Euro 2008

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Paul the octopus, Taiyo the otter and the World Cup’s other psychic animals
From parakeets and monkeys to cats and koalas, our furry and feathered friends taunt us with their meerkat foresights

Hannah Jane Parkinson

12, Dec, 2022 @11:10 AM

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Which Euros was the best? Rating tournaments from 1976 to 2016
In the build-up to Euro 2020, we asked to you reminisce about your favourite tournaments from days gone by

Guardian readers and Paul Campbell

08, Jun, 2021 @10:56 AM

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Euro 2012: Croatia fined £65,000 for racist abuse of fans
Uefa has fined Croatia's football association €80,000 after some of their fans racially abused the Italy forward Mario Balotelli at a Euro 2012 group match

Marcus Christenson

19, Jun, 2012 @3:22 PM

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The Joy of Six: great European Championship goals | Rob Smyth and Scott Murray
Rob Smyth and Scott Murray: From Marco van Basten to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, here are half a dozen of the most memorable strikes in tournament history

Rob Smyth and Scott Murray

15, Jun, 2012 @9:03 AM

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The Referees – review
This very diverting film gives us a quasi-telepathic access to the tense, internal world of a group of football refs during Euro 2008, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

04, Aug, 2011 @8:30 PM

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BBC's Roger Mosey defends spending on Euro 2008 studio
Executive in charge of BBC's 2012 Olympic coverage says audience has 'come to expect landmark shots'. By James Robinson

James Robinson

02, Feb, 2010 @12:06 PM

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BBC spent £250,000 for better view of Vienna at Euro 2008
BBC prepared own studio for Euro 2008 football in Austria and Switzerland because host's facilities didn't overlook 'key buildings'. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

28, Jan, 2010 @2:00 PM

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The year in numbers: from gold rushes to cricketing windfalls

From the Michael Phelps' eight gold medals to the £32.5m Man City paid for Robinho, these are the numbers that defined sport in 2008

28, Dec, 2008 @12:01 AM

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Review of the year: A look at British sporting successes throughout 2008

How a batallion of Olympic medallists plus Lewis Hamilton and Padraig Harrington made it an unforgettable year for British fans

Richard Williams

27, Dec, 2008 @12:05 AM

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Video: Football match of the year

The Football Weekly team select their favourite matches of 2008

Hildegunn Soldal

26, Dec, 2008 @1:49 PM

David Runciman on race in football

The relationship between football, race and nationality has never been so fluid - or, in fact, so healthy, says David Runciman

David Runciman

27, Sep, 2008 @11:01 PM

Football: Eyes down for another inimitable panto season

The European Championship was a relief from the overheated and overhyped Premier League, says David Lacey

David Lacey

08, Aug, 2008 @11:01 PM

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