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Inaugural Alexander Ovechkin Cup set to be held near Moscow

A children’s ice hockey tournament named after newly-crowned Stanley Cup winner Alexander Ovechkin will be held in Moscow on July 19-21. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Inaugural Alexander Ovechkin Cup set to be held near Moscow

A children’s ice hockey tournament named after newly-crowned Stanley Cup winner Alexander Ovechkin will be held in Moscow on July 19-21. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ivan Perisic: The 2018 World Cup's most influential player

After Croatia’s defeat to France at Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, Luka Modric made his way to collect the Golden Ball for player of the tournament - a personal reward for a wonderful World Cup despite his team’s loss. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Ivan Perisic: The 2018 World Cup's most influential player

After Croatia’s defeat to France at Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, Luka Modric made his way to collect the Golden Ball for player of the tournament - a personal reward for a wonderful World Cup despite his team’s loss. Read Full Article at RT.com

Vive la dab! Macron does dance move with World Cup winner Pogba (VIDEO)

French President Emannuel Macron proved himself to be no drip despite being drenched by rain at Luzhniki Stadium following his team's World Cup final win, by flashing a celebratory 'dab' dance move with goalscorer Paul Pogba. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Vive la dab! Macron does dance move with World Cup winner Pogba (VIDEO)

French President Emannuel Macron proved himself to be no drip despite being drenched by rain at Luzhniki Stadium following his team's World Cup final win, by flashing a celebratory 'dab' dance move with goalscorer Paul Pogba. Read Full Article at RT.com

The Stan Collymore Show: World Cup wrap-up & series highlights

In a special final show, Stan Collymore looks back at four glorious weeks of football in Russia as the World Cup draws to a close, as well as the highlights from previous episodes that have seen Stan travel the globe. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Stan Collymore Show: World Cup wrap-up & series highlights

In a special final show, Stan Collymore looks back at four glorious weeks of football in Russia as the World Cup draws to a close, as well as the highlights from previous episodes that have seen Stan travel the globe. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chinese firm takes $4.3mn hit after France World Cup win

Chinese kitchen appliance company Vatti is set to pay back 29 million yuan ($4.3 million) after it promised to give full refunds to customers on certain purchases if France won the World Cup in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chinese firm takes $4.3mn hit after France World Cup win

Chinese kitchen appliance company Vatti is set to pay back 29 million yuan ($4.3 million) after it promised to give full refunds to customers on certain purchases if France won the World Cup in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com

Maradona paraded in huge military vehicle to mark new role in Belarus

After making the headlines for his stadium antics at the World Cup in Russia, Argentina icon Diego Maradona has made a typically ostentatious start to life in his new role as chairman of Belarusian club Dinamo Brest. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Maradona paraded in huge military vehicle to mark new role in Belarus

After making the headlines for his stadium antics at the World Cup in Russia, Argentina icon Diego Maradona has made a typically ostentatious start to life in his new role as chairman of Belarusian club Dinamo Brest. Read Full Article at RT.com

Trump presents Putin with Ovechkin Capitals jersey at Helsinki summit

US President Donald Trump presented Russian leader Vladimir Putin with an Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals jersey and puck during their bilateral talks in Helsinki, Finland. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Trump presents Putin with Ovechkin Capitals jersey at Helsinki summit

US President Donald Trump presented Russian leader Vladimir Putin with an Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals jersey and puck during their bilateral talks in Helsinki, Finland. Read Full Article at RT.com

Hold the front page! Croatian president grabs 25% more headlines than Modric at WC final

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic cemented her status as a World Cup superstar by receiving 25 percent more attention than any Croatia player despite record online interest in the country at the final. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Hold the front page! Croatian president grabs 25% more headlines than Modric at WC final

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic cemented her status as a World Cup superstar by receiving 25 percent more attention than any Croatia player despite record online interest in the country at the final. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Best ever World Cup’: Memorable moments from Russia 2018

The World Cup in Russia came to an end on Sunday when France beat Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to clinch their second title. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Best ever World Cup’: Memorable moments from Russia 2018

The World Cup in Russia came to an end on Sunday when France beat Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to clinch their second title. Read Full Article at RT.com

