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    Germany hoping to have Schweinsteiger fit to face France
    Jul06

    Germany hoping to have Schweinsteiger fit to face France

    Bastian Schweinsteiger stretches during the last training session of the German national football team at their base camp in Evian-Les-Bains, France, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Photo: AP EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany is hoping captain Bastian Schweinsteiger can recover to play the European Championship semifinal against France in Marseille on Thursday....

    In shadow of Brexit, NATO considers Russian deterrence
    Jul06

    In shadow of Brexit, NATO considers Russian deterrence

    A NATO flag flies at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels during a NATO ambassadors meeting on the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea region, March 2, 2014. REUTERS BRUSSELS: NATO leaders meet in Warsaw on Friday to cement a new deterrent against what they see as an emboldened Russia, returning to Cold War-style defence with Washington again...

    Unexpected heroes emerge as Germany extend penalty record
    Jul03

    Unexpected heroes emerge as Germany extend penalty record

    Germans miss first penalties in shootout since 1982 Established stars Mueller, Ozil, Schweinsteiger all miss Youngsters Kimmich, Hector see Germany through Germany team players pose for a photo prior to their Euro 2016 quarter final soccer match against Italy at the Stade de Bordeaux, in France on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Photo: Reuters BORDEAUX:...

    With Russia as an ally, Serbia edges towards NATO
    Jul03

    With Russia as an ally, Serbia edges towards NATO

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic (R) attend a military parade to mark 70 years since the city’s liberation by the Red Army in Belgrade, Serbia, October 16, 2014. Photo: Reuters/File BELGRADE: Serbia is performing a delicate balancing act between its European aspirations, partnership with NATO and its...

    Italy are not my bogey team, says Germany’s Kroos
    Jun30

    Italy are not my bogey team, says Germany’s Kroos

    Germany’s Toni Kroos in action during Euro 2016 Group C soccer game against Ukraine at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille on June 12, 2016. Photo: Reuters PARIS: German players have no interest in thinking about past losing battles against Italy as they prepare to face them in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Saturday, with midfielder Toni Kroos...

    Lewandowski takes on less glamorous role for solid Poland
    Jun29

    Lewandowski takes on less glamorous role for solid Poland

    Lewandowski fails to score in seven games for Poland Captain plays less glamorous role Poland are not worried by his goal drought FILE – In this Wednesday, June 1, 2016 filer, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski plays the ball during a friendly soccer match between Poland and Netherlands in Gdansk, Poland. Photo: AP MARSEILLE: It is a measure of...

    Preview: Ronaldo poses biggest threat yet to Polish rearguard
    Jun29

    Preview: Ronaldo poses biggest threat yet to Polish rearguard

    Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo attends the training. REUTERS MARSEILLE: Poland have an impressive defensive record at Euro 2016 but standing in their way to a semi-final spot is arguably one of sport’s greatest-ever athletes, Cristiano Ronaldo. The monstrous Polish centre back pairing of Michal Pazdan and Kamil Glik face their toughest...

    Brexit casts doubt over new EU and NATO defence strategy
    Jun28

    Brexit casts doubt over new EU and NATO defence strategy

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg chairs a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 14, 2016. REUTERS BRUSSELS: Britain’s departure from the European Union risks undermining Europe’s new defence strategy, days before NATO and EU governments sign a landmark pact to confront a range of...

    Italy break jinx to end Spain’s long European reign
    Jun27

    Italy break jinx to end Spain’s long European reign

    Italy knock out holders Spain in round of 16 Chiellini and Pelle score in 2-0 victory Italy will face Germany in quarter-finals Italy team pose for a photo prior to their Euro 2016 Round of 16 soccer match against Spain at Stade de France, Saint-Denis near Paris, in France, on Monday, June 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters PARIS: Italy broke a 22-year...

    Patience key for Spain against Italy’s tough defense
    Jun26

    Patience key for Spain against Italy’s tough defense

    Italy team pose for a group photograph prior to their Euro 2016 Group E soccer match between Italy and Sweden at Stadium de Toulouse, in France on Friday, June 17, 2016. Photo: Reuters SAINT-MARTIN-DE-RE: Spain is pledging to stick to its acclaimed passing game to try to break through Italy’s equally famous defense in the round of 16 of the...

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