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Moscow dismisses doping allegations

Moscow dismisses doping allegations

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday dismissed the Saudi media reports about the alleged use of doping by Russian footballers during the 2018 World Cup as fake. 26 Jun 2018
World Cup day 12: Things you might have missed

World Cup day 12: Things you might have missed

Iran come close to upsetting Portugal thanks to a Ronaldo penalty miss and a VAR intrusion, Spain draw with Morocco but still top Group B - and will face Russia after their 3-0 defeat to Uruguay 26 Jun 2018
Cuper not planning to retire after Egypt's World Cup elimination

Cuper not planning to retire after Egypt's World Cup elimination

Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said on Monday that he is not going to retire after his team were eliminated from the 2018 World Cup losing all their group-stage matches. 26 Jun 2018
Uruguay v Russia player ratings

Uruguay v Russia player ratings

Uruguay’s 3-0 win over Russia did little to change the standings of Group A, but it has set up some tantalizing affairs in the round of 16 26 Jun 2018
Saudi Arabia v Egypt player ratings

Saudi Arabia v Egypt player ratings

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have bid farewell to the World Cup finals but it was the Saudis who stole three points in the very last minute on a hot afternoon in Volgograd. 26 Jun 2018
Salah named man of the match as Egypt lose 2-1 to Saudi Arabia

Salah named man of the match as Egypt lose 2-1 to Saudi Arabia

Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was named the man of the match as his side lost 2-1 to Saudi Arabia in their final game of the 2018 World Cup, FIFA announced on its website on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Almost 37,000 fans attend Egypt v Saudi Arabia

Almost 37,000 fans attend Egypt v Saudi Arabia

A total of 36,823 fans attended the World Cup match between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in Volgograd, FIFA announced on its website on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Russia suffer first World Cup defeat after losing 3-0 to Uruguay

Russia suffer first World Cup defeat after losing 3-0 to Uruguay

Russia finished second in Group A after suffering their first World Cup defeat at the hands of Uruguay 3-0 in Samara on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Last-gasp goal hands Saudi Arabia 2-1 win over Egypt

Last-gasp goal hands Saudi Arabia 2-1 win over Egypt

Salem Al-Dawsari’s last-gasp goal earned Saudi Arabia a 2-1 win against Egypt in Volgograd on Monday, as both teams exited the World Cup. 26 Jun 2018
The nine World Cup coaches who were World Cup players

The nine World Cup coaches who were World Cup players

Great players don’t necessarily make great managers, they say, and of course they’re right. 24 Jun 2018
World Cup: Five things we learned from Group A

World Cup: Five things we learned from Group A

Group A has so far been a tale of surprising performances, utter embarrassments and Uruguayan resilience 22 Jun 2018
Saudi Arabia plane incident not to influence World Cup

Saudi Arabia plane incident not to influence World Cup

The incident involving the airplane which was transporting the Saudi Arabian team to their 2018 World Cup match in Rostov-on-Don, will not influence the work of the tournament's transport system, Russian Transport Minister Yevgeny Ditrikh said on Thursday. 22 Jun 2018
Uruguay match will be more difficult for Russia says Bulykin

Uruguay match will be more difficult for Russia says Bulykin

Former Russia striker Dmitri Bulykin said on Thursday that the game against Uruguay would be more difficult for Russia than their previous matches against Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 21 Jun 2018
Russian official speaks out on Saudi Arabia plane incident

Russian official speaks out on Saudi Arabia plane incident

CEO of the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee Alexey Sorokin said on Thursday that the reaction to the incident with the airplane, which transported the Saudi Arabian team to their 2018 FIFA World Cup match, was "hasty." 21 Jun 2018
Defender Kudryashov says Russia's results are no surprise

Defender Kudryashov says Russia's results are no surprise

Russia's victories in their first two matches of the FIFA World Cup are not surprising as the players are just doing what the coaching staff asks them to do, Russia defender Fedor Kudryashov said on Thursday. 21 Jun 2018
Ranked! Every World Cup 2018 team based on their performances so far

Ranked! Every World Cup 2018 team based on their performances so far

We've now seen every team at Russia 2018 at least once so who's top of the class, who's rock bottom, and where do the Socceroos sit? 21 Jun 2018