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From Maradona's antics to Neymar's theatrics

afp Moscow A thrilling World Cup came to its conclusion as France beat Croatia in Sunday's final in Moscow, but there have been plenty of unusual incidents on the pitch and on the sidelines in Russia. Here's a look at five of the ..

Soaked but smiling, Croatian Prez wins admirers

Reuters ZAGREB 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 ..

Welcoming with open arms, Russians win hearts of fans from all over the world

Ikoli Victor Moscow The"best ever" 2018 FIFA World Cup was more than showcasing football as it afforded Russians the opportunity to change the perception of the people with regards to their country. After the final whistle of the ..

Paris: France’s victorious World Cup players will all be awarded the Legion of Honour, the office of President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday ahead of their visit to the Elysee Palace. No date has yet been set for the ceremony to hand ..

Paris: Six Paris metro stations were temporarily renamed in honour of France's World Cup winning champions. Among the changes, station Victor Hugo became"Victor Hugo Lloris", named after the team's captain and ..

afp London New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has spoken of his excitement at facing many of the world's leading managers now that he in charge of a Premier League side. The Italian's arrival at Stamford Bridge, where he ..

Afp Turin, Italy Cristiano Ronaldo said Monday that he's"different" from other players of his age who move to China for mega-money deals, during an official unveiling as a Juventus player in which he said he wanted to help bring ..

Reuters MOSCOW A Moscow court on Monday handed down a 15-day jail sentence on one of four people who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia when they ran onto the pitch wearing fake police uniforms. The ..

AFP London The United States of America recorded a comprehensive victory in the inaugural edition of the Athletics World Cup after dominating the second day of the event in London on Sunday. It might have lacked the prestige and ..

The opener slams career-best 117 in a nine-wicket win against Zimbabwe AFP Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) An elated Fakhar Zaman cracked a career-best 117 as Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to win the second of five one-day ..

Paris Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women's rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil. Winner Angelique Kerber jumped six ..

DOHA Reigning champions Qatar eased to a 36-26 victory in the opening match against Syria in the Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship in Salalah, Oman on Monday. At the Al Saadah Sports Complex, Qatar, five times winners and ..

Colombo The International Cricket Council on Monday banned Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal and two top officials for two Tests and four one-day internationals for breaching the spirit of the game. Coach Chandika ..

Pyeongchang Novak Djokovic's fourth Wimbledon win propelled him back into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released Monday. Djokovic beat Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) to claim his fourth Wimbledon men's singles ..

AFP Los Angeles Michael Kim made his long-awaited first US PGA Tour triumph a record-breaker on Sunday, winning the John Deere Classic by eight strokes with a final-round 66. The South Korean-born American finished with a 27-under ..

The Qatari driver to drive Nissan Patrol Y62 in rest of the WC T2 season Tribune News Network DOHA Qatar's Adel Abdulla has renewed his contract with Nissan Qatar and will drive a Nissan Patrol Y62 at this weekend's Baja ..