The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has hailed the success of UEFA EURO 2016 as a further proof point of Paris’ and France’s first-class expertise and experience in hosting major international sports events.
June 14 – Russia will be booted out of Euro 2016 if there is any repeat of the hooliganism which marred their opening match with England, UEFA said today.
June 13 – Russia and England could be kicked out of Euro 2016 if there is any more fan violence that has marred the opening days of the tournament. Mark Bisson reports.
June 8 – France has a huge security operation around Euro 2016, as Britain’s Foreign Office warns fans of a “high threat from terrorism” during month-long tournament.
Only 10 days left before UEFA EURO 2016 in France, the “A SUIVRE” association and the City of Paris make the football world come to Paris ahead of time…
The City of Paris joins forces with Orange (French multinational telecommunications corporation) during UEFA EURO 2016 to set up the first interactive plan of the Eiffel Tower illuminations.
May 26 – More than 90,000 police and security officials will be deployed for Euro 2016, says the French government… UEFA confident in security measures. Mark Bisson reports.
May 9 – Michel Platini’s career in football administration is finished. He will step down from UEFA after the Court of Arbitration for Sport today rejected his appeal but cut his ban to four years. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec.11 – Michel Platini cannot take part in UEFA’s Euro 2016 draw in Paris on Saturday after losing his appeal against a 90-day FIFA ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 2 – Euro 2016 organisers unveil lottery company FDJ as their first national partner.