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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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Ukraine enjoys Euro 2012 tourism windfall


June 19th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 19 (IANS) Ukrainian authorities revealed Tuesday that around four million foreigners visited the country for the first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship, an increase of ... Read more...

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Walters happy for Ireland to win anyhow against Spain


June 14th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ireland striker Jon Walters does not care if his team wins ugly against Spain at Euro 2012 Thursday night, just as long as they win, ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain wary of Irish fighting spirit, says Xabi Alonso


June 14th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain are wary of Ireland's fighting spirit, Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso said ahead of their crucial Group C clash in Gdansk.The reigning champions drew 1-1 ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Warm-up: Ireland-Hungary play goalless draw


June 5th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, June 5 (IANS) Ireland drew 0-0 with Hungary in their last warm-up game before the UEFA Euro 2012 football championships beginning in Poland and Ukraine Friday.Hungary, who failed to ... Read more...

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Ukraine denies racism threat during Euro 2012


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 1 (IANS) Ukrainian foreign ministry Friday denied that racism may in any way be involved during Euro 2012 soccer championship."You can see and understand that the Ukrainian people ... Read more...

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Ukraine’s Euro 2012 preparations enter home stretch: President


May 31st, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 31 (IANS) With 10 days remaining for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 football championship, Ukraine enters the final stretch of its tournament preparations, Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych ... Read more...

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Russia cracks down on Euro 2012 ticket touting


May 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS) Russian football authorities have been cracking down on ticket touts of the Euro 2012 football tournament and illegal supplies are being cut off, a senior football ... Read more...

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Polish hotels begin lowering tariff before Euro 2012


May 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) Three weeks before the start of the Euro 2012 football tournament, Polish hotels have begun lowering their tariffs as they are left with thousands of unbooked ... Read more...

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Handbook ready for football fans ahead of Euro 2012


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 22 (IANS) A handbook in Polish, Ukrainian and English prepared by the Office for the Protection of Competition and Consumer (UOKiK) for the Euro 2012 football championship includes ... Read more...

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Stay off during Euro 2012, Polish PM tells protesters


May 19th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 18 (IANS) To make life easier for foreign and Polish fans during the upcoming Euro 2012 football championship, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk proposes to convince through talk ... Read more...

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Poland claims it is well prepared for Euro 2012


May 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 9 (IANS) A month before the kick-off of Euro 2012 football championship, a Polish government spokesman said everything would be ready well in time.All services will be fully ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 organisers to open volunteers training centre


April 20th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 20 (IANS) The organisers of the Euro 2012 football tournament will on Saturday inaugurate a training facility here for volunteers who will be working for the June 8-July ... Read more...

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Polish minister expects Euro 2012 to generate jobs


April 6th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 6 (IANS) Polish Labour Minister Wladyslaw Kosiniak-Kamysz feels unemployment will fall due to the Euro 2012 as the football championships will stimulate the economy and provide work for ... Read more...

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Russian airline to send soccer fans free to Euro 2012


April 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia's flagship Aeroflot airline and the Russian Football Union signed an agreement to send Russian soccer fans to Euro 2012 free of charge in June.According to ... Read more...

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Blind Ukrainians to enjoy soccer with headphones


April 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), April 4 (IANS) Visually impaired or blind football fans in Ukraine will get an opportunity to follow Euro 2012 matches at Ukrainian and Poland stadiums through headphones with ... Read more...

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Blind fans to enjoy Euro 2012


April 4th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), April 4 (IANS) Some blind football fans will get an opportunity to follow Euro 2012 matches at Ukrainian and Poland stadiums through headphones with live game comments.The head ... Read more...

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29 percent of Poles believe country ready for Euro 2012


March 29th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 29 (IANS) About 29 percent of Poles believe the country is well prepared for Euro 2012 Football Championship in June, while 20 percent think otherwise and 51 percent ... Read more...

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Ready for Euro 2012: Polish PM


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 23 (IANS) Poland and Ukraine are prepared for the Euro 2012 Football Championships starting June 8, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart ... Read more...

