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FIFA 2018: Croatia's Mandzukic concedes World Cup final's first-ever own goal against France

FIFA 2018: Croatia's Mandzukic concedes World Cup final's first-ever own goal against France

Today's match saw two-times World Cup champions France locking horns with debutants Croatia and beating them 4-2. Defeating Croatia, France lifted the trophy for the second time in 20 years.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:54 PM IST
Intruders run on to pitch during World Cup final, Pussy Riot punk band claims responsibility

Intruders run on to pitch during World Cup final, Pussy Riot punk band claims responsibility

In the second half of the match, three people wearing white shirts and black trousers ran out onto the pitch from the area behind the French goal.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:52 PM IST
France win FIFA World Cup for second time, beat Croatia 4-2

France win FIFA World Cup for second time, beat Croatia 4-2

France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow`s Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in 20 years.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
Putin offers to share FIFA World Cup organising lessons with 2022 host Qatar

Putin offers to share FIFA World Cup organising lessons with 2022 host Qatar

Russia President Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar the opportunity to share Russia's organising lessons.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
Belgium squad handed hero's welcome on World Cup return

Belgium squad handed hero's welcome on World Cup return

Belgium, who bettered their fourth-place finish in 1986, were greeted by tens of thousands of enthusiastic flag-waving fans, some climbing street signs and traffic lights to catch a glimpse of the

Jul 15, 2018, 22:20 PM IST
Hollywood star Will Smith brings down curtain on Russia World Cup

Hollywood star Will Smith brings down curtain on Russia World Cup

Smith was joined on stage by Nicky Jam, a U.S.-born singer with Puerto Rican roots, and by Era Istrefi, a pop singer who describes herself as Albanian Kosovar. 

Jul 15, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
Paris fanzone fills with 90,000 willing 'Les Bleus' to World Cup victory

Paris fanzone fills with 90,000 willing 'Les Bleus' to World Cup victory

Crowds of cheering French soccer fans gathered in Paris on Sunday, draped in red, white and blue and singing the Marseillaise, as excitement grew head of the France-Croatia showdown at the World Cup

Jul 15, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
France win FIFA World Cup 2018, beat Croatia 4-2 - As it happened

France win FIFA World Cup 2018, beat Croatia 4-2 - As it happened

Croatia dominated possession in the first-half but conceded goals off set-pieces before Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe fired stunning goals in the second-half to seal the match for France.   

Jul 15, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
France vs Croatia FIFA World Cup 2018 final match live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

France vs Croatia FIFA World Cup 2018 final match live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

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

Jul 15, 2018, 19:35 PM IST
 FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia fans eclipse low-key French in final build-up

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia fans eclipse low-key French in final build-up

With four hours to go until kickoff Croatian fans in the centre of Moscow appeared to out-number their more low-key French counterparts.   

Jul 15, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
France favourites as Moscow basks in FIFA World Cup 2018 final spotlight

France favourites as Moscow basks in FIFA World Cup 2018 final spotlight

Croatia can cause a massive upset but France are favourites as Moscow basked in sweltering summer sun and the world’s spotlight on the big day of the World Cup final.

Jul 15, 2018, 17:09 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Euphoria over, back to reality for Southgate's England

FIFA World Cup 2018: Euphoria over, back to reality for Southgate's England

It could have been the greatest day of their lives but England’s World Cup squad returned home on Sunday with the euphoria that surrounded their run to the last four having dissipated and familiar,

Jul 15, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Fans celebrate Belgium's third place win in FIFA World Cup 2018

Fans celebrate Belgium's third place win in FIFA World Cup 2018

Belgium will be acclaimed at celebrations in Brussels on Sunday with thousands expected to hail the team but they will carry mixed feelings about their achievement at the World Cup.

Jul 15, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach praises Stones, defends Kane

FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach praises Stones, defends Kane

England manager Gareth Southgate singled out defender John Stones for special praise and defended captain Harry Kane’s performance after they lost 2-0 to Belgium in the World Cup third place match

Jul 15, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
France vs Croatia head-to-head matchups that could decide the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

France vs Croatia head-to-head matchups that could decide the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Key head-to-head matchups that could decide Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia:

Jul 15, 2018, 11:08 AM IST
Will Regret FIFA World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia for the rest of our lives: England's Fabian Delph

Will Regret FIFA World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia for the rest of our lives: England's Fabian Delph

England midfielder Fabian Delph says he and his teammates will live with regret for their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia for the rest of their lives.

Jul 15, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
 Croatia's road to FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Croatia's road to FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Croatia’s road to Sunday’s World Cup final, where they will play France for a chance to lift the trophy for the first time:

Jul 15, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
France's road to FIFA World Cup 2018 final

France's road to FIFA World Cup 2018 final

France’s progression to Sunday’s World Cup final, where they face Croatia as they target a second title to add to their victory on home soil in 1998, has included arguably the tournament’s most

Jul 15, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Belgium defeat England 2-0 to finish 3rd in FIFA World Cup 2018

Belgium defeat England 2-0 to finish 3rd in FIFA World Cup 2018

Belgium finished third in the World Cup, their best-ever performance when they beat England 2-0 with an early Thomas Meunier goal and a breakaway finished by Eden Hazard. 

Jul 14, 2018, 21:50 PM IST
Croatia fans hope to settle old score at World Cup final with France

Croatia fans hope to settle old score at World Cup final with France

The success of Croatia, a country of 4.2 million, has come as a surprise even to some Croatians who have been scrambling to secure tickets for the final and flights to Russia.

Jul 14, 2018, 20:00 PM IST