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Record 14 million tickets requested for Euro 2020: UEFA

Euro 2020, which runs from June 12-July 12, is being played in 12 cities across Europe for the first time to mark the 60th anniversary of the competition. 

Jul 09, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

Spain striker Fernando Torres to sign off after Japan reunion with Andres Iniesta, David Villa

Torres scored more than 100 goals over two spells at Atletico Madrid and said he hoped that he could make his boyhood club part of his future at some stage. 

Jun 23, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Spain striker Fernando Torres bids adieu to football

The 35-year-old former Liverpool and Chelsea striker took to his official Twitter handle to announce the news while adding that he would hold a press conference in Tokyo on Sunday to explain all the details.

Jun 21, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

England ready to win Euro 2020, believes Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne

England will next meet Bulgaria in the European Qualifiers clash on September 7, 2019.

Apr 05, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Champions League final may 'mess' with England: Manager Gareth Southgate

The Champions League final will be held in Madrid on June 2, with England set to play their semi-final in Portugal five days later, leaving Southgate little time to work with his players.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

David de Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology

 Spain`s David de Gea wants the country`s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to publicly apologise for comments made about the goalkeeper`s alleged involvement in a sexual assault case two years ago.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:47 PM IST

Iceland's party spoiled as Norway grab late friendly win

Former coach Lars Lagerback spoiled Iceland's pre-World Cup party in Reykjavik by steering his Norway side to a 3-2 victory thanks to late goals from Joshua King and Alexander Soerloth in a friendly on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

UEFA announce increased prize pot for Euro 2020

The 24 qualifiers for Euro 2020 will share record total prize money of 371 million euros ($456m, £327m), a considerable increase from the last European Championship, UEFA said at their Congress in Bratislava on Monday.

Feb 26, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova banned, loses London Olympic gold for doping

CAS said all prizes won between July 26, 2010 and August 19, 2013, are forfeited.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Champions League: Manchester City welcome Barcelona seeking avoidance of unaffordable defeat

City are in danger of losing second place in the table to Borussia Moenchengladbach

Oct 31, 2016, 11:29 AM IST

London the perfect choice for Euro 2020 climax: UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin

The 12 group venues are Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, Munich, Rome and St Petersburg.

Sep 21, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

2016-17 Champions League Group Stage: Preview, TV Schedule, Fixtures, Predictions

A total of 32 teams from all across the Europe begin their quest for continental domination.

Sep 13, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy eager to make Champions League debut

The English champions were drawn in Group G along with Porto, Club Bruges and FC Copenhagen.

Aug 29, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

UEFA Europa League Draw: Groups, Fixtures, Top clashes – All you need to know!

Robin van Persie will be seen playing at Old Trafford again when Manchester United face Fenerbahce.

Aug 26, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho should manage Spain and Portugal: Diego Simeone

Simeone has long been linked with Argentina national team`s job but Edgardo Bauza was recently named as the coach.

Aug 20, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

Belgium national team coach Marc Wilmots sacked following dismal Euro 2016 showing

Under Wilmots` lead, the Belgian team rose from the 54th place in the FIFA ranking to the first, achieving 34 victories in 51 games.

Jul 16, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

Euro 2016 Final: VIDEO - Eder's sensational extra-time goal against France makes him an overnight star

Eder came in the 79th minute and struck the winner with a venomous long-range strike in the 109th minute.

Jul 11, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Euro 2016 Final: Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal beat hosts France 1-0 for maiden title

Victory was sweet for Ronaldo who was reduced to tears as a 19-year-old as Portugal lost 1-0 to Greece in the 2004 final.

Jul 11, 2016, 03:35 AM IST

Euro 2016 Final, France v Portugal: The combined XI is out, see who has made the cut!

As per the performances so far, here is the combined XI of the UEFA Euro 2016 final.

Jul 10, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Contender or Pretender – Can Portugal overcome 2004 misery and finally lift Euro 2016?

In 2004, Cristiano Ronaldo made his way into the Portuguese starting XI, then led by Luis Figo, but suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Greece in the Euro final.

Jul 10, 2016, 11:11 AM IST