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Salah spot on as Liverpool down Spurs in Champions League final

Salah spot on as Liverpool down Spurs in Champions League final

A controversial penalty just two minutes into the game and a late strike from Divock Origi gave Liverpool a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in an underwhelming Champions League final on Saturday in Madrid.

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday.

Foot injury makes Neymar a doubt for Champions League clash

Foot injury makes Neymar a doubt for Champions League clash

Neymar is doubtful for next month's Champions League clash against Manchester United after Paris St Germain confirmed the forward has injured a metatarsal in his right foot ...

VAR takes away cheating and trickery, bemoans Mesa

VAR takes away cheating and trickery, bemoans Mesa

Video assistant refereeing (VAR) has been introduced to football to ensure fairer results, but not everybody is happy about that.

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Russia hosted the World Cup in 11 cities in June and July without any major security or discriminatory incidents.

Belgium squad gets hero's welcome on World Cup return

Belgium squad gets hero's welcome on World Cup return

Their dreams of World Cup glory, however, were shattered by France in the semi-finals.

Real Madrid say Neymar bid report 'absolutely untrue'

Real Madrid say Neymar bid report 'absolutely untrue'

Real Madrid have denied a report that they have offered a world-record 310 million euros ($360.59 million) for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Neymar.

Januzaj gives Belgium 1-0 win over England and top spot

Januzaj gives Belgium 1-0 win over England and top spot

A superb second-half strike from Adnan Januzaj gave Belgium a 1-0 win over England on Thursday to see them top World Cup Group G with a perfect record and consign England to second place ...

Japan survive in World Cup despite 1-0 loss to Poland

Japan survive in World Cup despite 1-0 loss to Poland

Japan and Poland were booed from the pitch in Volgograd after a farcical end to their final Group H match which saw the Blue Samurai qualify for the last 16 despite a 1-0 defeat.

Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out

Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out

Colombia's Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal on Thursday that catapulted the South Americans into the World Cup last 16 and dumped their African opponents out of tournament.

Qatar attaches great importance to national development, regional stability and global harmony

Qatar attaches great importance to national development, regional stability and global harmony

Qatar has stressed that it attaches great importance to national development, regional stability and global harmony.

Switzerland through to last 16 to meet Sweden

Switzerland through to last 16 to meet Sweden

Switzerland kept politics off the field and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Wednesday that saw the Europeans through to the next round of the World Cup where they will face Sweden.