Tag: UEFA European Football Championships

Spain held to 0-0 by Egypt with 6 players from Euro 2020

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SAPPORO, Japan — Starting with six players who rushed from the European Championship to the Olympics, Spain was held to a 0-0 draw by...

English FA launches investigation into trouble at Euro final

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LONDON — The English Football Association has commissioned an independent review to investigate the “disgraceful scenes” which marred the national team’s shootout loss to...

Unions connect soccer players with migrant workers in Qatar

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GENEVA — Soccer players have talked with migrant workers in Qatar to learn more about their conditions while building stadiums and other projects for...

UK to ban online racists from games after Euro 2020 uproar

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LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to ban anyone guilty of online racist abuse from attending soccer matches after three...

Olympic athletes to put on own medals at Tokyo ceremonies

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TOKYO — Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus. ...

Ireland basketball CEO steps down after post about Sterling

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DUBLIN — Bernard O’Byrne has stepped down as chief executive of Ireland’s basketball federation after his offensive social media post about England soccer player...

UEFA to investigate England fan violence at Euro 2020 final

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NYON, Switzerland — UEFA asked an investigator on Tuesday to study violence by England fans at the European Championship final including at least hundreds...

Mural in soccer star’s hometown becomes anti-racism symbol

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LONDON — Through the pens and pencils of children, England is fighting back against racism. ...

Another Gianluigi makes Italy’s key saves in Euro 2020 final

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LONDON — From Gigi to Gigio, Italy still has a safe pair of hands in goal. ...

Southgate’s penalty plan backfires in England painful final

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LONDON — It all ended in a familiar consoling embrace for Gareth Southgate. Wrapping his arms around Bukayo Saka, the England coach felt the...