Jul 18, 2018 07:13 AM EDT
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has agreed in principle to a six-week contract to play for Australian club Central Coast Mariners in the A-League. Bolt recently trained with football clubs in Germany and Norway to hone his skills.
Jul 17, 2018 09:05 AM EDT
Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo added salt into the wound of every Real Madrid fan, citing that leaving Spanish side was an easy decision. Ronaldo joined Juventus earlier this month for a transfer fee of $117 million.
Jul 17, 2018 08:31 AM EDT
The Croatian football team came home as heroes despite a second place finish in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Croatia suffered a heartbreaking 4-2 loss to France in the World Cup final.
Jul 16, 2018 08:47 AM EDT
French striker Kylian Mbappe is only 19 years old when he helped France bag the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday. Mbappe bagged the Young Player of the Tournament award after scoring four goals in Russia.
Jul 16, 2018 08:13 AM EDT
Antoine Griezmann scored in the first half while Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe both scored in the second to carry France past Croatia, 4-2, in the World Cup finals. France now has two World Cup titles to its name.
Jul 14, 2018 05:11 PM EDT
The 2022 FIFA World Cup would be played in the winter instead of the traditional summer schedule in Qatar. It will also likely be the last time that the tournament will pit 32 teams.
Jul 13, 2018 10:23 AM EDT
Croatian defender Dejan Lovren proved why he should be considered as one of the best defenders in the world after leading his country into the World Cup final. Croatia will take on France this Sunday.
Jul 12, 2018 10:34 PM EDT
FIFA diversity chief Federico Addiechi said the body is set to meet with World Cup national broadcasters to discuss the matter on showing attractive women in their broadcasts. Sexism has emerged as concern in the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 13, 2018 07:47 AM EDT
Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said he preferred to lose to Brazil in the quarterfinals rather than be beaten by France in the semifinal. France defeated Belgium, 1-0, to book a spot in the championship game.
Jul 12, 2018 09:23 AM EDT
Striker Mario Mandzukic displayed nerves of steel as he scored the game-winning goal on the 109th-minute to help Croatia beat England 2-1 in Wednesday's World Cup semifinals. Croatia takes on France in the final on Sunday.
Jul 11, 2018 10:01 PM EDT
Defender Samuel Umtiti carried France to its third World Cup finals stint in 20 years with a header in the 51st minute. France will play either England or Croatia for the crown.
Jul 11, 2018 09:45 AM EDT
The world of soccer rejoiced after the successful rescue operation of a Thai soccer team who spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave. The team will not be in attendance on Sunday's World Cup final due to medical reasons.
Jul 11, 2018 09:51 AM EDT
The world of football took a massive turn as Real Madrid sold their talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. Ronaldo who is Real Madrid all-time top goal scorer scored 450 goals for the club.
Jul 08, 2018 09:15 AM EDT
England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made some timely saves to protect the Three Lions’ two-goal lead against Sweden. The 24-year-old Pickford tallied England’s first clean sheet in the 2019 World Cup.
Jul 08, 2018 08:11 AM EDT
Croatia, led by midfielder Luka Modric, made it to the final four with a victory over host Russia via penalties. The Croatians will next face England for a spot in the World Cup finals.