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Neymar sought to win back fans who criticised his behaviour with an advertisement for Gilette.(REUTERS)

Neymar faces criticism after FIFA World Cup 2018 ‘acting’ admission

By Associated Press | Sao Paulo
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2018 11:32 AM IST
Ridiculed the world over for faking and diving during a disappointing FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign in Russia, Neymar admitted to “exaggerated” reactions saying he is still learning to deal with frustration.
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Neymar was accused by multiple coaches and footballers of diving at the FIFA World Cup 2018.(AP)
Neymar was accused by multiple coaches and footballers of diving at the FIFA World Cup 2018.(AP)

‘I do exaggerate’: Neymar comes clean on FIFA World Cup 2018 diving controversy

By Associated Press | Sao Paulo
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 01:31 PM IST
Neymar said in a video published on Sunday by one of his sponsors that he is now a changed man after all the criticism he received at home and abroad due to the FIFA World Cup 2018 controversy.
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Tite took over as Brazil coach in June 2016.(REUTERS)
Tite took over as Brazil coach in June 2016.(REUTERS)

Brazil football team coach Tite agrees new contract till 2022

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 10:24 AM IST
Although Brazil disappointed at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, exiting to Belgium at the quarter-final stage, the CBF were keen to hold on to Tite, who is both highly rated and popular.
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France's Benjamin Pavard kisses the trophy at the end during the final match against Croatia.(AP)
France's Benjamin Pavard kisses the trophy at the end during the final match against Croatia.(AP)

Benjamin Pavard stunner wins FIFA World Cup 2018 goal of the tournament

By HT Correspondent | Omnisport
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 09:51 PM IST
Benjamin Pavard won the FIFA World Cup 2018 goal of the tournament award for his stunning strike against Argentina, FIFA announced on Wednesday.
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Cristiano Ronaldo became Juventus’ record signing following his transfer from Real Madrid.(AFP)
Cristiano Ronaldo became Juventus’ record signing following his transfer from Real Madrid.(AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo has a body of a 20-year-old according to Juventus medical results - report

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 06:14 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo was clocked running at 33.98 km at the recently concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup 2018 which was the fastest by any player at the quadrennial event.
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Sania Mirza has supported Mesut Ozil in the ‘racism’ controversy surrounding his international retirement.(PTI)
Sania Mirza has supported Mesut Ozil in the ‘racism’ controversy surrounding his international retirement.(PTI)

Sania Mirza extends support to Mesut Ozil after ‘racism’ controversy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 08:11 PM IST
Sania Mirza expressed sadness at Mesut Ozil announcing his international retirement in controversial circumstances and said that it is completely unacceptable.
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France's Olivier Giroud holds up the trophy as he celebrates with teammates at the end of the final match against Croatia.(AP)
France's Olivier Giroud holds up the trophy as he celebrates with teammates at the end of the final match against Croatia.(AP)

With FIFA World Cup 2018, football viewership gets a boost in India

By HT Correspondent | IANS, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 03:03 PM IST
For the first 58 matches, the FIFA World Cup 2018 garnered a viewership of 194.1 million impressions, while the combined viewership for the first two India vs England T20 matches was 20.7 million impressions
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A curious case of arms engaging in hug-lomacy that saw political heads minding their ‘P’s and cues’.(HT Photo)
A curious case of arms engaging in hug-lomacy that saw political heads minding their ‘P’s and cues’.(HT Photo)

Witerati: Hugs of Hindostan

By Chetna Keer | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 11:02 PM IST
When Congressional arms appended to party prince Rahul Gandhi strayed ‘n’ stayed interlocked in ‘jaadu ki jhappi’ with the BJP ruling head, it spelt a cue from Narendra Modi’s hug-lomacy.
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Neymar poses on the red carpet during an auction to raise funds for his Institute Project Neymar Jr in Sao Paulo, Brazil.(REUTERS)
Neymar poses on the red carpet during an auction to raise funds for his Institute Project Neymar Jr in Sao Paulo, Brazil.(REUTERS)

I couldn’t look at a football after FIFA World Cup 2018, says Brazil’s Neymar

By Agence France-Presse | Praia Grande
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 09:15 AM IST
Neymar, who moved to PSG for a world record 222 million euros ($264 million) last year, insisted that the burden of expectation on his shoulders -- whether with his club or country -- does not weigh heavily.
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(From L) Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photography during a symbolic transfer of the authority to Qatar to host the World Cup 2022 at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 15, 2018.(AFP)
(From L) Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photography during a symbolic transfer of the authority to Qatar to host the World Cup 2022 at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 15, 2018.(AFP)

Qatar ploughs ahead with 2022 FIFA World Cup plans despite crises

By Agence France-Presse | Doha
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:15 AM IST
With four and a half years until the 2022 World Cup kicks off, Qatar is ahead of schedule when it comes to venues, related major projects and even paint.
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The France men’s national football team are world champions and the country will also host the women’s World Cup next year.(AFP)
The France men’s national football team are world champions and the country will also host the women’s World Cup next year.(AFP)

The next senior FIFA World Cup is in France, not Qatar

By Press Trust of India | Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 01:49 PM IST
Apart from a social media campaign, there was little attention put on the (actual) next senior World Cup: the women’s tournament next year in France.
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Croatian national football team players attend a welcoming ceremony from the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Bana Jelacica Square in Zagreb on July 16.(AFP)
Croatian national football team players attend a welcoming ceremony from the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Bana Jelacica Square in Zagreb on July 16.(AFP)

More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after FIFA World Cup 2018 final

By Associated Press | Zagreb
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 12:56 PM IST
Hundreds of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colors and waving Croatian flags poured into the streets in the capital Zagreb to greet the team. Observers described the homecoming event as the biggest ever in Croatia.
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Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry during a FIFA World Cup 2018 match.(REUTERS)
Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry during a FIFA World Cup 2018 match.(REUTERS)

Thierry Henry quits TV to focus on coaching after Belgium success at FIFA World Cup 2018

By Agence France-Presse | AFP, Brussels
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 05:34 PM IST
Thierry Henry, who had worked for Sky since 2015, has been an assistant to Belgium manager Roberto Martinez since 2016 and helped lead the team to third place at the FIFA World Cup 2018
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Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi trolled over tweet on France’s FIFA World Cup victory.(HT File Photo)
Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi trolled over tweet on France’s FIFA World Cup victory.(HT File Photo)

Kiran Bedi trolled over ‘We Win’ tweet after France’s FIFA World Cup victory

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 06:24 PM IST
Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi said on Monday she was sharing the joy of France’s World Cup win over Croatia with the residents of the Union territory, which was once a French colony
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Emeka Ezeugo, a Panjab University alumnus, played in the 1994 World Cup in the USA for Nigeria and was also part of clubs like East Bengal.(HT Photo)
Emeka Ezeugo, a Panjab University alumnus, played in the 1994 World Cup in the USA for Nigeria and was also part of clubs like East Bengal.(HT Photo)

From Chandigarh to FIFA World Cup, Nigerian Emeka Ezeugo traces his journey

By Saurabh Duggal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 04:34 PM IST
Emeka Ezeugo, a graduate of DAV College, Chandigarh, played for Nigerian football team in the 1994 World Cup
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Jorge Sampaoli agreed the exit terms to leave the Argentinian national football team on July 15, 2018.(AFP)
Jorge Sampaoli agreed the exit terms to leave the Argentinian national football team on July 15, 2018.(AFP)

Jorge Sampaoli stands down as Argentina coach after FIFA World Cup 2018 failure

By Reuters | Buenos Aires
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2018 01:59 PM IST
The decision to part ways with Jorge Sampaoli means that Argentina, FIFA World Cup winners in 1978 and 1986, are looking for their fourth coach in four years.
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Look closely, there is Amitabh Bachchan beneath all those sheets.(Amitabhbachchan/Instagram)
Look closely, there is Amitabh Bachchan beneath all those sheets.(Amitabhbachchan/Instagram)

Amitabh Bachchan resembles a mummy as he is wrapped up in yards of sheet against Russian cold. See pic

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 12:44 PM IST
This picture of Amitabh Bachchan, wrapped up in yards of sheet with his face hardly visible, will crack you up. In what little is visible of his face, it is clear he is feeling grumpy.
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Diego Maradona’s antics in the stands during Argentina’s FIFA World Cup 2018 grabbed eyeballs.(Reuters)
Diego Maradona’s antics in the stands during Argentina’s FIFA World Cup 2018 grabbed eyeballs.(Reuters)

From Diego Maradona’s antics to Neymar’s theatrics: 5 crazy FIFA World Cup 2018 moments

By Agence France-Presse | AFP, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 11:22 AM IST
The FIFA World Cup 2018 provided moments of craziness. A look at the five top moments ranging from Diego Maradona showing middle fingers to fans to Neymar’s rolling theatrics
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino watches as Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) touches the World Cup trophy during the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia in Moscow on July 15, 2018.(AFP)
FIFA president Gianni Infantino watches as Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) touches the World Cup trophy during the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia in Moscow on July 15, 2018.(AFP)

Putin gives World Cup fans visa-free entry into Russia all year

By Agencies
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 11:51 AM IST
President Vladimir Putin said Russia could be “proud” of its hosting of the football World Cup.
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French President Emmanuel Macron reacts during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.(REUTERS)
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.(REUTERS)

Emmanuel Macron cheers France from stands - then ‘dabs’ in the FIFA World Cup changing room

