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France lift 2018 World Cup for second time 16 Jul 2018

France lift 2018 World Cup for second time

France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended battling outsiders Croatia’s dreams of a first title. After an early own goal by Mario Mandzukic France’s big guns delivered on the biggest stage of […]

Croatia 2-1 England (AET) : Cool Croatia stun England in extra time to book first-ever final berth 12 Jul 2018

Croatia 2-1 England (AET) : Cool Croatia stun England in extra time to book first-ever final berth

Croatia sensationally cemented their first-ever World Cup final with a dramatic 2-1 extra time win over a gallant England side at Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital on Wednesday. A match that became a long battle between two teams displaying warrior spirit began with a Kieran Trippier free-kick within the first five minutes. That goal was cancelled […]

Was Iran really in World Cup’s ‘Group of Death’? 03 Jul 2018

Was Iran really in World Cup’s ‘Group of Death’?

 As the only remaining team of Group B in 2018 World Cup, Spain, was eliminated by Russia, public opinion and even some experts are beginning to cast doubt on whether Iran was in ‘Group of Death’ or not. Iran national football team was drawn in Group B of 2018 World Cup along with 2012 World […]

Germany face crunch Sweden clash as Belgium eye knockouts 23 Jun 2018

Germany face crunch Sweden clash as Belgium eye knockouts

Germany can ill afford another slip-up when they take on Sweden at the World Cup on Saturday, as the defending champions attempt to follow Brazil’s lead by belatedly springing into life. Joachim Loew’s side slumped to a 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening Group F match, paying the price for a calamitous first half […]

Uruguay, Russia reach World Cup knockout phase 21 Jun 2018

Uruguay, Russia reach World Cup knockout phase

Uruguay and host nation Russia progressed to the World Cup knockout rounds on Wednesday as Cristiano Ronaldo took an early lead in the race for the Golden Boot. A single goal from Luis Suarez was enough to give Uruguay victory against Saudi Arabia, leaving them on six points along with Russia and condemning Egypt and […]

Spain gets lucky win against Iran at World Cup 2018 21 Jun 2018

Spain gets lucky win against Iran at World Cup 2018

We thought Iran would be lucky if it could just end the game against Spain with as less goals received as possible, but it was actually Spain whose single winning goal was a fortunate deflected shot. The Wednesday match against Spain was fast-paced and breathtaking. Iran had enjoyed its top of the group position with […]

Sporting companies should not be directly involved in politics: Adidas CEO 17 Jun 2018

Sporting companies should not be directly involved in politics: Adidas CEO

The CEO of Adidas Kasper Rørsted said that it would be wrong for sporting companies to be directly engaged in politics. The Danish CEO of adidas told RT on Saturday that it’s important for his company and others to realize they’re in the business of sport, not politics. He went on to explain that the […]

Football fans in Tehran to enjoy 2018 FIFA World Cup games live on silver screen 17 May 2018

Football fans in Tehran to enjoy 2018 FIFA World Cup games live on silver screen

TEHRAN – Several movie theaters across Tehran are planning to screen the 2018 FIFA World Cup games live for football fans, a spokesman for the Screening Council has said. “Those theaters that are willing to screen the games need to apply to the council,” Gholamreza Faraji noted. “We believe the plan will increase the number […]

Iran’s Faghani appointed as 2018 Match Official 31 Mar 2018

Iran’s Faghani appointed as 2018 Match Official

The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 36 referees and 63 assistant referees, representing 46 different countries, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Alireza Faghani from Iran has been appointed as a match official at the FIFA World Cup, while Mohammadreza Mansouri and Reza Sokhandan were selected as assistant referees. Preparations for the road to […]

Queiroz: Our dream is to reach knockout stage 28 Feb 2018

Queiroz: Our dream is to reach knockout stage

IR Iran are all set to make their second consecutive FIFA World Cup™ appearance in a few months, the first time they will have graced two world finals in a row. And as was the case at Brazil 2014, the Iranians will have Carlos Queiroz at the helm. The experienced Portuguese coach is currently in […]