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Euro 2012 fan zones break attendance record


June 26th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 26 (IANS) The first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship set a new record for official fan zones attendance, with over a million visitors crowded ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup delegates visit Samara


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FIFA delegation charged with assessing Russia's 13 World Cup candidate cities visited here Friday.The seven delegates visited the site on the banks of ... Read more...

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Kiev tightens security in Euro 2012 fan zone


June 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS) Kiev has tightened security in Euro 2012 fan zone after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up a nearby building, the press-service of Kiev State ... Read more...

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Futnik the pig predicts wins for Poland, Russia


June 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland and Russia will dominate the opening day of matches at Euro 2012, a Ukrainian pig named Futnik, billed as the tournament's fortune-telling expert, indicated ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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British government to boycott Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The British government will boycott Euro 2012, citing concerns about justice in co-host country Ukraine, the UK Foreign Office said.Senior politicians from Germany, France and ... Read more...

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Downpour floods Kiev’s Euro 2012 fan zone


June 7th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Heavy rain flooded the Euro 2012 fan zone in the centre of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, Ukrainian TV channel 1+1 has reported.A heavy storm Wednesday ... Read more...

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Hockey World cup website launched


January 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the organisers of Hero Honda FIH World Cup Wednesday launched the official website of the showcase event scheduled from Feb 28-March ... Read more...

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Subdued Germans go home quietly after Euro final loss


June 30th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hamburg, June 30 (DPA) Germany went to bed quietly and peacefully in the early hours of Monday after its national team was beaten comprehensively by Spain for the Euro 2008 title a ... Read more...

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Vienna Euro-free zones can’t quite shake the football habit


June 12th, 2008 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Albert Otti Vienna, June 12 (DPA) The football-weary in Vienna can choose between over 50 "Euro-free zones" in restaurants, bars and cafes, but wherever they might go, football has a way of ... Read more...

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Skirmishes ahead of game between Germany and Poland


June 8th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Klagenfurt (Austria), June 8 (DPA) German and Polish fans clashed Saturday evening in the Austrian city of Klagenfurt ahead of the Euro 2008 Group B game Sunday between the two countries. ... Read more...

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Gays and lesbians will not be sidelined at Euro 2008


June 6th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 6 (DPA) Fed up with the homophobic atmosphere in European football, gay and lesbian fans are determined to take a stand at the Euro 2008. In Vienna, activists have initiated ... Read more...

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Football and culture vie for attention at Euro 2008


May 31st, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva/Vienna, May 31 (DPA) Austria and Switzerland are determined to offer a cultural feast for football fans during Euro 2008 that endures well beyond the 90 minutes of the so-called beautiful game. ... Read more...

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