Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Is the Euro 2012 Cup Plagued by Fears of Racism?

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Euro 2012 host countries Poland and Ukraine find themselves under close scrutiny as racism accusations intensify. The Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has already opened several investigations as we approach the second week of the competition.   The controversy was sparked last month with BBC’s “Stadiums of Hate,” a documentary denouncing the presence of [&hellip
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Jeff Vasishta Brings New Meaning to a Knee Jerk

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

soccer With two major soccer tournaments taking place this summer, the European Championships in June (held in Poland and the Ukraine) and the UK Olympics in July, the game’s global profile will never be greater. In New York City alone, over 50 bars will be showing the matches to fans from around the world. These days, [&hellip
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