Self-belief was the key to our victory, says Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe has committed his future to Paris Saint-Germain amid links with European champions Real Madrid.
Our Bureau Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Stations renamed for a day

France’s soccer coach will have a subway train station named after him to celebrate his World Cup win and poet Victor Hugo will have to share his memorial slot on Paris’s transport map with the team’s goalkeeper and captain.
Jul 17, 2018 02:26 IST

Mbappe is one for the future

The World Cup is over and it's back to mundane life. From the exhilarating pace of Kylian Mbappe to the tireless hardwork of Luka Modric there have been a lot of hits. There were misses also. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were out of World Cup on the last day June, while Neymar was a butt of ridicule for his play-acting. And then the crashing out of defending champions Germany.
Shyam Thapa Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Cristiano: Am very ambitious

Juventus's record signing Cristiano Ronaldo has said his move from Real Madrid was a"well thought out decision" as the Portugal forward aims to help his new club win their first Champions League title in more than two decades.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

India look to overcome middle-order problems

Virat Kohli's worst fears came true during the second one-day International at Lord's. One area the Indians need to work on before the World Cup is the middle-order.
Our Bureau Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Mark: Will treat it as Cup final

Pacer Mark Wood said that England should work on denying wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav early success if they are to win the third and series-deciding ODI on Tuesday.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Proud of what we have achieved: Luka Modric

Croatia captain Luka Modric said being awarded the Golden Ball for the World Cup's best player was "bitter-sweet" after losing the final 2-4 to France on Sunday.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

15-day jail sentences

A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences to four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia when they ran onto the pitch wearing fake police uniforms.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Multivalue may beat youngsters

Trainer Arti Doctor's five-year-old, Multivalue (C.S. Jodha-up) is fancied to win the 1,200m Amazing Handicap, here, on Tuesday.
Star racer Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

SL captain, coach banned

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha were on Monday suspended for the first four ODIs and two Test matches against South Africa for their role in ball-tampering during the recently-concluded tour of the West Indies.
Our Bureau Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Zaman stars for Pakistan

Pakistan continued their dominance with both bat and ball to win the second of five one-day Internationals against Zimbabwe by nine wickets.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST


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