Gulf Times - Euro-2016
Paris tourism chiefs demand rescue plan as attacks scare off visitors

Paris tourism chiefs demand rescue plan as attacks scare off visitors

Islamist attacks have scared off thousands of tourists from Paris and its top attractions, helping rob the French capital of about €750mn euros ($850mn) in revenues, officials said on Tuesday.

Griezmann named best player of Euro 2016

Griezmann named best player of Euro 2016

UEFA on Monday named French forward and tournament top scorer Antoine Griezmann as the best player of Euro 2016, a day after the hosts' 1-0 final defeat to Portugal.

France, Portugal head for Euro 2016 final showdown

France, Portugal head for Euro 2016 final showdown

Football tensions mounted and patriotic hopes rose ahead of the Euro 2016 final between hosts France and Portugal that will unleash a clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann.

Ronaldo return to form gives Portugal timely boost

Ronaldo return to form gives Portugal timely boost

Portugal have yet to win at Euro 2016 and face a testing last-16 clash against Croatia but Cristiano Ronaldo's first two goals at the tournament have filled the team with confidence.

Croatia gets suspended ticket ban, fine for crowd trouble

Croatia gets suspended ticket ban, fine for crowd trouble

Croatia's soccer federation has been handed a suspended ban from selling tickets to hooligans and given a 100,000 euros ($113,190.00) fine after their team's supporters caused crowd trouble ...

Puma says ripped Swiss shirts due to batch of defective material

Puma says ripped Swiss shirts due to batch of defective material

Kit manufacturer Puma said it had traced a problem with ripped shirts for the Swiss team at Euro 2016 to a defective batch of material used only in a limited number of home jerseys ...

Slovakia can beat England, says goal scorer Weiss

Slovakia can beat England, says goal scorer Weiss

Slovakia forward Vladimir Weiss is backing his country to beat England in their crucial Euro 2016 Group B game. The teams meet on Monday in Saint-Etienne.

British fans get prison for Euro 2016 violence

British fans get prison for Euro 2016 violence

A French court on Monday jailed two British men for their role in the Marseille fan battles before the England-Russia Euro 2016 match

Thailand warns fans of Euro 2016 heart attack threat

Thailand warns fans of Euro 2016 heart attack threat

Thailand's health authorities have urged football fans to avoid getting overly excited while watching Euro 2016 lest those heart-stopping moments literally prove fatal.

Poland's Milik breaks Northern Ireland hearts

Poland's Milik breaks Northern Ireland hearts

Ajax striker Arkadiusz Milik broke Northern Ireland hearts on Sunday after rifling home the only goal in their Euro 2016 Group C opener in Nice.

Croatia gain revenge on Turkey with Modric magic

Croatia gain revenge on Turkey with Modric magic

Croatia needed a touch of Luka Modric magic to beat Turkey 1-0 in their Euro 2016 Group D opener on Sunday, gaining a measure of revenge after their bitter quarter-final elimination ...

Russia, England could be expelled from Euro 2016 if violence persists

Russia, England could be expelled from Euro 2016 if violence persists

European soccer's governing body has warned the English and Russian soccer associations that their teams could be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is a continuation of the fan violence ...