Brazil World Cup footballer's mother kidnapped from home – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:29 The mother of Taison Freda, a member of Brazil’s World Cup squad, was briefly kidnapped in Pelotas in the south of Brazil after a man delivered flowers to her apartment building. She was released by police from a car boot 40 Läs mer…

The French national football team's victory parade – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France celebrated their second World Cup win on 15 July, 20 years after their maiden triumph. They overcame the passionate Croatian side 4-2 in one of the most gripping finals in recent history The bus of France’s World Cup-winning team beginning its journey down Läs mer…

Football and fat fees: questions raised over funding of sporting conference

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Football politics Was ‘sports integrity’ event that repeatedly questioned 2022 World Cup decision funded by Qatar rivals? Jaimie Fuller, who hosted the conference, has said the main funding of the event came on the condition of anonymity. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Foundation For Läs mer…

Croatia's real World Cup star? The president in the stands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović saw all but one game at her own expense while sporting a national team shirt Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović’s presence at the tournament was described as a pre-election strategy. Photograph: Mahmoud Khaled/EPA She wore the team shirt and cheered as Croatia faced France Läs mer…

Tube station renamed Gareth Southgate after World Cup run

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London Signage at Southgate station in north London changed for 48 hours to honour England coach A sign on a platform at Gareth Southgate station in north London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA A London Underground station has been temporarily renamed for Gareth Southgate after he Läs mer…

France to celebrate World Cup win with Paris victory parade

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Squad will also have reception with French president after night of national celebration Fans celebrate in Paris, where 1 million people gathered on the Champs-Élysées. Photograph: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis/Getty Images The French football team will stage a World Cup victory parade on an open-top Läs mer…

France celebrates World Cup victory – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Celebrations carried on into the night after the national team beat Croatia in the World Cup final An image taken from the top of the Arc de Triomphe shows the crowd celebrating France’s victory on the Champs-Élysées in Paris Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images People Läs mer…

Successful World Cup fails to halt slide in Vladimir Putin’s popularity

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Vladimir Putin An increase in the retirement age blamed for drop in approval ratings for Russian president President Vladimir Putin with Croatia’s president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, during the closing ceremony of the World Cup on Sunday. Photograph: Mikhail Tereshchenko/Tass As France clinched the World Cup Läs mer…

France seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 win over brave Croatia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World Cup 2018 France’s Hugo Lloris lifts the World Cup trophy as they celebrate winning. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images When the decisive blows arrived the entire squad piled on top of one another in the victory scrum. Hugo Lloris, the goalkeeper, had run the Läs mer…

The world cup of robot football: no need for humans to worry (yet)

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Science Mireille Silcoff reports from the other World Cup – the one in Montreal where 5,000 robots from 35 countries compete for glory Play Video 1:36 Rise of the football machines: RoboCup 2018 held in Montreal – video explainer If you’d like to know how Läs mer…