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FIFA World Cup 2018

Russia Denies Bribing FIFA Officials To Host 2018 Football World Cup

Apr 07, 2020 Agencies

According to US Justice Department documents released Monday, FIFA officials received bribes to vote in favour of awarding the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the tournament in 2022 to Qatar

France's FIFA Win An End Of Immigration Debates?

Jul 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau


France Kiss The World Cup After 20 Years, Croatia Win Hearts

In a tournament filled with dramatic ups and downs, France stood tall in the end, keeping cool at all times despite not being in its sublime form in the group stage.

Croatia Stand Between Mbappe's France And World Cup Glory

Jul 15, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

It is a final very few people could have anticipated four weeks ago, when the competition in Russia was just beginning.

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14 July, 2018

Dejected England, Belgium Aim To Leave World Cup On A Winning Note

Outlook Web Bureau

A gut-wrenching 2-1 loss to Croatia after extra-time denied England a shot at a second World Cup triumph, instead setting up a consolation game against familiar foes Belgium.


12 July, 2018

Mandzukic Breaks England Hearts, Fires Croatia Into World Cup Final

Outlook Web Bureau

The Juventus forward netted in the 109th minute to complete a remarkable comeback from a shattered Croatian team.


11 July, 2018

FIFA Says Rescued Thai Boys Won't Attend World Cup Final

Outlook Web Bureau

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino had invited the boys' Wild Boars football team to the final "as our guests" last week.


11 July, 2018

France Reach World Cup Final By Beating Belgium 1-0

Outlook Web Bureau

The tournament favourites must now wait 24 hours until they find out whether they will play England or Croatia in Sunday's final.


10 July, 2018

Jaded Croatia Look to Master Modric To Carry Them Through Against England

Outlook Web Bureau

Every time a Croatian player appears before the media at this World Cup, he knows a question about Modric is coming, and every time the answer reflects the admiration there is in the squad for their captain.


07 July, 2018

England Sink Sweden To Clinch World Cup Semi-Final Berth

Outlook Web Bureau

Leicester defender Maguire headed in the opening goal from a corner on 30 minutes, with Alli adding a second just before the hour.


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07 July, 2018

'Don't Take Us Lightly', Warns Sweden Coach Ahead Of World Cup Clash With England

Outlook Web Bureau

Sweden are attempting to reach a first semi-final since 1994, when they were beaten 1-0 in the last four by eventual champions Braz


07 July, 2018

Neymar Fails Yet Again As Belgium Stun Brazil To Reach World Cup Semis

Outlook Web Bureau

Unbeaten in their last 15 games, Brazil's bid for a second consecutive place in the semi-finals looked in safe hands.


06 July, 2018

France Beat Uruguay To Reach World Cup Semi-Finals

Outlook Web Bureau

It is the first time France have been in the last four since 2006 and sets up a mouth-watering clash against either Belgium or Brazil, who play later on Friday, in St Petersburg on Tuesday.


06 July, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Invites Thai Boys Trapped In Cave To World Cup Final

Outlook Web Bureau

Infantino said he hoped the Wild Boars team, who were stranded by rising floodwaters two weeks ago, would be rescued in time to watch the final in Moscow on July 15.


06 July, 2018

Brazil Look To Temper World Cup Hopes Of Belgium's 'Golden Generation'

Outlook Web Bureau

Third-ranked Belgium reached the quarter-finals in 2014 in Brazil but before that the last time they got so far was in 1986.


06 July, 2018

Uruguay's Immoveable Defence Ready For France's Unstoppable Mbappe In World Cup Quarter-Final

Outlook Web Bureau

The mouth-watering last-eight tie in Nizhny Novgorod is likely to be decided by a battle between Uruguay's stifling backline and the speed of Mbappe, 19.


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05 July, 2018

Akinfeev's 'Foot Of God' Answers Russia's World Cup Prayers

Outlook Web Bureau

Comparisons to the "Hand of God" goal Argentina great Diego Maradona scored against England in 1986 came naturally to Russians enraptured by the unlikely performance of their team.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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