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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.

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

Teams Likely to Cause an “Upset” at the UEFA Euro 2020

Turkey face Italy in the tournament's first match, tonight at 1 AM.

May 2, 2017
May 2, 2017

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.

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

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.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

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.

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

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.

January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017

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.

October 27, 2016
October 27, 2016

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.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

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.

July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016

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.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

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.