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    EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions
    Jun22

    EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions

    European Union ambassadors meeting in Brussels agreed to extend current economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because the conflict in Ukraine remains unresolved. Envoys from the bloc’s 28 member states approved the decision in principle Tuesday. It still needs a unanimous formal a… …read more Source: The...

    Croatia 2 Spain 1: Late Perisic strike wins Group D as Italy await La Roja
    Jun22

    Croatia 2 Spain 1: Late Perisic strike wins Group D as Italy await La Roja

    Croatia on Tuesday condemned Spain to their first European Championship defeat in 12 years as a 2-1 victory sent them into Euro 2016’s last 16 as Group D winners. Ivan Perisic was the tournament’s latest last-gasp hero, marking his 50th cap with a virtuoso performance and an 87th-minute winner that means double-defending champions...

    Ukrainian President Says Violent Russian Soccer Fans Were ‘Trained Killers’
    Jun22

    Ukrainian President Says Violent Russian Soccer Fans Were ‘Trained Killers’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said during a visit to France that Russian soccer fans behind violence in Marseille during the European Championships were “trained fighters who kill.” Porosh …read more Source: Big News...

    Gomez guides Germany into Euro 2016 knockouts
    Jun22

    Gomez guides Germany into Euro 2016 knockouts

    PARIS — Mario Gomez struck as world champion Germany beat Northern Ireland 1-0 in Paris Tuesday to qualify for the Euro 2016 knockout phase as winner of Group C. Drafted in to address the goal-scoring problems witnessed in Germany’s 0-0 draw with Poland, the on-loan Besiktas striker netted from Thomas Mueller’s pass in the 30th minute...

    Poland eases into last-16 over hapless Ukraine
    Jun22

    Poland eases into last-16 over hapless Ukraine

    MARSEILLE — A second half strike by substitute Jakub Blaszczykowski booked Poland’s ticket into the last-16 at Euro 2016 and sent hapless Ukraine home without a point. The 30-year-old Fiorentina veteran had been rested by coach Adam Nawalka who made four changes in all but scored minutes from his introduction at halftime to decide the tie....

    Poland beat Ukraine to advance for first time
    Jun21

    Poland beat Ukraine to advance for first time

    Poland can prepare for a European Championship last-16 meeting with Switzerland after Jakub Blaszczykowski’s crisp, second-half goal beat already-eliminated Ukraine 1-0 on Tuesday to send them into the knockout stage for the first time. …read more Source:...

    EU extends economic curbs on Russia
    Jun21

    EU extends economic curbs on Russia

    Brussels: EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said on Tuesday. The measures target the oil, financial and defence sectors of the Russian economy and were first imposed after the shooting down of Malaysia...

    Football: Gomez guides Germany into Euro 2016 knockouts
    Jun21

    Football: Gomez guides Germany into Euro 2016 knockouts

    PARIS (AFP) – Mario Gomez struck as world champions Germany beat Northern Ireland 1-0 in Paris on Tuesday to qualify for the Euro 2016 knockout phase as winners of Group C.Drafted in to address the goal-scoring problems witnessed in Germanys 0-0 draw with Poland, the on-loan Besiktas striker netted from Thomas Muellers pass in the 30th...

    Football: Poland ease into last-16 over hapless Ukraine
    Jun21

    Football: Poland ease into last-16 over hapless Ukraine

    MARSEILLE (AFP) – A second half strike by substitute Jakub Blaszczykowski booked Polands ticket into the last-16 at Euro 2016 and sent Ukraine home without a point. The Group C win in Marseille propelled Poland further than they have ever gone in a European Championship and they will meet Switzerland in the last-16.For the first time in...

    Germany, Poland confirm spots in Euro 2016 knockout stage with wins
    Jun21

    Germany, Poland confirm spots in Euro 2016 knockout stage with wins

    Germany tops Group C at Euro 2016 with 1-0 win over Northern Ireland, while Poland claims second spot with victory over Ukraine. …read more Source: ABC...