Tag: UEFA


UEFA locks in venues for rescheduled Euro 2020

Portugal Sporting Lisbon stadium UEFA update

All 12 host cities have been locked in for the rescheduled Euro 2020 while Lisbon (in Portugal) and Cologne (in Germany) have been confirmed to stage the finals of ‘Final Eight’ tournaments to conclude this season’s Champions League and Europa League. This announcement was made by the Union... » Read more


Lisbon to stage Champions League event

Champions League in Lisbon

The city of Lisbon is set to host a Champions League mini-tournament in a bid to finally finish the delayed competition. However, on June 17, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) will announce the host of the Champions League blitz tournament when a clear picture will emerge as to who... » 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


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


Gibraltar plans to build 8,000-seat stadium

Gibraltar

Gibraltar has submitted plans to build a new 8,000-seat stadium, which would finally allow the British territory to host international matches, for public consultation, according to media reports. Since being admitted into the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) in 2013, the lack of... » Read more


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