Soccer

Mexico shakes with excitement over Germany World Cup win

Thousands of exuberant Mexican soccer fans have taken to the streets to cheer their national team's long-shot win against Germany in the team's first match of the 2018 World Cup

Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians…

Moscow police say the suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians has told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel

Denmark's injured Kvist hopes to return at World Cup

William Kvist, the Denmark midfielder who sustained two broken ribs and a punctured lung after a hard collision with Peru's Jefferson Farfan, says he hopes to make it back to the World Cup

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Column: Tiny Iceland neutralizes Messi and Argentina

Column: Iceland neutralizes Messi and makes Argentina just the latest soccer power to fail against the least populated nation to ever qualify for the World Cup

World Cup Day 2: Patriotic Duty _ Make Your Kid…

Former World Cup and current Major League Soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger explains how a strong commitment to youth development programs enabled Germany to reclaim its place as a soccer superpower

Messi is world class, but so are my players…

Ahead of their crunch Group D clash with Argentina. Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic had backed his players to match up with Lionel Messi

Ronaldo with chance to prove he can also thrive…

Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also dominate on the biggest stage in world soccer

Highly touted Belgium starts with World Cup…

The celebration after Panama qualified for the World Cup was wild and emotional, enough that Panama City essentially shut down in honor of reaching soccer's showcase event for the first time

Mexican fans gunning for more glory after Germany…

Mexico supporters revelling in their World Cup win now hope to go all the way to the final

What Ronaldo Did in World Cup: Just, Wow

Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best soccer players ever, and he proved why on Friday. He scored three times, including one with about 2 minutes left in regulation, to lift Portugal into a 3-3 tie with Spain in their World Cup opener. The feat makes him, at age...

As Saudis wilt on field, kingdom pursues soccer power grab

The Saudis have ambitions to seize control over parts of international soccer, but national team isn't up to task

World Cup 2018: Iceland fans react to the draw…

World Cup 2018: Iceland fans react to the draw against Argentina

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Costa Rica fan wins dream trip to the World Cup in Russia

Costa Rican soccer fan Martin Gomez says he wept tears of joy after he won an all-expenses paid trip to Russia to follow his national team at the World Cup

Orlando City SC parts ways with head coach Jason Kreis

Orlando City Soccer Club says head coach Jason Kreis has agreed to leave the team

World Cup 2018: Mexico fans overjoyed after…

World Cup 2018: Mexico fans overjoyed after Germany win

Iran fans unfurl banner at World Cup in support…

Iranian fans at the national team's first game at the World Cup unfurled a banner protesting the Iran's ban on women attending soccer matches back home

No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in…

While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only nation with two referees working the tournament

World Cup 2018: Ultimate road to Russia - Iceland…

World Cup 2018: Ultimate road to Russia - Iceland to Moscow

Jedinak acknowlegdes 'home' support

Australian captain Mile Jedinak likened their travelling fans' support in their opening World Cup game to a home match.

Jedinak admits to being frustrated by VAR

Mile Jedinak expressed a sense of frustration with VAR after Australia's defeat in their World Cup opener with France.

2018 World Cup: Matchday four in words

Tne snappiest soundbites from Sunday at the World Cup

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Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World…

Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland

Brazilians disappointed after 1-1 tie at World Cup

Disappointment and frustration swept over Brazilians who gathered at public squares, bars and parks across Latin America's biggest country to watch their national team end up with a 1-1 tie in its opening World Cup match

'With Salah fit, Egypt are the best team at the…

It's hard to overstate the excitement felt by Egypt fans, as their superstar Mo Salah nears fitness.