Watch Russian kids do perfect reenactment of World Cup final (and someone had to be Lloris)

They scored, they appealed for VAR, they even did the Griezmann Fortnite dance – children from a top Moscow football school came together to replay the World Cup final, just for the fun of it. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Watch Russian kids do perfect reenactment of World Cup final (and someone had to be Lloris)

They scored, they appealed for VAR, they even did the Griezmann Fortnite dance – children from a top Moscow football school came together to replay the World Cup final, just for the fun of it. Read Full Article at RT.com

World Cup in numbers: The stats behind the drama at Russia 2018

The Russia 2018 World Cup came to a close on Sunday when France beat Croatia in Moscow, capping a thrilling four weeks of football that have been hailed by many as the best tournament ever. Read Full Article at RT.com
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World Cup in numbers: The stats behind the drama at Russia 2018

The Russia 2018 World Cup came to a close on Sunday when France beat Croatia in Moscow, capping a thrilling four weeks of football that have been hailed by many as the best tournament ever. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I'm here to help Juventus win Champions League,’ says Cristiano Ronaldo at unveiling

Cristiano Ronaldo says one of the reasons he joined Juventus from Real Madrid was to help the Italian giants win the Champions League after a more than 20-year wait. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘I'm here to help Juventus win Champions League,’ says Cristiano Ronaldo at unveiling

Cristiano Ronaldo says one of the reasons he joined Juventus from Real Madrid was to help the Italian giants win the Champions League after a more than 20-year wait. Read Full Article at RT.com

'Absolutely incredible': Elated Parisians extend heroes’ welcome to World Cup victors (VIDEO)

Thousands of Parisians descended on the capital’s streets on Monday to salute their football squad, as the victorious Les Bleus returned from Russia, bringing the FIFA World Cup trophy to home soil. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Absolutely incredible': Elated Parisians extend heroes’ welcome to World Cup victors (VIDEO)

Thousands of Parisians descended on the capital’s streets on Monday to salute their football squad, as the victorious Les Bleus returned from Russia, bringing the FIFA World Cup trophy to home soil. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘The king will always remain king’: Mbappe’s tribute to fellow teen World Cup Final goalscorer Pele

Kylian Mbappe signaled himself as one of the best young talents of his generation at Russia 2018, becoming just the second teenager to score a World Cup Final goal in the tournament’s history. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘The king will always remain king’: Mbappe’s tribute to fellow teen World Cup Final goalscorer Pele

Kylian Mbappe signaled himself as one of the best young talents of his generation at Russia 2018, becoming just the second teenager to score a World Cup Final goal in the tournament’s history. Read Full Article at RT.com

Two dead, more than 500 arrested in France as fans riot after World Cup win (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Hours after the nation’s football team clinched the World Cup in Russia, elation was replaced by an eruption of violence and rioting on the streets of France that left two people dead and saw more than 500 people arrested. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Two dead, more than 500 arrested in France as fans riot after World Cup win (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Hours after the nation’s football team clinched the World Cup in Russia, elation was replaced by an eruption of violence and rioting on the streets of France that left two people dead and saw more than 500 people arrested. Read Full Article at RT.com

WATCH LIVE: World Cup winners France hold Champs Elysees parade for ecstatic fans

World Cup winners France are holding a parade along the Champs Elysees in Paris, after beating Croatia in the final in Moscow on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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WATCH LIVE: World Cup winners France hold Champs Elysees parade for ecstatic fans

World Cup winners France are holding a parade along the Champs Elysees in Paris, after beating Croatia in the final in Moscow on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Juventus present Cristiano Ronaldo to fans (VIDEO)

Juventus have presented Cristiano Ronaldo to fans in Turin, after signing the Portuguese star from Spanish giants Real Madrid. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Juventus present Cristiano Ronaldo to fans (VIDEO)

Juventus have presented Cristiano Ronaldo to fans in Turin, after signing the Portuguese star from Spanish giants Real Madrid. Read Full Article at RT.com

Italian farmer ‘engraves’ giant World Cup design onto field (VIDEO)

Italian tractor driver Dario Gambarin has ‘carved’ a gigantic image of the World Cup along with the name of the newly-crowned champions, France, in a field near Verona in northern Italy. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Italian farmer ‘engraves’ giant World Cup design onto field (VIDEO)

