World Cup

Saudi Arabia submits bid for 2034 FIFA World Cup

RIYADH – The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) submitted a letter of intent on Monday and signed a declaration to…

6 months ago

Smith scores twice as holders US ease to 3-0 win in World Cup opener

AUCKLAND – Sophia Smith scored twice and set up another as a new-look United States launched their bid to win…

9 months ago

Argentina goalie auctions World Cup gloves for $45K for cancer hospital

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The gloves worn by Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano “Dibu” Martinez (picture) in the nail-biting penalty shootout with France at…

1 year ago

Speedy Tigers edge Japan to finish 13th in Hockey World Cup

KUALA LUMPUR – Shello Silverius notched a brace to inspire Malaysia to a 3-2 win over Japan and a 13th…

1 year ago

Arul issues clarion call to Speedy Tigers to aim for 13th spot in World Cup

Speedy Tigers head coach A. Arul Selvaraj has issued a clarion call to his men to go all out against…

1 year ago

World Cup: Speedy Tigers ready for next hunt after Spain pain

The national hockey team have managed to get over the agony of their defeat in the crossover tie against Spain…

1 year ago

Liverpool confirm Gakpo deal

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool confirmed the signing of Cody Gakpo, subject to a work permit, on Wednesday with the Dutch international…

1 year ago

2022: A year of living dangerously

PARIS – From the Russian invasion of Ukraine to the overturning of abortion laws in the United States, here is…

1 year ago

OP Soga IX: 690 individuals held for gambling, betting involving World Cup matches

KUALA LUMPUR – Police have arrested 690 individuals for alleged involvement in gambling and betting on the 2022 Qatar World…

1 year ago

World Cup winners Argentina arrive back in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES – The airplane transporting World Cup winners Argentina and their captain Lionel Messi back from Qatar arrived at…

1 year ago

Messi wins Golden Ball for best player at World Cup

DOHA – Lionel Messi on Sunday won the Golden Ball for the best player at this year's World Cup after…

1 year ago

Brilliant Messi leads Argentina to World Cup glory

DOHA – Lionel Messi led Argentina to World Cup glory on Sunday, scoring twice against France in one of the…

1 year ago

Croatia v Argentina: Keys to the World Cup semi-final

DOHA – Croatia and Argentina face each other on Tuesday at the Lusail Stadium with a place in the World…

1 year ago