The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War. The current champion is France, which won its second title at the 2018 tournament in Russia.
Four minutes of first-half brilliance led an otherwise unconvincing New Zealand to a 23-13 victory over South Africa in a clash between two World Cup favourites on Saturday that never quite lived up to..
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England prop Joe Marler attempted to show off his Japanese at a press conference in Sapporo ahead of their World Cup opener. Marler's vocabulary was basic, with fellow front row Dan Cole revealing they..
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There is excitement in the air, mixed with a sense of trepidation, in Sapporo as the northern Japanese city prepares itself for an influx of thirsty rugby fans during the opening weekend of the World..
Thousands of Hong Kong football fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, taking the city's months.. USATODAY.com - Published
Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead of.. Reuters - Published
USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team's loss to the USA in the World Cup. (Sept. 9)
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Iran's soccer players have nothing to fear from anti-government protests in Hong Kong, said the head coach of the city's representative team, despite an unsuccessful bid by the visitors to play.. Reuters - Published
Iranian women fans will be allowed to attend a men's soccer World Cub qualifying match in the Islamic Republic in October, the official IRNA news agency quoted a Sports Ministry official as saying on.. Reuters - Published
Mediation between the U.S. Soccer Federation and the U.S. women's soccer team broke down without a resolution on Wednesday. The World Cup champions filed a gender discrimination lawsuit earlier this.. CBS News - Published
North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the two countries to play on North Korean soil for the.. Reuters - Published
Chants of "equal pay" interrupted a speech by a top soccer official this week as the U.S. women’s national soccer team celebrated their fourth World Cup title. The players are suing over gender and.. CBS News - Published
After winning another World Cup, the U.S. Women's National Team was honored with a victory parade in Manhattan. Co-captain Megan Rapinoe gave a speech and was cheered on by fans. Jericka Duncan has.. CBS News - Published
The head of the U.S. Soccer Federation was overpowered by chants of "equal pay" and booed as he spoke at Wednesday's victory parade for the country's women's team who won a record-extending fourth.. Reuters - Published
Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing.. Reuters - Published
Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York City honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and.. Reuters - Published
Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade down the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and paying.. Reuters - Published
The world champion U.S. Women's Soccer team will celebrate coast to coast on Wednesday. New York City is hosting a ticker-tape parade to honor the team's World Cup win before the players fly to Los.. CBS News - Published
The United States Women's National team is celebrating victory as World Cup champions. After beating the Netherlands 2-0 in Sunday's final, they hoisted the trophy for the second consecutive.. CBS News - Published
Man who says Kevin Spacey groped him invokes right not to testify; Disney-owned cable network supports Halle Bailey's Ariel casting amid backlash; US Women's Soccer team arrives to cheers and fans in.. USATODAY.com - Published