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After a personal intervention from Nicolas Sarkozy, France beats Turkey and Italy for the right to stage the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament.

France wins narrow vote to host Euro 2016

France will host the European Football Championship for a third time in 2016 after defeating rival bids by Turkey and Italy in a ceremony attended by President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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