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Saudi bikers arrive at 2018 FIFA World Cup (VIDEO)

Bikers from Saudi Arabia arrived to support their national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Due to certain circumstances, the bikers had to choose a different starting point than their home country; so they flew to Frankfurt …

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World Cup 2018: England 2-1 Tunisia

England won against Tunisia 2-1 in a group stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Volgograd on Monday. Harry Kane had opened the scoring in the 11th minute. Tunisia's midfielder Ferjani Sassi equalized from the spot in the …

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World Cup 2018: Belgium 3-0 Panama

Belgium won against Panama 3-0 in a group stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Fisht stadium in Sochi on Monday. Belgium’s forward Dries Mertens unlocked the game on the 47th minute. Romelu …

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Swiss fans book hotel in wrong Russia's Rostov

A group of Swiss World Cup fans booked a hotel in the wrong Russian city, confusing Rostov-on-Don with Rostov Veliky, 1281 km away.  Russian media reported the fans called police when they could not find the hotel, while finding …

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden 1-0 South Korea

Another video review led to a penalty at the 2018 World Cup, this time helping Sweden beat South Korea 1-0 in Nizhny Novgorod today. Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist converted from the spot, sliding his shot into …

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 Russian football team to face Mohamed Salah

Egyptian national team's forward Mohamed Salah is set to make his World Cup debut for Egypt against Russia in their Group A game on June 19. The Liverpool forward, who scored 44 goals last season, sat out his …

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Football unites people, Artem Sokolov says

Such popular sport as football, especially when the national teams are playing, unites people of different nations and religions, analyst of news agency Vestnik Kavkaza Artem Sokolov said in the National Question program on Vesti FM. …

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Fifa to investigate empty seats at Egypt-Uruguay match

Football’s world governing body Fifa is investigating why Egypt and Uruguay were playing in front of thousands of empty seats at their World Cup match in Ekaterinburg on Friday, Thai PBS reported. There were rows of empty …

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2018 FIFA World Cup opens in Russia

The FIFA 2018 World Cup has kicked off in Moscow, after an opening ceremony which saw Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA chief Gianni Infantino welcome fans to Russia and promise "football will …

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Russia enjoys 1-1 draw in friendly with Turkey (VIDEO)

A friendly football match between the Russian and Turkish national football teams ended with 1-1 draw yesterday night in Moscow, which is set to host next week the opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The score was opened by hosts …

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