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Dec 2, 2011

Germans and Dutch to resume rivalry at Euro 2012

KIEV (Reuters) – Traditional rivals Germany and Netherlands will lock horns yet again at the Euro 2012 finals next year after the two neighbors were drawn together on Friday in the toughest group of the 16-nation tournament.

The two will play each other on June 13 in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv in Group B, which also includes two other difficult-to-beat western European nations, Portugal and Denmark.

Dec 2, 2011

Soccer-Germans and Dutch to resume rivalry at Euro 2012

KIEV, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Traditional rivals Germany and
Netherlands will lock horns yet again at the Euro 2012 finals
next year after the two neighbours were drawn together on Friday
in the toughest group of the 16-nation tournament.

The two will play each other on June 13 in the Ukrainian
city of Kharkiv in Group B, which also includes two other
difficult-to-beat western European nations, Portugal and
Denmark.

Jul 7, 2011
via Newsmaker

Send your questions for Seb Coe and Hugh Robertson

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To mark the one year countdown to the London Olympics, Thomson Reuters will hold a Newsmaker on July 21 at 18:30 BST with four-time Olympic medalist and chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Sebastian Coe and Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP.

The event will begin with a speech by Coe, who won gold in the 1500m at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics, followed by a Q&A session with both guests, moderated by me, Global Sports Editor Paul Radford. The Newsmaker will be streamed live to the Reuters website and we’ll provide rolling coverage of the event as it happens.

Jul 7, 2011

Korean relief as Pyeongchang gets 2018 Games

DURBAN (Reuters) – South Koreans reacted with unashamed joy and relief as the city of Pyeongchang overcame two past disappointments to win the right to stage the 2018 Winter Olympics in a surprisingly easy victory over their European rivals.

The Pyeongchang delegation at the International Olympic Committee session in Durban erupted in wild cheering and chanted “Korea, Korea” on Wednesday as IOC President Jacques Rogge announced their victory over Munich of Germany and Annecy of France.

Jul 6, 2011

Olympics-Korean relief as Pyeongchang gets 2018 Games

DURBAN, July 6 (Reuters) – South Koreans reacted with
unashamed joy and relief as the city of Pyeongchang overcame two
past disappointments to win the right to stage the 2018 Winter
Olympics in a surprisingly easy victory over their European
rivals.

The Pyeongchang delegation at the International Olympic
Committee session in Durban erupted in wild cheering and chanted
“Korea, Korea” on Wednesday as IOC President Jacques Rogge
announced their victory over Munich of Germany and Annecy of
France.

Jul 6, 2011

Pyeongchang enjoys crushing 2018 Games win

DURBAN (Reuters) – Pyeongchang of South Korea won the right to host the 2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday with a crushing victory in the vote by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over rivals Munich of Germany and France’s Annecy.

IOC President Jacques Rogge announced Pyeongchang’s victory at the IOC’s session in Durban after just one round of voting.

Jul 6, 2011

Pyeongchang wins vote to stage 2018 Games

DURBAN (Reuters) – Pyeongchang of South Korea won the right to host the 2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, comprehensively winning a vote by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over rivals Munich of Germany and France’s Annecy.

IOC President Jacques Rogge announced Pyeongchang’s victory at the IOC’s session in Durban. It will be the first time a Korean city has staged the Winter Games and only the third time it will have been held in Asia.

Jul 6, 2011

Candidates wait on IOC decision on 2018 Games

DURBAN (Reuters) – Munich, Annecy and Pyeongchang, the candidates contesting the right to host the 2018 Winter Games, made their final pitches to the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday and waited anxiously for the verdict.

The IOC was due to begin voting later on Wednesday with a result due to be announced by the organization’s president Jacques Rogge shortly after 11 a.m. EDT.

Jul 6, 2011

Three candidates make pitch for 2018 Games to IOC

DURBAN (Reuters) – The South Korean city of Pyeongchang starts as favourite to win the right to stage the 2018 Winter Olympics Wednesday but Germany’s Munich and Annecy of France still nurture hopes of wresting it from them.

The three bids make their final presentations to more than 100 members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at Durban’s International Conference Centre early Wednesday.

Jul 6, 2011

Olympics-Three candidates make pitch for 2018 Games to IOC

DURBAN, July 6 (Reuters) – The South Korean city of
Pyeongchang starts as favourite to win the right to stage the
2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday but Germany’s Munich and
Annecy of France still nurture hopes of wresting it from them.

The three bids make their final presentations to more than
100 members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at
Durban’s International Conference Centre early on Wednesday.

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      "I am responsible for Reuters global sports coverage for both text and television, based in London. One of my main tasks is organising and leading the Reuters multi-media team covering the major sports events such as Olympic Games and Soccer World Cup. I joined Reuters more than 30 years ago and was a correspondent for 14 years in Germany and France, initially in general news and later in sport."
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