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Russia's UN Mission does a special Cup launch

4 days ago   |   By USA Today

Russia did its own special launch of the World Cup at U.N. headquarters in New York with large screens to watch the opening match
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Russia 5 Saudi Arabia 0: Cheryshev, Golovin star in World Cup opener despite Dzagoev blow

4 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Denis Cheryshev scored a brace and Aleksandr Golovin starred as Russia kicked off their first home World Cup with a rampant 5-0 Group A win over a lacklustre Saudi Arabia side in Moscow. Yuri Gazinskiy and Cheryshev struck first-half goals to open their international accounts at Luzhniki Stadium, Artem Dzyuba adding a third 89 seconds after his introduction as a second-half replacement, but an injury to star man Alan Dzagoev will cause concern for Russia.
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US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

4 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

MOSCOW The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation at a FIFA Congress addressed by President Vladimir Putin. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpowers, Russia had no qualms about pressing the electronic keypads to select the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico over Morocco in the 2026 World Cup hosting vote in Moscow on Wednesday.
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Jason Derulo pulls out of World Cup opening ceremony after flight to Moscow is delayed: report

4 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Pop star Jason Derulo was reportedly forced to pull out of the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony Thursday after his flight to Moscow was delayed. The unforeseen circumstance left English star Robbie Williams and Russian singer Aida Garifullina on stage to headline the event being watched by millions around the world, The Sun reported. Derulo was set to sing his new song “Colors.” He said earlier this week he would try to use the opportunity in Russia to find a girlfriend. “As a footballer, you get to date all the, hopefully, beautiful women,” he told Metro. “It's one of the perks of the job...
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What World Cup 2018 games are being played & on TV today?

What World Cup 2018 games are being played & on TV today?

Goal brings you a full list of the fixtures in the Russia finals that will take place on Tuesday June 19 Read more ...

Kane and Unable: England must improve finishing to avoid further World Cup woe

Kane and Unable: England must improve finishing to avoid further World Cup woe

The Three Lions may have secured a late victory over Tunisia in their World Cup opener, but their talisman needs more support going forward in Russia Read more ...

Nationals make early trade splash by adding All-Star closer

Nationals make early trade splash by adding All-Star closer

The Nationals made an early trade-deadline statement Monday night by pouncing on All-Star closer Kelvin Herrera. Washington secured Herrera over a month before the July 31 MLB... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia World Cup Plane Catches Fire; Watch Scary Mid-Air Video

Saudi Arabia World Cup Plane Catches Fire; Watch Scary Mid-Air Video

Saudi Arabia's time in Russia has gone from bad to worse. The plane carrying Saudi Arabia's 2018 FIFA World Cup team caught fire Monday night near Rostov, Russia, and was... Read more ...

The Latest: Jail house review of Brazil's World Cup form

The Latest: Jail house review of Brazil's World Cup form

MOSCOW The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup : Read more ...

World Cup 2018 Betting Offers: Free bets, bonuses, free spins and more for...

World Cup 2018 Betting Offers: Free bets, bonuses, free spins and more for existing customers

There are plenty of bookmaker concessions for online punters to take advantage of in order to boost their bankrolls throughout the competition Read more ...

LIVE: Colombia vs Japan

LIVE: Colombia vs Japan

The South American outfit kick-off their World Cup campaign looking to at least match their quarter-final exit in 2014 - follow the action LIVE! Read more ...

'He ran into my arm' - Walker disappointed with penalty decision after...

'He ran into my arm' - Walker disappointed with penalty decision after England win

The Man City star found himself on the wrong side of Wilmar Rondon in conceding a dubious first-half spot kick Read more ...

The Latest: Russians confirm engine fire on Saudi flight

The Latest: Russians confirm engine fire on Saudi flight

MOSCOW The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup : Read more ...

Video: Poland v Senegal - Head-to-Head Preview

Video: Poland v Senegal - Head-to-Head Preview

Senegal make their return to the FIFA World Cup stage when they take on Poland in their Group H opener on Tuesday Read more ...