Switzerland takes on Poland on Saturday as the knockout stage of the European Championships begins. Neither team has come this far in the championships before.
A US judge has dismissed a plea by a woman raped as a teenager by director Roman Polanski to close the 40-year-old case. The 84-year-old filmmaker fled the US in 1978 to avoid a lengthy jail term.
Poland became the first nation through to the last eight when they held their nerve to beat Switzerland on penalties. Jakub Blaszczykowski's opener was earlier canceled out by an outrageous Xherdan Shaqiri overhead kick.
Europe is shivering amid icy temperatures from Poland to Turkey. Several deaths have been reported as a result of the freezing weather conditions.
The aging filmmaker has yet again dodged punishment from the US justice system for a decades-old rape conviction. Extradition - the Polish Supreme court has ruled - is out of the question.
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