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Watch: Mayanti Langer finally gets to interview husband Stuart Binny

Watch: Mayanti Langer finally gets to interview husband Stuart Binny

The India all-rounder first hit a brilliant 46-ball 87, then took two wickets in a winning cause. He was also adjudged the man of the match.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says Qatar World Cup not under threat

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says Qatar World Cup not under threat

Infantino said that FIFA was watching the situation and was in regular contact with the Qatari authorities.

2018 FIFA World Cup hooligan threat 'overblown' and 'fake': Russian official

2018 FIFA World Cup hooligan threat 'overblown' and 'fake': Russian official

Since well-prepared Russian hooligans struck at Euro 2016 in France, one Russian legislator has called for hooliganism to be made legal and turned into a spectator sport.

World Cup winning captain Philipp Lahm warns voters of rising populism, says 'Germany should not be allowed to go right-wing'

World Cup winning captain Philipp Lahm warns voters of rising populism, says 'Germany should not be allowed to go right-wing'

Lahm, 33, is captain of champion club Bayern Munich and a major celebratory in football-mad Germany.

FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

Asia, currently guaranteed between four and five World Cup entries, will get eight slots, while European confederation UEFA gets a boost from 13 to 16.

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's  Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

Messi`s suspension left Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza forced to make a hasty reshuffle to his starting line-up.

2018 FIFA World Cup: Hosts Russia's defeat raises alarm bells

2018 FIFA World Cup: Hosts Russia's defeat raises alarm bells

Russia, jeered off the field at the end of the game, have won just three games in 12 over the past year.

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

Uruguay, who were missing the suspended Luis Suarez, remain in second place in the standings.

FIFA chief fears Donald Trump's travel ban could hit World Cup bid

FIFA chief fears Donald Trump's travel ban could hit World Cup bid

Infantino's comments echoed recent remarks by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, who said the World Cup "cannot be played" in a country with extensive travel restrictions.

AIFF boss Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee

AIFF boss Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee

Under Patel's tutelage, India won the rights to host its first FIFA World Cup, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 and had hosted the AFC U-16 Championship last September.

We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

The expansion was a key election promise of FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who beat Sheikh Salman to the post in polls early last year.

FIFA approves 48 team World Cup from 2026, featuring group stage of 16 groups of three

FIFA approves 48 team World Cup from 2026, featuring group stage of 16 groups of three

FIFA`s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.

Diego Maradona backs 48-team World Cup plans ahead of crunch FIFA meeting

Diego Maradona backs 48-team World Cup plans ahead of crunch FIFA meeting

Among the major concerns from critics is that a longer tournament would increase pressure on an already strained club schedule.

FIFA World Cup Factbox: Here's everything you need to know about size, format of tournament

FIFA World Cup Factbox: Here's everything you need to know about size, format of tournament

Since its introduction 1930, the World Cup format has generally consisted of a first round with groups of four teams followed by knockout stages, though there have been variations.

USD 640mn boost forecast for 48-team FIFA World Cup: Report

USD 640mn boost forecast for 48-team FIFA World Cup: Report

In a 40-team World Cup, Europe would gain one extra berth compared to its current 13, while Africa would be able to send seven teams rather than five with Asia`s allocation increasing from 4.5 to 6.

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino says football federations back World Cup expansion plan

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino says football federations back World Cup expansion plan

Football federations are backing plans to expand the World Cup beyond 32 teams, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said in Dubai on Wednesday.

Diego Forlan says it's right time for India to invest in young players

Diego Forlan says it's right time for India to invest in young players

As India prepares to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017, World Cup Golden Ball winner and Mumbai City FC player Diego Forlan feels it is the right time for the country to focus and nurture young players.

FIFA to decide on World Cup reform in January; president Infantino weighs in 48-team proposal

FIFA to decide on World Cup reform in January; president Infantino weighs in 48-team proposal

One option studied by the powerful FIFA Council at Thursday's meeting was a 40-team World Cup, with eight groups of five teams, or 10 groups of four.

World Cup Qualifiers: Kevin Gameiro's double earns France a handsome win over Bulgaria

World Cup Qualifiers: Kevin Gameiro's double earns France a handsome win over Bulgaria

It was only Gameiro`s second international goal, his first since netting in a friendly in Ukraine in June 2011.

World Cup Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal romp 9-man Andorra 6-0

World Cup Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal romp 9-man Andorra 6-0

Ronaldo completed his hat-trick two minutes after halftime when he volleyed in Andre Gomes` cross.