Smash hit! Ronaldo breaks top international goalscoring record at World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has broken the record of legendary Hungarian striker Ferenc Puskas' for international goals scored for a European team when he netted a header versus Morocco at the 2018 World Cup, taking his...

Uruguay win ends Saudi, Egypt hopes at World Cup

MOSCOW: Luis Suarez celebrated his 100th international appearance with a goal that helped Uruguay reach the round of 16 and ended the chances of Saudi Arabia and Egypt advancing at the World Cup. Suarez struck...

Ten things we have learned from the first round of World Cup games

With every team having played at least one match, Guardian writers in Russia offer their first impressions Guardian sport 1) Russia can be a great place to host a World Cup The political tensions and all the...

John Giles: I’m mystified about the motivation behind Gareth Southgate taking such a huge...

John Giles When I saw England line-out against Tunisia with one midfielder and a posse of attacking players around him, my first thought was that Gareth Southgate is either a genius or monumentally foolish. At the...

Russia – Egypt 3 – 1

By Michael Emons-BBC Sport Russia moved to the brink of qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup after the host nation beat Mohamed Salah's Egypt in St Petersburg. Russia, who beat Saudi Arabia 5-0...

Italian Newspaper Reports Ronaldo to Leave Real Madrid After World Cup

It’s very likely that Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will leave his team and return to Manchester United, an Italian newspaper reported. However, France’s Paris Saint-Germain is also competing to have Ronaldo on its...

Queen’s 2018: Would technology temper the tennis outbursts?

By Sonia Oxley-BBC Sport Fingers jabbing towards umpires, angry words and racquet smashing are familiar sights on the tennis court. On Sunday, Britain's Johanna Konta was the latest player to vent her fury over a line...

Tunisia – England 1 – 2

By Phil McNulty-Chief football writer in Volgograd, Russia Harry Kane's stoppage-time winner ensured England started their World Cup campaign with victory after Tunisia threatened to snatch a point in Volgograd. Kane scored his second goal of...

Players arrive safely in Rostov after minor technical fault with plane: Saudi football federation

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian Football Federation said everyone is safe after a minor technical fault with the plane carrying the team to Rostov, in Russia. A video, which appeared on Social media, showed a fire...

FIFA opens disciplinary case against Mexico over fans’ alleged anti-gay chant at World Cup...

By Shelley Ng -FoxNews.com FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans allegedly chanted an anti-gay slur during the team's opening World Cup match. Some Mexican supporters shouted the...

The 5 Biggest Shocks in the World Cup So Far

By Siobhan Morrin After four days of games, the FIFA World Cup is already shaping up to be more exciting than many hoped. Some of the biggest teams in the tournament have underperformed, with a...

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

AP ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia: Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a...

South Korea: Shin Tae-yong made players swap shirts to try to confuse opposition

South Korea will be playing in their ninth successive World Cup finals South Korea's coach says he made his players wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse opponents who he says cannot tell...

Paving the way for Mo Salah

Anna Pukas LONDON: The World Cup is underway, and the hopes of football-mad Arab nations are rising. Many eyes are on Mohamed Salah, star of the Egyptian team and of the English Premier League, to...

Mexico pulls off World Cup upset, stuns defending champions Germany in opening match

By Travis Fedschun -FoxNews.com Mexico stunned defending champions Germany in their opening game at the 2018 World Cup on Sunday, upsetting the powerhouse team. Hirving Lozano's strike in the 35th minute was enough to secure the...

Egypt 0-1 Uruguay: Late Gimenez header gives South Americans dramatic win

A last-minute header from Jose Gimenez gave Uruguay a dramatic 1-0 win against a stubborn Egypt side in their tough Group A clash. Despite playing the full game without Mohamed Salah, Egypt more than held...

Russia 5-0 Saudi Arabia: World Cup hosts make dream start to Group A

Denis Cheryshev's fine double helped Russia to a comfortable 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the 2018 World Cup. Yury Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin also contributed goals, but it...

Why confirmation that Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United could pave the way...

Kevin Palmer Anthony Martial has decided to leave Manchester United this summer, with Independent.ie understanding Tottenham will now make a move to sign the French forward. Martial’s agent Philippe Lamboley confirmed to French outlet RMC that...

World Cup 2018: Football showpiece set to begin in Russia

The 2018 Fifa World Cup gets under way on Thursday when hosts Russia face Saudi Arabia following an opening ceremony at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. Football's showpiece event features 32 teams, including holders Germany, competing in...

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted after the victory : "Congratulations, - a great deal of hard work!" Source: Associated Press MOSCOW: North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for...