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T.N. Raghu

Gritty Falcao and Reus complete Cup mission

Colombia handed him the captain’s armband for the 2018 World Cup.

26 Jun 2018 7:26 AM

Spain, Portugal set for cards clash?

Hungarian Jozsef Nagy set the trend as early as the 1938 World Cup. As Sweden coach, he suffered a 5-1 mauling at the hands of Hungary.

25 Jun 2018 1:34 AM

Prag can conquer world, says coach

Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh, Prag’s coach, said India’s youngest GM is a “phenomenal talent.”

25 Jun 2018 1:33 AM

Five Kims in South Korea and a lot of Cs for Croatia and Serbia

There is nothing wrong if you get confused after looking at the names on the back of South Korean jerseys.

24 Jun 2018 1:33 AM

Nizhny NovgoGRAVE for Argentina

The performance was so pedestrian that it would have been better had they not qualified for the World Cup like Italy and the Netherlands.

23 Jun 2018 2:21 AM

On the ball: The nuts and bolts of football flight

A World Cup played at high altitude is certain to be a nightmare for goalkeepers as the ball travels faster than it does at sea level.

22 Jun 2018 6:07 AM

‘Moscow was warm and splendid in 1980’

Two stars who took part at the 1980 Olympics are still in awe.

22 Jun 2018 12:17 AM

Carpenter, sociologist are all here

Finally, there is some solace for India. England that founded modern football and formulated its rules also doesn’t have a representative in Russia.

20 Jun 2018 1:19 AM

All is not well for football’s biggies

The Mexico coach may well have explained the poor performance of Argentina and Brazil with his quote.

19 Jun 2018 1:55 AM

Football is a sport but it is not far away from politics

Football is so popular in many parts of the world that some politicians don’t mind using it to further their interests.

19 Jun 2018 1:53 AM