European Championships

Euro 2016: In Karim Benzema's absence, France find new hero in Antoine Griezmann

Euro 2016: In Karim Benzema's absence, France find new hero in Antoine Griezmann

After France soaked up a heavy spell of German pressure, the hosts got the breakthrough in first-half injury time when Schweinsteiger handled.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:18 PM IST
Euro 2016: Croatia defeat defending champions Spain 2-1 to top Group D

Euro 2016: Croatia defeat defending champions Spain 2-1 to top Group D

Spain, winner of the last two European championships, will find their road to a third successive title much trickier after losing 2-1 to Croatia here on Tuesday, ceding first place in Group D to the Balkan side.

Jun 22, 2016, 08:03 AM IST
Euro 2016: France expels Russia's far-right fan chief; Moscow summons ambassador

Euro 2016: France expels Russia's far-right fan chief; Moscow summons ambassador

Continuing it's crackdown on football hooliganism, France continue to detain and question football fans in around Euro 2016 venues.

Jun 16, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo denied as Iceland, Hungary make history in mega event

Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo denied as Iceland, Hungary make history in mega event

A superb finish by Ronaldo`s former Manchester United teammate Nani gave Portugal a half-time lead in Saint Etienne.

Jun 15, 2016, 02:44 AM IST
Brussels attacks: Belgium moves international, UEFA has Euro 'contingency plans'

Brussels attacks: Belgium moves international, UEFA has Euro 'contingency plans'

Attacks on Brussels airport and the city metro left 31 people died.

Mar 24, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Arsene Wenger backs England to win Euro 2016

Arsene Wenger backs England to win Euro 2016

England have only reached the semi-finals twice, and the quarter-finals twice in the tournament's history.

Jan 01, 2016, 20:46 PM IST
Euro 2016 line-ups confirmed; Sweden and Ukraine book ticket to France

Euro 2016 line-ups confirmed; Sweden and Ukraine book ticket to France

Sweden and Ukraine joined other 22 teams as the final line-up for Euro 2016 was confirmed.

Nov 18, 2015, 04:29 AM IST
Coach Del Bosque coy on future after Spain seal Euro qualification

Coach Del Bosque coy on future after Spain seal Euro qualification

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has refused to confirm his role after next year's European Championships.

Oct 10, 2015, 19:36 PM IST
Santi Cazorla, Paco Alcacer seal Spain's place at Euros

Santi Cazorla, Paco Alcacer seal Spain's place at Euros

Defending champions Spain secured their place in next year's European Championships in France with a 4-0 win over minnows Luxembourg thanks to doubles from Santi Cazorla and Paco Alcacer.

Oct 10, 2015, 11:08 AM IST
Austria rout Sweden to qualify for Euro 2016

Austria rout Sweden to qualify for Euro 2016

Austria will appear at only their second European Championships finals after their 4-1 thrashing of Sweden secured their place at next year`s finals in France on Tuesday in Solna.

Sep 09, 2015, 10:49 AM IST
Croatia deducted a point over swastika, escape ban

Croatia deducted a point over swastika, escape ban

Croatia on Thursday were deducted one point from their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign after a swastika was scrawled on the pitch ahead of the 1-1 draw against Italy in June, UEFA confirmed.

Jul 23, 2015, 23:15 PM IST
Croatia PM Zoran Milanovic appeals to UEFA over swastika case

Croatia PM Zoran Milanovic appeals to UEFA over swastika case

Croatia`s Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic on Wednesday pleaded with UEFA not to expel his country from the European Championships because of a swastika scrawled on the pitch used for an international.

Jul 08, 2015, 21:43 PM IST
Goal prince Saido Berahino out of Euro under-21 finals

Goal prince Saido Berahino out of Euro under-21 finals

England`s strike threat at the European championships under-21`s finals was severely blunted Thursday as Saido Berahino was sidelined with a knee injury.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:31 PM IST
Northern Ireland miss chance to top Romania after goalless draw

Northern Ireland miss chance to top Romania after goalless draw

Northern Ireland were left lamenting their missed chances as they failed to leapfrog Romania at the top of their qualifying group for next year`s European Championships after a 0-0 draw at Belfast`

Jun 14, 2015, 03:25 AM IST
French hosts says Euro 2016 will be 'extraordinary'

French hosts says Euro 2016 will be 'extraordinary'

French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet said that Euro 2016 will be "extraordinary".

Apr 30, 2015, 13:47 PM IST
Brief encounter takes England women into Euro U19 finals

Brief encounter takes England women into Euro U19 finals

 The England Under-19 women`s team qualified for the European Championships in bizarre fashion after scoring a penalty in a replay of the closing seconds of their match against Norway on Thursday.

Apr 10, 2015, 04:03 AM IST
New doping scandal hits Bulgarian weightlifters

New doping scandal hits Bulgarian weightlifters

The Bulgarian weightlifting team will not take part in the upcoming European championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, after eleven athletes tested positive for doping, the Bulgarian federation announced on Saturday.

Mar 21, 2015, 23:10 PM IST
Germany`s Lukas Podolski to bow out after Euro 2016

Germany`s Lukas Podolski to bow out after Euro 2016

Germany forward Lukas Podolski says he plans to retire from international football following Euro 2016 in France after more than a decade of playing for the reigning world champions.

Jan 23, 2015, 18:18 PM IST
FINA approves mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving

FINA approves mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving

In a ground-breaking step, the world aquatics governing body (FINA) has approved the introduction of mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving during the Extraordinary Congress in Doha last week.

Dec 03, 2014, 20:31 PM IST
Bayern Munich`s Phillip Lahm targets February return at best

Bayern Munich`s Phillip Lahm targets February return at best

Bayern Munich`s ex-Germany captain Philipp Lahm has said he expects to return after breaking his leg next February at the very earliest.

Dec 03, 2014, 17:20 PM IST