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FIFA shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard others for 2018 best player

FIFA shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard others for 2018 best player

FIFA shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard others for 2018 best player
Qatar 2022: The world looks ahead to what will be an unrivalled spectacle

Qatar 2022: The world looks ahead to what will be an unrivalled spectacle

Russia has been the focal point of the world’s attention for the last month, but this morning the world turns (as it always does after the World Cup) its attention to the tiny Kingdom of Qatar and what to expect in 2022

Qatar 2022: The world looks ahead to what will be an unrivalled spectacle
Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style

Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style

France defeated Croatia 4-2 in a clasical World Cup final encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, July 15. The French national team benefited from a Mario Mandzukic own goal to take the lead in 18th minute of the game.

Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style
Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup

Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup

At least two French football supporters have died while celebrating France's victory over Croatia during the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. Les Bleus defeated the Croats 4-2 at the Luzhninki stadium to lift the World Cup title

Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup
Griezmann, Mbappe score to give France a 4-2 victory over Croatia

Griezmann, Mbappe score to give France a 4-2 victory over Croatia

The stage is set for the final of the Russia 2018 World Cup as France will square off with Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow for the right to be called champions. Didier Deschamps, who captained his to a win in 1998.

Griezmann, Mbappe score to give France a 4-2 victory over Croatia
FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches

FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches

World football governing body, FIFA, has put on notice broadcasters picking out “hot women” in the crowd during football matches. The drastic move is part of the federation's efforts to tackle sexism in football.

FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches
Mr Fearfokol never misses a beat, goes back to Russia for semi-final

Mr Fearfokol never misses a beat, goes back to Russia for semi-final

Former Sports minister of South Africa, Fikile Mbalula is back in Russia. He took to his social media account to share a photo of himself touching down in the World Cup host country for the semifinals between England and Croatia.

Mr Fearfokol never misses a beat, goes back to Russia for semi-final
Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Croatia’s president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has taken supporting your national team to the next level. She has been highly visible throughout Croatia’s progression through the 2018 FIFA World Cup and has celebrated each win.

Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Croatia have qualified into the World Cup finals after a 2-1 victory over England

Croatia have qualified into the World Cup finals after a 2-1 victory over England

The stage is set for the second semi final clash between England and Croatia for a place in the World Cup finals. Both sides head into the encounter having started the tournament as dark horses and are just two fixtures away.

Croatia have qualified into the World Cup finals after a 2-1 victory over England
Waistcoats, sunshine and winning: How retailers are benefiting from the World Cup

Waistcoats, sunshine and winning: How retailers are benefiting from the World Cup

England will face Croatia in the semi-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup later on Wednesday night, the winner will face France on Sunday for the biggest prize in sport. English football fans have started to believe they might win.

Waistcoats, sunshine and winning: How retailers are benefiting from the World Cup
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to honour World Cup bet he lost against David Beckham

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to honour World Cup bet he lost against David Beckham

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has proven to be a man of his word. The footballing great has confirmed through his social media channels that he would honour the World Cup bet he lost against former teammate David Beckham.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to honour World Cup bet he lost against David Beckham
Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup

Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup

Neymar has revealed that it will be tough to play football again following the Selecao’s exit from the ongoing World Cup in Russia. The Selecao star revealed that they wanted to make amends for 2014 defeat but failed again.

Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup
Brazil 1-2 Belgium: Russia 2018 quarterfinal match

Brazil 1-2 Belgium: Russia 2018 quarterfinal match

Brazil host Belgium in the second quarterfinal of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia on Friday, July 6 at the Kazan Arena. Both sides have met just once in the FIFA organised competition with the south American side winning 2-0.

Brazil 1-2 Belgium: Russia 2018 quarterfinal match
France 2-0 Uruguay: World Cup quarterfinal

France 2-0 Uruguay: World Cup quarterfinal

1998 world champions France will face Uruguay who have won the title in 1930 and 1950 for a place in the semifinal at the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup tournament. France beat Argentina in their own round of 16 game in Russia.

France 2-0 Uruguay: World Cup quarterfinal
FIFA slam Diego Maradona for his statement against referee

FIFA slam Diego Maradona for his statement against referee

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has been slammed by FIFA for the statement he made after Colombia were sent out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the round of 16 tie by England. He claimed Colombia were robbed.

FIFA slam Diego Maradona for his statement against referee
Hilarious KFC advert mocks Brazilian footballer Neymar for over-acting

Hilarious KFC advert mocks Brazilian footballer Neymar for over-acting

KFC South Africa created a hilarious advertisement and the video has since gone viral. The fast food restaurant poked fun at the over-acting of Brazilian footballer by using his ‘rolling’ move as their main idea in the clip.

Hilarious KFC advert mocks Brazilian footballer Neymar for over-acting
Russia 2018: Escobar's brother fears another Colombia footballer might be murdered

Russia 2018: Escobar's brother fears another Colombia footballer might be murdered

“As a brother who has gone through this, I know what must be going through their heads, and I wouldn’t want anyone to go through that. “Carlos must be feeling both sad for the mistake he made, and very afraid, and his family too"

Russia 2018: Escobar's brother fears another Colombia footballer might be murdered
Rabio the psychic octopus turned into sushi before Japan’s exit

Rabio the psychic octopus turned into sushi before Japan’s exit

Rabio the octopus became a bit of an internet sensation when it successfully correctly predicted all of the results of Japan’s national football team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. This did not spare him from being eaten.

Rabio the psychic octopus turned into sushi before Japan’s exit
Japan hailed for leaving dressing room, stadium clean after losing to Belgium

Japan hailed for leaving dressing room, stadium clean after losing to Belgium

After Japan's agonising round of 16 loss to Belgium, their squad and their thousands of fans would have been forgiven for leaving the Rostov Arena as quickly as possible. A late goal from Nacer Chadli sealed a 3-2 comeback victory

Japan hailed for leaving dressing room, stadium clean after losing to Belgium
AB’s Titans to battle 5 teams for World Club Champions honours

AB’s Titans to battle 5 teams for World Club Champions honours

The Titans are undoubtedly the dominant force in South Africa’s domestic cricket scene. The team has won the Ram Slam T20 competition three times on the trot and have also dominated the longer forms of local competition.

AB’s Titans to battle 5 teams for World Club Champions honours
Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup

Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup

The Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) has called on the world's football governing body, FIFA, to review its fair play ruling which saw the West African nation crash out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Thursday, June 28.

Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup
Belgium beat Japan 3-2 to qualify for Russia 2018 quarterfinal

Belgium beat Japan 3-2 to qualify for Russia 2018 quarterfinal

Belgium on Monday, July 2, qualified for the quarterfinal stages at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after beating Japan 3-2 in their round of 16 encounter. Nacer Chadli scored the winning goal for Belgium at the death.

Belgium beat Japan 3-2 to qualify for Russia 2018 quarterfinal
Russia 2018: Neymar scores as Brazil defeat Mexico 2-0 to book their place in quarterfinal

Russia 2018: Neymar scores as Brazil defeat Mexico 2-0 to book their place in quarterfinal

Five-time FIFA World Cup champions Brazil will on Monday, July 2, continue their mission to claim a sixth title when they face familiar foe Mexico. Briefly will bring you live coverage of this encounter as from 3pm Nigerian time.

Russia 2018: Neymar scores as Brazil defeat Mexico 2-0 to book their place in quarterfinal
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