By Agence France-Presse | AFP, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 11:22 AM IST
Emmanuel Macron leapt to his feet to celebrate France’s goals as he attended the game in Moscow alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
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Croatia's Luka Modric looks dejected after FIFA World Cup 2018 final defeat to France.(REUTERS)
Croatia's Luka Modric looks dejected after FIFA World Cup 2018 final defeat to France.(REUTERS)

Luka Modric says Golden Ball ‘bittersweet’ after FIFA World Cup 2018 defeat

By Agence France-Presse | AFP, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 10:05 AM IST
Luka Modric-led Croatia dominated the opening period of FIFA World Cup 2018 final against France but finally wilted
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Croatia's Dejan Lovren clashes with a pitch invader during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.(REUTERS)
Croatia's Dejan Lovren clashes with a pitch invader during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.(REUTERS)

Pussy Riot upstages Vladimir Putin with protest that halted FIFA World Cup 2018 final

By Associated Press | AP, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 10:05 AM IST
Stewards tackled the three women and one man who charged onto the field simultaneously in the 52nd minute of one of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final. Croatia defender Dejan Lovren pushed the man, helping a steward to detain him, and suggested the incident put Croatia off its game
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France's FIFA World Cup 2018 winners Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe are all descendants of migrants.(REUTERS)
France's FIFA World Cup 2018 winners Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe are all descendants of migrants.(REUTERS)

Vive la France! And a lot of other nations too, as migrant sons lift FIFA World Cup 2018

By Associated Press | AP, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 09:29 AM IST
Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bonded together with scions of families that have been French for generations. About two-thirds of France’s FIFA World Cup 2018 roster included players with immigrant backgrounds, a mini-United Nations of football talent.
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A steward apprehends a pitch invader as he approaches Croatia's Dejan Lovren during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.(REUTERS)
A steward apprehends a pitch invader as he approaches Croatia's Dejan Lovren during the FIFA World Cup 2018 final.(REUTERS)

They didn’t play football: Croatia’s Dejan Lovren blasts France after FIFA World Cup 2018 loss

By Omnisport | Omnisport, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 09:07 AM IST
Croatia found themselves 2-1 down at half-time against France despite having dominated possession and conceded only one shot on target. Second-half strikes from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe settled the FIFA World Cup 2018 final in France’s favour
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France's coach Didier Deschamps is thrown in the air after the final whistle of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final against Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.(AFP)
France's coach Didier Deschamps is thrown in the air after the final whistle of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final against Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.(AFP)

Argentina win was the trigger: Didier Deschamps after France’s FIFA World Cup 2018 triumph

By Bhargab Sarmah | Hindustan Times, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Didier Deschamps identified the win over Argentina in the Round of 16 as the ‘trigger’ for France’s World Cup 2018 triumph
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France's Antoine Griezmann holds the trophy as he celebrates winning the FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.(Reuters)
France's Antoine Griezmann holds the trophy as he celebrates winning the FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.(Reuters)

FIFA World Cup final: Golden Antoine Griezmann delivers on the biggest stage

By Reuters | Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 01:04 AM IST
Antoine Griezmann helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.
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Croatia's fans watch the broadcast of the match at the city's main square.(REUTERS)
Croatia's fans watch the broadcast of the match at the city's main square.(REUTERS)

Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

By Reuters | Reuters, Zagreb
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 01:04 AM IST
Croatia went down 4-2 to France in the finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018 and the country will stage on Monday a welcoming party for the soccer team in Zagreb.
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France fans celebrate in front of the Eiffel Tower after their team beat Croatia to win the FIFA World Cup after 20 years.(Reuters)
France fans celebrate in front of the Eiffel Tower after their team beat Croatia to win the FIFA World Cup after 20 years.(Reuters)

France fans go wild from Paris to Moscow after thrilling FIFA World Cup 2018 win

By Reuters | Moscow/Paris
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 11:49 PM IST
France defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final to win the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.
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Harry Kane scored six goals at FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
Harry Kane scored six goals at FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: England captain Harry Kane wins Golden Boot

By Omnisport | Omnisport, Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 01:04 AM IST
Despite netting only twice from open play, England captain Harry Kane finished as the top scorer at the 2018 World Cup.
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Croatia midfielder Luka Modric won the Golden Ball award of the FIFA World Cup 2018 despite losing the final to France on Sunday in Moscow.(AFP)
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric won the Golden Ball award of the FIFA World Cup 2018 despite losing the final to France on Sunday in Moscow.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia’s Luka Modric wins Golden Ball award

By Omnisport | Moscow
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 11:37 PM IST
Croatia’s Luka Modric was awarded the FIFA World Cup 2018 Golden Ball for being the best player of the tournament, beating Antoine Griezmann and Eden Hazard.
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