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  • Euro 2024 bidders told human rights of 'utmost importance'

    Euro 2024 hosting candidates Germany and Turkey have been told that they must meet specific criteria for human and labour rights and anti-corruption measures for their bids to be considered.

  • Turkey seeks to host Euro 2024

    Turkey announced on Thursday an ambitious bid backed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to host the Euro 2024 football tournament, brushing off concerns over security and infrastructure.

  • West Ham fans offered deal to get Payet off their backs

    After selling Dimitri Payet to Olympique de Marseille for 25 million pounds ($31.2 million), West Ham United are offering fans a cut-price deal to get the French forward off their backs as well.

  • Premier League stars tackle weak pound

    The Premier League's star imports are demanding huge pay rises as clubs' TV revenues rocket, Chinese teams entice them with mega wages -- and the pound slumps ahead of Brexit.

  • Euro 2016 gave France 1.2 bn boost

    Hosting the Euro 2016 football tournament cost France less than 200 million euros ($211 million) but brought some 1.22 billion euros into the country, according to figures released by the ministry of sports Tuesday.

  • FA against foreign coach

    The Football Association may be reluctant to hire a foreigner as Sam Allardyce's replacement as full-time England manager based on previous painful experiences, FA chief executive Martin Glenn told the BBC on Wednesday.

  • Brazil booed off as Neymar flops

    Brazil and superstar Neymar are booed off as their quest for a maiden Olympic football gold medal begins with a 0-0 draw against 10-man South Africa.

  • Pogba not a done deal: Raiola

    No deal has been reached between Juventus and Manchester United concerning the touted transfer of French international Paul Pogba.

  • Puma expects even closer ties if Bolt retires

    German sportswear firm Puma is not worried about the possible imminent retirement of Usain Bolt, the highest profile athlete it sponsors, believing the Jamaican sprinter could be just as valuable off the track.

  • Ronaldo opens own "CR7" hotel

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo inaugurates his own hotel called "CR7" after his initials and shirt number, while the airport on his home island of Funchal is renamed in his honour.

  • England appoint Allardyce

    Sam Allardyce is the new England manager after the Football Association officially appointed him on Friday, 10 years after he failed to convince them he was the right man for the job.

  • Spain appoint Lopetegui

    Julian Lopetegui has been appointed as Spain's new manager, replacing Vicente del Bosque.

  • Mourinho victim of attempted burglary

    A burglar who tried to rob Jose Mourinho's house while the Manchester United manager watched the Euro 2016 final has been sentenced to four weeks in prison.

  • Kante was my target: Conte

    Chelsea coach Antonio Conte hails the signing of N'Golo Kante after the France international joined from Premier League champions Leicester City on Saturday.

  • Loew staying on with Germany

    Germany's Joachim Loew said he would stay on to lead the World Cup winners to their title defence in Russia in 2018 despite an initial hesitation on whether to continue after a disappointing semi-final defeat to France last week at the Euro 2016.

  • ‘Losing to Ronaldo again sucks’

    Losing a final to Cristiano Ronaldo has become an unfortunate habit for Antoine Griezmann and he is not happy about it.

  • 40 arrested in Paris over Euro 2016 violence

    Around 40 people are arrested in Paris after police use tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final.

  • Pepe’s return boosts Portugal

    Euro 2016 finalists Portugal receive a boost on Saturday when central defender Pepe trained with his team mates and appeared to be free of any injury problems.

  • Bale vs Ronaldo: Let the duel begin

    Real Madrid teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale have not spoken since the start of Euro 2016 but they will go face-to-face when Portugal take on Wales in the semi-finals on Wednesday.

  • Schweinsteiger skips training

    Germany are waiting on the fitness of captain Bastian Schweinsteiger for their Euro 2016 semi-final against France in two days' time, as the Manchester United star sat out Tuesday's training.

  • Pepe misses training

    Centre-back Pepe missed Portugal's training on Monday for the Euro 2016 semi-final against Wales because of muscle pain, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced.

  • Iceland want more

    Gylfi Sigurdsson has promised Iceland will not be content to bask in the glory of their Euro 2016 heroics having had a taste of the highs and lows of tournament football.

  • Khedira out of Euros?

    Germany look set to be without key midfielder Sami Khedira for the rest of Euro 2016 due to a groin muscle tear, according to reports in media on Sunday.

  • PSG sign Krychowiak

    Poland midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak has signed a five-year contract with Paris St Germain, the French champions said in a statement on Sunday.

  • Gomez out, 2 others in doubt

    Germany's Mario Gomez has been ruled out of the rest of Euro 2016 through injury while Sami Khedira and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger are doubts for Thursday's semi-final, the German Football Federation (DFB) said Sunday.

  • Sanches stirs controversy

    Renato Sanches is being hailed as Portugal's star of the future but the dreadlocked wonder kid is already causing controversy amid the rave reviews.

  • Neymar pens 5-year deal

    Brazilian striker Neymar has signed a five-year contract extension which includes a buy out clause of up to 250 million euros.

  • Del Bosque steps down

    Vicente del Bosque quit as Spain's coach after the defending champions crashed out of Euro 2016, ending one of football's most successful managerial dynasties.

  • Slutsky quits Russia post

    Russia coach Leonid Slutsky has officially severed his ties with the national team after they crashed out of Euro 2016 without a win.

  • Southgate ruled out

    Bookmakers' favourite Gareth Southgate was on Thursday reportedly ruled out of taking over as Roy Hodgson's successor as England manager.

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