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Madrid battling injury plague

25.10.2012 - The start of Atlético Madrid’s season has been hampered by a long list of injuries

A sort of homecoming

27.09.2012 - One of the most decorated players of handball history is starting the mission to capture the last trophy still resisting his longstanding siege. Ivano Balić from Atlético Madrid speaks to ehfCL.com just before the first Match of the Week of the new season against THW Kiel.

Focus on future, not history

26.09.2012 - Croat legend Ivano Balić talks about his transfer to Madrid and about the upcoming season - first part of interview before the first Match of the Week of the new season

Balic defends sacked coach as Goluza braces for showdown

20.04.2012 - Legendary centre back says players are to blame

European success means life

25.09.2011 - VELUX EHF Champions League countdown, part 22: RK Croatia Osiguranje Zagreb (CRO)

Obrvan: “Every player should play in both directions“

25.02.2011 - Before the big clash with Ciudad Real, Zagreb's new coach Ivica Obrvan talks about the suboptimal form of his team.

Second Croatian victory

08.10.2009 - With excellent 3-2-1 defence Zagreb defeated Alingsas 30:21 (17:9).

Zagreb start in Bergen

01.10.2009 - Croatian champions will visit CL debutants in Bergen. No secret: Zagreb count on victory.

"We are better and we will prove it"

27.02.2009 - The Croatian star, Ivano Balic, is gradually coming back to form. He is no short of confidence before the decisive game in Chambery.

Lazarov: Zagreb will reach the quarterfinals

14.10.2008 - The CO Zagreb star talks about the CL group phase, the team and about his own future.

Zagreb and Löwen share points

06.10.2008 - Löwen can be more satisfied after the Group H derby: the German team got away with a 33:33 draw and a point.

Ivano Balic: I leave Portland for my family

11.09.2008 - The Croatian star talks to the Spanish media about his farewell to Portland.

  HSV win "group of death"

17.03.2008 - Hamburg got a point and reach the semi-finals in Pamplona (32-32).

  ...and Portland support Flensburg

13.03.2008 - The Spanish side have to win and hope that Zagreb would not take the points from Flensburg.

  Portland still in the race

10.03.2008 - The 35-27 Portland victory over Zagreb promises a great last round in Group 3 where three teams still have the chance to qualify.

  Pressure on Portland

06.03.2008 - Portland prepared for the decisive Zagreb game with a victory against Leon in the Spanish league.

  Flensburg out, San Antonio hope

03.03.2008 - A thrilling 30-30 draw ended all hopes for Flensburg as Tomas Svensson saved a last-second shot by Christiansen.

  Equisoain trusts Balic

20.02.2008 - Eurohandball.com talks to Portland manager, Javier “Zupo” Equisoain. The former legendary coach tells us about the future team of Portland.

  Portland in CL form

18.02.2008 - The Spanish side won with a superb defence and the best performance in the season.

  Jensen and Knudsen return

15.02.2008 - Flensburg players and managers are looking forward to an exciting game in Pamplona.

  Ivano Balic: “I can concentrate on handball in Pamplona”

12.02.2008 - Portland star talks to Eurohandball.com about the upcoming Flensburg game and also about playing in Pamplona.

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