Wales’ George North out to fire Rugby World Cup warning in Australia pool decider

“Some of the pressure is off because we are not trying to qualify but we’re still desperate to win and top this group. Then the road through is a little easier than on other side of the draw.”

World Cup 2018: Messi may return as Spain take on Argentina in friendly

— Selección Argentina (@Argentina) March 25, 2018 Argentina may have to continue their search at the Wanda Metropolitano without their key component as Messi has been struggling with pain in his hamstring and adductor. He trained on Sunday and has agreed in principle to feature in the match.”I was excited to be able to take […]

ISL: World Cup star Diego Forlan moved by struggles and hardships of Indians

He said, “So far I have roamed around in Mumbai, I have seen people a galore who have been fighting to establish their existence in everyday life. I am simply moved to have seen their struggle. And at the same time I also have watched the disparity in the society where rich people are living […]

Fifa winning the campaign for a 48-team World Cup

Diego Maradona, an enemy of Sepp Blatter, the previous Fifa president, was the first household name to declare his support for the scheme proposed by Gianni Infantino, Blatter’s successor, whose power base outside Europe will be strengthened by offering World Cup places to 48 of the 209 affiliated Fifa nations. Among controversial details are 16 […]

World Cup hosts Qatar will compete in Gold Cup

As part of the joint MoU, the CONCACAF, the Qatar Football Assocation and the Qatar 2022 World Cup Organising Committee will develop a major CSR initiative which supports the development of grassroots sport in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

World Cup host Qatar set to play in Gold Cup in 2021 and ’23

”Qatar … can continue to grow their own knowledge of international football following on from last year’s AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 as well as the Copa America. We are sure everyone will benefit from Qatar’s presence in the competition.”

U-16 World cup: How we shook the world – Nduka Ugbade tells astonishing story

Everyone of us was happy. At half time, they came into the dressing room and addressed us. The one that had significant effect was the chairman’s (Ikhazobor’s) address. He spoke in Pigeon English. He said, make I speak de one wey everybody go understand. As una de play so, everybody for Nigeria de watch una. […]

Ultimate dream is to qualify for World Cup: Sandesh Jhingan

Delighted at winning the Arjuna Award, India’s central defender Sandesh Jhingan on Saturday said the team’s ultimate goal is to qualify for the FIFA World Cup. Jhingan said to make the world’s biggest tournament, the Indian team will need to regularly feature in the AFC Asian Cup, break into the top 100 and then aim […]

ITTF World Cups, Finals scheduled in November in China

The World Cups will feature 20 female and 20 male athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America), players selected by world ranking from the other continents (Asia and Oceania), and others according to the provisional World Cup playing system. A maximum of two players per […]

Liu Shiwen, Zhu Yuling to lead China at 2020 ITTF Women’s World Cup

The ITTF Women’s World Cup features 20 athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America) and players selected by world rankings from the other continents (Asia and Oceania). For each World Cup event, there will be maximum of two players per association. Enditem