European Youth Judo Championship underway in Croatia
By Laman IsmayilovaThe European Youth Judo Championship is underway in Porec, Croatia. National judoka Eljan Hajiyev (81 kg) took the 5th place on the second day of the championship.Azerbaijan is represented by 13 judo fighters, including Turan Bayramov, Amrah Salamli (both 60 kg), Aykhan Tanverdiyev (66 kg), Rashid Mammadaliyev, Matin Rzazade (both 73 kg), Vugar Talibov, Eljan Hajiyev (both 81 kg), Adil Karimli (100 kg) kg) and Jamal Feyziyev (over 100 kg).The national team includes four female judokas: Ramila Aliyeva, Vusala Karimova (both 48 kg), Ulviya Bayramova (57 kg) and Sudaba Aghayeva...
A century after the Trianon Treaty: perceptions of Hungary in Serbia and Croatia
The Trianon Treaty (June 4, 1920), its legacies, symbolism and interpretations, still divides countries and societies across the Carpathian basin. In Hungary, this anniversary remains largely intertwined, in both political and public discourse, with imageries of national dismemberment and historical injustice.By contrast, in neighbouring Slovakia and Romania, the signing of the Trianon Treaty is associated with the acquisition of independent statehood and the liberation of the regions of Transylvania and the Banat, respectively. In addition to the aforementioned states, Serbia and Croatia also...
Cruise companies hope for dialogue with Key West after voters ban big ships
More than 60% of Key West voters sent a message to the cruise industry on election day: keep your big ships away from our city.The three measures limit the size and type of cruise ships that can dock and the number of passengers who can disembark. The new rules face legal challenges. In the meantime, hard-hit cruise companies are planning to visit Key West as soon as COVID-19 restrictions allow — and hoping to work out compromises.“We are still assessing,” said Bari Golin-Blaugrund, spokesperson for industry lobbying group Cruise Lines International Association, in an email. “For now what I ca...
HT wins 13 rural broadband rollout contracts across Croatia
5 Oct 2020Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has been awarded 13 new contracts to deploy next-generation broadband networks in underserved rural areas of Croatia. The infrastructure projects are worth a combined total of HRK820.5 million (USD127 million), which will include HRK323.2 million in grants. HT has already been awarded eight previous contracts, with all 21 tenders having a total value of HRK1.4 billion, of which HRK687 million will be paid in subsidies provided by the European Structural and Investment Funds. The rollouts will cover almost 150,000 premises in so-called ‘white’ areas where fixed b...
Croatia opens new spectrum consultation
21 Sep 2020The Croatian Regulatory Agency for Network Operations (Hrvatska regulatorna agencija za mrezne djelatnosti, HAKOM) has opened a consultation into its plans to allocate spectrum in the 800MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz, 2100MHz and 2600MHz bands. The spectrum, currently used for 2G, 3G and 4G services, has been harmonised at the European level for use in 5G networks.In June this year the regulator postponed an auction of 5G-capable spectrum in the 700MHz, 3.6GHz and 26GHz bands until the first half of 2021, saying the COVID-19 outbreak had caused a delay to the migration of TV broadcasts from ...
HT kicks off fibre expansion in eastern Croatia
18 Sep 2020Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has embarked on a HRK19 million (USD3 million) investment project to improve its fibre-optic infrastructure in the eastern city of Slavonski Brod. The scheme will provide an additional 8,000 premises with 100Mbps connectivity, upgradeable to 1Gbps in the future. The deployment is due to be completed by the end of this year.© 2002-2020 PriMetrica, Inc. All Rights Reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Ronaldo at the double, France see off Croatia in World Cup final repeat
PARIS: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning brace to take him to 101 international goals for Portugal in a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sweden in the Nations League on Tuesday, while France won a repeat of the 2018 World Cup final 4-2 over Croatia.Ronaldo broke the mythical 100-goal mark on the stroke of half-time, the 35-year-old Juventus attacker curling in a free-kick from 25 yards over the wall and into the far left corner beyond Sweden’s stranded goalkeeper Robin Olsen for a memorable milestone in his trophy-laden career.The bonus second goal, and his 101st, came in the 72nd minute, the former ...
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PSG's Mbappé to miss France-Croatia match after testing positive for Covid-19
Kylian Mbappé has been ruled out of France's Nations League game against World Cup runners-up Croatia on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19, national team management said Monday.Mbappé, who took part in Monday evening's training session before learning the result of his test, is the seventh Paris Saint-Germain player to contract the virus. Neymar was among the first to test positive last week."He was set aside from the group after receiving the results at the end of training before returning to his home in the evening," French team management said."Like the rest of the squad, Mbappé h...
Filip Bondy: The only thing Novak Djokovic can't win is the love of the tennis world
NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic won again Friday night, which is a bit like reporting that Donald Trump has posted an insult on Twitter or that teenagers are partying without masks.This is not news anymore. It’s just background noise, a muffled rumble of thunder, at the U.S. Open. Djokovic’s 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 victory in the third round over Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany provided less-than-zero suspense. At 3-all in the first set, Djokovic won the next five games, to go up a set and a break. There was no coming back from that, of course. The 28th-seeded Struff struck the ball hard. Djokovic didn’t mind i...
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Netizens across former Yugoslavia celebrate 75 years of women's suffrage
A married couple of Yugoslav Partisans in a photo taken in Slovenia, 1944. Source: znaci.net. Public Domain.This past August 11 marked 75 years since now-dissolved Yugoslavia's granted women the right to vote. Human rights activists and feminists from the successor states remembered the date by sharing photos from that period on social media — and used the opportunity to advocate for equal rights.Universal suffrage was part of the political program of Yugoslavia's communist-led resistance to occupation by Nazi Germany and its allies. It became law in 1945 following Nazi defeat, and women voted...