FIFA World Cup 2018

Luka Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards

Voting for the player and coach categories was conducted by national team captains and managers, selected journalists and, for the first time, an online poll of fans.

Sep 25, 2018, 06:27 AM IST

Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, France coach Didier Deschamps and Croatia`s Zlatko Dalic were on the shortlist for coach of the year award.

Sep 03, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

Sanduic for Modric: Amul's unique tribute to Croatia's 'Golden Ball' winner of FIFA World Cup 2018

Celebrating Modric's performance, Amul cooperative's official Twitter handle shared a wonderful cartoon captioning '#Amul Topical: Croatian captain wins Golden Ball, best player of FIFA 2018!' and it is too cute to miss.

Jul 19, 2018, 22:53 PM IST

Congress tweets baffled Pogba's video to take a dig at BJP's 'achhe din' slogan

The Congress has been attacking the Narendra Modi government alleging poor governance in the country since the BJP-led government came to power. 

Jul 19, 2018, 07:16 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 victory party continues while Canada goes to work

With Champagne corks still popping in Paris as France celebrated their 2018 World Cup triumph, Canada coach John Herdman was hard at work on Tuesday thinking about how to get his side invited to the party in four years time.

Jul 18, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld says FIFA World Cup show proved spurs snub unfair

Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld says he was motivated to impress at the World Cup to prove that his prolonged exclusion from Tottenham Hotspur’s first team last season was “unjustified.”

Jul 18, 2018, 16:17 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 victory boosts French morale, but not President Macron's popularity

Winning the soccer World Cup has turned the French, long-time pessimists, into optimists, but has not boosted President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity, a survey showed on Tuesday.

Jul 18, 2018, 15:20 PM IST

India and Pakistan need to learn lessons from Croatia and Ethiopia

This week has given India two lessons - first from the Croatian President at the World Cup Final, and second from the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Jul 17, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Croatian president Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic win admirers at FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow, where she stood in driving rain at the closing ceremony, smiled and hugged every player from both teams.

Jul 17, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

France's Olivier Giroud savors FIFA World Cup glory despite criticism

France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar work rate in his team’s World Cup triumph in Russia.

Jul 17, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia takes to streets to toast football team's historic run

Hundreds of thousands of Croats in red and white chequered football shirts and scarves poured onto the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to welcome home the national team and celebrate their run to the World Cup final in Russia.

Jul 17, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

French fans give hero welcome to "Les Bleus" World Cup champions

The victory has helped foster a sense of national unity, with commentators playing up the fact the squad, the second-youngest in the competition, includes many with central and north African heritage, even if all but two were born in France.

Jul 17, 2018, 08:59 AM IST

World Cup Pussy Riot pitch intruders jailed for 15 days

Members of the punk band ran into the pitch during the final of FIFA World Cup 2018 and at a time when Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking officials from around the world were present in the stands.

Jul 17, 2018, 07:08 AM IST

Victory of France in FIFA World Cup 2018 is victory of Puducherry: CM V Narayanasamy

According to the people of Puducherry, the victory of France is their own victory, CM Narayanasamy said.

Jul 16, 2018, 21:33 PM IST

Croatia fly flags for first-ever World Cup finalists

With a population of just over four million, Croatia punched considerably above their weight to reach the final, going down gallantly at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. 


Jul 16, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

London rail station renamed after coach Gareth Southgate

England enjoyed their best World Cup performance in 28 years under Southgate’s leadership. 

Jul 16, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

World Cup celebrations rock France; Les Bleus set for Champs Elysees victory parade

The victory has created a sense of national unity, with commentators playing up the fact the squad, the second-youngest in the competition, includes many with central and north African heritage, even if all but two were born in France. 


Jul 16, 2018, 16:48 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2022: The where, when and what

The next FIFA World Cup may be more than four years away but it is never to early to start planning, is it?

Jul 16, 2018, 11:45 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Vladimir Putin allows Football fans visa-free entry to Russia till end of year

Russia had allowed soccer fans to travel to Russia without visas to attend the World Cup once they obtained fan IDs that were issued to supporters with match tickets. 

Jul 16, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

France wins World Cup, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic wins hearts

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic grabbed attention and garnered massive respect as she made it a point to congratulate the French players and console Croatian stars after the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.

Jul 16, 2018, 08:07 AM IST