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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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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy


June 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With four ... 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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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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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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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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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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Six cities bid for 2018 Youth Olympic Games


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, March 3 (IANS) A total of six cities from Europe and Latin America have submitted applications to bid for the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) ... 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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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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UEFA Committee approves EURO 2012 match list


October 4th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Executive Committee on Monday completed its meeting in Minsk, Belarus and approved the official match schedule for the forthcoming UEFA ... 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 police recover Monet painting


January 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Jan 13 (DPA) Police in Poland have recovered a painting by French impressionist Claude Monet that was stolen nine years ago from a national museum and have detained a suspect, officials ... Read more...

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New Zealand twin sisters eye rowing gold in Beijing


July 19th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 19 (Xinhua) Georgina and Caroline Swindell are twin sisters known to almost everybody in their home country New Zealand for their excellent performances in rowing in the past decade. They ... 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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