[MOSCOW] It was a dream run that came agonisingly close to being crowned with a World Cup title but for Croatia now comes a return to a harsh soccer reality of sketchy infrastructure and scandals.

[MOSCOW] Victorious France were set to return to a heroes' welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a rollercoaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic...

[LONDON] British consumers picked up the pace of their spending in June for the second month running, the first back-to-back increases in over a year, a survey showed on Monday, another sign that the...

[MOSCOW] Didier Deschamps said France were "swimming in happiness" after his players interrupted his post-World Cup final press conference, dancing and showering their manager in drinks as...

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined that they are put to good use.

A QUARTER of a football field. That is the equivalent, when spread out, of how many burgers and pizzas Singaporeans have ordered from online food delivery company Deliveroo since the World Cup fever...

WORLD CUP 2018

THE last time France were in a major football final was exactly two years ago. In Paris, Les Bleus were widely expected to defeat Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in the final of the European...