world cup 2018

So long, suckers! Japan mourns killing of World Cup psychic octopus

So long, suckers! Japan mourns killing of World Cup psychic octopus

Rabio the oracle cephalopod’s demise, who predicted three results, blamed for Japan’s exitDespite correctly predicting the results of Japan’s first three World Cup group matches in Russia, Rabio the
Female Sports Reporters Are Blowing the Whistle on Sexist Behavior at the World Cup

Female Sports Reporters Are Blowing the Whistle on Sexist Behavior at the World Cup

"For the first time, we're having a global awakening about what women in the sport face."
The problem with penalty kicks in soccer

The problem with penalty kicks in soccer

Like many Americans, I’m a relatively late convert to soccer fandom. In the last six or so years that I’ve applied myself to following the…
Thousands celebrate England’s penalty victory on Brighton beach

Thousands celebrate England’s penalty victory on Brighton beach

More than 2,000 people have packed onto the beach in Brighton to watch England take on Colombia on a giant screen.
It’s all kicking off in London after England beat Colombia in World Cup

It’s all kicking off in London after England beat Colombia in World Cup

Fans have been celebrating as if we've already won the World Cup - despite it being Tuesday.
England beating Colombia is so legendary even Prince William tweets about it

England beating Colombia is so legendary even Prince William tweets about it

The Duke of Cambridge said he 'couldn't be prouder' after England won their first ever World Cup penalty shootout.
England wakes up with a national hangover after beating Colombia in the World Cup
Watch the exact moment the whole UK erupts in World Cup jubilation at England's win

Watch the exact moment the whole UK erupts in World Cup jubilation at England's win

You might not know this, but apparently it's coming home. The World Cup, that is. After a decidedly tense match, which had the entire nation teetering on the edge of its seat, England knocked

England fans in huge fight at pub that charged £50 for a table

More than 20 people got involved as it all kicked off midway through the game.
Wimbledon fans crowd round stranger’s window to watch England match on their way home

Wimbledon fans crowd round stranger’s window to watch England match on their way home

Football fans returning home from Wimbledon got lucky when they spotted one home's wide screen TV.

Check out these Easter Eggs for Wimbledon and the 2018 Football World Cup on your Google Home

Despite rumors to the contrary, the 2018 FIFA World Cup is not the only major sporting event being held this month; tennis fans will no doubt be aware that we are heading into the second last week of
Theresa May welcome at England quarter-final, says Russia

Theresa May welcome at England quarter-final, says Russia

No 10 says boycott by UK ministers and members of royal family in wake of Sergei Skripal poisoning still standsRussia has playfully said Theresa May would be welcome to attend England’s World Cup
280,000 sore losers sign petition to get Colombia and England game replayed

280,000 sore losers sign petition to get Colombia and England game replayed

One angry Colombia fan launched the petition when England made it to the quarter finals following a dramatic penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw in Moscow on Tuesday.
Someone calculated how much time Neymar has spent on the ground during the 2018 World Cup and it's a lot

Someone calculated how much time Neymar has spent on the ground during the 2018 World Cup and it's a lot

To watch Brazil play in the World Cup is to see Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, known simply as Neymar, writhe around on the ground a lot. Thanks to a recent study, we now know exactly how much time
GIF of French goalie spitting a bug out of his mouth at World Cup is my top nightmare

GIF of French goalie spitting a bug out of his mouth at World Cup is my top nightmare

Welcome to my nightmare: This GIF of a bug being expectorated out of a human mouth. During the World Cup match between Uruguay and France on Friday, French goalie Hugo Lloris nearly swallowed a

Harry Kane vows to do ‘everything’ to beat Sweden for cancer patient, 5

The England captain replied to a video of Ben Williams, who received a replica World Cup trophy after finishing a course of brain tumour radiotherapy.
Hilarious Young Soccer Players Had Way Too Much Fun Doing ‘the Neymar’

Hilarious Young Soccer Players Had Way Too Much Fun Doing ‘the Neymar’

Brazil's star forward is known for intricate footwork, powerful offense and flopping
'It’s not just a game': Brazilians react to World Cup loss amid political divides

'It’s not just a game': Brazilians react to World Cup loss amid political divides

Country’s deepening political split was on display as fans gathered in Rio, hoping their team wouldn’t repeat past mistakesThe firecrackers were already booming down Rio streets two hours before the