Sport Andrei Yarmolenko celebrates scoring Ukraine's winner

Ukraine kept up the pressure on England at the top of Group H but also ensured Roy Hodgson’s side will face an eliminated team on Tuesday when they beat Poland 1-0 in Kiev last night.

Football: Jackson gives Celtic the edge

Celtic 1 Croatia Zagreb 0

World Cup: Suker ensures Croatia spoil the Japanese party

Japan 0 Croatia 1 Suker 77 Att: 39,000

Football: Suker strike puts England in the frame

World Cup: Croatia's maverick talents overhaul a lively but limited Japan to qualify for the second round; Japan 0 Croatia 1 Suker 77 Half-time: 0-0 Attendance: 39,000

WORLD CUP: GROUP H

ANY country that beats the France 98 favourites has to be taken seriously, and Argentina secured their first success in Brazil for 28 years when they won 1-0 in Rio last month. If luck travels with them, a third World Cup in six tournaments is a possibility.

Football: Confirmed World Cup squads

Squads published after the France 98 supplement in today's Sunday Review went to press

Pope to beatify Croatian archbishop

IN A controversial gesture, the Pope will beatify a Croatian archbishop seen as a hero to Croats but who is a hate-figure in neighbouring Serbia, writes Marcus Tanner.

Croat death camp chief to face court

IT WAS more than half a century later and a continent away but Dinko Sakic's leer was the same. His alleged victims - Jews, Serbs and gypsies - went to their deaths watching that same twisted smile on the face of their concentration camp commander.

Pressing issue in Croatia

Pressing issue in Croatia

EU aid for Croatia media

THE European Union will increase financial aid to independent media in Croatia to try to promote more democratic change, an EU official said last night. The 15-nation EU wants to "promote democracy, human rights and civil society in Croatia", said Per Vinther, a special delegate of the European Commission in Croatia.

Tennis: Rampant Rusedski on march

Greg Rusedski, the No 1 seed in the Croatian Indoor Championship in Split, pounded his way into the second round yesterday.

Croatian officials covered up slaughter, say troops

Three former Croatian soldiers yesterday accused top Croatian officials of "systematically covering up" the 1991 slaughter of Serbs and Croats in central Croatia.

Travel: A short stay in... Zagreb

Strolling around the capital of Croatia, it's hard to believe that until recently this was a country at war. With its medieval buildings, rumbling trams and rich cultural heritage, it's one of eastern Europe's lesser known treasures. And that's before you've tried a few glasses of its famous slivovia plum brandy. By Gareth Lloyd

Tennis: Rusedski overwhelms his old friend

Greg Rusedski joined Tim Henman in the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open last night. Rusedski defeated Karim Alami, of Morocco, in straight sets on a cool but calm evening. John Roberts reports from Doha.

Travel '98: April Dubrovnik

No cars, no bikes, no rip-offs, no pretension - Dubrovnik is the ideal location for a romantic European break, says David Robson

Croatian press in the dock as Tudjman pursues his enemies

A trial opens in Zagreb today where press freedom itself seems to be in the dock. Steve Crawshaw reports on crime and punishment, in President Franjo Tudjman's Croatia.
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