Italian tractor driver Dario Gambarin has ‘carved’ a gigantic image of the World Cup along with the name of the newly-crowned champions, France, in a field near Verona in northern Italy. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I wanted to throw him from the stadium’: Croatia's Lovren on flooring Pussy Riot protester

Croatian defender Dejan Lovren has spoken of his anger at protesters claiming to be members of activist group Pussy Riot who stormed the pitch during the World Cup final, blaming them for disrupting the team’s rhythm in the match. Read Full Article at RT.co
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‘I wanted to throw him from the stadium’: Croatia's Lovren on flooring Pussy Riot protester

Croatian defender Dejan Lovren has spoken of his anger at protesters claiming to be members of activist group Pussy Riot who stormed the pitch during the World Cup final, blaming them for disrupting the team’s rhythm in the match. Read Full Article at RT.com

Croatia team given heroes’ welcome on return to Zagreb after historic World Cup run (VIDEO)  

The Croatian team have been greeted by thousands of fans on their return to Zagreb after their historic run to the World Cup final. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Croatia team given heroes’ welcome on return to Zagreb after historic World Cup run (VIDEO)  

The Croatian team have been greeted by thousands of fans on their return to Zagreb after their historic run to the World Cup final. Read Full Article at RT.com

WATCH LIVE: World Cup winners France arrive in Paris

Watch the French team arriving back in Paris after claiming World Cup glory in Russia on Sunday with victory against Croatia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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WATCH LIVE: World Cup winners France arrive in Paris

Watch the French team arriving back in Paris after claiming World Cup glory in Russia on Sunday with victory against Croatia. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Beautifully done’: Trump congratulates Putin on ‘great’ World Cup (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump has praised Russia’s head of state Vladimir Putin for staging a “really great World Cup” during their bilateral meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Beautifully done’: Trump congratulates Putin on ‘great’ World Cup (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump has praised Russia’s head of state Vladimir Putin for staging a “really great World Cup” during their bilateral meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sacked Croatia coach Vukojevic joins team’s World Cup celebrations in Zagreb

Sacked Croatian assistant coach Ognjen Vukojevic, who was dismissed during the World Cup for a video dedicating the quarter-final victory over Russia to Ukraine, was seen joining in the team’s celebrations on returning home. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sacked Croatia coach Vukojevic joins team’s World Cup celebrations in Zagreb

Sacked Croatian assistant coach Ognjen Vukojevic, who was dismissed during the World Cup for a video dedicating the quarter-final victory over Russia to Ukraine, was seen joining in the team’s celebrations on returning home. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘A game-changer’: World Cup corrected people’s perception of Russia – chief organizer

The head of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Alexey Sorokin has said that the 2018 World Cup played a crucial role of forming a new positive attitude towards Russia, destroying myths that had existed before the tournament. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘A game-changer’: World Cup corrected people’s perception of Russia – chief organizer

The head of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Alexey Sorokin has said that the 2018 World Cup played a crucial role of forming a new positive attitude towards Russia, destroying myths that had existed before the tournament. Read Full Article at RT.com

France’s Pogba trolls England with ‘It’s Coming Home’ line (VIDEO)

French midfielder Paul Pogba, who scored a goal against Croatia during the dramatic World Cup final in Moscow, trolled England with its fans’ favorite chant, ‘Football’s Coming Home’ as he celebrated with the trophy. Read Full Article at RT.com
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France’s Pogba trolls England with ‘It’s Coming Home’ line (VIDEO)

French midfielder Paul Pogba, who scored a goal against Croatia during the dramatic World Cup final in Moscow, trolled England with its fans’ favorite chant, ‘Football’s Coming Home’ as he celebrated with the trophy. Read Full Article at RT.com

'Putin! Eh! Eh! Eh!’: Victorious French squad dedicates chant to Russian leader (VIDEO)

A video shows Les Bleus ecstatically celebrating their victory over Croatia in the FIFA World Cup final by performing several impromptu chants. One of them is about Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Putin! Eh! Eh! Eh!’: Victorious French squad dedicates chant to Russian leader (VIDEO)

