Nikola Kalinic has rejected a World Cup runners-up medal gifted him by his teammates and coaching staff. He was offered a second-place medal but told Sportske Novosti.
Kalinic, who was sent back home after Croatia's opening match, said that he can not accept the runners-up medal because he played no part in his country's road to the final in Russian Federation. Photo Credit: Getty Images.
Kalinic reportedly refused to come on as a substitute in Croatia's opening 2-0 win over Nigeria due to a back problem, and was subsequently dismissed by coach Zlatko Dalic.
"Thanks for the medal, but I didn't play in Russian Federation", he told Sportske Novosti.
The Blazers boss Dalic was bitter with the attitude put out by the former Blackburn player, having encountered a similar incident against Brazil in a pre-World Cup game and in a training session.
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Kalinic's absence from the Croatia squad left them with just one designated striker for the remainder of the competition, with Mario Mandzukic rising to the challenge of being the sole option up front, scoring three times in six appearances, including a goal in the final.
Tiger Woods remains in contention as well, tied for sixth and four strokes off the lead after a 5-under 66 in Round 3. And that led to low scoring and a leaderboard that swayed wildly. "With that wind blowing, it's all you want".
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Opponents of Mr Macron have accused him of trying to cover up the attacks, and have also called for Benalla to be imprisoned. Labour unions hold demonstrations every year on May 1 in France and clashes with police are not uncommon.
Son domicile d'Issy-les-Moulineaux, dans le Hauts-de-Seine, a également été perquisitionné dans la journée de samedi. C'est grâce à lui qu'Alexandre Benalla a pu se procurer un casque, un brassard et une radio.
Geiger said Friday he appreciated that the governor considered his concerns about what he saw as a failure of the system. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said Friday that Kasich, a fellow Republican, exercised his right as governor.
The temperatures are also complicating flood recovery efforts in western Japan, as many volunteers struggle with the heat. Over 200 people have died following torrential rainfall in Japan, triggering massive land slides across the country.
She reiterated her refusal to contemplate any backstop deal that treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the UK. The DUP are against the EU's proposed "backstop", which would effectively create a trade barrier in the Irish Sea.
L'opposition a maintenu une forte pression sur l'exécutif pour obtenir des explications sur le rôle d'Alexandre Benalla . Une affaire dans l'affaire pour laquelle trois hauts gradés de la police vont également être présentés à un juge.
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Ce que l’on sait de l’affaire Benalla — Le Récap’actu
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