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18 Apr 2019
A soccer pitch has been unveiled in Sochi, made entirely from recycled beer cups from the 2018 FIFA World Cup as part of a drive to be 'socially responsible' with plastic.
31 Mar 2019
Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has already taken over 100 wickets for South Africa in both Test and one-day cricket games, which bodes well for the 23-year-old and his team ahead of the World Cup in England and Wales this summer. Here is all you need to know:
29 Mar 2019
Former France World Cup-winning midfielder Emmanuel Petit believes Patrick Vieira is doing a good job at Nice, despite their poor attacking prowess.
21 Mar 2019
France's Paul Pogba admits that it may be difficult for the national side to motivate themselves after World Cup success last year.
18 Jan 2019
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino tells news conference in Morocco that most football associations would back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
2 Jan 2019
The German national team will have been glad to see the end of 2018. After failing to get past the group stage at the World Cup, they were relegated in the Nations League. Coach Löw has tough decisions to make in 2019.
15 Oct 2018
The German national team has had a lot to reckon with this year: a humiliating defeat in the World Cup, players either not up to snuff or departing altogether. But there’s one group that still loves Joachim Löw’s side: young players.
28 Sep 2018
FIFA Men's Player of the Year Luka Modric said that he is yet to return to peak fitness this season, with only three weeks off after an emotionally and physically draining World Cup campaign with Croatia.
8 Aug 2018
The Russian protest group Pussy Riot made an unforgettable appearance during the World Cup Final in Moscow - one that got them thrown into jail.
1 Aug 2018
Messi returns to Barcelona training after World Cup.
26 Jul 2018
ITV Plc, the broadcaster of “Love Island,” said advertising sales were bolstered by the hit reality show and England’s better-than-expected run at the soccer World Cup.
20 Jul 2018
Australia's top goal scorer Tim Cahill knew the time was right to end his international career after the World Cup but the attacking midfielder said on Friday (July 20) he wants to continue playing at club level.

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