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Brazil advances to round of 16 at World Cup, tops Serbia 2-0

Brazil struggled in its opening two matches, first held to a 1-1 draw and then needing late goals to win the other.

28 Jun 2018 3:01 AM

Buzzing to the tune of the cup

Messi’s goal against Nigeria had not just the stadium erupting with joy, but even those watching it on TV.

28 Jun 2018 12:34 AM

We wuz robbed: Iran coach

‘Elbow is a red card in the rules, the rule doesn’t say if it’s Messi or Ronaldo,’ complains Iran coach Carlos Queiroz who is a Portuguese.

28 Jun 2018 12:30 AM

FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Maradona memes break the internet

From his VIP box in the stands Maradona reigned supreme as the undisputed centre of attention.

27 Jun 2018 12:55 PM

Brazilian journalist's reaction when man tried to kiss her on live TV praised

When man backed away, TV Globo, SportTV journalist stopped her report, rebuked him.

26 Jun 2018 1:30 PM


Fifa World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty, Portugal draws 1-1 with Iran

The 2016 European champions will next face Uruguay on Saturday in the round of 16.

26 Jun 2018 2:34 AM

Watch: Iranian fans attempt to disrupt Portugal's sleep at hotel

Fans made noise outside tportugal team's hotel in an attempt to disrupt their opponents sleep.

25 Jun 2018 5:28 PM

Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 3-0 at World Cup

Falcao, who missed the 2014 World Cup because of a knee injury, made it 2-0 with a 70th-minute goal.

25 Jun 2018 4:19 AM

Lionel Messi fan from Kerala leaves home with suicide note after Argentina's loss

A search was on for Dinu Alex, missing since he left his home after Argentina suffered a 0-3 rout against Croatia.

23 Jun 2018 1:42 PM

Happy viewing! Fifa fan builds own auditorium

The auditorium can accommodate at least 100 people but 200 more can squeeze inside the courtyard of his house.

23 Jun 2018 5:09 AM


On the ball: The nuts and bolts of football flight

A World Cup played at high altitude is certain to be a nightmare for goalkeepers as the ball travels faster than it does at sea level.

22 Jun 2018 6:07 AM

FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder

Southgate said he was happier to take the blow rather than one of his players.

21 Jun 2018 8:34 AM

Watch: Senegal fans clean up stands after win vs Poland in FIFA World Cup

In the other group match, Japan caused yet another upset by beating Colombia 2-1.

20 Jun 2018 11:39 AM

Disallowed by wife, Mexico man’s friends carry cardboard cut-out to World Cup matches

Mexico next face South Korea on June 23, which will be followed with a clash against Sweden on June 27.

19 Jun 2018 2:12 PM

FIFA World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia team land safely after engine fire on plane

Russia’s aviation watchdog Rosaviatsya said that during the landing there was a brief fire on one of the engines.

19 Jun 2018 9:14 AM


FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declines award

The trophy, an artistic red goblet, is sponsored by Budweiser. Islam prohibits the consumption of alcohol.

18 Jun 2018 10:40 AM

FIFA World Cup 2018: Mexico quakes with joy after World Cup upset win vs Germany

Seismologists said that they had detected an "artificial" rumbling, possibly caused by "widespread jumping" when the goal was scored.

18 Jun 2018 10:21 AM

Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep: Police

The Moscow city traffic authority identified the driver as 28-year-old Chyngyz Anarbek, who is from Kyrgyzstan.

18 Jun 2018 9:33 AM

Driver ploughs taxi into Moscow crowd including football fans, 8 injured

A video shows the taxi pull sharply out of line of stationary traffic and accelerate and mount the narrow pavement packed with pedestrians.

17 Jun 2018 10:29 AM

Why India lacks a football culture

India is ranked 97th in the world and is not playing in the World Cup.

17 Jun 2018 12:13 AM