The ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association, which runs the campaign ‘Let’s Kick Racism out of Stadiums’, held an online debate on fighting antisemitism and bigotry at stadiums in Poland and Europe. Antisemitism continues to be a serious issue, both inside and outside football stadiums, in Poland and worldwide. However, more often than not it is also glossed over by football associations and the media. Participants in the debate presented the results of the international educational project ‘Changing the Chants’, conducted in cooperation with Anne Frank House (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and two football clubs: […]
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This summer, the biggest open-air free festival in Europe hosted a unique edition of the ‘Let’s Kick Racism Out Of Stadiums’ tournament, organized by the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association. At the Pol’and’Rock Festival (also known as Polish Woodstock), the players symbolically represented countries from all over the world. In the final play-off, Poland played against Iran, while the fair play award went to Croatia. A match was also played between the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association’s team together with artists involved in the ‘Music Against Racism’ campaign on one side and the team […]
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 […]
Belgium v Israel – 13 October Israel slipped to fourth behind Bosnia and Herzegovina after losing at home to Cyprus at the weekend and must now win and hope the Bosnians drop points in Cyprus in order to claim a play-off place. However Belgium have a five year unbeaten record in qualifiers and the young, dynamic side will be aiming to continue to perform going into the Euros after disappointing in Brazil last year. It doesn’t help Israel’s chances that the country is in dire form at the moment – […]
Czech Republic v Turkey – 10 October The Czech Republic come into their penultimate Group A game secure in the knowledge that they will be playing in the finals. Group A’s surprise package Iceland means that Turkey and the Netherlands have been pushed back to content for a play-off spot, meaning that two of the continents stronger teams may not even make it to France. Turkey can confirm a play-off place with a game to spare if they can extend their two-point lead over the Netherlands. They have the superior […]
European championship favorite is Spain. Poland is among the group of teams that should gain promotion to the quarter-finals – said in Warsaw Joachim Loewthe, German national team coach. German coach – just like other coaches of the participants of the Euro 2012 – on Thursday took part in a two-day organizational workshops before the tournament in Poland and Ukraine. Similar meetings are held before all great events. In addition to the coaches there are also team managers, team doctors and security and transport officers. – Our minimal goal during […]
European stadiums witnessed matches that took place on the selection of Euro 2012. For some teams the games identified the tournament fate. For example, Germany came outto the final part. Qualifiers Euro 2012, September 2 Israel – Greece – 0:1 (0:0) Goal: Ninis, 60 Lithuania – Liechtenstein – 0-0 Finland – Moldova – 4:1 (2:0) Goals: Hämäläinen, 11 (1-0), 43 (2-0), Forssel, 52 (3-0), Armash, 70 (4-0, own goal), Alexeev, 85 (4-1) Azerbaijan – Belgium – 1:1 Goals: Simons, 55 (0-1), Aliyev, 86 (1-1) Andorra – Armenia – 0:3 Goals: […]
World number three Roger Federer was happy with his performance after making it through to the second round of the US Open.
Sixteen-time Grand Slam champion Federer, who is 6/1 with bookmaker to win the title at Flushing Meadows, saw off Santiago Girald…
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) […]
Group A # Team Name P W D L F A GD PTS 1 Germany 10 10 0 0 34 7 27 30 2 Turkey 10 5 2 3 13 11 2 17 3 Belgium 10 4 3 3 21 15 6 15 4 Austria 10 3 3 4 16 17 -1 12 5 Azerbaijan 10 2 1 7 10 26 -16 7 6 Kazakhstan 10 1 1 8 6 24 -18 4 Group B # Team Name P W D L F A GD PTS 1 Russia 10 7 […]