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Russia may participate in 2026 FIFA World Cup by joining AFC

Moscow/UNI: The international football federation (FIFA) will not prevent Russia from participating in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers if Moscow joins the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Russian media reported.

FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi clinches Golden Ball award

Doha: Argentina's World Cup hero Lionel Messi won the  best player award while French star  Kylian Mbappe clinched the  Golden Boot award after a thrilling final played between the two nations in Qatar on Sunday.

World Cup final: Kylian Mbappe scores hat-trick as France-Argentina tied 3-3 at extra-time, match moves to penalty shootout

Doha:  Kylian Mbappe remained on fire as he scored a hat-trick to help France go 3-3 tied against Argentina in the extra time of the scintillating World Cup final match against Argentina here on Sunday.

Kylian Mbappe strikes twice, France-Argentina World Cup final tied 2-2

Doha: French football star Kylian Mbappe scored twice as France equalised 2-2 with Argentina in the neck-to-neck final of the Qatar World Cup here on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 to finish runners up

Doha/IBNS: Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 in the third-place playoff of the World Cup on Saturday, leaving Qatar on a high note again performing beyond expectations.

Brazil manager Tite confirms departure after team's FIFA World Cup 2022 exit

Doha/UNI: Brazil manager Tite confirmed that he will step down after his team's quarter-final defeat to Croatia on penalties, a result that eliminated the tournament favourites from the World Cup in Qatar.

'What a shame': Cristiano Ronaldo's partner reacts to Portugal manager's decision to bench him against Switzerland

Doha/IBNS: One of the finest footballers in the history of soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo was benched as Portugal squared off against Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 matches on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup: Brazil advance as group winners despite defeat

Lusail: Brazil edge their way out of Group G as group winners despite 0-1 lose to Cameroon in their last Group G match of the FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Fernandes' double strike takes Portugal to last-16

Lusail: Bruno Fernandes struck a second-half double for Portugal to avenge their 2018 defeat by Uruguay in the Group H match to join heavyweight duo France and Brazil in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16.

We can 'start over again' in next game: Lionel Messi

Lusail/UNI: Lionel Messi said Argentina are ready to "start over again" against Poland after resuscitating their FIFA World Cup campaign with a win over Mexico.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Giroud becomes France's joint-leading scorer in 4-1 victory over Australia

Doha/UNI: Holders France survived an early shock to open their title defence with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Australia at Al Janoub Stadium.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Denmark-Tunisia match end in a draw

Doha/UNI: The first goalless draw at the FIFA World Cup 2022 came courtesy of Denmark, one of the fancied sides of the tournament, and Tunisia.

FIFA World Cup: Netherlands defeat Senegal 2-0; USA-Wales 1-1

Two late goals helped Netherlands overwhelm Senegal in their tournament opener in the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Monday.

FIFA World Cup: Jio Cinema faces public ire over streaming issues, apologises

Indian app owned by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, Jio Cinema, faced massive public ire after it failed to provide uninterrupted streaming of the inaugural FIFA World Cup match between Qatar and Ecuador on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup opener: Valencia's brace helps Ecuador secure 2-0 win over Qatar

Doha/UNI: Enner Valencia's brace helped Ecuador secure a 2-0 victory over host country Qatar in the first match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Al Bayt Stadium here on Sunday.