A group of twenty UEFA experts visited on Thursday the construction site of the stadium in Wroclaw for Euro 2012. They were mainly interested in the issue of handling business guests of UEFA and the media. Experts have suggested that during the tournament in the eastern grandstand of the facility there should be an additional area for business partners of the soccer federation – informed Magdalena Malara, Wroclaw 2010 Company’s spokeswoman. The representatives of UEFA also checked how the stadium will be prepared for the media, including places of broadcasting […]
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The experts from special UEFA committee finished their three-day visit to Wroclaw which was devoted to the issues of air transport during the European Football Championships in 2012. The UEFA delegation discussed this issue with airport and city-host representatives. – The progress in currently run works was discussed. The experts asked for detailed information concerning among others the capacity of the airports” said the office manager dedicated to Euro 2012 in the Municipal Council of Wroclaw – Hanna Domagala. The following meeting concerning the air transport is planned for the […]
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 Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) experts first visit has begun on Monday in Warsaw, regarding the arrangement of championship of Europe in 2012. “UEFA divided the whole complex of preparations into eight classes. The current visit relates to land transport, air transport and accomodation” – informed the chairman of PZPN unit for Euro 2012 Adam Olkowicz.
Warsaw’s inhabitants stood in solidarity with their African neighbours who were targeted by racists. The ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association, together with Projekt: Polska, organized a civic action to show solidarity and paint over large racist graffiti that appeared by the entrances of the African restaurant La Mama and a nearby African shop. Both sites are located in the Muranow district, known as the area of the Warsaw Jewish Ghetto during the Nazi occupation, and they are near the Polonia Warsaw football ground. The La Mama restaurant is a key meeting point […]
Hardly anybody had expected that after the first match against Holland the Danes would have 3 points on their account. But they managed it! In duel with Oranje, the Olsen team’s defense played like during a concert; in consequence, they were rewarded by acquisition of complete set of points and their prospects to advance from their group are favorable. But can they really be sure of this? Let’s consider the next rival of Danish team, i.e. the squad of Portugal. They lost in turn their first match at Euro 2012 […]
The first duel within Group C will be the encounter of the current European and World Champions with the team of Italy. The Spaniards started their last great tournament with defeat 0:1 against Switzerland in the first match in their group. During the tournament they mostly did not charm their fans with their play, but they managed to win the Champion’s title. Although the Spaniards are expected to repeat their success from four years ago, many football experts think that the best times of that team are already over. An […]
Russian Sports and Leisure Non-Governmental Organization “Russian Association for Sport and Leisure Facilities”. RASF is the official representative of the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) in the Russian Federation. RASF provides advisory services, organizes workshops on budget-setting process, staff specifications, compliance with ecological regulations, advisory services on venue management and operation, professional development trainings and retraining of specialists in this sphere, organizes conferences, workshops, professional development trainings for experts in venues design, management and operation, including training abroad, develops procedures and recommendations on operation of sports venues […]
A coach should have a detailed plan for every group match. Franciszek Smuda, 63, has been leading the national team for 25 months. – In the clubs he used to be adamant. He worked hard for a great respect and recognition, because he focused on the work with the team and he wasn’t interested in nothing else – says Marek Koźmiński, 46-time representative, a silver Olympic medalist from Barcelona from 1992, who played over 100 matches in Series A and appeared at the World Cup in Korea. – In the […]
On 18 August 2011, at the invitation of the Polish Parliament’s National and Ethnic Minorities Committee, the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association presented its activities against racism and xenophobia in football stadiums in the lead up to EURO 2012. – ‘Polish football is often quite multi-cultural, which is emblematic of broader demographic changes across Europe, but the situation in many stadiums still gives reasons for concern’ – said Dr Rafal Pankowski, the coordinator of the East Europe Monitoring Centre set up by ‘NEVER AGAIN’ in cooperation with the FARE Network and UEFA. […]