John Terry turns down Spartak Moscow

Former Chelsea and England star John Terry has rejected the chance to make a shock move to Russian club Spartak Moscow. Terry was reported to be on the verge of signing for Spartak after being flown by private jet to…

Russia’s anti-doping head gloomy on WADA reinstatement

The head of Russia’s anti-doping body on Tuesday was downcast about the prospects of the organisation being reinstated into the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The governing body of world athletics has said it will uphold Russia’s ban from track and…

FIFA president Infantino thanks Russia for ‘best World Cup’ ever

FIFA president Gianni Infantino thanked the Russian people and government on Friday for what he described as the “best World Cup” ever. Sporting a FIFA volunteers’ jacket, Infantino told reporters in Moscow that Russia’s infrastructure and welcome allied to the…

Russia sets bar high for Qatar 2022 World Cup – Samoura

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura has said that Russia’s staging of the soccer World Cup had set the bar high for Qatar, the tournament’s next hosts in 2022. “I feel for Qatar, because (Russia) has set the bar very, very…

Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

Croatia ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts after a dramatic quarter-final ended 2-2 after extra time on Saturday. Ivan Rakitic stroked home the winning penalty to send Croatia into…

Russia beat Spain 4-3 on PKs to reach quarters

Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals where they will face either Denmark or Croatia. Russia keeper Igor Akinfeev saved Koke’s and Iago Aspas’ spot kicks in their first ever penalty…

Russia’s Yerokhin becomes first “fourth sub” at World Cup

Russia’s Aleksandr Yerokhin made a little piece of World Cup history on Sunday when he became the first man to appear as a fourth substitute in a tournament match during the hosts’ game against Spain in Moscow. FIFA introduced a…

Uruguay beat 10-man Russia 3-0 to top Group A

Uruguay comfortably beat World Cup hosts Russia 3-0 on Monday to seal top spot in Group A courtesy of a Luis Suarez free kick, a Denis Cheryshev own goal and a late Edinson Cavani strike. Russia, who had already qualified…

Uruguay, Russia reach knockout phase

Uruguay and host nation Russia progressed to the World Cup knockout rounds on Wednesday as Cristiano Ronaldo took an early lead in the race for the Golden Boot. A single goal from Luis Suarez was enough to give Uruguay victory…

Russia spank Egypt, on brink of last 16

The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn’t prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 on Tuesday. An own goal by Egypt captain Ahmed Fathy opened the floodgates on a…

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