World Cup

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    MU players should consider curtailing holidays: Mourinho

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2018

    Manchester United’s World Cup participants should consider cutting their holidays short to help the depleted team in the opening stages of the upcoming Premier League...

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    Neymar admits 'exaggerated' reactions at WC

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 05:10pm on July 30, 2018

    Ridiculed the world over for faking and diving during a disappointing World Cup campaign in Russia, Brazilian forward Neymar has admitted to ‘exaggerated’ reactions saying...

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    Steyn set for ODI swansong

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:05am on July 28, 2018

    South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is hoping to make a triumphant farewell to one-day international cricket at the 2019 World Cup by delivering the...

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    Pavard’s stunner against Argentina voted 2018 WC best goal

    Sports Desk | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2018

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia treated football lovers to 169 goals in 64 matches – and fans around the world have chosen Benjamin Pavard’s...

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    Mbappe played WC finals with back injury

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2018

    France striker Kylian Mbappe has revealed he played the World Cup semi-finals and final with a back injury he hid from his rivals....

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    United face battle for early points: Mourinho

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2018

    Jose Mourinho has warned his team they will have to fight for early points in the upcoming Premier League campaign after pre-season preparations disrupted by...

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    WC suits Pogba better than MU: Mourinho

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2018

    Jose Mourinho believes the World Cup environment helped bring out the best in Paul Pogba and the Manchester United manager wants the France midfielder to...

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    Africa looks for answers after WC

    Reuters . Rabat | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2018

    African football will conduct a soul-searching session at a two-day symposium in Morocco after all five of the continent’s sides failed to get over the...

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    World Cup over, hangover not yet

    Samsul Arefin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2018

    The curtain on the 2018 FIFA World Cup came down on Sunday but the hangover of the month-long football extravaganza continued with football fans in...

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    Giroud savours glory despite criticism

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar...