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Against the backdrop of Euro 2016, nationwide strikes are washing over France as workers protest labor market reforms making it easier to hire and fire employees. Even the Eiffel Tower was closed because of the walkouts.
Russia’s national football team has been given a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 by UEFA due to fan violence. The team was also handed a 150,000 euro fine.
Never count Italy out, that’s the lesson from Monday evening. Defying the experts, the Italians made Belgium look ordinary, pulling off an assured 2-0 victory. The play of the match belonged to Leonardo Bonucci.
A late winner from Gerard Pique gave Spain a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic in their opening match of Euro 2016. Good goalkeeping and last-ditch defending kept the scoreline much closer than it seemed.
A French prosecutor has confirmed that 20 people have been arrested following violence in Marseille. Russia and England have been threatened with suspension, if the violence continues
The strong play of Toni Kroos and Sami Khedira against Ukraine showed that Germany do not need Bastian Schweinsteiger to win games. But the Germany captain proved his worth in a different way.
Joachim Löw’s side have won their first game of the European Championships, beating Ukraine 2-0 in Lille. The German national team has never lost their first game of Europe’s major international tournament.
Football played second-fiddle for most of the day following violent clashes outside of the Veledrome. But despite their superiority on the park, England couldn’t see out the win with Russia equalizing late on.
France left it late against Romania, but it was worth the wait for the home fans as Dimitri Payet produced a stunning late winner in the Euro 2016 opener in Paris.
The Euro 2016 soccer tournament kicks off this Friday in France. The month-long sport spectacle isn’t only a glorious television event – it’s also a massive business opportunity for sponsors, suppliers and pubs.
The wait is almost over. The first-ever 24-team European football championships will get underway this evening as hosts France face Romania. Here’s what to expect from this proverbial David v Goliath clash.
With France ready to take on Romania in the opening game of Euro 2016 in Paris, captain Hugo Lloris says he and his teammates are ready for ‘the competition of their careers’.
On a day when the sun finally came out from behind the clouds over Evian, there was a sense that Germany were itching to get their Euro 2016 campaign started. However, questions remain about their central defence.
Football fans love to sing, no matter what the score is – and apparently some players do, too. Here are some of our favorite classic soccer songs to get in tune for Euro 2016.
The European Championship’s simplicity used to be one of its biggest strengths. But the latest expansion of the tournament will take the edge of some fixtures and reward mediocrity, writes DW’s Matt Pearson.
Germany forward Lukas Podolski has lashed out at suggestions he is only in Germany’s Euro 2016 squad to act as a ‘mascot.’ The veteran says he is in great form and ready to play his part at the tournament.
Germany coach Joachim Löw has named his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016. Fitness concerns have kept Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus off of the team.
German airline Lufthansa has ramped up the Euro 2016 rivalry a month before the tournament with a new advert that pokes fun at their English rivals.
The first and second winning teams of each group (18 teams in total) will qualify for the final tournament, as well as the hosting team (France).