World Cup 2018

Selfless gesture! Croatia set to donate World Cup prize money to charity

Selfless gesture! Croatia set to donate World Cup prize money to charity

Selfless gesture! Croatia set to donate World Cup prize money to charity
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
FIFA boss invites the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave to the World Cup Final

FIFA boss invites the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave to the World Cup Final

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has extended an invitation to the under 16 Thai soccer team who have been trapped in a cave in Thailand after flood waters sealed them inside. Infantino hoped that the team would soon be safe.

FIFA boss invites the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave to the World Cup Final
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
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
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
Incredible South African athlete smashes her own world record by 13 seconds

Incredible South African athlete smashes her own world record by 13 seconds

Louzanne Coetzee has etched her name among the greats of para-athletes. The South African smashed her own T11 (completely blind) 5000m World record by an amazing 13.92 seconds when she ran a time of 18m,00s,34.

Incredible South African athlete smashes her own world record by 13 seconds
Pogba's gesture to Messi after Argentina's devastating loss to France leaves football fans awed

Pogba's gesture to Messi after Argentina's devastating loss to France leaves football fans awed

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba's move to hug and commiserate with Lionel Messi after France's emphatic 4-3 victory over Argentina in the 2018 Round of 16 stage has left football fans around the world awed.

Pogba's gesture to Messi after Argentina's devastating loss to France leaves football fans awed
Twitter nearly breaks after Belgian fan spotted in blackface at World Cup

Twitter nearly breaks after Belgian fan spotted in blackface at World Cup

Shortly after Belgium scored the winning goal in their boring 1-0 win over England cameras panned to celebrating fans in the stands. Eagle-eyed soccer fans were shocked to spot a Belgian fan dressed in blackface makeup.

Twitter nearly breaks after Belgian fan spotted in blackface at World Cup
Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0

Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0

A second half goal from Adnan Januzaj ensured Belgium topping Group G as they defeated England by 1-0. Both teams started the match with their second string side and played predictably in the first half as the game lacked purpose.

Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0
Mexicans show love to South Korea for seeing off Germany with 30 cases of beer

Mexicans show love to South Korea for seeing off Germany with 30 cases of beer

World Cup 2014 defending champions Germany were at the center of all football discussions world over following their humiliating 2-0 defeat to underdogs South Korea. Mexico risked an early exit after Sweden's 3-0 thumping.

Mexicans show love to South Korea for seeing off Germany with 30 cases of beer
Russia 2018: Africa's only hope Senegal crash out of the World Cup

Russia 2018: Africa's only hope Senegal crash out of the World Cup

Senegal have crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a 1-0 defeat against Colombia in Group H. Barcelona's Yerry Mina's goal in the 74th minute was the difference as the South American finished top of the group.

Russia 2018: Africa's only hope Senegal crash out of the World Cup
Nigeria's head coach Gernot Rohr gets surprise birthday cake in Russia

Nigeria's head coach Gernot Rohr gets surprise birthday cake in Russia

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr turns a year older on Thursday, June 28 - two days after his team crashed out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He was unable to qualify his side for the knockout stage of Russia 2018

Nigeria's head coach Gernot Rohr gets surprise birthday cake in Russia
Russia 2018: Germany players and supporters in tears after shocking World Cup exit

Russia 2018: Germany players and supporters in tears after shocking World Cup exit

Die Mannscaft’s exit in the tournament was completed after the VAR system was employed to reject US ref Mark Geiger’s initial call to rule out Kim Young-gwon’s 92nd-minute strike. The arbiter previously called for an offside.

Russia 2018: Germany players and supporters in tears after shocking World Cup exit
Maradona gets £10,000 (R181k) a day from FIFA for appearance and other expenses

Maradona gets £10,000 (R181k) a day from FIFA for appearance and other expenses

Diego Maradona has been part of Argentina's influence as they progressed to the last 16 with his antics in Saint Petersburg in the win over Nigeria. The legend appeared to be intoxicated and admitted to bingeing on white wine.

Maradona gets £10,000 (R181k) a day from FIFA for appearance and other expenses
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