Events for April
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
Add your event FREE



  • In Croatian Times I want more info on:
  • show result

    all polls

Croatia real estate


Sandra Paovic returns home for Christmas

Croatian Times

After 11 months, injured Croatian table-tennis player Sandra Paovic has returned home to Croatia from Nottwil clinic in Luzern, Switzerland.

Paovic suffered a severe cervical-spinal injury in a traffic accident near Paris on 30 January.

She was welcomed by numerous family members, friends, sports colleagues and Croatian Table Tennis Federation officials at Zagreb airport on Saturday.

Paovic, 26, thanked Croatian residents who had raised money through humanitarian actions for her rehabilitation and given her emotional support.

She said:† "This was really the hardest year of my life, and I sometimes thought I would never be able to return to Croatia. My recovery is going well, and I am looking forward to the future."

Paovic will spent Christmas at her parentsí home in Vukovar in eastern Croatia and then return to Switzerland.

Tag cloud forward  money  Switzerland  Paovic  thanked  Federation  Zagreb  Vukovar  recovery  rehabilitation  Croatian  Christmas  airport  residents  spent  humanitarian  Sandra  hardest  raised  tennis

Latest News


Salvador Dali exhibit in Rovinj
An exhibition of Salvador Dali graphics has opened in the western town of Rovinj.

Croatia abandons candidacy to organize European Football Championship
Croatian Football Federation has abandoned the idea for running as a candidate for organising European Football Championship in 2020.

Concert hall officials call off Thompson's concert in Berlin
The concert hall Columbiahalle in Berlin, Germany has called off the gig of Croatian singer Marko Perkovic Thompson after German media linked him with Nazi ideology.

Croatia and Slovenia agree joint military exercises
Croatia and Slovenia have agreed further cooperation in defense matters.

Sisak hosts organ music festival
The eighth International Organ Music Festival will take place in the central Croatia town of Sisak from 5 to 11 May.

Prime Minister calls for Croatia to turn to production
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic has said that the country has to turn to production.

Danes visit the Croatian School of Surviving
Croatian School of Surviving from the western town of Pula has received further interest in their offer for people to come visit and learn urban combat lessons.

Arsenal targets Sime Vrsaljko
English Premiership side Arsenal is interested in signing Croatian right full back Sime Vrsaljko, the British media is reporting.

Bank official secretly takes money from accounts of his relatives
A bank official in Croatia has illegally taken 1.2 million Croatian kuna (over 100,000 GBP) from accounts of his cousins who were clients in the bank where he worked.

Opatija hosted 10 percent more tourists during Easter holidays
The western Croatian town of Opatija had 4,455 tourists registered during Easter holidays.



The most popular stories –
last 7 days

Friends and Partners