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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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World Cup 2018: Russia rolls to another win, spoiling Mohamed Salah's Egypt...

World Cup 2018: Russia rolls to another win, spoiling Mohamed Salah's Egypt return

Salah scored from the spot in his World Cup debut, but Egypt is on the verge of an early exit following a 3-1 defeat to Russia. Read more ...

All the goals from Matchday 1

All the goals from Matchday 1

Take a look back at every goal scored during Matchday 1 of the 2018 Fifa World Cup™ Read more ...

Bucks' Sterling Brown files federal civil rights lawsuit against police...

Bucks' Sterling Brown files federal civil rights lawsuit against police, city of Milwaukee

Brown was manhandled by multiple officers and tased after being questioned over a parking violation in January. Read more ...

Mohamed Salah returns from injury with start for Egypt against Russia

Mohamed Salah returns from injury with start for Egypt against Russia

The star attacker will make his World Cup debut as he returns from injury in a crucial match for his country against the hosts Read more ...

'From this point on, we only have finals' - Neuer demands focus from Germany

'From this point on, we only have finals' - Neuer demands focus from Germany

The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has urged his team-mates to raise their games for the remainder of the World Cup after their dismal start Read more ...

Rampant Russia make record-breaking start at home World Cup

Rampant Russia make record-breaking start at home World Cup

The hosts were given little chance heading into a global showpiece, but they have burst out of the blocks quicker than any side in history Read more ...

Japan tops Colombia 2-1 in latest World Cup surprise

Japan tops Colombia 2-1 in latest World Cup surprise

Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who figured the absence of Shinji Okazaki left Japan little hope of competing with Colombia at the World Cup Read more ...

Browns sign Robinson, former No. 2 overall draft pick

Browns sign Robinson, former No. 2 overall draft pick

The Cleveland Browns signed former No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson to a contract, the team announced Tuesday. Read more ...

Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

Senegal became the first African team to win at this year's World Cup, defeating Poland 2-1 on a first-half own-goal and a controversial second-half score by Mbaye Niang Read more ...

France hopes luck won't be needed to get past Peru

France hopes luck won't be needed to get past Peru

YEKATERINBURG, Russia The pre-tournament favorites at this World Cup have struggled so far. France is no exception - but at least it has a win. Read more ...