• Spain vaccinates Euro 2020 soccer team after outbreak scare

    13 days ago - By Sportsnet

    MADRID - Worried that a coronavirus outbreak could derail its chances at the European Championship, Spain sent in the army on Friday to vaccinate the national soccer team three days before its opening match at the tournament.
    Medics from Spain's Armed Forces administered the shots at the team's training facility near Madrid.
    “We have had the privilege and the good fortune that the government decided to vaccinate us,” said Spain midfielder Thiago, who was infected with COVID-19 last year. “While this is great news for us, I hope that we don't have any adverse effects before the...
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  • Police at nerve center in The Hague share Euro 2020 intel

    13 days ago - By Soccer

    Policing a 24-team soccer tournament in 11 cities scattered across 10 countries was always going to be tough even before the coronavirus pandemic compounded the challenges facing law enforcement authorities overseeing the European Championship.
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