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Russia race on despite Salah consolation

​A commanding second half puts Russia on brink of second round Cheryshev and Dzyuba add to their Russia 2018 goal tallies Mohamed Salah’s return fails to transform Egypt’s fortunes Russia’s delight in their home FIFA World Cup™ continued after a hotly-contested clash with Egypt burst into life in… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Senegal President Sall to support World Cup team in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) Senegal President Macky Sall is in Russia and will attend his country’s World Cup game against Poland in Moscow. Senegal is returning to the World Cup for the first time since a thrilling run to the quarterfinals on its tournament debut in Japan and South Korea in 2002. The president’s office says Sall will watch Senegal play Poland ...

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Hosts Russia kick off World Cup in style

DAY REPLAYED – Hosts Russia made the perfect start to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, soundly beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the second-highest win ever recorded in an Opening Match. Iury Gazinsky gave the Sbornaya reason to celebrate early in the game, with Denis Cheryshev doubling their advantage before half-time. The Russians embarked on a goal… FIFA.com – Latest ...

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Nestor Pitana to referee the Opening Match of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Argentina’s Nestor Pitana has been assigned as the referee for the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Thursday 12 June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. He will be assisted by compatriots Juan Pablo Bellati and Hernan Maidana, with Sandro Ricci from Brazil designated as the fourth official. The Video Assistant Referee ...

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Calculating Russia 2018’s toughest groups

Latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released on 7 June World Cup holders Germany remain top We calculate the difficulty of each group by ranking With the big kick-off for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ drawing ever nearer, discussion is heating up about who will emerge victorious from the first round of ga… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Watch the Russia 2018 Official Song music video

With the one week to go milestone passed, how can we crank up the excitement for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ another notch? With the release of the music video for the tournament’s Official Song! Fans have been getting in the mood for the 14 June kick-off for the past two weeks by listening to ‘Live ...

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FIFA signs LUCI as Asian Regional Supporter for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

With less than a week to go until kick-off, LUCI, a global technology and entertainment experience company, has joined the line-up of Asian Regional Supporters for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Today FIFA and LUCI announced their collaboration in Beijing, at an event also featuring LUCI immers, the Chinese company’s latest invention. Through the collaboration with FIFA, LUCI aims ...

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Poland and Uruguay climb ahead of Russia 2018  

The recent flurry of pre-2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ friendly matches has left its mark on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. While positions are maintained at the very top of the table, where Germany (1st, unchanged) and Brazil (2nd, unchanged) still lead the way, the Russia-bound duo of Poland (8th, up 2) and Uruguay (14th, up 3) have succeeded in ...

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