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World Cup final: France-Croatia battle for title victory

Moscow, July 15 (IBNS): Amid cheers of fans inside the stadium and millions across the world watching it on their TV sets, the grand final match of the World Cup, played between Croatia and France, started on Sunday night.

France take on Croatia in the FIFA World Cup 2018 final today

Moscow, July 15 (IBNS): The day has finally arrived for which football fans across the world have been waiting for eagerly.

World Cup 2018: Russia stun Spain in shootout

Moscow, July 1 (IBNS): The ongoing World Cup witnessed another shocking upset when Russia defeated 2010 champions Spain in the last 16 stage of the tournament here on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup: Uruguay defeat Russia 3-0

Samara, Jun 25 (IBNS): Uruguay outplayed Russia in a Group A match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Samara Arena Stadium here on Monday.

FIFA World Cup: Russia trounce Saudi Arabia in opening match

Moscow, Jun 15 (IBNS): Playing the opening fixture of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in front of the home crowd, host Russia trounced Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Thursday.

FIFA World Cup 2018 to begin today with Russia-Saudi Arabia clash

Moscow, Jun 14 (IBNS): While footballing legends like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or a Mohamed Salah would vie for their crowns as kings of the game, the FIFA World Cup 2018 begins on Thursday with an opening match between host country Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium here.

Sunil Chhetri, Luis Garcia, Louis Saha, Bhaichung Bhutia lead panel for Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Kolkata, June 11 (IBNS): With less than 6 days to go to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the official broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), increased their regional outreach with the addition of Tamil and Telugu live language feeds.

IOC bans Russia from Winter Olympics

London, Dec 6 (IBNS): The International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from competing in the Winter Olympics to held in Pyeongchang next year.  

FIFA Council approves key organisational elements of FIFA World Cup

Kolkata, Oct 27 (IBNS): The FIFA Council convened in Kolkata on Friday and decided on a few important elements related to the FIFA World Cup, for both next year’s edition in Russia and the future of football’s showpiece competition.

Maria Sharapova out of Wimbledon qualifying with injury

Moscow, June 11 (IBNS): Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova is all set to miss the Wimbledon qualifying at Roehampton due to injury.

Ineligible player suspension: FIFA rejects Bolivia appeal

Zurich, Feb 4 (IBNS): The FIFA Appeal Committee has rejected the appeals lodged by the Bolivian Football Association (FBF) in the cases relating to the fielding of an ineligible player – Nelson Cabrera – in the preliminary competition matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, an official release said.

Russia doping scandal: At least 1000 athletes involved, says McLaren report

Moscow, Dec 10 (IBNS): The McLaren report, authored by lawyer Richard McLaren has said that at least 1000 Russian athletes benefitted from a state-sponsored doping programme in 2011 and 2015, media reports said.

FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets to go on public sale on Dec 1 2016

Zurich, Dec 1 (IBNS): With the eight participating countries' routes to glory at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 now mapped out, as of Thursday, Dec 1 2016, 12.00 CET/14.00 MSK time, fans will be able to apply for tickets with just a few mouse clicks on the exclusive sales website FIFA.com/tickets, an official release stated.

Wolf chosen as 2018 FIFA World Cup Official Mascot and named Zabivaka

Zurich, Oct 22 (IBNS): A wolf who radiates fun, charm and confidence has been chosen by the Russian public as the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, an official release stated on Friday.

Indian U16 boys to play against Ufa youth team

New Delhi, July 27 (IBNS): With the India U-16 A Team busy on their exposure Tour in Germany, All India Football Federation has arranged for an International Friendly match for the U-16 B National Team boys who have been practising in Goa.