Wrocław will have problems with accommodation of fans during Euro 2012. The dynamically growing hotel industry is just a myth. Taking into consideration the fact that the majority of rooms in hotels has already been reserved for the so-called EUFA Family there can be problems with accommodating fans. Magdalena Piasecka, the president of the Convention Bureau, the municipal institution responsible for the hotels for Euro 2012 in Wroclaw, states that they have problems with accommodation of fans. The whole situation is caused by very strict limits which UEFA requires for […]
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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 […]
Sunderland v Southampton – Saturday 7th November Sunderland fans could be forgiven for having their blood pressure checked recently. After the highs of a 3-0 victory over arch rivals Newcastle, they shipped six goals to Everton in a mostly second half capitulation at the weekend. Sam Allardyce has openly stated that they must sort out their defensive frailties or they’ll be in it for “the long haul” over the coming months. Allardyce is a manager renowned for leading teams that are both organised and tough to break down, and he […]
Bologna v Inter – Tuesday 27 October Inter go into this following a 1-1 draw away at Palermo, which made it their fourth consecutive match without a win. Roberto Mancini told Premium Sport: “We were too direct, struggled in attack and suffered in defence.” The lack of goals from Icardi was also mentioned, and will be a morale blow for the player personally. The striker was joint league top scorer last season. Mancini stated: “We will keep working to find the right system, but in the meantime it’s important to […]
Sunderland v West Ham – Saturday October 3rd A defeat here and Sunderland go into panic mode. Dick Advocaat’s side have conceded sixteen, they’re rock bottom, and have just two points. In contrast, West Ham are third, and have looked consistently impressive, especially performances from keeper Adrian. Jermain Defoe goes up against the club which launched his career on Saturday, and has called for his teammates to start getting points on the board now, calling it “a massive game and it is a game we need to win”. Sunderland have […]
An anti-discrimination football exhibition prepared by the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association has been opened in the main hall of the Polish Parliament on 19 February 2014. The opening ceremony was hosted by Deputy Speaker Wanda Nowicka, Poland’s leading campaigner against discrimination and for women’s rights. The exhibition was brought to the Parliament on the initiative of Robert Biedron MP, the founder of Campaign Against Homophobia and a longtime ally of the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association. Since autumn 2013, Robert Biedron is the General Rapporteur on LGBT rights in the Parliamentary Assembly of […]
The USA will have high hopes of a gold medal in the triple jump after Phillips Idowu failed to reach Thursday’s Olympic final in front of his home crowd.
Idowu, a silver medallist in Beijing four years ago, finished in 14th place in qualifying, missi…
South Africa’s head coach Gary Kirsten has warned his side to expect an England backlash in the second Test match, which starts at Headingley on Thursday 2nd August.
The Proteas, 15/8 with bookmaker to win in Leeds, will take over as the number one rank…
South Africa’s head coach Gary Kirsten has warned his side to expect an England backlash in the second Test match which starts at Headingley on Thursday 2nd August.
The Proteas, 15/8 with bookmaker to win in Leeds, will take over as the number one ranke…
France will host football European championships in 2016, decided in Geneva the Executive Committee of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). It will be the third tournament organized on the Seine – previously the Old Continent championships were held there in 1960 (triumph of USSR) and in 1984 (host’s victory). In the second round of the Executive Committee voting the French received one voice more than Turkey and won 7:6. The third candidate – Italy dropped out at the first round of voting. 13 representatives participated in voting. The UEFA […]