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    Australia hold Denmark for 1-1 draw

    Reuters | Updated at 07:58pm on June 21, 2018

    Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes...

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    Messi better than Maradona, says Ramos

    Reuters | Updated at 06:44pm on June 21, 2018

    Spain captain Sergio Ramos has responded to a putdown from Argentina great Diego Maradona by making an unlikely declaration of admiration for Lionel Messi, his...

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    Lucky Costa goal relieves Spain

    Kazan.Russia | Updated at 01:51am on June 21, 2018

    A scrappy second half goal by Diego Costa broke a Persian stonewall and lifted Spain to a 1-0 win over a courageous Iran in a nerve-jangling World Cup clash on Wednesday...

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    Big brands battle it out off the pitch

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 11:32pm on June 20, 2018

    Soccer fans craving a Kit Kat, Snickers or Bounty snack at Russia’s World Cup soccer stadiums need to do a bit of lateral thinking to get their chocolate fix....

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    Suarez sends Uruguay into last 16

    Reuters . Rostov-On-Don | Updated at 11:16pm on June 20, 2018

    Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from some poor goalkeeping to eliminate Saudi Arabia with a 1-0 win on Wednesday....

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    Socceroos scared of Eriksen

    Agence France-Presse . Kazan | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign....

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    Pressure on Germany really high: Muller

    Agence France-Presse . Sochi | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Germany star Thomas Muller says the reigning world champions are feeling the pressure as they prepare for this weekend’s game against Sweden at risk of an unthinkably premature exit....

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    France vow to up the ante as rivals flounder

    Agence France-Presse . Yekaterinburg | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru today....

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    Comics fly in to give Iceland surprise boost

    AFP   | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Iceland’s footballers have received a surprise morale-boosting visit in Russia by a quartet of comedians from back home, an official from the Nordic team’s camp told AFP Tuesday...

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    Iceland keeper swaps film making for WC drama

    Reuters . Gelendzhik | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Iceland film maker-turned-goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson showcased his skill at creating drama in his side’s 1-1 World Cup draw against Argentina, taking centre stage as he saved a penalty from Lionel Messi in front of millions of TV viewers....

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