An illustrious attack, an ageing defence, a safety-first approach — reigning European champions Portugal head into the 2018 FIFA World Cup shouldering the weight of expectations, having shed off their ‘underdog’ persona in the recent past.
A cursory glance at Germany's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup suggests that the team has enough firepower to lift the 36 cm high trophy made of solid 18-carat gold on 15 July in Russia. Die Mannschaft are defending world champions, 2017 Confederations CupRead More
Washington: President Donald Trump brought the world's two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to take effect 6 July.
Beijing quickly responded that it would retaliate withRead More
A day after two-time champions Argentina were handed a stunning 3-0 loss by Croatia that dealt a severe blow to their hopes of making it to the next round, arch-rivals Brazil take on Costa Rica to improve upon their 1-1 draw against Switzerland in the opening game of theRead More
New Delhi: Indians usually 'bleed blue' with cricket fever, but the ongoing FIFA World Cup has the nation donning yellow, green, red and white as Indian supporters cheer for their favourite teams in the team jerseys.
Sale of team jerseys,Read More
Washington:Harley-Davidson has announced to shift some of the production of its iconic motorcycles overseas against the imposition of steep import tariffs by the European Union, leaving US President Donald Trump "surprised".
Trump, who has been taking up theRead More
It is often said that World Cups are not ideal homes for tactical innovations. Superior quality ultimately shines through in the month-long affair, where plucky minnows sometimes pull off an upset or two by resorting to game-breaking tactics. Shoehorning 64 matches into one or two tacticalRead More
In the 51th minute Neymar drifted and drifted inside, the ball tied to his right foot. He drew Miguel Layun, who had come on for the evergreen Rafael Marquez at the interval; he drew two more Mexicans and seemingly shaped up to shoot, but then he did something unexpected: he played for the teamRead More
Moscow: England edged Colombia 4-3 on penalties to halt a run of five successive shootout defeats at major tournaments and book a quarter-final clash against Sweden at the World Cup.
Harry Kane fired England ahead with his tournament-leading sixth goal just beforeRead More
Into the last stages of the 2018 World Cup we head, but with all four semifinalist teams being from Europe, one may be tempted to write off the penultimate stage of the tournament as one without much variety.
Distinctive playing styles mark all four teams, and Saint Petersburg
The 2018 FIFA World Cup ended on Sunday and we are already feeling the void. In a classic final that took place at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, Didier Deschamps' France overwhelmingly beat Croatia 4-2 to lift their second FIFA World Cup trophy. Strikes from AntoineRead More
The world’s top financial officials called Sunday for moreRead More
Brazilian forward Richarlison has joined Everton from Watford and reunited withRead More
India’s shuttlers could hardly have asked for a better opening day to their campaign in the 2018 World Badminton Championships.
Two of their men’s singles exponents (out of the four in the fray at Nanjing) and five doubles combinations vaulted their opening hurdles withRead More
Turns out there is not enough money in the rich, extravagant Premier League after all. Every transfer window brings its own storm of wealth from the island of the football elite. Yet, so careful were some that Tottenham Hotspur spent nothing all summer — the first side to do so since theRead More
India has had a remarkable history with the Asian Games, from being the first country to host the tournament to making history by claiming gold in variousRead More