Euro final sparks record tweets

2012-07-02 19:20

Twitter says its users fired off more than 15 000 tweets per second when Spain made its fourth goal in the Euro final.


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Iniesta wins Euro 2012 award

2012-07-02 12:37

Spanish left wing Andres Iniesta has been named player of Euro 2012 by European football governing body UEFA.

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Torres wins Euro Golden Boot

2012-07-02 08:10

Spain striker Fernando Torres has won the Golden Boot as top scorer at Euro 2012, scoring three goals in just 189 minutes played.

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Nude protest before Euro final

2012-07-01 15:56

Six women have held a nude protest against Belarussian strongman Alexander Lukashenko attending the Euro 2012 final.

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Spain home to heroes' welcome

2012-07-02 10:24

Spain's footballers are expected to make a glorious home-coming, after successfully defending their Euro 2012 title.

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Who said what at Euro 2012

2012-07-02 10:11

The pick of what was said at Euro 2012 following Spain's successful defence of their title in Kiev.

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Blanc to leave French post

2012-06-30 17:07

Laurent Blanc will not renew his contract as coach of France he and the French Football Federation confirmed.

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Euro 2012 prize money list

2012-07-02 10:11

Prize money paid by UEFA to the 16 teams at the 2012 European Championship, after Spain defending their title.

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Spain defend title in style

2012-07-01 22:43

Spain have successfully defended their European title after crushing Italy in the Euro 2012 final in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Ireland fans earn UEFA award

2012-06-30 16:43

Ireland's cheerful legions of singing fans have won a UEFA prize after winning millions of admirers at the European Championship.

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Italy bid to topple Spain

2012-06-30 12:39

Euro 2012 reaches its climax in Sunday's final in Kiev, when defending champions Spain will bid to hold off an Italy side.

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'No regrets' for Bento

2012-06-28 09:00

Portugal coach Paulo Bento says he has no regrets after seeing his side lose on penalties to defending champions Spain.

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Nasri says sorry over outburst

2012-06-27 12:33

France's Samir Nasri has apologised for any upset caused to fans after his outburst after his team's Euro 2012 loss to Spain.

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Portugal unhappy with referee

2012-06-26 12:36

Portuguese newspapers claim the country's football federation is unhappy with the choice of referee for their Euro 2012 semi-final.

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Owen: Change coaching

2012-06-25 12:40

Former England striker Michael Owen led calls for an overhaul of the country's coaching after a disappointing Euro campaign.

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Heart scare for Portugal great

2012-06-24 14:53

Portugal great Eusebio is in a stable condition after doctors conducted a coronarography to examine the condition of his heart.

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Who's best? Messi or Ronaldo?

2012-06-23 17:05

Cristiano Ronaldo is shaping up to be the player of the tournament at Euro 2012, but for many he's still in the shadows of Lionel Messi.

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Italy qualify for Confed Cup

2012-06-29 15:31

Italy has qualified for the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil by reaching the final of the European Championship against Spain.

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Spain advance on penalties

2012-06-27 23:30

Defending champions Spain have reached the Euro 2012 final after beating Portugal in a penalty shootout.

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More racism claims at Euro 2012

2012-06-26 18:34

UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against the Spanish and Russian football federations for racist behaviour by fans at Euro 2012.

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Rooney running out of time

2012-06-26 07:51

Another major tournament, and another major disappointment for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.

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England pay penalty once more

2012-06-25 07:14

England's penalty curse struck again as Italy advanced to the semi-finals of Euro 2012 with victory in a shoot-out.

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Nasri slammed for journo rant

2012-06-24 14:30

France's coach and football federation have criticised Samir Nasri for the midfielder's expletive-laced rant at a journalist

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Portugal in training bust-up

2012-06-23 16:06

Portugal winger Ricardo Quaresma and defender Miguel Lopes have had a training ground bust-up ahead of their Euro 2012 semi-final.

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Balotelli double sinks Germany

2012-06-28 22:46

Two goals from Mario Balotelli have enabled Italy to stun Germany in their Euro 2012 semi-final in Warsaw, Poland.

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Dutch coach Van Marwijk quits

2012-06-27 22:41

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has resigned after the team's surprising group stage exit at Euro 2012.

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Pirlo: Germans scared of us

2012-06-26 21:44

Italian playmaker Andrea Pirlo believes Euro 2012 semi-final opponents Germany are running scared ahead of their clash with Italy.

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Tweet attack on England duo

2012-06-25 22:47

British police have launched an investigation after two England internationals were subject to alleged racist abuse on Twitter.

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Nasri: Go F**k yourself journo

2012-06-24 13:09

Samir Nasri has launched a foul-mouthed tirade against a journalist when asked what he thought of France's 2-0 defeat to Spain.

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Spain outclass France

2012-06-23 22:44

Two goals from Xabi Alonso in his 100th appearance have steered Spain past France and into the Euro 2012 semi-finals.

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England ready for Italian job

2012-06-23 12:13

England will aim to reach the last four of a major tournament for the first time in 16 years when they face Italy in the Euro 2012 quarters.


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