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18 People Dead As Two Russian Helicopters Collide Mid-Air

Loading... Loading... Eighteen people have died after a Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the north of Krasnoyarsk region, East Siberia. TASS reported that the helicopter crashed after colliding midair with the cargo being carried by another helicopter. “It crashed immediately after takeoff because of collision…

5th August 2018

Benjamin Pavard Wins World Cup 2018 Best Goal

Loading... Benjamin Pavard’s stunning strike in France’s World Cup last-16 victory over Argentina has been voted the best goal of the tournament in Russia. The defender, who showed superb technique to fire into the top corner, received the most votes cast by three million…

25th July 2018

World Cup: Russia Pussy Riot Protesters Jailed Over Pitch Demonstration

Loading... Four members of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot have been jailed for 15 days for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch. They were accused of violating the rules for spectators at sporting events and wearing police uniforms…

17th July 2018

World Cup Final: France vs Croatia: Things You Need To Know

Loading... France will clash with Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final today, Sunday, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The Didier Deschamps’s men head into the game following a 1-0 victory against Belgium in the semi-final encounter played on Tuesday night, thanks…

15th July 2018

World Cup 2018: Belgium Beats England To Finish Third

Loading... England’s World Cup campaign in Russia ended with a 2-0 defeat by Belgium in St Petersburg that meant the Three Lions finished in fourth place. Gareth Southgate’s team were unable to bounce back from the despair of Wednesday’s extra-time loss against Croatia in…

15th July 2018

Woman Poisoned By Russian Nerve Agent Dies in Hospital

Loading... Days ago, it was reported that two random people were poisoned by the same Novichok nerve agent that nearly killed former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal earlier this year. Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess were rushed to Salisbury…

9th July 2018

World Cup: Croatia Knock Out Host Russia On Penalties

Loading... Russia’s remarkable World Cup run ended in a heart-breaking quarter-final defeat on penalties as Croatia bounced back from a late extra-time equaliser to set up a last-four meeting with England. Defender Mario Fernandes, who had brought his side level through a header in…

8th July 2018

Nigeria Crashes Out Of World Cup After A 2-1 Defeat To Argentina

Loading... Marcos Rojo scored a brilliant late volley to send Argentina through to the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup with a dramatic victory over Nigeria in St Petersburg. A lacklustre Argentina were on the verge of an embarrassing exit, before Manchester United…

26th June 2018

Mohamed Salah Becomes Honorary Citizen of Chechnya

Loading... Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov has announced that Liverpool’s Egypt forward Mohamed Salah is now an honorary citizen of the Russian republic. Salah is at the World Cup in Russia with Egypt, whose training base is in the Chechen capital Grozny. The 26 year…

24th June 2018

Ahmed Musa Earns Nigeria Win Over Iceland

Loading... Ahmed Musa scored both goals as Nigeria swept aside World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised with one round of games to go. The Super Eagles would have gone out with defeat but came good in Volgograd. Musa showed superb…

22nd June 2018

World Cup: Ronaldo Header Knocked Morocco Out of World Cup

Loading... Cristiano Ronaldo continued his sensational start to the World Cup with the winner as Portugal knocked Morocco out of the tournament. All eyes at the Luzhniki Stadium were on the Real Madrid star after his hat-trick in Portugal’s opening game with Spain and,…

20th June 2018

Lionel Messi Misses Penalty As Iceland Held Argentina

Loading... Lionel Messi’s bid to win the World Cup got off to a nightmare start as he missed a penalty and his Argentina side were surprisingly held by debutants Iceland. Messi was looking to match the impact his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo has made…

16th June 2018

Russia 5 – 0 Saudi Arabia: Host Starts World Cup With A Big Win

Loading... The 2018 World Cup opened in spectacular fashion as Russia defied their recent poor form to smash five past Saudi Arabia and record the biggest win by the host nation in the opening game of a World Cup since 1934. Stanislav Cherchesov’s team…

14th June 2018