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UEFA to bank less on Euro 2012 than previous tournament

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July 16, 2012, 4:34 p.m. | Business — by Mark Rachkevych

According to UEFA Chief Operating Officer Martin Kellen Euro 2012 profits “will be slightly less” than the 250 million euros it made in 2008 despite record stadium attendance levels, TV viewers and ticket sales in this year’s tournament co-hosted by Ukraine and Poland.
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Mark Rachkevych

Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan where he was the co-founder of the now defunct Glasshouse Magazine, Mark currently is an editor of business news and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

Europe’s top football governing body said it will profit less from the Euro 2012 than in the previous tournament held four years ago in Austria and Switzerland.
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