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Germany face day of World Cup reckoning as Brazil target top spot 27 June 2018, 3:25 PM

Germany face their day of reckoning at the World Cup on Wednesday

Ongeziwe Mali
Youngest professional to participate in hockey world cup 27 June 2018, 12:48 PM

The youngest professional player in the South Africa’s Women National hockey team, Ongeziwe Mali   has represented the country at the Commonwealth Games.

Sadio Mane
Preview: Colombia wary of speedy, skilful Senegal 27 June 2018, 12:05 PM

Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado said on Tuesday that Senegal, whose players boast speed and technical skill, will be a mighty adversary in their final Group H game on Thursday.

Diego Maradona
Concern over Maradona after health scare in Argentina thriller 27 June 2018, 5:50 AM

Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina's rollercoaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday

Preview: South Korea v Germany Factbox 27 June 2018, 4:26 AM

South Korea take on Germany in a World Cup Group F game on Wednesday.

Preview: World cup newcomers to carry Germany past South Korea 26 June 2018, 11:00 PM

Germany look set to rely on players who did not win the 2014 World Cup to carry them past South Korea in their final Group F match on Wednesday and into the knockout stage.

Preview: Mexico v Sweden Factbox 26 June 2018, 10:54 PM

Mexico play Sweden in a World Cup Group F match in Yekaterinburg on Wednesday. Where: Ekaterinburg Arena Capacity: 35,696 When: Wednesday June 27, 2000 local Referee: Nestor Pitana (Argentina) Key stats: * Mexico only need a draw against Sweden to seal their qualification for the Round of 16 for the seventh tournament in a row. […]

Argentina strike late to send Nigeria packing, advance to knockout stages 26 June 2018, 10:14 PM

A late goal by Marcos Rojo gave Argentina a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria in Group D on Tuesday and sent the twice champions through to the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Preview: Mexico keen to keep winning run going against Sweden 26 June 2018, 10:00 PM

Mexico will look to add gloss to their World Cup campaign when they face Sweden in their final Group F match on Wednesday, with a win likely to boost the image of their embattled coach Juan Carlos Osorio back home.

Iceland v Croatia Factbox 26 June 2018, 6:30 PM

Iceland take on Croatia in a World Cup Group D game on Tuesday.

Preview: Win or bust for Iceland against familiar foe Croatia 26 June 2018, 5:59 PM

Nothing less than a win will do for Iceland against Croatia if they are to emulate their Euro 2016 success by making it to the knockout stage at their first World Cup, but it will be a tall order against a familiar foe that leads Group D.

Preview: Nigeria v Argentina Factbox 26 June 2018, 4:41 PM

Nigeria play Argentina in a World Cup Group D match in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.

Preview: Argentina seek great escape via rejuvenated Nigeria 26 June 2018, 4:30 PM

Lying a humiliating last in a group they were expected to win, Argentina must beat Nigeria on Tuesday to have any chance of progressing and keeping alive captain Lionel Messi's dream of winning a first World Cup.

Preview: Australia v Peru Factbox 26 June 2018, 3:26 PM

Australia take on Peru in their final World Cup Group C match in Sochi on Tuesday. Where: Fisht Stadium, Sochi Capacity: 48,000 When: Tuesday June 26, 1600 local Referee: To be announced Key stats: Peru have been eliminated from the World Cup after losing 1-0 to Denmark and 1-0 to France. * Australia, on one […]

Preview: Australia seek more goals in crunch match against Peru 26 June 2018, 3:01 PM

With their hopes of reaching the World Cup's knockout rounds on a knife-edge, Australia head into their must-win match against Peru under pressure to score goals and with fingers crossed that France will bring their A-game against Denmark.

World Cup sees Iranian women score spot in the stands 26 June 2018, 12:18 PM

For many of the thousands of joyful women packed into Tehran's largest football stadium, their first ever chance to watch a game at a sports arena was a victory for freedom despite Iran's agonising World Cup elimination.

Argentina have shot at World Cup redemption 26 June 2018, 5:47 AM

Lionel Messi's Argentina face their World Cup day of destiny on Tuesday, needing a win to have any chance of progressing to the last 16 after VAR chaos in Russia.

Portugal held after Ronaldo penalty miss but qualify for last 16 25 June 2018, 10:17 PM

Portugal qualified for the round of 16 at the World Cup despite being held 1-1 by Iran in World Cup Group B on Monday, after Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty.

Spain snatch late draw with Morocco to top group 25 June 2018, 10:12 PM

Spain snatched a 2-2 draw against Morocco on Monday to qualify for the World Cup last 16 and take top spot in Group B ahead of Portugal on goals scored.

Paolo Guerrero
Guerrero hopes to hug Socceroos skipper who helped him play 25 June 2018, 12:43 PM

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has promised to give his Australian counterpart Mile Jedinak "a big hug" before Tuesday's match between the teams as a thank you for his personal support in overturning Guerrero's drug suspension.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Preview: Portugal ready for ‘tough battle’ with Iran 25 June 2018, 5:32 AM

Portugal boss Fernando Santos predicts a "tough battle" in Monday's decisive World Cup group game against Iran as both countries chase a place in the last 16.

Colombia win 3-0 to knock Poland out of World Cup 24 June 2018, 10:03 PM

Goals from Yerry Mina, Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado gave Colombia a convincing 3-0 win on Sunday against Poland, who were eliminated from contention at the World Cup before their last Group H match.

Hamilton wins French Grand Prix 24 June 2018, 9:13 PM

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton of Britain won the French Grand Prix from pole position to retake the overall lead from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

Senegal, Japan play out 2-2 thriller 24 June 2018, 7:00 PM

Japan twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Senegal in their World Cup Group H encounter on Sunday.

England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1 24 June 2018, 4:36 PM

Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as England marched into the last 16 of the World Cup after with a record 6-1 win over a woeful Panama in their World Cup Group G match on Sunday.

England, heading for last 16, crushing Panama 5-0 24 June 2018, 3:15 PM

England were set for a place in the last 16 of the World Cup as they romped to a 5-0 lead at half-time, with two goals each from defender John Stones and Harry Kane, in their Group G match on Sunday.

England defeat Boks 25-10 24 June 2018, 3:04 PM

The Springboks spluttered to a 25-10 defeat at a cold and wet Newlands on Saturday evening.

Late Kroos winner against Sweden keeps Germany alive 23 June 2018, 10:07 PM

A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.

Preview: Japan v Senegal Factbox 23 June 2018, 9:30 PM

Japan play Senegal in a Group H match in Yekaterinburg on Sunday. Where: Ekaterinburg Arena Capacity: 35,696 When: Sunday, 2000 local time (1500 GMT, 11 AM ET) Referee: To be announced. Key stats: * Japan opened their campaign with a 2-1 victory over 10-man Colombia on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat […]

Preview: Confident Japan keen to flaunt attack against Senegal 23 June 2018, 9:30 PM

Japan will look to further explore their attacking potential when they face Senegal in a battle of the surprise contenders to advance to the knockout stage from Group H on Sunday.