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2018 FIFA World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup

Sixty-four matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities in Russia

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 04:25 PM EDT

World Cup: Japan, Senegal, Russia Earn Victories

World Cup: Japan, Senegal, Russia Earn Victories

Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage. Mohamed Salah won and...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:03 AM EDT

Mexico's World Cup Quake Doesn't Shake Out: Seismologists

Mexico's World Cup Quake Doesn't Shake Out: Seismologists

Mexico's National Seismological Service says there was seismic activity around the country's capital Sunday, but it wasn't linked to soccer fans celebrating their country's game-winning goal vs. Germany at...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 05:04 PM EDT

Kane Clinches England Victory With Late Header

Kane Clinches England Victory With Late Header

Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out. Kane found an open area of space at the far post and used his head to...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:13 PM EDT

Panama Loses World Cup Debut to Belgium

Panama Loses World Cup Debut to Belgium

Dries Mertens' perfectly struck volley finally opened up Panama and allowed Romelu Lukaku to take full advantage. Lukaku scored two goals in a six-minute span in the second half as Belgium earned a 3-0 victory...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 11:26 AM EDT

Sweden Gets Benefit of Video Review, Beats South Korea 1-0

Sweden Gets Benefit of Video Review, Beats South Korea 1-0

Another video review led to a penalty at the World Cup, this time helping Sweden beat South Korea 1-0 Monday. Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist converted from the spot, sliding his shot into the bottom right...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 10:36 AM EDT
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Mexico Pulls Off World Cup Stunner Against Germany

Group stage favorites Mexico and Germany clashed Sunday in one of the most antic...View gallery

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Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 04:03 PM EDT

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany, Switzerland Ties Brazil

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany, Switzerland Ties Brazil

Hirving Lozano scored from about 14 yards out to give Mexico a shock 1-0 win over Germany, the defending World Cup champions. Lozano took a pass from Javier Hernandez and got around Mesut Ozil and had a...

Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

Croatia Fans Cycle All the Way to Russia for World Cup

Croatia Fans Cycle All the Way to Russia for World Cup

Some soccer fans will follow their teams anywhere to see them play in the World Cup.

Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 03:03 PM EDT

World Cup: Messi Misses Penalty, Iceland Holds onto 1-1 Draw

World Cup: Messi Misses Penalty, Iceland Holds onto 1-1 Draw

If there is one flaw in Lionel Messi's genius, it might be his failure to score penalty kicks in big games. Add Messi's saved attempt against Iceland on Saturday at the World Cup to misses for Argentina in...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 04:11 PM EDT

World Cup: Ronaldo Scores Hat Trick as Portugal Draws Spain

World Cup: Ronaldo Scores Hat Trick as Portugal Draws Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick, capped by a dipping free kick in the 88th minute as Portugal and Spain played to a wild 3-3 draw in the Group B opener for both countries. Ronaldo scored twice in the first...

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