FIFA World Cup 2018
Neymar appointed permanent captain of Brazilian football team

Paris SainGermain striker Neymar has been appointed as the permanent captain of Brazils national team

07 Sep 2018, 02:41 PM IST

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France are World Cup champions after victory in Moscow final

France have won the 2018 World Cup after beating Croatia 42 in the tournament finale at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow
15 Jul 2018, 10:34 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: France's road to final

Frances progression to Sundays World Cup final, where they face Croatia as they target a second title to add to their victory on home soil in 1998, has included arguably the tourna
15 Jul 2018, 02:11 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Head-to-head matchups that could decide the final

While the glorious FIFA World Cup 2018 final is said to be a battle between Croatias dogged experience and Frances youthful power, here are the key headtohead matchups that could d
15 Jul 2018, 01:32 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic and Croatia's road to final

Croatias road to Sundays World Cup final, where they will play France for a chance to lift the trophy for the first time
15 Jul 2018, 01:28 PM IST

Fight for Bronze

Belgium and England have already met during the World Cup in a match both teams seemed reluctant to win and on Saturday they will face each other again in a game they both seem rel
14 Jul 2018, 02:11 AM IST

France to deploy 110,000 police during World Cup weekend

Authorities will deploy 110,000 police and security forces across France this weekend to secure the huge street parties if Les Bleus win the World Cup on Sunday, after years of att
13 Jul 2018, 06:02 PM IST

Fraudsters scam Nigerians with Russia World Cup passes

Fraudsters have tricked scores of Nigerians by selling them football World Cup fan passes to travel to Russia, leaving many stranded and penniless, victims and antitrafficking camp
13 Jul 2018, 05:27 PM IST

Belgium, England to clash again

Belgium and England have already met during the World Cup in a match both teams seemed reluctant to win and on Saturday they will face each other again in a game they both seem rel
13 Jul 2018, 03:57 AM IST

It’s 'Ole, Ole' across Paris

France began dreaming of World Cup glory after a twodecade wait after Les Bleus on Tuesday defeated Belgium to reach the final, unleashing a wave of soccer euphoria across the coun
12 Jul 2018, 02:21 AM IST


Former rower from Telangana State, Sandeep Dhanda left and cosponsor of Hyderabadheadquartered Sports Village, Srinivas Shukla, did India proud by waving the national flag all thro
12 Jul 2018, 02:18 AM IST

Rescued Thai boys too weak to attend World Cup final: FIFA

Footballs governing body FIFA welcomed the rescue of 12 Thai boys from a cave but said they were too weak to attend Sundays World Cup final in Moscow
11 Jul 2018, 11:50 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia sack assistant coach Vukojevic over Ukraine message

Croatias Football Federation HNS sacked Ognjen Vukojevic, a member of the national teams coaching staff, over a glory to Ukraine video posted after Croatia beat Russia in the World
10 Jul 2018, 02:19 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Luis Enrique to be named Spain football team coach - reports

Leading newspaper Marca said on their front cover that Luis Enrique has been chosen by Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales as the successor to Julen Lopetegui, who
09 Jul 2018, 04:02 PM IST

FIFA fines in World Cup 2018 cases can leave priority questioned

Sweden was slugged 70,000 Swiss francs 70,700 for players wearing nonapproved socks Yet a Russia fans neoNazi banner and a Serbian World War Twoera nationalist symbol waved inside
09 Jul 2018, 03:51 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar terms Brazil's exit as "saddest moment of his career"

Less than a day after being knocked out the World Cup by Belgium, Brazilian striker Neymar said he will find it hard to return to club football
08 Jul 2018, 03:38 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: With Russia out, who will home fans back?

