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...

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...

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

England appoint Allardyce

Sam Allardyce is the new England manager after the Football Association officially appointed him on Friday, 10 years after he failed to convince them he was the right man for the job.

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Spain appoint Lopetegui

Julian Lopetegui has been appointed as Spain's new manager, replacing Vicente del Bosque.

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Goetze heads back to Dortmund

Germany's World Cup winning goalscorer Mario Goetze returns to Borussia Dortmund after a frustrating three seasons with Bayern Munich.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

‘Losing to Ronaldo again sucks’

Losing a final to Cristiano Ronaldo has become an unfortunate habit for Antoine Griezmann and he is not happy about it.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

40 arrested in Paris over Euro 2016 violence

Around 40 people are arrested in Paris after police use tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Security beefed up for Euro 2016 final

More than 5,000 French police are to be deployed at key venues in and around Paris ahead of the Euro 2016 football final between France and Portugal.