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De Boer stays on as Ajax coach

Amsterdam, Feb 28 (IANS) Frank de Boer will remain as AFC Ajax coach for another season, the 44-year-old former Dutch international confirmed the decision here. De Boer has a contract until 2017 at Ajax, but always said he was ready for a new challenge if an interesting offer from a club in the top European leagues would arrive. On the other hand he was always said to be happy at Ajax an...

1 day ago
Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave

Rotterdam, Feb 27 (IANS) AS Roma eliminated Feyenoord in the last 32 of the Europa League by beating the home side 2-1 here with Feyenoord fans causing trouble in the stands and two red cards given to the home team. Following demolitions by Dutch fans in Rome last week surrounding the first encounter between the two clubs (1-1), Feyenoord's club board hoped the fans could behave this tim...

2 days ago
Polanski appears in court for extradition hearing

Warsaw, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) French-Polish director Roman Polanski Wednesday testified before a court in Krakow that is hearing a US extradition request so that the filmmaker can be prosecuted for the alleged sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl in California in 1977. The court had previously noted that it would not reach its final decision on the extradition request Wednesday, adding that th...

6 days ago
I owe my success to Rani: Mardani's Polish cinematographer

Warsaw, Feb 22 (IANS) Polish cinematographer Artur Zurawski, the director of photography of Rani Mukerji-starrer Mardani, is all praise for the actress. He says she went out of her way to make him feel comfortable while working on the 2014 film, which revolves around human trafficking. If I had full satisfaction of work while shooting 'Mardani' for Yash Raj Films last year, I owe my succ...

8 days ago
Polish striker Milik fires Ajax to victory against Legia

Amsterdam, Feb 20 (IANS) AFC Ajax took a step towards the last 16 of the Europa League by beating Legia Warsaw 1-0 here. Ajax had been ousted in the second round of the Europa League in the past three seasons and coach Frank de Boer said before the game that it was time to progress further in Europe. Unlike the previous three league matches De Boer Thursday lined up Polish striker Arkadi...

11 days ago
Poland air pollution most severe in EU

Warsaw, Feb 17 (IANS) Poland has the highest air pollution levels among all European Union (EU) countries. According to Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, the European Commission (EC) has sent a reminder to the Polish government that the country might face a fine of up to 1 billion Euro ($1.13 billion) if the levels continue to remain high, Xinhua reported Tuesday. Several Polish ...

1 month ago
'Mardaani' Rani impresses Polish fans

Warsaw, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukherji, who was lauded for her role as a brave woman police officer in the film Mardaani in India, left Bollywood cinema lovers of Poland not only impressed with her acting skills but with the intricacies of the film which revolves around human trafficking, during the film's premiere here. Rani faced a knowledgeable crowd after the premiere of Mardaan...

1 month ago
Auschwitz concentration camp marks liberation day

Warsaw, Jan 27 (IANS) The celebrations of the 70th anniversary of KL Auschwitz concentration camp liberation began in the southern Polish town of Oswiecim Tuesday morning. More than a hundred former prisoners and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski together placed flower wreaths under the Execution Wall in the the former Nazi camp, Xinhua news agency reported. Placing a wreath ...

1 month ago
Indians in Poland celebrate R-Day with enthusiasm

Warsaw, Jan 26 (IANS) The Indian community which over the years has become a force to reckon with in Polish society, celebrated the 66th Republic Day with gaiety and enthusiasm Monday. Braving the cold and snow, a large number of people gathered at the new building of the embassy of India where they were greeted by newly- appointed Indian Ambassador Ajay Bisaria and his wife Bharati Chat...

1 month ago
Arsenal complete Polish teen Bielik signing

London, Jan 21 (IANS) Arsenal announced Wednesday the deal of the 17-year-old Polish midfielder Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw. The Gunner have not revealed the transfer fee. Bielik, who can play both in midfield and centre-back, costs the London club around 2.5 million pounds, reports Xinhua. It's a gamble but it's worth to take the gamble. If he does succeed, then the price ...