Croatia beat host Russia 43 in a penalty shootout to advance to a World Cup semifinal against England The quarterfinal at Sochi was tied 11 after regulation and 22 after extra time
08 Jul 2018, 01:12 PM IST

Russia coach ‘pleased’ after valiant effort from hosts in FIFA World Cup 2018

Russias World Cup dream ended within agonising sight of the semifinals as they went down 43 on penalties to Croatia on Saturday after another gallant performance in front of their
08 Jul 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Luka Modric pleased to get through ‘another drama’ at FIFA World Cup 2018

Croatia captain Luka Modric said his side showed character on Saturday to get through another drama after edging to a second straight shootout win to knock out Russia and set up a
08 Jul 2018, 11:44 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia explodes with joy as team beats Russia to reach semis

Tens of thousands of Croatians poured onto the streets to celebrate victory in the match of a generation against World Cup hosts Russia on Saturday after a dramatic penalty shootou
08 Jul 2018, 10:46 AM IST

France keep semis date

France rode goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann to ease past Uruguay 20 in a bigticket FIFA World Cup lasteight stage clash here on Friday
07 Jul 2018, 03:22 AM IST

World Cup: Will Uruguay's Edinson Cavani take the field against France in quarter-final?

Edinson Cavani trained lightly on Thursday, but his coach would not be drawn on whether the Uruguay forward had recovered sufficiently from injury to have a chance of being fit for
06 Jul 2018, 04:52 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: This Croatia side can surpass stars of 1998, says Dejan Lovren ahead of Russia match

Croatias successful run in the 1998 World Cup in France, when they finished third, has been something of a burden for the generations that followed, but the current group in Russia
06 Jul 2018, 04:47 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: England striker Jamie Vardy doubtful for Sweden tie

England forward Jamie Vardy is looking doubtful for the World Cup quarterfinal against Sweden on Saturday after suffering a groin strain having come on as a late substitute in the
06 Jul 2018, 04:42 PM IST

Where do FIFA World Cup fans meet? At Stalin’s secret bunker

Emerging from the underground shelter more than 120 feet below, Mexicans donning traditional sombreros and Colombians and Uruguayans carrying national flags during the FIFAWorld Cu
06 Jul 2018, 04:42 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 and VAR: How Russia 2018 let technology genie out of the bottle

When it finally happened, many may not have realised they had just witnessed a moment of World Cup history
06 Jul 2018, 04:40 PM IST

England v/s Sweden, FIFA World Cup 2018: After breaking penalty shootout curse, English players face Swedish 'hoodoo'

England manager Gareth Southgate says he wants to put right the countrys historic record against Sweden, with one English newspaper even suggesting the Scandinavians have a footbal
06 Jul 2018, 04:35 PM IST

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino invites Thai boys trapped in cave to World Cup final

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has invited the Thai boys football team trapped in a cave to the World Cup final, as messages of support poured in from top players
06 Jul 2018, 03:39 PM IST

Agent reveals how close Cristiano Ronaldo to joining Juventus from Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldos agent has told Portuguese media that the player would be eternally grateful to Real Madrid if he ends up leaving the European champion
06 Jul 2018, 02:28 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil's Danilo to miss rest of tournament due to ankle injury

Brazil right back Danilo is out of the World Cup after injuring his ankle in training
06 Jul 2018, 12:58 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden can beat England, believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The 36yearSwede, who scored a record 62 goals in 116 games, says the team that best can handle their feelings will have an advantage
05 Jul 2018, 05:01 PM IST

Falacao slams ‘biased’ umpire

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao said he and his teammates were exiting the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a bad taste in their mouth because of the refereeing during their round-of
05 Jul 2018, 03:17 AM IST

We stood tall, asserts Kane

England’s young team shed the burden of history by giving the country a first World Cup penalty shoot-out triumph and the victory, after Colombia’s stoppage-time equaliser, has
05 Jul 2018, 02:27 AM IST

Japan’s oracle octopus, who rightly predicted World Cup matches turned into food dish

An octopus who successfully predicted all of Japan’s World Cup group stage matches has been killed and turned into sashimi, according to local media reports.
04 Jul 2018, 01:33 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Shootout curse banished, England fans dare to dream

England fans are dreaming of World Cup glory after their team banished a decades-long curse of flunking penalty shootouts thanks to a nail-biting win over Colombia.
04 Jul 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Joachim Loew to continue as Germany manager despite humiliating World Cup debacle

Germany coach Joachim Loew will remain in his job despite the World Cup debacle which saw the holders crash out after the group stages, according to reports on Tuesday.
03 Jul 2018, 06:06 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Referee duped by Neymar play-acting, says Mexico coach

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio hit out at Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi's handling of their 2-0 World Cup quarter-final loss to Brazil, claiming Neymar play-acted.
03 Jul 2018, 01:34 PM IST