Tag: Euro 2020


UEFA rubbishes Euro 2020 format change report

EURO 2020 update November

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has denied reports that it is mulling on moving next summer’s COVID-derailed tournament to Russia and made it clear that it has no plans to change the format of Euro 2020. The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is the administrative... » Read more


Two venues not confirmed for Euro 2021

Euro 2021 update May 2020 - Wembley

The two host venues that are reportedly yet to furnish the requisite legal guarantees to stage the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament next year are Wembley Stadium in United Kingdom and Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Henk Markerink, CEO, Johan Cruijff ArenA, Netherlands, is the... » Read more


Tokyo Olympics canceled as coronavirus overwhelms

several sports events logo

As novel coronavirus tightens its stranglehold globally, several sports events in 2020 have either been postponed or stands canceled the world over. One look at the sporting calendar and it is all about canceled events.   Tokyo Olympics The Tokyo Olympics are to be postponed until 2021... » Read more


Rome’s Stadio Olimpico to be spruced up for Euro 2020

Stadio Olimpico - August 2019 update

The city council has given the nod to Stadio Olimpico authorities – the largest sports facility of Rome, Italy – to revamp the stadium keeping in mind UEFA Euro 2020. The stadium is one of the 12 co-hosts for the sporting extravaganza. Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome, made this announcement in... » Read more


Alipay, UEFA in digital ticket deal for Euro 2020

Alipay and Euro 2020

The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has launched a dedicated lifestyle account on Chinese digital payments platform Alipay, designed to better engage fans in China with international soccer in Europe. The move is part of the governing body’s US$230 million, eight-year partnership... » Read more


Bucharest to build $23m new stadium

Rapid Bucuresti Stadium

Romania’s National Investment Company on November 1 signed the contract for the construction of the new Giulesti Valentin Stanescu Stadium. An consortium of three local companies comprising Constructii Erbasu, Concelex and Terra Gaz Construct will build the new stadium. The value of the contract... » Read more


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