Euro 2016

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.

May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

World Cup hooligan threat 'fake'

A top organiser of Russia's World Cup dismissed the threat of hooliganism as "overblown" and "fake" on Thursday despite concerns after Russian fans went on the rampage at Euro 2016.

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 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

Spain seeking revenge

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci expects a "more motivated" Spain to come seeking revenge for their early exit at Euro 2016

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

Portugal lose, France held

With Cristiano Ronaldo still missing due to injury, European champions Portugal begin their bid to qualify for the 2018 World

September 7, 2016
September 7, 2016

Portugal beaten, France held

With Cristiano Ronaldo still missing due to injury, European champions Portugal begin their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a disappointing 2-0 defeat in Switzerland.

September 6, 2016
September 6, 2016

Bale fires Wales in Moldova stroll

Gareth Bale scores two goals and creates another as Euro 2016 sensations Wales crush Moldova 4-0 in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier in Cardiff.

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

Germany maul Norway with Mueller double

Thomas Mueller put his Euro 2016 goal drought behind him, scoring twice to give dominant Germany an easy 3-0 win away to Norway in their opening World Cup qualifier.

September 2, 2016
September 2, 2016

Keane bows out

Robbie Keane tells his Ireland teammates to never underestimate the honour of playing for their country after he dons the the green shirt for the final time.

August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016

Sanches out of Portugal squad

European champions Portugal will take on Switzerland in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier without rising Bayern Munich star Renato Sanches.

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.