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    Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad
    May31

    Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad

    Germany players pose for a photograph prior to their International friendly football match against France at Stade de France Stadium on November 13, 2015. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was dropped from Germany’s European Championship squad on Tuesday, and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger made the final cut...

    UEFA looks to December decisions to shape Champions League
    May31

    UEFA looks to December decisions to shape Champions League

    Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo kisses the trophy after the Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 28, 2016. Photo: AP GENEVA: UEFA is set to decide in December on changing the Champions League as Europe’s top clubs chase a new format and...

    EU Juncker’s plan to visit Russia in June reopens EU sanctions debate
    May31

    EU Juncker’s plan to visit Russia in June reopens EU sanctions debate

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker looks on during a meeting at the Capitol Hill in Rome, Italy, May 5, 2016. REUTERS BRUSSELS: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s plan to meet President Vladimir Putin in June in Russia on Monday reignited a debate about ties with Moscow as the bloc weighs renewing sanctions...

    Germany slump to 3-1 home defeat against Slovakia
    May30

    Germany slump to 3-1 home defeat against Slovakia

    Slovakia’s Jan Durica (left) and Germany’s Leroy Sane challenge for the ball during a friendly football match between Germany and Slovakia in Augsburg, Germany, on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Photo: AP AUGSBURG: Germany’s European Championship preparations had a setback Sunday in a 3-1 thunderstorm-interrupted defeat to Slovakia....

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist attacks
    May29

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist attacks

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four wounded in the past 24 hours as a result of attacks by pro-Russian rebels in separatist eastern regions, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on Sunday. This follows a report of the deaths of seven Ukrainian soldiers last Tuesday – the highest daily casualty figure for...

    Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes
    May29

    Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes

    Williams returns a shot. REUTERS PARIS: First the Williams sisters ambushed two home favourites, then Jo Wilfried Tsonga’s chances were shattered by injury as French hopes were battered at a stormy Roland Garros on Saturday. Top seed Serena Williams contended with thunder, rain delays and an inspired Kristina Mladenovic roared on by a...

    Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in warm-up for Euro 2016
    May28

    Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in warm-up for Euro 2016

    Northern Ireland’s Conor Washington (right) and Belarus’ Aleksandr Martynovich during the international friendly football match Northern Ireland against Belarus at Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Friday, May 27, 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA via AP BELFAST: Northern Ireland had the ideal Belfast send-off before the European...

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win
    May28

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win

    General view as Northern Ireland players and staff watched a video on the big screen as a preview to Euro 2016. Reuters BELFAST: Northern Ireland’s record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O’Neill’s team continued their impressive...

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs
    May28

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a US missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security....

    Ukraine’s ‘new Shevchenko’ has big boots to fill
    May24

    Ukraine’s ‘new Shevchenko’ has big boots to fill

    Ukraine’s Andriy Yarmolenko. Reuters KIEV: Andriy Shevchenko’s retirement after Euro 2012 left a huge void in Ukrainian football and it has taken time for the younger generation to throw up a new leader. Step forward Andriy Yarmolenko, whose 22 goals have established him as the player most likely to fill the role a full decade after...

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