Peter Schmeichel, Davor Suker, or Predrag Mijatović – among others those footballers will be ambassadors of Carlsberg Man of the Match Award given to the best player at the end of eve-ry match at European Championships. That means that they or other football legends will be present during the tournament in Wrocław for at least three times. A EURO legend, invited by the UEFA President Michel Platini, will be present at every match throughout the championships. He will decide which player will be recognized as the best footballer of the […]
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Bastian Schweinsteiger, Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney, Xavi Hernandez and Cristiano Ronaldo – these are five players mentioned by Pele when asked about it who might be the biggest star of the Euro 2012. Although seven months remains for the EURO 2012, the British “Sky Sports” today decided to ask the legendary Brazilian footballer about it who, in his opinion, would be the star during this tournament. Triple world champion pointed to five players and justified his choice. Unfortunately, the list did not include any players of the Polish national team. […]
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won a three-set thriller against Victoria Azarenka to win the WTA Championships and move up to second in the world rankings.
Kvitova, who is 5/2 with bookmaker to retain her Wimbledon title in 2012, had seemed on course …
After a stuttering start, Poland has, unlike Ukraine, finally gained the confidence of UEFA, the governing body of European football, which recently confirmed that four Polish cities will host matches during the Euro 2012 football championships. Following early delays, Poland is likely to have acceptable stadiums in six cities, and the airport and hotel infrastructure looks to be in good shape as well. The problem, as ever in Poland, is with building a modern system of highways and expressways that would allow fans to move easily from venue to venue. […]
The experts from a special UEFA committee finished on Tuesday their two-day visit to Wroclaw which was devoted to the hotels and accommodation during European Football Championships in 2012. The experts visited all four and five star hotels in Wroclaw. They visited 10 working objects and construction sites of four following investments.
The foundations for the stadium on which the matches of European Championships will take place in 2012 were laid on Tuesday in Lwow. This is the second stage of building the stadium. The first one, preparing the terrain for construction, lasted from the beginning of last December. – Laying the foundations should have taken place on 20th January and we succeeded. I would like to emphasize that the works are held nonstop – said the mayor of Lwow Andrij Sadowy, quoted by local web portals.
41 737 spectators will be able to watch the matches on the new stadium which is being built in Wroclaw Maslice. During Euro 2012 three group matches are going to be organized in Wroclaw. A polish-greek consortium chaired by Mostostal Warsaw S.A. won the tender for building the object. As the Department director for social matters in the Municipal Council in Wroclaw, Michal Janicki, said that “the contract will be signed immediately” if other firms participating in the tender will not protest and the the city council will transfer additional […]
The National Boxing Gala, announced as the biggest boxing event in Polish history, is to take place at Warsaw’s National Stadium on May 25th. Minister Anna Maria Anders – daughter of the legendary World War II general – who is now the Prime Minister’s plenipotentiary for international dialogue has extended her patronage over the event. Curiously, the gala features Artur Binkowski, a Polish-Canadian neo-Nazi. The bouts are to be accompanied by music performances by pop stars including the famous Polish rapper Liroy who is also a Member of Parliament. The […]
Co-founder of the anti-fascist ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association Rafal Pankowski was awarded the prestigious annual Human Rights Distinction by Poland’s Ombudsman Dr Adam Bodnar in a ceremony held in Warsaw’s Old Town on 25 September. The celebratory speech was delivered by Marian Turski, a Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz survivor who is Chairman of the Council for the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and Deputy Chairman of the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute as well as a member of the International Auschwitz Council. – ‘I am honoured and grateful […]
Members of the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association have actively promoted the message of respect for diversity through a series of international meetings in the run-up to this year’s International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism. On 26-30 October, Anna Tatar repeatedly presented the current activities of ‘NEVER AGAIN’ in the field of hate crime monitoring at the ‘United for Equality’ forum held in Paris. The meeting was convened by Les Maisons des Potes with the participation of anti-racism NGOs from 16 European countries and it featured presentations by several candidates for the […]