Croatia and Switzerland Clinch World Cup Berths
Both teams earned scoreless draws in the second legs of their playoff series to earn spots in next summer’s tournament in Russia.
Disputed Penalty Kick Gives Switzerland a Win in World Cup Playoff
Switzerland was awarded a penalty kick after a ball appeared to hit the shoulder of a Northern Irish player and converted it for a 1-0 victory.
On Croatia’s Coast, Uber Takes Its Ride-Hailing App to the Seas
UberBOAT, a test program expanding car-service technology to include boats, is underway and serving Croatia’s tourist-choked islands. But it will cost you.
Gaël Monfils Hits Miraculous Shots. Why Can’t He Win?
Of all the players struggling to win titles in this unkind era of the so-called Big Four, he is the most captivating, maddening and misunderstood.
Croatian Island Wants Tourists Who Don’t Behave Badly
Once a storied hot spot for celebrities, Hvar is now overrun with rowdy partyers, as bars outnumber art galleries. A mayor wants to change that.
Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe
The blaze season is in full swing along the Mediterranean coast, fed by a mixture of strong winds, dry weather and high heat.
Retrial Begins for 2 Serbs at U.N. War Crimes Tribunal
Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, former secret police chiefs, are accused of running covert operations during the 1990s war in Bosnia and Croatia.
Inside the Travel Section’s List of ‘52 Places to Go in 2017’
In this podcast, Times Travel editors talk about this year’s top travel destinations. Hint: “Canada is huge.”
Argentina Rallies Against Croatia to Win First Davis Cup Title
After Juan Martín del Potro beat Marin Cilic to even the match, Federico Delbonis defeated Ivo Karlovic in straight sets.
Argentina to Face Croatia, and History of Heartbreak, in Quest for First Davis Cup
Juan Martín del Potro will lead Argentina, the only nation in the Cup’s 116-year history to reach four finals without winning. Marin Cilic will have home-court advantage in Zagreb.
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