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Euro 2012

Topless Activists Open Paris Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home

“Come, strip, win." The slogan reverberated on Paris' streets on Tuesday as a group of feminist activists paraded topless through the French capital...

I'm With Stupid: The Seditious Evil That Is SpongeBob Squarepants

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.27.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I'm not here to defend the Teletubbies, though, because, to be frank, they scare the living crap out of me. If they should be banned in Ukraine or anywhere else, I would absolutely applaud such a decision. SpongeBob, on the other hand, is a different story.

Why Financial Discipline Won't Save Europe and How Governance Change Might Do the Trick

Michael G. Jacobides | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
Michael G. Jacobides

The European project risks becoming a zero-sum game edging towards disaster, and all seem to be forgetting an important point: The problems of the south are structural rather than fiscal.

Did Ronaldo Make Penalty Blunder?

Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

By Gareth McKnight, Goal.com Portugal winger Nani has revealed that his captain Cristiano Ronaldo demanded to take the last penalty against Spain i...

LOOK: Sports Dads Celebrate With Their Kids

Posted 07.02.2012 | Parents

Victory is always sweet. But Spain's 4-0 Euro 2012 victory against Italy in Kiev on Sunday went above and beyond -- straight to the land of adorable o...

PHOTOS: Which Euro 2012 Fans Are The Hottest?

Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports

While all eyes have been on the players on the field at Euro 2012 there has been plenty of excitement in the stands and in the host cities throughout ...

LIVE: Spain vs. Italy

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports

Who will be the hero in the final match of Euro 2012? Will Andrea Pirlo mastermind another dream result for Italy? Or will Spain add another major...

Soccer Hooliganism on the Rise?

Arezo Yazd | Posted 08.29.2012 | Sports
Arezo Yazd

It seems that soccer matches continue to be, even in political backdrops as different as Poland and Egypt, a sanctified outlet of group violence.

FORZA Balotelli! Italy Tops Germany To Reach Euro Final

Posted 06.29.2012 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com A brilliant performance from Mario Balotelli has driven Italy into the Euro 2012 final, after a 2-1 win over Germany ...

Germany vs. Italy

Posted 06.28.2012 | Sports

By Karthick Arvinth, Goal.com Joachim Low's in-form side will be aiming to defy history and secure its first ever competitive victory over the 1968...

LIVE: Spain vs. Portugal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo has been trying to conquer Spain for years. Until recently, he has been thwarted in this endeavor by some of the same players that w...

Spain vs. Portugal

Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports

By Adam Scime, Goal.com The reigning champion is eager to continue the march towards history but faces a determined Seleccao bent on winning a spot...

Ronaldo Ready For Big Stage

Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports

By James Goldman, Goal.com This sleepy, industrial city has been virtually immune to Euro 2012 fever for large swathes of a tournament that will go...

KICKTV Euro Trip 2012: On the Dutch Bus: Holland Fans Parade INSANITY

Jimmy Conrad | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports
Jimmy Conrad

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Wimbledon: Using Analytics to Measure Athleticism at the Tennis Championships

Alan Flack | Posted 08.26.2012 | Technology
Alan Flack

There's no shortage of European sporting events for fans to enjoy these days. The Euro 2012 football championships are going strong in Poland and Ukraine even while fans gear up for the London Olympics.

How Spanish Soccer Conquered The World

Jimmy Burns | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home
Jimmy Burns

Spain may be down in the dumps financially, but, in its soccer, Spain has found something to retain some dignity over.

LOOK: England Fan Bares It All During Euro 2012 Shootout (NSFW Photo)

Posted 06.26.2012 | Sports

In an attempt to distract Italian midfielder Alessandro Diamanti while he shot a penalty kick during Sunday's Italy vs. England quarterfinal match, an...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos June 18 - June 24

Posted 06.25.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure....

Fan Dies After Watching Euro 2012 For 11 Straight Days

Posted 06.25.2012 | Sports

Chinese soccer fan Jiang Xiaoshan passed away last Tuesday after watching every moment of the Euro 2012 for 11 straight days without any sleep, accord...

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 06.23.2012 | Home

From Mexico to Myanmar, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across the gl...

LIVE: Germany vs. Greece

Goal.com | Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

The Mannschaft have never lost a European Championship quarterfinal and will be confident of keeping that record intact against Fernando Santos' surpr...

Can Greece Earn Historic Win Over Germany?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

By Karthick Arvinth, Goal.com The Mannschaft have never lost a European Championship quarterfinal and will be confident of keeping that record inta...

PHOTOS: Who Is The Hottest Of Euro 2012?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

At Euro 2012 it isn't just the game that is beautiful. The quadrennial tournament not only features many of the most talented soccer players in the wo...

WATCH: Ronaldo Goal Lifts Portugal At Euro 2012

Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com Cristiano Ronaldo stood up to be counted once again as he led Portugal into the Euro 2012 semifinals after a 1-0 vict...

Who's a Hooligan?

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media
Robert E. Murphy

It is remarkably ironic that this old anti-Hibernian slur -- 'hooligan' -- is applied primarily to soccer fans, for accounts that I have read describe the advocates of Ireland's team to be the most cordial and well-behaved in Europe.