It’s been over 2 years since Poland and Ukraine were chosen to host the Euro 2012 championships. Politics and officials assure us that everything will be ready on time. – there will be highways, airports, and fast railways and the cities-hosts will be able to prepare well for such prestigious event. On the other hand from time to time there are some critical commentaries about the degree of the preparations. We decided to check how Polish cities are prepared for Euro 2012 We have visited 6 cities – candidates which […]
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In 2012, the completely redesigned National Sports Centre “Olympijski” in Kiev should earn 110 million hryvnias – believed Viktor Kolesnikov, the Minister of Infrastructure and Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister responsible for preparations for the European football championships and. The plans for the commercial use of the main stadium for the Euro 2012 were announced during the stay of Kolesnikov in Kharkov, where he participated in the opening of “Shakhtar Plaza”. The high-class hotel, located near the football stadium, serves as accommodation for the guests of the EURO2012. According to our […]
In four Polish host cities three thousand volunteers will help guests of the EURO 2012. The recruitment officially began on Wednesday. The “Volunteer Work of Host Cities” programme is independent of the similar one organized by the UEFA and is directed mainly to fans and tourists, not only to team players of the EURO 2012. In Warsaw there will be a group of thousands of volunteers, in Wroclaw – 650 people, and, in Gdansk and Poznan – 600 people per each city. In order to become a volunteer, you need […]
UEFA has launched the official UEFA EURO 2012 ticket resale platform, to allow customers who cannot use final tournament tickets they won in the lottery to resell them at face value. UEFA has launched the official UEFA EURO 2012 final tournament ticket resale platform, to allow customers who cannot use tickets they won in the lottery to resell them at face value. The application period for final tournament tickets ran from 1 to 31 March, with a record 12,149,425 ticket requests made by fans from some 206 countries worldwide. Tickets […]
Ukrainian sky during Euro 2012 will be protected by the NATO aircrafts U.S. military aircraft is expected to protect the skies over the country during Euro 2012, says “Vzglyad.” Work of Ukrainian and Polish patrol of the airspace of the U.S. Air Force began as early as this weekend. Airplanes Air Force of Ukraine, the United States and Poland on Monday are to conduct probe flights on the protection of Ukrainian and Polish airspace. According to the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, training will be attended by aircraft and helicopters […]
Before the start of the European Championship to be held next summer in Ukraine and Poland, the Ukrainian national team will play a friendly match against Estonia. The game is scheduled for June 5 and will be held in Austria or Germany, according to 2012ua.net. Thus, the schedule of test match team Oleg Blokhin is now fully known until the beginning of the final tournament of Euro 2012. This year, the Ukrainians will play: in Kharkov, with Sweden (August 10) and Uruguay (September 2) in Sofia and Bulgaria (October 7) […]
Today, at 14.30, was exactly 333 days, 33 hours and 33 minutes before the start of Euro 2012. Kiyvan student Denis Kovalchuk planned to set a record by hitting a ball in the air exactly 333 times so that he could write this result to the National Register of Records of Ukraine. “He’s going to to hit the ball 333 times during 3 minutes on Khreshchatyk street, directly under the mayor’s office. Our expert will count time and help other see that there are no violations. I hope that Dennis […]
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The main component for successful performance of Ukrainian team at home for a continental championship in 2012 will be the last month preparing the team for the start of the tournament. Such an opinion in an interview with Russian newspaper “Soviet Sport” stated Head Coach of the Kiev “Dynamo” Yuri Semin. According to him, the defeat of the Trust Oleg Blokhin’s team in France today does not mean anything. “Blokhin must be given the time necessary to give a closer look. Friendlies do not play any role. The main role […]
As reported by Information Center of Ukraine 2012, citing the press service of the League, it’s a bit more than that from the Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland. “The lion’s share of the provisional income estimates for Euro-2012 will be selling media rights – 62% or more than 840 million European currency, and the commercial rights (sponsorship, licensing and merchandising) – 22% or 290 million euros,” – said in a statement. Overall, UEFA said the big increase in profits for the continental championship in football, and for the last […]