• Euro 2016 semi-finals

    Contests to watch out for as France take on Germany in epic Euro 2016 semi-finals

    Football | July 07, 2016 23:56 IST

    Marseille (France): Hosts France and World Cup champions Germany will be rekindling their traditional rivalry on Thursday when they face off in the second semi-final of the European football championship at Stade Velodrome here. Germany

  • France

    France beat Ireland to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinal

    Football | June 27, 2016 8:29 IST

    Antoine Griezmann scored twice to help hosts France beat Ireland 2-1 and reach the quarterfinals of European Championship here.

  • uefa charges croatia italy over match disorder

    UEFA charges Croatia, Italy over match disorder

    Football | November 18, 2014 20:16 IST

    Nyon, Switzerland: Croatia is facing UEFA sanctions for another case of racist behavior by fans in a European Championship match against Italy.UEFA opened disciplinary cases against both football federations on Tuesday following a qualifying match

  • 16 croatia fans arrested after italy match mayhem

    16 Croatia fans arrested after Italy match mayhem

    Football | November 17, 2014 17:06 IST

    Italy's European Championship qualifier with Croatia at the San Siro was suspended after 75 minutes as Croatia fans threw flares and fireworks on to the San Siro pitch, leaving the stadium covered with smoke.Police have

  • scotland england to pay tribute after fan dies

    Scotland, England to pay tribute after fan dies

    Football | November 17, 2014 7:26 IST

    Scotland: The Scottish Football Association says a minute's applause will be held before the international friendly between Scotland and England on Tuesday in honor of a Scotland fan who died after falling in a stairwell

  • juventus midfielder pirlo out with injured thigh

    Juventus midfielder Pirlo out with injured thigh

    Football | November 08, 2014 23:49 IST

    Turin, Italy: Juventus midfield maestro Andrea Pirlo is out for at least five days with an injured left thigh muscle, ruling him out of Sunday's match against Parma and possibly Italy's key European Championship qualifier

  • santos picks 2 new 2 old players for portugal squad

    Santos picks 2 new, 2 old players for Portugal squad

    Football | November 07, 2014 19:11 IST

    Lisbon, Portugal: Portugal coach Fernando Santos keeps making over his squad, handing two players their first call-ups and bringing back two veterans for the European Championship qualifier against Armenia next week and a friendly against

  • germany names cologne newcomer jonas hector in squad

    Germany names Cologne newcomer Jonas Hector in squad

    Football | November 07, 2014 18:54 IST

    Frankfurt, Germany: Cologne defender Jonas Hector was the only newcomer in the Germany squad chosen on Friday for the European Championship qualifier against Gibraltar and a friendly against Spain.Forward Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund, midfielder

  • spain drops diego costa for european qualifier

    Spain drops Diego Costa for European qualifier

    Football | November 07, 2014 17:55 IST

    Madrid: Chelsea striker Diego Costa was dropped from the Spain squad on Friday for the European Championship qualifier next week while he nurses a groin injury."Our doctors have been in contact with Chelsea's doctors and

  • netherlands italy and belgium all struggle

    Netherlands, Italy and Belgium all struggle

    Football | October 14, 2014 14:32 IST

    Rome: The Netherlands fell to another surprising loss and fellow continental powers Italy and Belgium also struggled in European Championship qualifying Monday, while Croatia showed off its goal-scoring credentials.    Meanwhile, Wales stayed atop Group B

  • italy coach conte plays down dropping balotelli

    Italy coach Conte plays down dropping Balotelli

    Football | October 07, 2014 11:39 IST

    Florence, Italy: Italy coach Antonio Conte has played down his exclusion of Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli for upcoming European Championship qualifying matches.   Since transferring to Liverpool from AC Milan after the World Cup, Balotelli has

  • fifa world cup france needs to build on world cup success

    FIFA World Cup: France needs to build on World Cup success

    Football | July 06, 2014 8:55 IST

    RIO DE JANEIRO :  With no competitive games for two years, France coach Didier Deschamps may struggle to gauge just how much progress has been made by his young team after its run to the

  • prandelli may reconsider position as italy coach

    Prandelli may reconsider position as Italy coach

    Football | July 02, 2012 19:30 IST

    Poland, Jul 2: Cesare Prandelli said Monday he may reconsider his decision to stay on as Italy coach if he is not given more time with his players.Prandelli had said after Italy's 4-0 loss to

  • spain has eyes set on going down as greatest team

    Spain has eyes set on going down as greatest team

    Football | July 02, 2012 17:35 IST

    Ukraine, Jul 2: Spain has taken its place among football's all-time great sides by becoming the first team to defend its European Championship after winning the World Cup. The task, now, is to be remembered

  • players singing features in germany fallout

    Players' singing features in Germany fallout

    Football | July 02, 2012 15:19 IST

    Berlin, Jul 2: Germans are debating whether their national team's apparent lack of passion about singing the national anthem had anything to do with its loss to Italy at the European Championship.Wolfsburg coach Felix Magath

  • spain crushes italy 4 0 in euro 2012 final

    Spain crushes Italy 4-0 in Euro 2012 final

    Football | July 02, 2012 8:21 IST

    Kiev (Ukraine), Jul 2: Certainly the best in the world and maybe the best ever. Definitely not boring.Spain opened a fresh debate on its place in world football history after sweeping to a majestic 4-0

  • italy seeking to end spain s domination in final

    Italy seeking to end Spain's domination in final

    Football | July 01, 2012 10:12 IST

    Ukraine, Jun 30:  Italy is happy to play the underdog role for the last time at the European Championship.Having proved wrong the pre-match predictions of a defeat by Germany in the semifinals, the Azzurri believe

  • ireland fans earn uefa award at euro 2012

    Ireland fans earn UEFA award at Euro 2012

    Football | June 30, 2012 20:01 IST

    Ukraine, Jun30:  Ireland's cheerful legions of singing fans have won a UEFA prize after winning millions of admirers at the European Championship.UEFA says its president Michel Platini will visit Ireland soon to present an award

  • spain s villa puyol to attend euro 2012 final

    Spain's Villa, Puyol to attend Euro 2012 final

    Football | June 30, 2012 17:08 IST

    Ukraine, Jun30: David Villa and Carles Puyol will attend Spain's European Championship final against Italy as spectators after missing the tournament because of injury.The Spanish federation said Saturday the two players who helped Spain win

  • platini sees euro 2020 held in dozen cities

    Platini sees Euro 2020 held in dozen cities

    Football | June 30, 2012 16:27 IST

    Ukraine, Jun30: UEFA President Michel Platini says that the 2020 European Championship could be held in 12 or 13 cities across Europe.Speaking on the eve of Sunday's Euro 2012 final, Platini says “we could either