Fifa world cup 2018

14 June - 15 July
Pitana's journey from film extra to World Cup final referee

Pitana's journey from film extra to World Cup final referee

The 43-year-old from the small sub-tropical province of Misiones will become the second referee after compatriot Horacio Elizondo to officiate at both the opening match and final after being picked

Jul 14, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
Africans adopt a France team with a familiar feel

Africans adopt a France team with a familiar feel

France’s progress to the deciding game in Moscow against Croatia has kept alive interest for Africa with the diverse and multi-cultured French squad.

Jul 14, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
Belgium vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 third-place match live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Belgium vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 third-place match live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Belgium and England will face each other at St. Petersburg on Saturday.

Jul 14, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
 Belgium vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 third-place play-off preview

Belgium vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 third-place play-off preview

Both teams are in their second third-place match, Belgium having lost to France in 1986 and England to Italy four years later.  

Jul 14, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Relentless Ante Rebić perfect for Croatian counter in FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Relentless Ante Rebić perfect for Croatian counter in FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Almost all the focus for Croatia ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final is on how Luka Modric can unlock France with his defence-splitting passes, but another player who saves his best for the big stage

Jul 14, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Goals, Neymar and Kalinic: Best and worst of FIFA World Cup 2018

Goals, Neymar and Kalinic: Best and worst of FIFA World Cup 2018

Following is a factbox on the best goals, most memorable moments and biggest disappointments of the 2018 World Cup:

Jul 14, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalić chooses the hard path to success in FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalić chooses the hard path to success in FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Zlatko Dalic’s coaching career has mirrored his team’s campaign at the World Cup - a long, hard road to recognition and respect on the back of the hard currency of results.

Jul 14, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
France coach Didier Deschamps on brink of history in FIFA World Cup 2018 final

France coach Didier Deschamps on brink of history in FIFA World Cup 2018 final

A firm hand on the tiller for France comes not only from captaining a World Cup-winning team 20 years ago, but also from some harsh lessons in Didier Deschamps’ six years as coach.

Jul 14, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: New faces, same tactics says Belgium coach Roberto Martinez

FIFA World Cup 2018: New faces, same tactics says Belgium coach Roberto Martinez

Some of the players will be different but there will be no tactical surprises when Belgium face England for a second time at the World Cup in Russia on Saturday to decide third place, Belgium coach

Jul 14, 2018, 14:23 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 final: Croatia penpix

FIFA World Cup 2018 final: Croatia penpix

A guide to Croatia starting 11 ahead of the World Cup final against France.

Jul 14, 2018, 14:21 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 final: France penpix

FIFA World Cup 2018 final: France penpix

France World Cup final penpix

Jul 14, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
 FIFA World Cup 2018 Factbox: France vs Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2018 Factbox: France vs Croatia

France play Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.

Jul 14, 2018, 11:04 AM IST
FIFA World Cup: Croatian fan takes 4000km driving detour to Russia, now awaits tickets

FIFA World Cup: Croatian fan takes 4000km driving detour to Russia, now awaits tickets

He first drove into annexed Crimea and was turned back and this is why he missed the quarterfinals. His team's run into the final has given Dubravko Flegar another chance to watch them play live.

Jul 14, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Blaise Matuidi says France not expecting tired Croatia in FIFA World Cup final

Blaise Matuidi says France not expecting tired Croatia in FIFA World Cup final

France have been surprised by the physical fortitude of Croatia and are not expecting a tired opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final, midfielder Blaise Matuidi said on Friday.

Jul 13, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
FIFA World Cup won't be possible without France's N’Golo Kante’s tireless work in midfield

FIFA World Cup won't be possible without France's N’Golo Kante’s tireless work in midfield

It is easy to ignore diminutive N’Golo Kante amid all of France’s star-studded World Cup squad that includes $100 million-plus players such as Paul Pogba, Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann.

Jul 13, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Didier Deschamps' practical approach took France to final

FIFA World Cup 2018: Didier Deschamps' practical approach took France to final

Despite having the most talented squad at the World Cup, France has made it to Sunday’s final against Croatia by embracing pragmatism over adventure, subsuming their individual flair for the

Jul 13, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
Croatia at FIFA World Cup 2018 much more than Luka Modric magic

Croatia at FIFA World Cup 2018 much more than Luka Modric magic

While Modric may be a worthy contender for Footballer of the Year, his team`s quick switch in tactics during their World Cup semi-final against England shows that danger lurks around every corner

Jul 13, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Belgium and England reluctantly meet for FIFA World Cup 2018 third place

Belgium and England reluctantly meet for FIFA World Cup 2018 third place

The two sides must pick themselves up and dust themselves down after suffering the crushing disappointment of semi-final defeats to play for the modest prize of third place in a fixture often

Jul 13, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Messi or Ronaldo? Married for 14 years, couple files for divorce over debate

Messi or Ronaldo? Married for 14 years, couple files for divorce over debate

Fans of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi can be extremely passionate, boisterous and often fanatic. But not many would be ready to end years of marriage over what truly is football's biggest debate

Jul 13, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
Zlatko Dalic credits Croatia's FIFA World Cup 2018 run to team work and unity

Zlatko Dalic credits Croatia's FIFA World Cup 2018 run to team work and unity

Croatia’s fairytale run to the World Cup final is a footballing “miracle” built on a foundation of teamwork and unity which has seen them outlast sides reliant on brilliant individual talent, coach

Jul 13, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

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