A video shows Les Bleus ecstatically celebrating their victory over Croatia in the FIFA World Cup final by performing several impromptu chants. One of them is about Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘We’re on top of the world anyways’: Croatia’s president on FIFA World Cup final

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic told RT that it did not matter if her country won the FIFA World Cup 2018, since playing in the finals already put Croatia “on top of the world” and she was extremely proud of her national team. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘We’re on top of the world anyways’: Croatia’s president on FIFA World Cup final

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic told RT that it did not matter if her country won the FIFA World Cup 2018, since playing in the finals already put Croatia “on top of the world” and she was extremely proud of her national team. Read Full Article at RT.com

World Cup final: The top 3 shocks in football’s biggest game

France meet Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday with Les Bleus heavily fancied to claim their second title to add to their famous victory on home soil in 1998. Read Full Article at RT.com
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World Cup final: The top 3 shocks in football’s biggest game

France meet Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday with Les Bleus heavily fancied to claim their second title to add to their famous victory on home soil in 1998. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘It’s not easy to stop Modric, he’s such a clever player’ – Mourinho on France v Croatia

Jose Mourinho says France will have a difficult task on their hands controlling Croatian playmaker Luka Modric when the two teams meet in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘It’s not easy to stop Modric, he’s such a clever player’ – Mourinho on France v Croatia

Jose Mourinho says France will have a difficult task on their hands controlling Croatian playmaker Luka Modric when the two teams meet in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Watch footage claiming to show Luka Modric as 5yo protecting family goats from wolves

A filmmaker whose work once took him to Croatia’s rural highlands has made an unexpected discovery while searching his archives – footage purporting to show a five-year-old Luka Modric herding goats from a pack of wolves. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Watch footage claiming to show Luka Modric as 5yo protecting family goats from wolves

A filmmaker whose work once took him to Croatia’s rural highlands has made an unexpected discovery while searching his archives – footage purporting to show a five-year-old Luka Modric herding goats from a pack of wolves. Read Full Article at RT.com

World Cup Final: France and Croatia one step away from Russia 2018 glory

Few would have predicted a month ago that France and Croatia would be the last two teams standing, in a World Cup which saw several of the tournament’s biggest names heading for an early exit. Read Full Article at RT.com
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World Cup Final: France and Croatia one step away from Russia 2018 glory

Few would have predicted a month ago that France and Croatia would be the last two teams standing, in a World Cup which saw several of the tournament’s biggest names heading for an early exit. Read Full Article at RT.com

Lack of recovery time could hurt Croatia in World Cup final vs France – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Croatia’s route to the World Cup final, which has seen them play three games that went to extra time, as well as having less time to recover after their semi-final, could play a role against France. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Lack of recovery time could hurt Croatia in World Cup final vs France – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Croatia’s route to the World Cup final, which has seen them play three games that went to extra time, as well as having less time to recover after their semi-final, could play a role against France. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba teams up with cryptocurrency platform

The former Ivory Coast striker has become an ambassador for all.me, a cryptocurrency platform that promises to share its advertising revenue with its users. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba teams up with cryptocurrency platform

The former Ivory Coast striker has become an ambassador for all.me, a cryptocurrency platform that promises to share its advertising revenue with its users. Read Full Article at RT.com

FIFA investigates England over ‘possible discriminatory chants’ by fans during World Cup semi-final

FIFA has opened an investigation into “possible discriminatory chants” by England fans during their team’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia in Moscow on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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FIFA investigates England over ‘possible discriminatory chants’ by fans during World Cup semi-final

FIFA has opened an investigation into “possible discriminatory chants” by England fans during their team’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia in Moscow on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Neymar’s playacting makes people laugh – Dutch legend Van Basten

Netherlands great Marco van Basten says Brazil star Neymar’s playacting “makes people laugh” and that he should consider the attitude he shows to football, following criticism of the player’s actions at the World Cup in Russia. Read Full Article at R
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Neymar’s playacting makes people laugh – Dutch legend Van Basten

Netherlands great Marco van Basten says Brazil star Neymar’s playacting “makes people laugh” and that he should consider the attitude he shows to football, following criticism of the player’s actions at the World Cup in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com