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FIFA World Cup: Croatia dominates Argentina 3-0

Moscow [Russia] | June 22, 2018 6:41:34 AM IST
Lionel 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..
 

FIFA WC: Mbappe's goal takes France into knockout stages

Moscow [Russia] | June 22, 2018 6:11:27 AM IST
Kylian 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..
 

English TV presenter happy with Moscow's 'fantastic' FIFA show

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
English TV presenter Dan Walker is impressed with Moscow over the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrangements.... read..
 

FIFA 2018 : Croatia crush Argentina 3-0

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST
Argentina'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..
 

FIFA trying to identify fans filmed fighting at World Cup match

MOSCOW | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST
Soccer'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..
 

USADA head urges FIFA to test Russian team for doping

Moscow |Friday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
The 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..
 

FIFA 2018 : Brazil defeat Costa Rica 2-0

St. Petersburg | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST
Brazil 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..
 

FIFA WC: Brazil, Costa Rica look for first win

Saint Petersburg [Russia] | June 22, 2018 2:41:27 PM IST
Second-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..
 

FIFA WC: Neymar, Coutinho's injury-time goals sink Costa Rica

Saint Petersburg [Russia] | June 22, 2018 9:11:29 PM IST
Star 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..
 

Hopefully India will play in 2026 FIFA World Cup: Bhaichung

Panaji |Friday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
With 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Costa's fluke goal helps Spain win against Iran

Kazan [Russia] | June 21, 2018 6:11:37 AM IST
Spain defeated Iran with a fantastic 1-0, in a Group B fixture of the FIFA World Cup in Kazan, Russia.... read..
 

World Cup attendances pass one million mark - FIFA

MOSCOW | Thursday, Jun 21 2018 IST
Over 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Spain ride Costa goal to down gritty Iran 1-0

Kazan (Russia) |Thursday, 2018 2:15:06 AM IST
Diego 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..
 

Ex-FIFA boss Blatter says met Russia's Putin and plans to watch World Cup match

June 21 | Thursday, Jun 21 2018 IST
Former 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Scrappy Spain ride Costa goal to down gritty Iran 1-0 (Lead)

Kazan |Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
Diego 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..
 

FIFA WC: Argentina face tough Croatia test

Moscow [Russia] | June 21, 2018 1:41:40 PM IST
Star 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..
 

Morocco's decision to play Amrabat after concussion 'questionable': FIFA

Moscow |Thursday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
World 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..
 

Blatter, ex-FIFA president, meets Russia's Putin at World Cup

By Tom Balmforth MOSCOW | Thursday, Jun 21 2018 IST
Former 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Russia beat Egypt to lead group

St. Petersburg |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
Russia 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..
 

FIFA WC: Portugal, Morocco look for first win

Moscow [Russia] | June 20, 2018 2:41:27 PM IST
Star 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Russia beat Egypt 3-1

St Petersburg [Russia] | June 20, 2018 6:11:35 AM IST
Russia 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..
 

Ex-FIFA boss Blatter says not involved in soccer activities in Russia

MOSCOW | Wednesday, Jun 20 2018 IST
Former 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..
 

FIFA WC: Ronaldo's header secures crucial win for Portugal

Moscow [Russia] | June 20, 2018 9:11:34 PM IST
Star 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..
 

Kremlin says ex-FIFA boss Blatter is in Russia on a private visit

MOSCOW | Wednesday, Jun 20 2018 IST
Banned 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..
 

Suarez's goal books Uruguay's place in FIFA WC knockout rounds

Moscow [Russia] | June 20, 2018 11:41:36 PM IST
Barcelona 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Kane double guides England past Tunisia

Volgograd (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
Captain 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Kane's late header helps England win against Tunisia

Volgograd [Russia] | June 19, 2018 6:41:38 AM IST
England battled to victory over Tunisia with a fantastic 2-1 in a Group G fixture of the FIFA World Cup in Volgograd, Russia.... read..
 

FIFA World Cup: Saudis in Rostov after scary flight to venue

Rostov-On-Don (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM IST
The 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..
 

FIFA WC: Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal

Moscow [Russia] | June 19, 2018 1:11:34 PM IST
Colombia 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..
 

Brazil complain to FIFA over non-use of VAR technology

By Andrew Downie SOCHI | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The 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..
 

FIFA WC: Osako's header snatches 2-1 win for Japan

Moscow [Russia] | June 19, 2018 8:41:29 PM IST
Contrary 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..
 

FIFA CUP : Osako's header gives Japan win over Colombia

Saransk | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Japan'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..
 

Delta announces support for 2018 FIFA World Cup

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Power 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..
 

FIFA fan carves miniature World Cup trophy on chalk

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | June 19, 2018 9:41:29 AM IST
The 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..
 

Ex-FIFA head Blatter flying to Moscow for World Cup - spokesman

MOSCOW | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Banned 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Over 5,000 fans travel through Belarus to Russia

Minsk |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:08 AM IST
More 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..
 

Stay connected with your favorite FIFA team's with these apps

New Delhi [India] | June 19, 2018 4:11:32 PM IST
With the commencement of much awaited FIFA world cup 2018, fans all over the world are excited to stay connected with their favorite sport.... read..
 

FIFA World Cup: Spirited Switzerland hold off-colour Brazil (Lead)

Rostov (Russia) |Monday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
Switzerland 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..
 

FIFA WC 2018: Granqvist's reviewed penalty helps Sweden beat Korea 1-0

Moscow [Russia] | June 18, 2018 9:11:33 PM IST
Defender 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..
 

FIFA opens homophobia case after alleged Mexican chants

MOSCOW | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST
World 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..
 

FIFA WCUP: Panama, Belgium goalless at halftime

Sochi | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST
Panama'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..
 

FIFA WC 2018: Lukaku, Mertens help Belgium beat Panama 3-0

Sochi [Russia] | June 18, 2018 11:41:25 PM IST
Striker 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Senegal to face confident Poland (Preview)

Moscow |Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Senegal 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..
 

FIFA WC: Belgium to face debutant Panama in opener

Moscow [Spain] | June 18, 2018 4:41:35 PM IST
Third-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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Spirited Switzerland hold Brazil

Rostov (Russia) |Monday, 2018 2:15:06 AM IST
Switzerland 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Messi regrets missing penalty against Iceland

Moscow |Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 AM IST
Argentine 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0, go top of Group D (Lead)

Kaliningrad (Russia) |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST
Croatia 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0

Kaliningrad (Russia) |Sunday, 2018 3:15:19 AM IST
Croatia 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..
 

Fifa WCup: Germany trails Mexico 1-0 at halftime

Moscow | Sunday, Jun 17 2018 IST
Mexico 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..
 

FIFA World Cup: South Korea looking to upset Sweden (Preview)

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) |Sunday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
South 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..
 

FIFA WC: Defending champions Germany to start their journey against Mexico today

Moscow (Russia) | June 17, 2018 4:11:36 PM IST
The 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..
 
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