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FIFA World Cup 2018: Panic for football fans as Moscow running out of beer

Parts of Moscow are turning dry as football fans have already guzzled off most of the beer, vodka and whiskey available.

20 Jun 2018 10:26 AM

World Cup 2018: Robbie Williams shows middle finger at opening ceremony performance

Football fans took to Twitter after noticing him stick his middle finger up when leaving the pitch following his performance.

14 Jun 2018 9:19 PM

Here's which team you should bet to win World Cup 2018, according to science

According to more than million simulations of tournament, Brazil, five-time winners, are favourites to lift coveted trophy on July 15.

13 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Football fans: Here’s a World Cup health warning

Study shows psychological triggers such as stress, anxiety, and anger -- emotions sports fan can relate to -- can cause heart attack.

09 Jun 2018 9:49 AM

European teams set to rule semis line-up

In the 20 previous World Cups, only twice has a non-European or South American country qualified for the semi-finals.

09 Jun 2018 12:18 AM


As World Cup approaches, soccer-mad Brazilians rush to buy TVs

Stores are also coming up with novel methods to get Brazilians to pull the trigger on new TV sets, with many offering major discounts.

06 Jun 2018 8:44 AM

Tunisia goalie 'fakes' injury during match so teammates can break Ramzan fast

Reports say Mouez Hassen went down in second half of Tunisia’s World Cup warm-up games against both Portugal, Turkey coinciding with sunset.

05 Jun 2018 11:19 AM

God’s punishment for breaking Ramzan fast: Preacher on Liverpool player Mo Salah's injury

According to preacher, although Muslims are allowed to stop fasting for travel, eating to play football was not legitimate excuse.

31 May 2018 2:20 PM

Women’s Hockey: After 13 years, India girls conquer Asia again

At stake was a title they had last won in 2004 and a World Cup berth at next year’s edition in London.

06 Nov 2017 5:42 AM

Book review: Music, Sachin’s second love

When M.S. Dhoni hit the winning six at the Wankhede Stadium, I was with Virender Sehwag in the dressing room, praying.

05 Nov 2017 12:53 AM


Ranveer Singh to shoot for ’83 in London

The movie’s team, however, maintains that each of the players will get equal amount of screen time.

24 Oct 2017 12:14 AM

With Aussies around, there’s never a dull moment

The chemistry of India, Australia and Chepauk must produce a great game, which is what history suggests.

12 Sep 2017 1:05 AM

Men want to impregnate their wives this week. Find out why!

Ingenious tip is encouraging men to get their better halves pregnant for the love of football.

05 Sep 2017 11:42 AM

It’s mission 2019 for captain Virat Kohli

Flexibility is the key to finding a place in the Indian ODI side were everyone needs to chip in every department.

05 Sep 2017 12:25 AM

India U-19s set to test their mettle

The makeup of India's U-19 team in the AFC qualifiers is something to look out for.

03 Sep 2017 12:16 AM


Focus is on World Cup

India look to identify core of 2019 Cup squad, Sri Lanka eye qualification.

20 Aug 2017 2:53 AM

‘Depleted talent pool hurting India’

The Olympian isn’t too keen to look even beyond the Cup, commencing on October 6, citing the opaque future of the players once the mega-event ends.

20 Aug 2017 2:52 AM

Bilateral ODI series meaningless, says Dean Jones

In a chat with this newspaper, Jones who is in the city spoke about various issues and put forth suggestions to make ODIs more meaningful.

09 Aug 2017 1:46 AM

Sachin Tendulkar recalls sharjah’s desert storm

While discussing his most excruciating experience, the 44-year-old recollected the 1997-98 Sharjah tri-series.

28 Jul 2017 1:59 AM

Destiny’s child Dhoni has big decision to make ahead of Cup

A brutally frank compilation on this natural cricketer presents some remarkable insights into the game and one of its great personalities.

21 Jul 2017 1:54 AM