Warsaw (dpa) – Poland’s Ministry of Transport Thursday said roadworks ahead of the Euro 2012 football play-offs were on target, denying claims to the contrary made by road construction experts. On Monday, Polish experts insisted the country was nearly 13 billion dollars short of the 47 billion dollars it needed to make the country’s derelict road network ready for an influx of football fans for the Euro 2012 playoffs.
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It is reported that Apple considers taking legal steps against Polish Football Association for alleged copyright infringment. Apple asserts that a presentation used by Polish – Ukraine Euro 2012 team at Cardiff to present the joint offer of these two countreis infringes a copyrighted iPod commercial. There is no doubt that the clips below are similar and the author of “football” one was inspired by iPod ad. As to the infringment .. please judge by yourself. In my opinion it’s just the inspiration, following the general idea , therefore it […]
Central banker: Euro for Poland in 2012 at earliest Warsaw (dpa) – European Union member Poland could adopt the bloc’s common currency the euro in 2012 at the earliest, a full eight years after the country’s EU entry, Poland’s central bank (NBP) chief Slawomir Skrzypek said Friday in Warsaw. The central banker said he was optimistic Poland would meet the Maastricht Treaty criteria for the public deficit by 2009, preparing the way for two years in the ERM2 currency mechanism prior to the switch from the Polish zloty to the […]
Uefa president Michael Platini reveals the surprise hosts of Euro 2012 Poland and Ukraine have been chosen to host the 2012 European Championships. Italy was widely expected to win the Uefa vote in Cardiff, with another joint bid from Croatia and Hungary also in the running. However, Italy’s bid was overshadowed by last season’s referee corruption scandal and on-going problems with football-related crowd trouble. It will be the first time that either Poland or Ukraine has hosted a major football championship. Poland and Ukraine will host Euro 2012 Uefa […]