'Vladimir Putin is going to use 2018 football World Cup in the way Adolf Hitler used the 1936 Olympics'
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson agreed with a suggestion Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin would exploit hosting the 2018 football World Cup as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler did the Berlin Games.Mar 21, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
Brazil's squad of superstars will spend the World Cup in luxury staying at an exclusive beachfront hotel built by Stalin for the Communist Party elite in the "Soviet Riviera".Mar 05, 2018, 18:39 PM IST
On Lionel Messi retirement: Maradona wants Argentine legend to stay, go to Russia to become World Champion in 2018
Messi is widely rated as the best player in the world, but that was his fourth defeat in an international final for Argentina.
Jun 28, 2016, 14:30 PM IST
Turkmenistan also wasted a penalty early into the match with Arslan shooting the ball wide off the target in the 21st minute.Mar 29, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
Mexico had not won a World Cup qualifier in Honduras since 1993.Nov 18, 2015, 13:42 PM IST
Russia is pressing ahead with preparations to host the 2018 World Cup finals following Sepp Blatter`s resignation as FIFA president and does not expect any boycotts of the tournament, Russian officials said on Wednesday.Jun 03, 2015, 18:41 PM IST
Calls by Ukraine for a boycott of the 2018 soccer World Cup finals in Russia were given short shrift by double Olympic 1,500 metres gold medallist Seb Coe on Monday.Mar 17, 2015, 08:58 AM IST
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged his country`s allies to consider boycotting the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia if Moscow does not pull all its troops out of his territory, in a German newspaper interview published on Monday.Mar 16, 2015, 14:56 PM IST
Coaches from some of the world`s top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin`s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine.Sep 17, 2014, 18:27 PM IST
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Sunday the 2018 Football World Cup is projected to cost $19.2 billion, nearly double the initial forecasts.Sep 30, 2012, 16:31 PM IST