During the last World Cup in Brazil, a Muslim cleric in Malaysia asked women not to watch the gamesor at least to be mindful that, should they do so, they might be committing what he termed “visual fornication.” This man, Datuk DaudShow More Summary
BERLIN (AP) — Nelly the psychic Elephant has predicted that Germany will win its opening match at the European Championship. The Germans, who won the World Cup two years ago and are one of the big favorites at Euro 2016 in France, will face Ukraine on Saturday in Lille. Ahead of the match, Nelly made […]
In the 79th minute of last fall’s Rugby World Cup Final, New Zealand fly-half Beauden Barrett scored a try to ice the All Blacks’ victory over rival Australia. Seconds after Barrett downed the ball, a graphic mapping the score appeared in the live blog that the British newspaper The Telegraph was using to cover the...
For American soccer fans, the games will start Saturday morning and roll on with only brief breaks for about 14 hours. The quintuple-header of major international tournament matches is the first of six on tap in the next week-and-a-half. The Centennial Copa America and the European Championship take place on different continents and are broadcast […]
Evian (France) (AFP) – Germany are hoping centre-back Mats Hummels could be fit to face Ukraine when the world champions open their Euro 2016 campaign on Sunday. Hummels has been out since tearing his calf in the German Cup final onShow More Summary
A football anthem sung by England's 1966 World Cup winning side is released after spending 34 years hidden in an Isle of Man attic.
ORLANDO — At least the Brazilian smile is back. Nearly two years after their humiliating 7-1 World Cup semifinal loss to Germany, the five-time world champions have their eye on two prizes this summer amid signs that their decline may not be terminal after all. A 7-1 win over Haiti in Copa America Centenario on Wednesday […]
ESPN broadcaster Bob Ley previews Euro 2016 and reviews the network’s coverage of Muhammad Ali’s passing with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: What does this event mean over in Europe? A: This is second only to the World Cup, so a hell of a lot. Show More Summary
Goalkeeper Joe Hart wants England fans to have another Euro '96 moment but warns the Three Lions must be ruthless.
It can be difficult to gauge just how fair a chance England stand of winning any given major tournament. Whether it be the European Championship or the World Cup, hyperbole and pessimism warps judgement in equal measure. On the basis...Show More Summary
In 2014, a mysterious plaque appeared in front of a sculpture at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children that captured the hearts of Harry Potter fans. "Dedicated to the children of Bristol, the 1998 Quidditch World Cup Posts, enchanted by Adou Sosseh. Show More Summary
Pele's personal treasures are selling for INSANELY HIGH PRICES -- with his medal from the 1970 World Cup getting a winning bid of... $500,000!!!!! The medal was part of an incredible collection of Pele's trophies, awards and other memorabilia that…
Zurich (AFP) – Kosovo and Gibraltar are to play 2018 World Cup qualifiers after being admitted as new members of FIFA, world football governing body confirmed on Thursday. “UEFA’s Emergency Panel has today decided that Kosovo will join...Show More Summary
LONDON (AP) — Pele’s replica of the Jules Rimet Trophy, the original World Cup, has sold at auction in London for 394,000 pounds ($570,00) The Brazil great was given the copy of the World Cup after becoming the only player to win the tournament three times. Pele, a World Cup winner in 1958, 1962 and […]
Euro 2016 Goalscorer Predictions: Will Muller and Germany top the charts again? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com World Cup 2014 winners Germany are one of the favourites to win Euro 2016, to be held in France. They are outright favourites to top Group C that also include Poland, Northern Ireland and Ukraine. Show More Summary
Tactical shifts seem to be in store for the winners of the past two European Championships and World Cups.
Chantilly (France) (AFP) – England must be decisive in both penalty areas to avoid a repeat of their humiliating World Cup exit at Euro 2016, goalkeeper Joe Hart said on Thursday. Roy Hodgson’s side travelled to Brazil two years ago confident...Show More Summary
France v Romania Euro 2016 kicks off on Friday night with the hosts France taking on Romania at the Stade de France, 18 years to the day since the 1998 World Cup kicked off in the very same stadium. The hosts would go on to win the tournament, with Didier Deschamps captaining the side in […]
Russia hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup is the main reason for the doping scandal involving Russian athletes, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday.
Philippe Coutinho grabbed a hat-trick as Brazil hammered Haiti 7-1 in a David v/s Goliath game in which Goliath gave David an awful hiding. It’s the same margin by which Germany hammered Brazil in the World Cup two years ago. That,on the other hand,was a Goliath v/s Goliath game and it will be a while […]