France kicks aside Croatia to claim second World Cup crown

France kicks aside Croatia to claim second World Cup crown

Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in...
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Russia officially hands World Cup mantle over to Qatar, who will host tournament in 2022

Russia officially hands World Cup mantle over to Qatar, who will host tournament in 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over the mantle of World Cup host to the emir of Qatar, whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament. The ceremony marked a handover from the world’s largest country by...
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FIFA World Cup final preview: Favoured France takes on courageous Croatia

FIFA World Cup final preview: Favoured France takes on courageous Croatia

The 2018 FIFA World Cup final takes place on Sunday, with France and Croatia battling it out at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow at 11 a.m. ET. France are widely considered favourites to pick up their second World Cup title...
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Belgium blanks England to claim 3rd place at World Cup

Belgium blanks England to claim 3rd place at World Cup

Belgium and England both leave the World Cup happy to have reached the semifinals. Belgium may be a little happier, though. The Belgians earned their highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match on Saturday. Thomas...
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Indonesian athlete couldn’t afford shoes, so he trained barefoot. He just won gold

Indonesian athlete couldn’t afford shoes, so he trained barefoot. He just won gold

Lalu Muhammad Zohri wanted to be a runner. But the 18-year-old, who is the youngest of four siblings, had to face several obstacles. READ MORE: 2018 Winter Olympics officially Canada’s most successful Winter Games ever Born in a village on the...
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Kevin Anderson wins longest semifinal match in Wimbledon history

Kevin Anderson wins longest semifinal match in Wimbledon history

LONDON — Kevin Anderson won the longest Centre Court match in history and earned a chance to try to collect his first Grand Slam championship, edging John Isner 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 at Wimbledon in a...
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Croatian-Canadians eagerly await World Cup final

Croatian-Canadians eagerly await World Cup final

TORONTO – Canadians of Croatian descent are eagerly anticipating the World Cup final that will see Croatia go up against France, saying the game will mark a moment of immense pride for fans of the team. The match on Sunday...
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World Cup photographer crushed by celebrating Croatian team, captures every moment

World Cup photographer crushed by celebrating Croatian team, captures every moment

A World Cup photographer became part of Croatia’s celebration of advancing to the finals after the team unwittingly piled on top of the photojournalist who captured every moment. READ MORE: Croatia beat England 2-1 after extra-time, will play France in...
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Croatia beat England 2-1 after extra-time, will play France in World Cup final

Croatia beat England 2-1 after extra-time, will play France in World Cup final

Croatia advanced to its first ever FIFA World Cup final after coming back from 0-1 down to defeat England 2-1 in extra-time in the semifinal in Moscow on Wednesday. Striker Mario Mandzukic scored 19 minutes into extra-time to complete the Croatian...
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France advances to World Cup final after 1-0 win over Belgium

France advances to World Cup final after 1-0 win over Belgium

Defender Samuel Umtiti’s corner-kick header in the 51st minute gave France the lead, and Les Bleus finished strong to beat Belgium 1-0 in St. Petersburg on Tuesday and advance to their third World Cup final. Umtiti broke the scoreless draw...
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