Euro 2012 Features
- Kolkata sex workers' children all set to dribble in Poland
Five years of rigorous training and the much-needed motivation have borne fruit for two 18-year-olds who will represent India in the Homeless World Cup.
- Slaven Bilic to ingrain winning mentality at Lokomotiv
Understanding how to achieve victory is something Lokomotiv Moscow's football coach Slaven Bilic wants to get across to his players.
- Survey shows Poles proud of how they hosted Euro 2012
Their team may have failed to shine on the pitch, but Poles are bursting with pride about how well their country did in hosting Euro 2012, with an overwhelming majority reckoning it was a hands-down success.
- Euro 2012: Redemption but no glory for Italy
Italy may have suffered a footballing lesson in the hopelessly one-sided Euro 2012 final against Spain but before a ball was kicked in that game they had at least achieved some sort of redemption.
- Spain has eyes set on going down as greatest team
Spain has taken its place among football's all-time great sides by becoming the first team to defend its European Championship after winning the World Cup. The task, now, is to be remembered as the greatest.
- Ukraine: A host unable to kick its tattered reputation
There was an element of mercy in the final whistle of the Euro 2012 soccer championships on Sunday night, not for Italy, which was routed by Spain, but for Ukraine, a tournament co-host, which over four weeks of worldwide attention had its already flagging reputation battered even more.
- A salve to national pride as Spain wins Euro 2012 title
Tens of thousands of people turned downtown Madrid into a sea of red late Sunday night, flooding the thoroughfares and taking over the main fountain square of the Spanish capital after the national soccer team won another European championship.
- Tops and flops at Euro 2012
This year's European Championship has turned up the usual crop of the sublime, the extraordinary, the disappointing and the plain curious. And as always, there has been no shortage of contenders for the categories of tournament tops and flops.
- Crisis? What crisis? Spain rejoices in Euro win
In an explosion of red-and-yellow joy, Spanish fans burst into chants of "Champions, Champions!" on Sunday to greet a thumping Euro 2012 win that swept away the clouds of economic crisis.
- Euro 2012: Who said what
From players to coaches, everyone had something to say during the European Championships. Here's the pick of what was said at Euro 2012.