2018 Russia World Cup

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

I'm no Pele'

France's teenage forward Kylian Mbappe, who scored two goals as Les Bleus beat Argentina in the round of 16 yesterday, brushed off comparisons with Brazil great Pele.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Portugal through to the last 16

Portugal are through to the Round of 16 after coming second in Group B following a 1-1 draw with Iran.

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

Kroos missile rescues 10-man Germany

Toni Kroos rescued holders Germany from the brink of an unthinkable early World Cup exit here Saturday, curling home a sensational winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a 2-1 win over...

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

Germany vs Sweden Match in numbers

After a shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening game of the World Cup 2018, Germany will be facing Sweden in their second match of the group stage and the defending champions will be...

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

Neymar's tears worry Brazil

Brazilians watched their team's hard-fought win Friday over Costa Rica in a cold sweat but it was Neymar's hot tears that really made the footballing-mad nation sit up.

June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018

Russia ready to roar

Nobody would have hand-picked the tournament's two worst teams to launch the 2018 World Cup, but when Russia and Saudi Arabia meet on Thursday form will be irrelevant as the world's...

June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018

Let the frenzy take hold

Over the next month, Russia will serve up a football stroganoff spiced with enthralling matches, a dash of the world's finest players and the biggest prize in the sporting world -- the FIFA...

June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018

WORLD CUP FEVER grips celebrities

The flags are out, jerseys ready and excitement is at its peak as the world anxiously awaits the FIFA World Cup to kick off in Russia today. It is the tournament where we have the amazing...

June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018

Lots to see in low-key start

The stage is all set in Russia. Time for all eyes to turn to Moscow as the greatest show on Earth is about to get underway at the Luzhniki Stadium today.