic team wouldn't be same without Scots

...Because this would be a peaceful separation, without the bloodshed that divided other nations and led to the likes of Serbia or Croatia now fielding separate Olympic teams, it would be nice to think that Britons would still cheer for their Scottish cousins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-16/leicester-british-olympi
Nishikori, Cilic stun Djokovic, Federer in US Open semifinals

...1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3.Then, Croatia's Cilic used every bit of his 6-foot-6...refreshing to some extent. It's big for Croatia; it's big for Japan."Cilic, forced...doping suspension,is the first man from Croatia to get this far at a major since his coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-06/nishikori-cilic-stun
Marin Cilic tops Kei Nishikori at U.S. Open for first Grand Slam title

...compete, he watched the tournament on TV from his home in Croatia, while using the forced time away from the tour to improve...last September that he connected with the only other man from Croatia to win a major, 2001 Wimbledon champion Ivanisevic."Any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-08/marin-cilic-tops-kei
Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16 at the Basketball World Cup

...into the tournament, will next face a Croatia team that was stunned 77-75 Sunday by...Egypt with 12 points.GROUP BSENEGAL 77, CROATIA 75Gorgui Dieng, of the Minnesota Timberwolves...Dario Saric each scored 15 points for Croatia.GREECE 90, PUERTO RICO 79Nikos Zisis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-01/spain-greece-earn-tr
Curry leads U.S. past Mexico in Basketball World Cup

...guard Goran, led Slovenia with 18 points.France eliminated Croatia 69-64 in the other bracket played in Madrid and will meet...from an eight-point deficit in the first quarter to beat Croatia, which was paced by guard Bojan Bogdanovic's 27 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-06/curry-leads-us-past-
Nishikori, Cilic will face off in mens US Open final

...it's a bit of a change up."And just think about where these two guys were a year ago at this time.Cilic was at home in Croatia, barred from entering the U.S. Open because of a doping suspension he says he didn't deserve. He tested positive for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-07/nishikori-cilic-will
Rants & Raves

...victims. FOR 623 YEARS the Ottoman Empire based in Turkey engaged in an unprecedented mercenary takeover of vast lands from Croatia to Baghdad to Algeria. After World War I Kemel Attaturk banned polygamy. Monogamy ended the need for unmarried men to invade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-10/rants-raves
Mexico rides late surge, advances in World Cup

...stage for a sixth consecutive time Monday with a 3-1 win over Croatia.Rafael Marquez, Andres Guardado and Javier "Chicharito...scored in a 10-minute span in the second half, eliminating Croatia.The Croats had to win to advance, but had trouble seriously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-23/mexico-rides-late-su