1 month ago
Rani Mukerji to grace 'Mardaani' premiere in Poland

Warsaw, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji will grace the red carpet premiere of her film Mardaani here Jan 28, two days before its release in Poland. The premiere will be held at the iconic arthouse cinema Kino Cinema Muranow here, and Rani will be joined by the film's Polish director of photography, Artur Zurawski. A packed press show kicked off the first viewing of the film Tu...

1 month ago
We want one or two players: Wenger

London, Jan 16 (IANS) Manager Arsene Wenger has said Arsenal is working hard to bring in one or two players before the January transfer window closes. Club captain Mikel Arteta underwent surgery on his left ankle this week while Mathieu Debuchy had an operation on the shoulder he dislocated during Sunday's 3-0 win over Stoke City. Both players are expected to miss three months an...

2 months ago
Poland to host 2016 European Men's Handball meet

Warsaw, Dec 24 (IANS) Poland will host the European Men's Handball Championship in January 2016, said Polish Handball Federation (ZPRP) president Andrzej Krasnicki. Sixteen teams will compete at the tournament, which will be held in four cities in Poland, reports Xinhua. The final and semi-final matches will be played at Krakow Arena. The decision (to play 19 matches of ...

2 months ago
'Mardaani' to premiere in Poland in 2015

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Rani Mukerji-starrer Mardaani will premiere in Poland Jan 19, 2015. Kicking off in Warsaw, Krakow and Lodz, the movie will then be scaled out to Lublin, Wroclaw, Poznan, Gdansk, Katowice with Polish subtitles, said a statement from the film's production banner Yash Raj Films. The Polish release is also special for the film as it was shot by a native of Po...

2 months ago
Europa League standings

Paris, Dec 12 (IANS) Following are the standings of Europa League after Thursday's final round group stage matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Group A M'gladbach 6 3 3 0 14 4 12 - qualified Villarreal 6 3 2 1 15 7 11 - qualified FC Zurich 6 2 1 3 1...

2 months ago
40 NATO soldiers return to Poland from Afghanistan

Warsaw, Dec 8 (IANS) A group of 40 NATO soldiers stationed in Afghanistan have returned to Poland, with the remaining 60 expected to come back by January, 2015, a media report said Monday. The soldiers from the Multinational Corps Northeast, a part of the NATO Force Structure, landed at Poland's Wroclaw airport Sunday, Xinhua reported. These 40 men, hailing from Poland, Denmark, ...

2 months ago
India's Asha Bhat India wins Miss Supranational 2014 title

Warsaw, Dec 6 (IANS) Asha Bhat made the country proud by winning the title of Miss Supranational 2014 held in Poland and becoming the first Indian to clinch the crown since its inception. I am ecstatic. It's an unbelievable feeling and I couldn't feel more proud. I am happy to have won this title for my country. Now, I am just waiting to come back to my country and meet my family and fri...

3 months ago
Europa League standings

Paris, Nov 29 (IANS) Following are the Europa League standings after this week's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), reported Xinhua. Group A M'gladbach 5 2 3 0 11 4 9 Villarreal 5 2 2 1 13 7 8 FC Zurich 5 2 1 2 10 11 7 Apollon Limassol 5 1 0 4 4 16 3 Group B

3 months ago
Europa League standings

London, Nov 28 (IANS) Following are the Europa League standings after Thursday's games (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Group A M'gladbach 5 2 3 0 11 4 9 Villarreal 5 2 2 1 13 7 8 FC Z|rich 5 2 1 2 10 11 7 Apollon Limassol 5 1 0 4 4 16 3 Group B

3 months ago
Salman Khan's 'Kick' doing good business in Poland

Warsaw, Nov 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan starrer Kick, that was released in many cities in Poland last week, is doing good business. The film was released with Polish sub-titles and this helped Polish people, particularly the young, to enjoy the Bollywood masala fare thoroughly. The film is being shown in Warsaw, Krakow, Lublin, Poznan and in many important Polish cities. The ...

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