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Euro 2012

Topless Activists Open Paris Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

“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 | World
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, 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...

Twitter Sets New Record During Euro Cup Final

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Technology

WARSAW, Poland — Twitter says its users fired off more than 15,000 tweets per second when Spain scored its fourth goal in Sunday's European Cham...

Spain Shuts Out Italy For Euro 2012 Title

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

KIEV, Ukraine — Just like clockwork, Spain's "tiki taka" passing game tore Italy apart. The World Cup champions controlled the play Sunday in t...

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...

WATCH: Best Euro 2012 Goals

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports

KIEV, Ukraine -- Heading into Sunday's European Championship final between Spain and Italy, 72 goals had been scored by the 16 teams that took part. H...

REMATCH: Spain vs. Italy

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

KIEV, Ukraine -- And so they meet again at Euro 2012. This time, however, Spain and Italy are playing for the European Championship and a place in ...

Stingy Spain Worried Mario Balotelli

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 06.29.2012 | Sports

KIEV, Ukraine -- Stingy as it may be, Spain's defenders are still a little worried about their rematch with Italy and Mario Balotelli in the European ...

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

LIVE: Germany vs. Italy

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

WARSAW, Poland — Mario Balotelli scored twice as Italy beat Germany 2-1 on Thursday to advance to the Euro 2012 final against Spain. Here's the ...

Germany vs. Italy

Posted 06.28.2012 | Sports

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

Spain Advances To Euro 2012 Final

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

DONETSK, Ukraine — Still not pretty to watch, still just as effective. Spain again failed to dazzle at the European Championship yet still adva...

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...

LIVE: Portugal vs. Spain

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

WARSAW, Poland — Spain beat Portugal 4-2 in a penalty shootout on Wednesday to reach the final of Euro 2012. The match ended 0-0 after extra-tim...

Spain vs. Portugal

Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports

By Adam Scime, 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, 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


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 | Books
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...