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'Not enough' places for African countries at World Cup, says Senegal's federation. In tonight's edition: Protests break out in Dakar as Senegal's main opposition leader faces trial. Also, the Congolese city of Goma struggles economically as roads are closed due to continued fighting between the army and M23 rebels.
Canada, France and Spain; three top teams are battling their own federations months before a World Cup. The fight was once familiar to Aine O'Gorman, but her Republic of Ireland team offer an example of how to move on.
Real Madrid still struggling to get back to peak fitness after the domestic season was paused for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, manager Carlo Ancelotti says.
The Qatar World Cup has been nothing if not novel, and for many female football fans in the region the opportunity to visit stadiums and watch live matches has been a welcome new experience.
As Argentina grabbed the headlines for winning the FIFA World Cup, global leaders struck a historic deal to halt species extinction, writes Andrew Deutz of The Nature Conservancy.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup champions, Argentina, received the biggest monetary award in the history of the competition. Argentina were awarded $42 million for winning the tournament, while runners-up France received $30 million.
Brazil’s Ronaldo Luís Nazário has congratulated Argentina and Lionel Messi after they beat France to win the World Cup. Messi was also honored with the Golden Ball award for the tournament’s best player. In a tweet, Ronaldo said that “football of this type dispels any rivalry”. He noted that many Brazilians were cheering for Messi during the "electrifying final”. "A farewell worthy of the genius who, far beyond being a World Cup star, led an era.
Argentina won the World Cup on Sunday (December 18), defeating defending champions France 4-2 on penalties, following a dramatic 3-3 draw after extra time.
The controversial Qatar World Cup was a unique spectacle that divided opinion in the West. But Asian, Arab and Latin American fans gave the tournament the soul it sorely lacked.
The World Cup final takes place on Sunday. For the hosts Qatar, much has already been said about the tournament's economic legacy. But what about the winners?
Clashes erupted in France and Belgium as dejected Morocco fans resorted to violence after the country's defeat in the World Cup semi-finals last night. France defeated Morocco by 2-0 to set up the final battle with Argentina.
We look ahead to all the action at this week's World Cup semi-final fixtures in Qatar. Argentina face 2018 runners-up Croatia on Tuesday, while defending champions France play surprise semi-finalists Morocco on Wednesday.