FIFA World Cup: Russia beat Egypt to lead group

St. Petersburg |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST

Russia defeated Egypt 3-1 in a Group A clash on Tuesday to virtually assure themselves a place in the next round of the FIFA World Cup here.

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FIFA World Cup: Saudis in Rostov after scary flight to venue

Rostov-On-Don (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM IST

The Saudi Arabia football team arrived here for their make-or-break game against Uruguay on Wednesday after a frightening flight from their training ground in St Peterburg.

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FIFA World Cup: Kane double guides England past Tunisia

Volgograd (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST

Captain Harry Kane scored a brace as England overcame Tunisia with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA World Cup Group G campaign opener at the Volgograd Arena here on Monday.

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FAN ID propels India among top 10 countries buying tickets for World Cup

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:07 PM IST

Travel agencies aiding Indians visiting Russia have revealed extremely positive responses from Indian football supporters, as well as those not so enthused by the sport but excited at the prospect of

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Thunderstorm briefly floods World Cup host city

NIZHNY NOVGOROD | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

Fans in Nizhny Novgorod have been basking in sunshine on the banks of the Volga river since the World Cup began, but the idyll shattered briefly on Tuesday when a thunderstorm flooded the medieval cit

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Tunisia need to discover goal touch to progress in World Cup

By William Schomberg VOLGOGRAD | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

Tunisia need a new game-plan if they are to avoid their usual fate of falling at the first hurdle of a World Cup. The North Africans, who are known for their defensive discipline, had only one shot on

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No SNS, WAGs for S. Korea during Russia World Cup

Saint Petersburg |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:06 PM IST

They can meet their family members but are not allowed to be accompanied by them. They can play with their smartphones but are not allowed to post on their social network service (SNS) accounts. These

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Delta announces support for 2018 FIFA World Cup

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

Power and thermal management solutions Delta has announced its association with 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, a statement said. "Delta has implemented its uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems in f

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Ex-FIFA head Blatter flying to Moscow for World Cup - spokesman

MOSCOW | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will fly to Moscow on Tuesday to visit the soccer World Cup and meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, his spokesman told Reuters. Blatter, who led FIFA for 1

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Uruguay bank on experience as Saudis cling to World Cup dream (Preview)

Rostov-on-Don (Russia) |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM IST

Experience will be the key when Uruguay look to seal their place in the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup against Saudi Arabia here on Wednesday.

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Asian World Cup fans feel the love for Spain

By Ian Ransom KAZAN | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST

Chinese soccer fan Diego Wang would prefer to see the national team play at the World Cup, but in their absence, his heart belongs to Spain and the superstars he has long revered on television. It was

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Senegal pip Poland 2-1 on World Cup return after 16 years (Lead)

Moscow |Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

Senegal celebrated their return match to the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 16 years with a narrow 2-1 win over Poland in a Group H clash here on Tuesday.

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