The Minister of Sport visited Pomerania on Saturday, where he participated in the opening of next two playgrounds included in the program “My Playground Eaglet 2012”. Asked about an opinion on the state of preparations to Europe football championships in Poland Minister Drzewiecki stated, that he recently participated in a cycle of meetings of organizer cities’ representatives. „I can say that today the best situation, unlike at the beginning, is in Warsaw, since that stadium is actually under construction, even though it all started at last. The tender was successfully […]
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The Mayor of Lvov Andrey Sadovyi expressed his happiness this Wednesday with the preparations his city has been making towards Euro 2012. He informed that the preparatory works before the construction of the stadium started a few days before and that a company to modernize the city airport would be hired in the next few days. Sadovyi’s critics, on the contrary, claim that the situation with the stadium has not been properly dealt with. The problem concerns especially the financial side of the construction and the conflicts about the ownership […]
The Polish and Ukrainian national football associations’ presidents, Grzegorz Lato and Hrihoryi Surkis, argued on Friday in Kiev that these two countries would meet the Euro 2012 deadlines. „I am fully convinced that the Ukraine will be on time and that we will be on time” said Lato after a joint press conference with Surkis. The head of the Polish Football Association visited Ukraine as the first country after his election to the position. „I am making my first steps here (as the PFA president) and the visit (to Ukraine) […]
‘We can sleep calmly’ – says Michal Listkiewicz. ‘They will not take away Euro from us” – added Mirosław Drzewiecki, the minister of sport. Both of them were right. Now, during the debates in Bordeaus, The Executive Committee of UEFA confirmed that the Europe championship will be organized in 2012 by Poland and Ukraine. The fact that we have Euro has been confirmed today by the Executive Committee of UEFA in Bordeaux. However, the activists warned that both countries has to accelerate preparatory works.
Not everyone liked the UEFA’s decision of leaving the organization of the European football championships in 2012 for Poland and Ukraine. The Germans had the most grudges, but this shouldn’t came as a surprise to anybody as it’s widely known that our western neighbors wanted to take over the event most. According to the daily “Die Welt”, UEFA president Michel Platini gave Poland and Ukraine “a yellow card and a warning” but he is endangered himself by “a red card” and the European Championships are endangered by a fiasco.
UEFA President Michel Platini has urged the international community on Thursday to help Poland and Ukraine in their preparations for the Euro 2012. Poland and Ukraine need support of international community – quotes the National News Agency of Ukraine “Ukrinform”. In the last few months German and Italian media speculated about taking the preparation of EURO 2012 away from Poland and Ukraine. According to western press former communist countries will not manage such a huge project. Italians, who lost the battle to organize this event, were first to criticize. Platini, […]
The Modernization of the second stand of the Municipal Stadium in Poznan is on schedule. On Thursday, at the board meeting it was confirmed that scheduled work will be completed till the end of August, according to plan. At present the concrete work on the top floor is being finished, construction is being built, the necessary installations and the media are assembled, and the floor laying works are being done. As soon as these works are finished, chairs and handrails will be installed and the finishing works will be done.
The tender on purchase of 20 so-called joint gravimetric compositions, which are expected to achieve the speed from 190 to 250 km/h. According to Czesław Warsewicz, the chairman of PKP Intercity, they go on Polish railway tracks at the latest in April 2012, just before European Championships in Football. The railway branch has been waiting for announcement of this contest for months, because the value of order can achieve 400 million euro. It is not a small amount, but according to Intercity, there should not be a problem with financing […]
Decision, if Ukraine will be able to organize Euro 2012 with Poland, will be made in September. Michel Platini, the chairman of the UEFA was talking about this in Florence. According to his words, the organization of the tournament by Poland is not threatened. During the talk with journalists Platini has announced, that the progress of preparations to Euro 2012 in both countries is not bad.
The western stand of Śląski Stadium in Chorzów will be rebuilt comprehensively. The rebuilding, on which the demolition of half of the recent stand is needed, increases the number of places on the stadium and i salso expected to improve the safety, provide quick evacuation, improve the comfort of watching the show and allow better access to toilets and gastronomic kiosks.. The Śląski Stadum aspires to be the arena of Euro 2012. The range extension of modernization of stadium was necessary because of the UEFA’s requirements. So the cost of […]