Soccer

Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV…

Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights

Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia…

Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years

Argentina conquered, Croatia's next task to avoid 'euphoria'

After sweeping aside Lionel Messi and Argentina at the World Cup, Croatia's next challenge is to stay grounded

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Neymar to start in unchanged Brazil team to face…

Neymar will start for Brazil in an unchanged lineup against Costa Rica on Friday at the World Cup

Fan Colour - Australian fans ask, where was…

Australia fans asked the question, 'where was Tim Cahill?' after the Socceroos' 1-1 draw against Denmark.

Salah, Neymar, Messi, messy, messy: World Cup…

Nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play have some of the biggest names at the World Cup off to a shaky start

AP PHOTOS: Messi drought endures on Day 8 of World Cup

AP PHOTOS: Messi drought endures on Day 8 of World Cup

Argentina 0-3 Croatia - Fast Match Report

Argentina's place at the World Cup is in the balance as two stunning goals helped Croatia to a deserved 3-0 victory and seal their progression.

Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Thursday's matches.

France defense excels in 1-0 victory over Peru in Group C

With all its attacking talent, France proved it also has class in defense

Dries Mertens - player profile

A profile of Napoli forward Dries Mertens who has attracted the interest of Premier League Chelsea.

On a roll in Russia, Mexico begs World Cup fans…

Mexico's biggest worry at the World Cup may be its fans instead of its next opponent, struggling South Korea

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Switzerland, Serbia coaches don't want to talk…

The coaches of Serbia and Switzerland only want to talk about football, not Kosovo

France 1-0 Peru - 5 Things review

French forward Kylian Mbappe has become the youngest player to ever score a goal for France at a major tournament

Eriksen scores his 1st goal in Russia, but Denmark draws

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen scored his first goal of the World Cup in the opening minutes against Australia but ultimately the Danes settled for a 1-1 draw

Mbappe sends France into 2nd round with 1-0 win…

Kylian Mbappe scores in 1st half, France holds on to beat Peru 1-0 and advance to the second round at the World Cup

World Cup: Behind the Scenes - Kaliningrad's…

One artist is making his World Cup mark on the city's streets

Fan Colour - Fans gather ahead of Argentina v…

Argentina and Croatia fans are raring to go ahead of their Group D clash at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

Behind The Scenes - Argentina and Croatia fans…

Prior to their sides facing off in Group C, fans of Argentina and Croatia faced off in a game of competitive beach soccer in Nizhny Novgorod

More than ever, and without a team, it is China's World Cup

Despite having no team at the World Cup, China is making its presence felt as never before at the showcase tournament

Nigeria's young goalkeeper shows no sign of stage fright

The youngest goalkeeper at the World Cup on the youngest squad of the tournament is up to the challenge

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FIFA criticism adds to Morocco hat-trick of World…

At its first World Cup in 20 years, Morocco has a horrible set of results to show for efforts on and off the field