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FIFA World Cup: Diego Maradona attends Argentina vs Iceland wearing 2 watches

Maradona almost did not make it to the tournament after being admitted to a hospital in Colombia earlier this month.

16 Jun 2018 7:52 PM

World Cup 2018: Ronaldo scores hat-trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

Ronaldo scored twice in the first half, only to see Spain rally for a 3-2 lead after two goals in three minutes early in the second half.

16 Jun 2018 1:49 AM

FIFA World Cup 2018: Achilles the 'psychic' cat makes correct prediction in opener

The furry white feline is being touted as a cat psychic will predict the winners and losers of the tournament.

15 Jun 2018 12:13 PM

WB: All parties' politicians slash busy schedules to watch FIFA World Cup

Be it leaders of opposition BJP, Congress, CPI(M) or ruling TMC, politicians are changing daily schedules to watch favourite teams play.

15 Jun 2018 11:42 AM

FIFA World Cup 2018: Cheryshev stars as Russia thump Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opener

Golovin, Gazinskiy and Dzyuba were the other scorers as the host ran out comnfortable winners.

14 Jun 2018 10:50 PM


FIFA World Cup 2018 officially declared open after glittering ceremony

Robbie Williams alongside Russian soprano Aida Garifullina will beperforming in opening ceremony.

14 Jun 2018 7:44 PM

Spain fires Lopetegui two days before World Cup debut, Fernando Hierro takes charge

Spain defender Hierro’s only previous senior coaching role was one season with Oviedo in the Spanish second division.

13 Jun 2018 6:50 PM

Mohamed Salah makes 2018 FIFA World Cup headlines for Chechnya photo

The star forward was seen in a smiling photo with Ramzan Kadyrov, strongman of Chechnya .

13 Jun 2018 10:39 AM

Mystic Mantra: Seek the sacred in sport

Sport demands that one strives utmost to defeat or outsmart one’s opponents.

13 Jun 2018 1:33 AM

2018 FIFA World Cup: Neymar's Brazil to lift the trophy in Russia says reports

Goldman Sachs Group made the prediction based on its forecast on data mining, machine learning and econometrics.

12 Jun 2018 12:23 PM


Get ready for VAR

The 2018 World Cup in Russia will herald a technological first — a Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

10 Jun 2018 6:53 AM

The coach doth shine

The Brazilian took over from Dunga, and has turned a wonderful group of individuals into a strong unit who function well.

10 Jun 2018 6:42 AM

All gung-ho for doosri country

Though a cricket crazy country, football has traditionally enjoyed maddening support in pockets, particularly West Bengal, Goa and Kerala.

10 Jun 2018 6:40 AM

Espana heart, Messi Fan!

FC Goa forward, and former Espanyol man Coro delves deeper into the games at the World cup.

10 Jun 2018 6:35 AM

Last chance saloon for CR7 and Messi

Although Lionel Messi is two years younger than Cristiano Ronaldo, it would be difficult for him to carry on until 2022 if he falls short in Russia.

10 Jun 2018 6:35 AM


Security experts warn about IS group posing threat to 2018 FIFA World Cup

Alarm bells have been ringing since disturbing photo-montages began to appear on social media late last year.

07 Jun 2018 4:36 PM

Elderly Kolkata couple to attend their 10th FIFA World Cup in Russia

Now at 85, with his 76-year-old wife, Pannalal is gearing up to watch his 10th World Cup, which he feels will be last from the stands.

02 Jun 2018 12:41 PM

Spain to face ban for 2018 World Cup? FIFA warns RFEF over government interference

The Spanish government’s involvement in the election for the football federation’s new president could see Spain ousted from the World Cup.

16 Dec 2017 3:15 PM

Gianluigi Buffon bids teary Italy farewell after failed World Cup qualification

If Italy had qualified, Buffon, who will turn 40 in January, would have become the first player to travel to six World Cups.

14 Nov 2017 9:15 AM