Euro Cup 2012

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Spain make history as they crush Italy

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Defending champions Spain secured an unprecedented third successive major trophy as they beat Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final here on Sunday.

It is the biggest winning margin in the history of the t

Magisterial Iniesta wins Euro 2012 player award

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Spanish left wing Andres Iniesta was named player of Euro 2012 on Monday by European football governing body UEFA.

The 28-year-old - who was man of the match in Spain's historic 4-0 win over Italy in

Balotelli brace seals Italian place in final

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A Mario Balotelli header and a thumping drive gave Italy a richly deserved 2-1 win over Germany in Thursday's Euro 2012 semi-final in Warsaw.

The 21-year-old struck a first half brace to stun the Ger

Fabregas sends Spain into Euro 2012 final

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Spain reached their third consecutive major tournament final after overcoming neighbours Portugal 4-2 on penalties in the first Euro 2012 semi-final in Donetsk on Wednesday.

After an attritional game

UEFA charges Spain, Russia over fans’ racist abuse

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UEFA has charged the Spanish and Russian football associations for racist chants by fans at the European Championship.

Italy beat England on penalties to reach Euro 2012 semis

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Italy beat England 4-2 on penalties on Sunday after their Euro 2012 quarter-final in Kiev failed to produce a goal after 120 minutes.

The Italians won through to a semi-final against Germany in Warsa

Alonso fires Spain to Euro 2012 semis

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Spain on Saturday took a step closer to defending their European title, beating France for the first time in a major competition to secure a semi-final meeting with neighbours Portugal.

Two goals fro

Germans blast Greeks to reach Euro semis

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Germany booked their place in the last four of Euro 2012 as Joachim Loew's side hammered Greece 4-2 on Friday after dominating their quarter-final.

Germany ran riot as captain Philipp Lahm, Sami Khed

Ronaldo steals show to down defensive Czechs

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Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero as Portugal beat an ultra-defensive Czech Republic 1-0 at the National Stadium here on Thursday in their quarter-final to qualify for the Euro 2012 semi-finals.

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UEFA breaks Russian hearts

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Euro 2012 is poorer with the exit of Russia who thrilled fans and neutrals alike with a 4-1 destruction of the Czech Republic on the first day of the tournament.

Russia’s ouster has got as much to d

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