FIFA WC: Decoding France's dream run

Moscow [Russia], July 16 : Twenty years after winning its first FIFA World Cup in 1998 as an ‘underdog’, France on Sunday repeated history in Russia as the world favourites defeated Croatia 4-2 in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium here.
Carrying huge expectations on its shoulders, the…

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India lose 2nd ODI against England by 86 runs

London [United Kingdom], July 16 : India lost second ODI against England by 86 runs at Lord’s stadium in London on Saturday.
Earlier, India outclassed England by 8 wickets in the first ODI held at Trent Bridge here.
With the win, England levelled the three-match series at 1-1…

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It's been like a dream so far: Das

New Delhi, July 14 “I am living a dream”, said Hima Das as she tried to put in words her remarkable journey from being a stubborn footballer in a nondescript Assam village to becoming the first Indian woman world champion in athletics.

The 18-year-old Das, daughter of farmer…

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'People should recognise that I'm one of the world's best'

Moscow [Russia], July 13 : Doing his part well — against the criticism — to help steer Croatia into the World Cup final, Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has found it just to call for more recognition of his talent, stating that people should recognise him as one of the world’s best.
The…

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FIFA WC: Croatia reach final for first time, beat England 2-1

Moscow [Russia], July 12 : Croatia defeated England in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadiumby 2-1 in extra-time to reach their first-ever FIFA World Cup final.
All credit goes to prolific goalscorer Mario Mandzukic for scoring the goal in the second period of extra-time.
In the first five minutes…

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