FIFA Confederations cup

Confed Cup dope tests all negative - FIFA

All of the near 1,000 samples involving players at the Confederations Cup were negative, FIFA announces.

Germany back atop FIFA rankings

Germany leapfrog Brazil and Argentina to move back atop the FIFA rankings thanks to the team winning the Confederations Cup last week.

Chile boss defends Diaz after Confed Cup blunder

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi defends midfielder Marcelo Diaz despite the first-half blunder which cost 'La Roja' the Confederations Cup as they lost 1-0 to Germany in Sunday's final.

Infantino hails VAR 'great success' at Confed Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hails the video assistant referee (VAR) system as a "great success" at the Confederations Cup, but admits it still needs improving.

Germany feeling like winners before Chile final

Germany's fine run with a second-string team has yields several top prospects for next year's World Cup defence and they hope to clinch the Confederations Cup in style.

Cristiano Ronaldo to skip third place match and visit newborn sons

Cristiano Ronaldo gets permission from coach Fernando Santos and the Portuguese Federation to leave for an early vacation before the FIFA Confederations Cup concludes.

Penalty kings Germany confident against Mexico

Germany hope to see off Mexico in Confederations Cup semi-final without needing dreaded spot kicks.

Bravo heroics dumps Ronaldo's Portugal

Claudio Bravo is Chile's hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semifinals.

Chile gear up for tough semi-final against Portugal

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi will renew old acquaintances when his reigning two-times Copa America champions take on Portugal in what he expects to be a tough Confederations Cup semi-final.

June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017

Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Coach Stanislav Cherchesov says hosts Russia are fully focused on staying in the Confederations Cup as they face elimination in their final group game against Mexico.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

Sanchez breaks Chile record in Germany draw

Alexis Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer with an early goal in their 1-1 draw against Germany at the Confederations Cup on Thursday.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Mexico's Osorio 'sorry' for bust-up with Kiwi bench

Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologises for losing his temper during a bust-up with the New Zealand bench during his team's 2-1 Confederations Cup win.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure, says Pepe

Pepe says his Portugal and Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo can handle the pressure of the tax-evasion scandal clouding his club future, ahead of the Confederations Cup clash against hosts Russia.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Germany's rising stars relish chance to shine

With their World Cup winners absent in Russia, Germany's rising stars relish their chance to shine at the Confederations Cup.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

Tale of the tape as video ref stars at Confederations Cup

The video assistant referees were called upon for several key decisions at the Confederations Cup in Russia, as Mexico hold Portugal to a 2-2 draw and Chile beat Cameroon 2-0.

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