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Uruguay grab late winner in 1-0 win over Egypt

  URUGUAY 1 (Gimenez 89’) EGYPT 0 By Charlie Johns Uruguay grabbed their first win in an opening World Cup game in 48 years as fighting Pharaohs feel tough defeat. The 2018 FIFA World Cup started off slow for both teams in Ekaterinburg with goals being hard to come by due to some strong defence […]

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Russia romp to World Cup opening over Saudi Arabia 5-0

By Emma McColl RUSSIA 5 Yuriy Gazinsky 12 Denis Cheryshev 43, 91 Artem Dzybua 71 Denis Cheryshev Alexandra Golovin 94 SAUDI ARABIA 0 Russia opened the 2018 FIFA World Cup with the second-highest win ever recorded in an opening match. Standout performances by Denis Cheryshev and Aleksandr Golovin led the host nation to a 5-0 […]

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Fri 15 June

Group A Russia v Saudi Arabia Moscow, 1am Egypt v Uruguay Ekaterinburg, 10pm All times AEST

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Penalties – the ‘new’ normal

By Etta McEwan Penalties bring about three things, controversy, criticism, and conversation. And after week one of the 2018 FIFA […]

Brazil leave it until injury time to score 2-0 win over Costa Rica

Brazil 2 (Coutinho 90’ + 1, Neymar 90’ + 7) Costa Rica 0 By Caleb Mitchell A persistent Brazil has […]

Serbia’s hopes hang by a thread after 2-1 loss Switzerland

Serbia 1 (Mitrovic 5’) Switzerland 2 (Xhaka 52’, Shaqiri 90’) By Laurence Kelson Switzerland has come from behind to steal […]

Musa brace keeps Nigeria’s World Cup campaign alive

Nigeria 2 (Musa 49’, 75’) Iceland 0 PHOTO! Musa wheels away as he celebrates his goal. Nigeria 1-0 Iceland #SoarSuperEagles […]

The World Cup Show podcast – Episode 2

Everyone can’t stop talking about VAR. Nor can we, so we’ve called in the video technology expert, Dr Roland Goecke […]

Argentina face elimination after Croatian catastrophe

Argentina 0 Croatia 3 (Rebic 53’, Modric 80′, Rakitic 90+1’) By Jakob Gisik Argentina is on the brink of elimination […]