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Polish competition watchdog sues UEFA over Euro 2012 tickets


March 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 20 (IANS) Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has filed a lawsuit with a special consumer rights court in Warsaw against UEFA over rules governing the sale ... Read more...

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Warsaw takes training to help blind fans at Euro 2012


March 14th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 14 (IANS) A training course for voluntary blind and sight-impaired custodians at the Euro 2012 football championship is being carried out in Warsaw's Olympic Centre.The course is aimed ... Read more...

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Polish cops to assist in Ukraine during Euro 2012


March 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 14 (IANS) About 150 Polish policemen from Tarnopol, east Poland, will aid police in Lvov, Ukraine, during the Euro 2012 Football Championships, Tarnopol police chief Wiktor Sak has ... Read more...

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Poland opens Police Command Center for Euro 2012


February 29th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 29 (IANS) The Police Command Center that will oversee the security of the Euro 2012 football championship was opened at a police training center in Legionowo, on the ... Read more...

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Shortage of public toilets for Euro 2012


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 23 (IANS) Most toilets in Polish cities hosting the 2012 European Football Championship are in good condition but too scarce and hard to find.The organisers of Toilet 2012 ... Read more...

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Poland sacks Euro 2012 main stadium overseer


February 15th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 15 (IANS) Rafal Kapler, the chief of the National Sport Centre overseeing the construction of Warsaw's new National Stadium, has been dismissed from his post ahead of the ... Read more...

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Security preparations for Euro 2012 in final phase: Polish official


December 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw (Poland), Dec 7 (IANS) Preparations for ensuring security during the Euro 2012 football championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, are in the final phase, Poland's deputy Interior Minister Adam ... Read more...

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Tango 12 named official ball of Euro 2012


November 30th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw (Poland), Nov 30 (IANS) Tango 12, developed by Adidas, will be the official ball of the Euro 2012 European Football Championship in Poland and Ukraine.The first Tango ball appeared at ... Read more...

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UEFA pleased with Euro 2012 preparations, says Ukraine


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Nov 22 (IANS) The European football's governing body, UEFA, is pleased with Ukraine's preparations for next year's European Championship, Markian Lubkivsky, the top organiser in Ukraine, said."In recent years ... Read more...

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Ban on smoking and tobacco ads at Euro 2012


October 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Oct 21 (IANS) Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has imposed a ban on smoking and tobacco advertising at next year's European Championship Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.The ... Read more...

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No SRK film at fourth Bollywood film fest in Poland


March 21st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, March 21 (IANS) The fourth Bollywood film festival in Poland opens Monday but this time there won't be any movies of superstar Shah Rukh Khan who has a ... Read more...

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Polish military plane crash tied to budget cuts


April 1st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 1 (DPA) A military plane crash in northern Poland was linked to budget cuts that forced pilots to cut back on flight time, reported the daily Rzeczpospolita Wednesday. Four people died ... Read more...

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Polish city sued over traffic jams


December 19th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Dec 19 (DPA) A Polish bus company is telling the city of Gdansk to pay up after citing 10,000 zloty ($3,520) in losses resulting from traffic jams delaying the company's operations, ... Read more...

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Evacuation of stranded cruise liner Mona Lisa begins(Lead)


May 5th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Riga (Latvia), May 5 (RIA Novosti) A luxury cruise liner, which ran aground in the Baltic Sea's Irben Strait Sunday with 984 people on board, was being evacuated, the press service ... Read more...

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Bollywood film festival opens in Warsaw


April 1st, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
Warsaw, April 1 (IANS) Bollywood fans in the Polish capital are looking forward to a bonanza of the latest hits from India to be screened in a festival that opens here Tuesday ... Read more...

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BBC courts controversy through film on hijab-wearing white girl


November 21st, 2007 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.21 (ANI): The BBC is courting controversy through a season of programmes about a white working class "under siege". It will include a "provocative" drama about a white girl who moves ... Read more...

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