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World Cup preview: Brazil vs Belgium

If asked before the kick-off of any FIFA World Cup to predict which team will score the most goals, many people would choose Brazil. After...

France’s Pavard wins World Cup goal of the tournament

France right-back Benjamin Pavard has won the 2018 World Cup goal of the tournament award for his stunning strike against Argentina, FIFA announced on...

Falconets draw Germany, China, Haiti ahead France 2018

Nigeria’s U20 women, Falconets, have been drawn in the same pool as perennial foes Germany, China and Haiti in Group D of the 9th...

Endless turmoil leaves Messi’s Argentina in disarray at World Cup

The 2014 World Cup final in Brazil was supposed to be Lionel Messi's crowning moment, the chance for him to take his place alongside...

Koscielny doubtful for World Cup after Achilles injury

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny looks set to miss the World Cup after the France international suffered an Achilles injury during Thursday's Europa League semi-final...

Tunisia’s Msakni ruled out of World Cup

Tunisia forward Youssef Msakni has been ruled out of the World Cup after agonisingly suffering a cruciate ligament injury while playing his final league...

Iran grab late World Cup victory against Morocco

A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener...

Payet, Lacazette left out of France’s World Cup squad

France must cope without in-form Dimitri Payet at the World Cup after the forward was ruled out of due to injury on Thursday and...

Ronaldo scores hat-trick against Spain as World Cup lifts off

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a magnificent hat-trick on Friday to rescue a point for Portugal against Spain in the dying minutes as the World Cup...

France lift second World Cup after winning classic final

France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday...

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The UN refugee agency has appealed for $157 million to help over 280,000 people affected by the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group. On Wednesday, the...

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