Iker Casillas, Spain national team goalkeeper, equaled the world record of Dutchman Edwin van der Sar in the number of matches without a goal. The match with Venezuela (5-0) was the 72nd match with no goal scored. The “Marca” newspaper reported that after Wednesday’s triumph the 30-year-old Casillas needs only one victory to reach the record of Lilian Thuram, who in the matches with France gain victory 94 times in 142 matches. Casillas, who has been in Real Madrit since 1999 (first-team debut) has played 128 matches so far. 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 …
Like it was recently at Euro 2012, during the Olympics almost every Pole will become a coach again. We will follow the efforts of our athletes who will be striving to be successful at Olympics London 2012 and win medals. And if we talk about the medals, let’s consider our odds. What will it be like? How many medals will the Poles win? In which sports do we have the best chances to win gold, silver and bronze disks? We should start with our volleyball team. The volleyball should have […]
Riding the wave of enthusiasm caused by Euro 2012 many Poles started dreaming. When will an event of this kind take place in Poland again? An analysis conducted by sport redactors it shows that it would be relatively easiest go obtain rights to organize the summer Olympic Games in Warsaw in 2024. It is also possible to organize the football Mundial, but not before 2030. An analysis by Michał Kiedrowski. Poland surely has some assets to organize football Mundial or summer Olympic Games in future, but it won’t happen within […]
In the second, definitely less interesting match in Group C, the teams of Ireland and Croatia will measure their strength. The 18th team in FIFA ranking secured themselves the right to participate in European Championships in Poland and Ukraine after victorious playoffs with the team of Estonia. Croatians had also to play an additional match, taking up the second place in their group just behind Greece, but they defeated the Turkish team and were decidedly better than their rivals. It will be an encounter of two very well matched teams […]
For Polish team Euro 2012 is the most important football tournament in history. As the tournament co-hosts with Ukraine we will host the 14 best representations of the Old Continent. This will be our second start in the European Championship, the first four years ago on the fields of Austria and Switzerland we finished in the group stage with just one point gained. Now, as before four years ago, Polish players goal is a minimum to advance from the group. The task was made easier for us by the December […]
The striker Antonio Di Natale will take part during in the friendly match with the USA in February – said Cesare Prandelli, national team coach. The 34-year-old player played last time in the national team at the last year’s world championships in South Africa. Di Natale, who gained the title of the king of scorer in the last two seasons, will return to the team after one and a half year break. This is due to serious injuries of Giuseppe Rossi and Antonio Cassano. Di Natale will play in the […]
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 […]
Jenson Button has set his sights on another world title after signing a new multi-year contract with McLaren.
Button, who was world champion in 2009 while with Brawn GP, believes that McLaren are well placed to challenge again next season, despite be…