Moscow [Russia] | June 22, 2018 6:41:34 AM ISTLionel Messi's dream of winning the World Cup now looks remote as Argentina crashed to a 3-0 defeat to Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 22, 2018 6:11:27 AM ISTKylian Mbappe's close-range goal on Thursday got France through to the knockout rounds of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup at the Ekaterinburg Arena courtesy of their 1-0 win over Peru.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2018 7:15:05 PM ISTEnglish TV presenter Dan Walker is impressed with Moscow over the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrangements.... read..
NIZHNIY NOVGOROD | Friday, Jun 22 2018 ISTArgentina's hopes to reach World Cup round of 16 suffered a body blow with a 3-0 thrashing by Croatia in a Group D match on Thursday. Argentina seemed to be helpless. This was Croatia's first victory in five attempts against South American nations at the ... read..
MOSCOW | Friday, Jun 22 2018 ISTSoccer's world governing body FIFA said on Friday it was trying to identify fans shown fighting in a video filmed at Thursday's World Cup match between Argentina and Croatia. Croatia beat Argentina 3-0 in their Group D match, played in the Russian city ... read..
Moscow |Friday, 2018 6:15:04 PM ISTThe US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) CEO Travis Tygart has called on FIFA to test the Russian national football team for doping following their opening victories at the World Cup.... read..
St. Petersburg | Friday, Jun 22 2018 ISTBrazil on Friday defeated Costa Rica 2-0 in a tense encounter in Group E match of the World Cup here at Saint Petersburg stadium. Brazil got two goals in stoppage time. Brazil's Philippe Coutinho struck a gaol at 90+1 minute where as the Brazil striker N... read..
Saint Petersburg [Russia] | June 22, 2018 2:41:27 PM ISTSecond-ranked Brazil, who are one of the favourites to clinch FIFA World Cup title this year, will be up against 23rd-ranked Costa Rica in their second match in Group E here at the Saint Petersburg Stadium on Friday.... read..
Saint Petersburg [Russia] | June 22, 2018 9:11:29 PM ISTStar striker Neymar and midfielder Philippe Coutinho pulled up injury-time goals as second-ranked Brazil brushed aside 23rd-ranked Costa Rica 2-0 in their second match in Group E at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at the Saint Petersbu... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2018 9:15:04 PM ISTWith FIFA expected to expand participation of Asian countries from four to eight in the football World Cup by 2026, former Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday said, that India's best chance at making it to the mega event lay eight year... read..
Kazan [Russia] | June 21, 2018 6:11:37 AM ISTSpain defeated Iran with a fantastic 1-0, in a Group B fixture of the FIFA World Cup in Kazan, Russia.... read..
MOSCOW | Thursday, Jun 21 2018 ISTOver one million fans have attended games at the World Cup, organisers FIFA said in a statement on Thursday after Denmark's 1-1 draw with Australia, the 21st match of the tournament in Russia. "To date, more than 2.6 million tickets have been allocated to... read..
Kazan (Russia) |Thursday, 2018 2:15:06 AM ISTDiego Costa scored a second-half winner to help Spain edge past doughty Iran 1-0 in a key Group B FIFA World Cup 2018 game here on Wednesday.... read..
June 21 | Thursday, Jun 21 2018 ISTFormer FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who is serving a six-year ban from soccer, said on Thursday he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Wednesday during a trip to the World Cup. Blatter said he was invited by Russia to the World Cup, got his... read..
Kazan |Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 AM ISTDiego Costa scored a scrappy second-half winner to help Spain edge past doughty Iran in a key Group B FIFA World Cup game here on Wednesday.... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 21, 2018 1:41:40 PM ISTStar striker Lionel Messi-powered Argentina will look to shake off their disappointing opening to an ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup when they lock horns with Croatia in their second match in Group C here at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Thurs... read..
Moscow |Thursday, 2018 10:45:05 PM ISTWorld football governing body, FIFA has described Morocco's decision to allow winger Nordin Amrabat to play only five days after suffering concussion as "questionable".... read..
By Tom Balmforth MOSCOW | Thursday, Jun 21 2018 ISTFormer FIFA president Sepp Blatter met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday evening while in Russia to attend the World Cup, Blatter told Reuters on Thursday. The Kremlin confirmed the meeting, but said it was a private matter an... read..
St. Petersburg |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM ISTRussia defeated Egypt 3-1 in a Group A clash on Tuesday to virtually assure themselves a place in the next round of the FIFA World Cup here.... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 20, 2018 2:41:27 PM ISTStar striker Cristiano Ronaldo-powered Portugal will be up against 41st ranked Morocco in the second match in Group B of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday.... read..
St Petersburg [Russia] | June 20, 2018 6:11:35 AM ISTRussia defeated Egypt with a fantastic 3-1, in a Group A fixture of the FIFA World Cup in St Petersburg, racking up their second victory in a row.... read..
MOSCOW | Wednesday, Jun 20 2018 ISTFormer FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who is serving a six-year ban from soccer, said on Wednesday he had not been involved in any footballing activities during a visit to Russia. Speaking in an interview with Britain's Channel 4 News, Blatter said he was in R... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 20, 2018 9:11:34 PM ISTStar striker Cristiano Ronaldo's goal in the early minutes of the match was enough to hand fourth-ranked Portugal a narrow 1-0 win over 41st ranked Morocco in their second game in Group B of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at the Luzhn... read..
MOSCOW | Wednesday, Jun 20 2018 ISTBanned FIFA president Sepp Blatter is on a private visit to Russia and any meetings he plans while he is here will be held in a private and non-official capacity, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. Blatter arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to attend the soccer Wor... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 20, 2018 11:41:36 PM ISTBarcelona striker Luis Suarez's stunning volley in his 100th national game helped Uruguay secure its second win in a row at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup, after they ousted Saudi Arabia with 1-0 win in a group stage match at the Rostov Ar... read..
