World Cup 2018

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin grabbed eyebrows more than the winning team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final award distribution ceremony at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. All thanks to his umbrella under which he stood happily. Twitter trolled this act of Putin because other dignitaries present at the event, including the FIFA …

Moscow: In a dramatic 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, France outplayed Croatia 4-2 by scoring twice in both half of the game to clinch their second title in 20 years here on Sunday. A first-ever own goal in a World Cup final gave France the lead as Mario Mandzukic headed a free-kick into his own net …

New Delhi: Although Argentina and Portugal exited early from the football World Cup 2018, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo remain the favourites of Indian sports fans while Neymar and Modric are second and third place respectively. These are the findings of a survey released by Indian Sports Fan, India’s largest online sports fan community. The survey …

St. Peters-burg: World Cup France beat Belgium 1-0. France edged past Belgium 1-0 to book their place in the final of the FIFA World Cup in a rip-roaring semi-final clash here on Tuesday. Centre-back Samuel Umtiti headed home from close range in the 51st minute and that proved to be the winner in a match littered …

Moscow: As England edged past Colombia 4-3 on penalties to qualify for the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup, the performance of referee Mark Geiger was the biggest talking point of the round-of-16 tie. Besides issuing as many as eight yellow cards throughout the game which was locked 1-1 after regulation time, referee Geiger failed to …

Moscow: England survived a penalty shootout for the first time in their FIFA World Cup history as they overcame a combative Colombian team with a 4-3 (1-1) victory on penalties here on Tuesday to set-up a quarter-final against Sweden. Harry Kane marked his sixth goal of the tournament as he converted a penalty to give England …

Moscow: England football coach Gareth Southgate believes his players have given supporters reason to dream again as they prepare to face Colombia on Tuesday for a place in the World Cup quarterfinals with hopes of progressing even further in the tournament. Southgate took over the England job after Sam Allardyce’s short tenure in charge in …