England advances with 6-1 World Cup win against Panama

Harry Kane scored a hat trick to propel England to a 6-1 rout of Panama, its most emphatic World Cup victory also securing a spot in the knockout stage.
Jun 24, 2018 19:34 IST

Kroos's scorcher destroys Sweden

A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.
Agencies Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Diego to Jorge: Problems aren't settled by computers or drones

With one point in two games and one match to go, Argentina are on the brink of being eliminated from the World Cup and Diego Maradona has blamed their coach Jorge Sampaoli for the team's performances.
Our Bureau Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Kumar makes a 'comeback', BCCI now has 2 ACU chiefs

Neeraj Kumar, a former police commissioner of Delhi, has consented to resume his association with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), but it's not clear whether he'll be based in Mumbai, where the 90-year-old organisation is headquartered.

Free-flowing Belgium look unstoppable, maul Tunisia

Two goals each for Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard and one for Michy Batshuayi swept Belgium to a 5-2 victory over Tunisia on Saturday that put them in command of World Cup Group G and underlined their status as one of the tournament favourites.
Reuters Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Javier's 50th goal for Mexico

Mexico built on the momentum from their stunning victory over world champions Germany by overpowering South Korea 2-1 on Saturday to take a giant step towards the World Cup last 16.
Reuters Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Pakistan trounced by clinical Indians

India clinically decimated arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 in the opening match of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Saturday.
PTI Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Never mix politics and football, says Petkovic

Swiss coach Vladimir Petkovic said that politics and football should "never mix" after two players celebrated goals in a 2-1 victory over Serbia with political gestures.
AFP Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Senegal fired up by racist tweet

Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an "ignorant" tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.
Agencies Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Must-win game for Poland, Colombia

After missing out on the World Cup four years ago because of an injury, Radamel Falcao is now in danger of being out of title contention after only two matches at the sport's marquee tournament.
Agencies Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

'Fair play' may play a big role

The disciplinary records of Spain and Portugal could be used to decide the winners of the World Cup's Group B if they both win by the same scoreline in their final qualification matches on Monday.
Reuters Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST


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