Volgograd (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM ISTCaptain Harry Kane scored a brace as England overcame Tunisia with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA World Cup Group G campaign opener at the Volgograd Arena here on Monday.... read..
Volgograd [Russia] | June 19, 2018 6:41:38 AM ISTEngland battled to victory over Tunisia with a fantastic 2-1 in a Group G fixture of the FIFA World Cup in Volgograd, Russia.... read..
Rostov-On-Don (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM ISTThe Saudi Arabia football team arrived here for their make-or-break game against Uruguay on Wednesday after a frightening flight from their training ground in St Peterburg.... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 19, 2018 1:11:34 PM ISTColombia will look to kick start their campaign at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup on a winning note when they cross swords with struggling Japanese side here at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk on Tuesday.... read..
By Andrew Downie SOCHI | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 ISTThe Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has asked FIFA why the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was not used to review two key decisions they believe hindered their side during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Switzerland. Brazil players complained long and hard t... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 19, 2018 8:41:29 PM ISTContrary to expectations, 61st ranked Japan edged past 16th ranked Colombia 2-1, courtesy Yuya Osako's second-half header, in their opening match of Group H at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk.... read..
Saransk | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 ISTJapan's Yuya Osako's 73rd minute header delivered Japan a thrashing win over Colombia by 2-1 in their opening match Group H match on Tuesday. Colombia goalscorer reluctantly made way for Rodriguez, in the 59th minute, but failed to clinch the victory. At... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 ISTPower and thermal management solutions Delta has announced its association with 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, a statement said. "Delta has implemented its uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems in five of the 12 football stadiums which are hosting the w... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | June 19, 2018 9:41:29 AM ISTThe whole world is under the grip of the ongoing FIFA fever with fans cheering for their favourite teams as matches are being played in host country Russia.... read..
MOSCOW | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 ISTBanned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will fly to Moscow on Tuesday to visit the soccer World Cup and meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, his spokesman told Reuters. Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, is currently serving a six-year ban for unethi... read..
Minsk |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:08 AM ISTMore than 5,000 fans have travelled through Belarus to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the State Border Service Committee of Belarus said on Monday, reports Xinhua.... read..
New Delhi [India] | June 19, 2018 4:11:32 PM ISTWith the commencement of much awaited FIFA world cup 2018, fans all over the world are excited to stay connected with their favorite sport.... read..
Rostov (Russia) |Monday, 2018 2:45:04 AM ISTSwitzerland came up with a gritty, fighting performance to hold title contenders Brazil 1-1 in a Group E match of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.... read..
Moscow [Russia] | June 18, 2018 9:11:33 PM ISTDefender Andreas Granqvist netted a second-half penalty as Sweden kicked off their campaign at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup with a 1-0 triumph over South Korea in Group F here at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.... read..
MOSCOW | Monday, Jun 18 2018 ISTWorld soccer's governing body FIFA has opened a disciplinary procedure against Mexico after alleged homophobic chants by Mexican fans during their World Cup win over Germany on Sunday. Mexico fans have long shouted an insult that gay rights groups argue i... read..
Sochi | Monday, Jun 18 2018 ISTPanama's goalkeeper Penedo kept World Cup debutants level with Group G favourites Belgium in a scoreless first half here on Monday. With Penedo showing good reflexes to Belgian in their country's first appearance at the World Cup finals, the Belgian's ha... read..
Sochi [Russia] | June 18, 2018 11:41:25 PM ISTStriker Romelu Lukaku's double blow and winger Dries Mertens' stunning volley helped Belgium start off their journey at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup on a winning note with a 3-0 triumph over debutants Panama at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi... read..
Moscow |Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM ISTSenegal will aim to repeat the heroics of their 2002 team when they start their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign against a confident Poland in a Group H match at the Spartak Stadium here on Tuesday.... read..
Moscow [Spain] | June 18, 2018 4:41:35 PM ISTThird-ranked Belgium will look to begin their campaign at the ongoing 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup on a winning note when they square off with fairytale qualifiers Panama in their opening clash in Group G here at the Fisht Stadium on Monday.... read..
Rostov (Russia) |Monday, 2018 2:15:06 AM ISTSwitzerland came up with a gritty, fighting performance to hold title contenders Brazil 1-1 in a Group E match of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.... read..
Moscow |Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 AM ISTArgentine superstar Lionel Messi said he regretted having squandered a second-half penalty try that could have led his team to victory over Iceland in Group D action on Saturday at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.... read..
Kaliningrad (Russia) |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 AM ISTCroatia went to the top of Group D in the FIFA World Cup following their 2-0 easy victory over Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Saturday.... read..
Kaliningrad (Russia) |Sunday, 2018 3:15:19 AM ISTCroatia went to the top of Group D in the FIFA World Cup following their 2-0 easy victory over Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Saturday.... read..
Moscow | Sunday, Jun 17 2018 ISTMexico were leading defending champions Germany 1-0 at halftime in their World Cup Group F opener here on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sweeping move to smash the ball in after 34 minutes Mexico played well in that match and seeks a result to ... read..
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) |Sunday, 2018 6:15:04 PM ISTSouth Korea will try to create an upset when they face higher-ranked Sweden in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F opening match at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium here on Monday.... read..
Moscow (Russia) | June 17, 2018 4:11:36 PM ISTThe defending champions Germany are all set to start their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign today against the confident Mexican side at the Luzhniki stadium here.... read..