Tuesday, April 23, 2019

France lift second World Cup

One of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades MOSCOW: France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream...

Belgium and France face off in mouth-watering semi-final

France are slight favourites to go through according to most bookmakers ST PETERSBURG: Roberto Martinez's swashbuckling Belgium side head into tomorrow's semi-final with familiar foes...

Thiago, Paulinho steer Brazil into WCup’s last 16

MOSCOW: Brazil eased into the World Cup knockout stages after defeating Serbia 2-0 here yesterday, with superstar Neymar sparkling in a win which sets...

World Cup 2026 to crown decades of growth in North America

LOS ANGELES: The decision to award the 2026 World Cup to North America yesterday follows an explosion in football’s popularity across the region which...

Scrappy Swedes edge Swiss to reach q-finals

ST PETERSBURG: A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a scrappy round of 16 match yesterday, sending...

Iran scores in stoppage time to hold Portugal

SARANSK: Portugal advanced to the World Cup round of 16 behind Spain from Group B after Ricardo Quaresma's stunning strike on the stroke of...

Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends

SOCHI: Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here yesterday. Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani...

Champions Germany crash out of WCup

KAZAN ARENA: Germany crashed out of the World Cup yesterday after a stoppage-time VAR-assisted goal from Younggwon Kim and a late second by Son...

Coach Joachim Loew defiant as Germany face World Cup crisis

VATUTINKI: Joachim Loew is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against...

Exhausted Croatia train sights on France in World Cup final

Croatia have surpassed achievement of the heroes of 1998 MOSCOW: Croatia's exhausted and battered players set their sights on the World Cup final against France...

Russia to win first match, says clairvoyant cat

MOSCOW: Russia's football team has failed to chalk up a single victory in eight months but things could be about to improve -- according...

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

NIZHNY NOVGOROD: Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a...

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