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Reputations burnished, others buffeted at “best World Cup ever”

14 July 2018, 2:03 PM

A stage for new beginnings, a cementer of fortunes, a last resting place for life-long dreams, the 2018 soccer World Cup was so much more than a month-long festival of goals and glory.

Russia hope for World Cup miracle after Messi, Ronaldo exit

1 July 2018, 7:01 AM

Russia are hoping for a World Cup miracle on Sunday as the host nation take on 2010 winners Spain for a place in the quarter-finals after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi exited the tournament.

Maradona ‘fine’ after scare, chided for obscene gesture

27 June 2018, 9:05 PM

Argentina great Diego Maradona said on Wednesday he was fine after appearing to take ill during the South Americans’ roller-coaster World Cup win over Nigeria on Tuesday, but found himself in hot water again after making an obscene gesture at the game.

Preview: Former cleaner and ex-electrician face off at World Cup

19 June 2018, 9:02 PM

A former cleaner and a ex-hotel electrician will occupy the two technical areas when Morocco face Portugal in a World Cup Group B match on Wednesday.

All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

19 June 2018, 9:23 AM

World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16.

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