Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training

2018-05-26 12:04

Disgruntled fans broke into a Brazil training session for the World Cup while some booed the national team over a lack of contact with local supporters.

Putin will make sure Russia is safe for SWC - Booth

2018-05-26 09:23

Former Bafana Bafana defender Matthew Booth has assured any travellers and players that Russia is a safe place ahead of the Soccer World Cup.

Underdogs Nigeria eye SWC knock-out rounds

2018-05-25 20:05

Nigeria can surpass expectations at the World Cup finals by demonstrating the same fighting spirit and teamwork that got them to Russia.

Brazilian fans downbeat ahead of World Cup

2018-05-25 09:10

Three weeks to World Cup kick-off and the Brazilians are downbeat, under-performing, and generally hangdog - Brazilian fans, that is.

Soccer titans line up for SuperSport’s World Cup sizzle

2018-05-25 05:15

Some of the biggest names in the game have been secured by SuperSport to underpin this year’s broadcast of the Soccer World Cup.

Neymar's return 'better than expected'

2018-05-23 22:41

Brazil's star forward Neymar is returning to training "better than expected," after more than two months out with a broken foot bone.

Rabiot emails Deschamps rejecting World Cup standby spot

2018-05-23 12:35

Midfielder Adrien Rabiot has written to France manager Didier Deschamps saying he is not prepared to be a World Cup standby player.

Dads Ronaldo and Messi still seek World Cup glory

2018-05-23 08:48

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi go into their fourth World Cup as changed men each seeking to win the game's most coveted prize for the first time.

Kane named England's World Cup captain

2018-05-22 10:49

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be England's captain at the World Cup in Russia, the Football Association has said.

Russia prepares for World Cup drone attacks

2018-05-22 07:25

Russia will reportedly deploy jamming devices used in Syria and the war in Ukraine to defend World Cup stadiums against a drone attack.


Mexico head to Russia with one aim: 'to win'

2018-05-26 12:04

Mexico head to the World Cup in Russia with a clear objective, to reach the final and win it, defender Hector Moreno said Friday.

Senegal's president Sall will follow team to SWC

2018-05-25 21:38

Senegal's president Macky Sall will drop the reigns of power for 12 days in June to support the Lions of Teranga at the World Cup in Russia.

Egypt get ball rolling as Africa prepares for World Cup

2018-05-25 09:54

Egypt face Kuwait Saturday in the first of 15 warm-up matches the five African qualifiers for the World Cup will play ahead of the June 14 kick-off in Russia.

France 'nothing special', 'Pogba only cares about hair'

2018-05-25 07:27

Denmark coach Age Hareide gave a withering assessment of his World Cup first-round rivals France claiming they have little chance in Russia.

Matic leads Serbia 27-man SWC squad

2018-05-24 18:35

Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic named a preliminary 27-man Soccer World Cup squad led by Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic.

Cheeky! England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

2018-05-23 15:49

Ruben Loftus-Cheek says England's young squad boast "frightening" talent that could take them all the way to World Cup glory in Russia.

World Cup fever causes sleepless nights for Bangladesh flagmakers

2018-05-23 09:23

Flagmakers in Bangladesh are doing a roaring trade weeks ahead of the World Cup, but no-one is interested in the home nation's colours.

Argentina goalkeeper Romero ruled out of World Cup

2018-05-23 08:11

Argentina's World Cup preparations suffered a blow as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.

Nigeria-DRC match to go ahead despite Ebola outbreak

2018-05-22 08:32

Nigeria's sports minister gave the green light for a World Cup warm-up match against the Democratic Republic of Congo despite a fresh outbreak of Ebola.

Inter striker Icardi left out of Argentina SWC squad

2018-05-21 19:50

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season, was a notable omission from Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad.

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