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UEFA to thoroughly investigate alleged racist incident during champions league match

Moscow/Sputnik: The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) will investigate an alleged racist incident that occurred during a Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir, UEFA said on Twitter.

UEFA hopes to restart football league in July and August

Paris/XinhuaUNI: Although the European football has been currently shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, the governing body UEFA is aiming to resume the leagues in July and August.

Sony Pictures Networks India acquires exclusive television and digital rights for UEFA EURO 2020 and inaugural UEFA Nations League

Kolkata, Sept 5 (IBNS):  Football is rapidly becoming one of the most followed sports for Indian audiences. It has seen a massive growth in the past few years in the country, with over 500 million viewers sampling the sport in FY 2017-18. As the audience focus shifts from a cricket loving to a multi-sport viewing nation, the fan following for international football leagues, clubs and players is steadily on the rise in the country. 

UEFA mourns loss of lives in Senegal football stadium tragedy

Nyon, July 17 (IBNS): The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has mourned he loss of lives in a stampede incident at a football stadium in Senegal.

FIFA signs deal with Sportradar to enhance transparency

Zurich, Feb 4 (IBNS): FIFA has concluded an agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services that will provide world football’s governing body with a full suite of monitoring, education and intelligence services to further strengthen the integrity of football around the globe, an official release stated.

UEFA candidates declared eligible

Geneva, Sept 3 (IBNS): UEFA on Saturday said it has been informed on Friday by the FIFA Review Committee that all of the candidates running for election at the UEFA Congress on Sept 14 in Athens have successfully passed the eligibility checks conducted by FIFA.

Griezmann double takes France through to final

Marseille, July 8 (IBNS): France will have the chance to emulate their 1984 European champions after two assured Antoine Griezmann finishes earned a semi-final win in Marseille and ended Germany's hopes of adding the European crown to the world title they lifted two years ago.

Slick France end Iceland saga

Saint-Denis, July 4 (IBNS) Hosts France are through to their first UEFA European Championship semi-final since 2000 after a thoroughly assured 5-2 win brought Iceland's remarkable run to a close.

Remarkable Wales shock Belgium to reach semis

Lille Métropole, Jul 2 (IBNS): Wales confirmed themselves as the cinderella act of UEFA EURO 2016 with a 3-1 quarter-final victory over a much-touted Belgium side.

Dominant Italy brush aside champions Spain

Saint-Denis,June 28 (IBNS) Italy brought to an emphatic end Spain's eight-year reign as European champions and avenged their 4-0 defeat in the final four years ago, as goals by Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pellè earned them a UEFA EURO 2016 quarter-final meeting with Germany on Saturday.

Germany go through the gears to see off Slovakia

Lille Métropole, Jun 27 (IBNS): Germany produced one of the most complete performances of UEFA EURO 2016 so far to beat Slovakia 3-0 and reach the quarter-finals.

Hazard-inspired Belgium blow away Hungary

Toulouse, Jun 27 (IBNS): An early Toby Alderweireld header was the prelude to three late goals that sent Belgium past Hungary and into a UEFA EURO 2016 quarter-final against Wales.

Quaresma snatches extra-time win for Portugal

Lens Agglo, June 26 (IBNS) : Substitute Ricardo Quaresma turned in a rebound three minutes from the end of extra time as Portugal edged a tense encounter with Croatia to book a UEFA EURO 2016 quarter-final date with Poland.

Austria win extends Iceland's mission impossible

St Denis, Jun 23 (IBNS): Arnor Ingvi Traustason's breakaway goal at the death was a cruel finale for Austria, as Iceland weathered a second-half battering to set up an improbable round of 16 meeting with England.

Ronaldo rescues Portugal in Hungary thriller

Lyon, Jun 23 (IBNS) Portugal will join Group F winners Hungary in the round of 16 after Cristiano Ronaldo averted disaster with a historic double to earn his side third place in a pulsating 3-3 draw.