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Germany defender Jerome Boateng has said that his family will not attend the matches during Euro football championship fearing that terrorist attacks might take place.

In remarks published on Wednesday by Sport Bild, he said his family will not go to the stadium as he thinks the risk is too great.

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France and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says there are no clear favourites heading into the European Championships this time as there has been no team that has dominated European football recently. The quadrennial event is scheduled to kick-start from Friday in France.

"It’s one of the first times where you don’t have a strong favourite, where it’s obvious. Apart from what you might say Spain because obviously they are the holders, but I don’t see a team that has been that dominant in Europe recently,” Henry was quoted as saying by the BBC.

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The U.S. Women's National Team scored two goals in a span of six minutes to defeat Germany 2-1 and win the 2016 SheBelieves Cup in front of a record crowd of 13,501 at FAU Stadium. The USA finished atop the tournament standings with wins against three of the top five teams in the world.

The crowd of 13,501 set a new record for an all-women's soccer event in South Florida, breaking the previous mark of 12,031 that watched the USA play Norway in Fort Lauderdale on Feb. 6, 2000.

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The second encounter between India and Germany at Stellenbosch ended in a hard fought loss for the Indian eves by a score line of 2-3.

The first period started with the Indian Team looking to make up for the loss in the previous encounter against Germany. India started on an attacking note and was soon awarded by a penalty corner conversion by Sunita Lakra in the first quarter of the match. The first quarter ended with India leading by 1-0.

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The USA, England, France and Germany have set their rosters for the 2016 SheBelieves Cup, which will bring four of the world's top five ranked women's national teams to the USA from March 3-9.

The USA's hosting of the 2016 SheBelieves Cup, which will be the top four-nation women's international tournament in the world this year, will feature three doubleheaders: March 3 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida (Germany vs. France and USA vs. England), March 6 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee (France vs. England and USA vs. Germany) and March 9 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida (Germany vs. England and USA vs. France). The USA's first match against England will be broadcast on FS1 and its following two games against Germany and France will both be broadcast on ESPN3.

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Olympic champions Germany cruised to an 8-3 win over Canada’s Red Caribous to end a disappointing Hero Hockey World league Final campaign on a positive, crowd-pleasing note in Raipur, India.

The result means that Germany finished the competition in seventh place, with Canada in eighth.

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Reigning World champions Australia will meet current European and HWL champions the Netherlands in the competition semi-finals after the Kookaburras powered to a 4-1 win over Germany at the Hero Hockey World League Final in Raipur, India.

Clinical strikes Jeremy Hayward and Jamie Dwyer gave the Kookaburras a 2-0 lead over the reigning Olympic champions at the end of the first quarter, while Germany wasted a big chance to reduce the deficit early in the second period when Oscar Deecke saw his penalty stroke saved by Australia’s Andrew Charter. It was a costly miss, with Australia taking a 3-0 lead into half time thanks to Matthew Dawson’s low, accurate penalty corner drag-flick.

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