Women's handball: Minaur Baia Mare applies for wildcard for Champions League

Romania's vice-champion in women's handball, CS Minaur Baia Mare, has requested a wildcard for the next season of the Champions League, according to the club's official website. Romania could thus have two teams in the strongest European interclub competition, considering that CSM Bucharest, the national champion, is one of the teams that will play in the League groups.

Croatia to Help Fund Podravka's Global Expansion

The Croatian government on Wednesday increased its capital in the partly state-owned food company Podravka by 5.6 million euro.

In this way, Podravka will be able to release an additional 141,000 new shares on the market, helping it to raise the capital it needs to complete the full acquisition of the Slovenian food company Zito, after buying 51.5 per cent of its shares in April.