Sport > World

Twitter erupted at a funny image of Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shaking hands after Russia's first World Cup goal

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
After Russia scored the first goal of the tournament, president Vladimir Putin gave Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman a shrug and a handshake that was captured by cameras.
Twitter was quick to react to the interaction, imagining the possible conversations surrounding the handshake.
The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with Russia beating Saudi Arabia, 5-0, in the opening match.
While the rest of the tournament will be filled with iconic and memorable moments on the pitch...
Read more ...

 

Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening game of World Cup

Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening game of World Cup

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

MOSCOW - Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 Thursday in the opening match of the World Cup.
With President Vladimir Putin watching, Cheryshev chipped the ball over two Saudi defenders in the 43rd minute and shot over goalkeeper Abdullah Al Muaiouf's right side. He later chipped the ball in for Russia's fourth goal in stoppage time.
Yuri Gazinsky initially put Russia ahead with a header from Alexander Golovin's cross in the 12th minute.
After Cheryshev's first goal, Artyom Dzyuba made an instant impact off the bench to make it 3-0 in the...
Read more ...

 

The Latest: Russia rips Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

6 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup : 8 p.m. Denis Cheryshev scored twice as Russia swept aside Saudi Arabia to open its home World Cup with a 5-0 win on Thursday. After a lavish opening ceremony and with President Vladimir Putin watching on, Yuri Gazinsky put Russia ahead with a header off Alexander Golovin's cross in the 12th minute. Substitute Cheryshev chipped the ball over two Saudi defenders in the 43rd and then fired it high to goalkeeper Abdullah Al Muaiouf's right.
Read more ...

 

Hosts Russia hammer Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

6 monthes ago   |   By NBC Sports

Russia routs Saudi Arabia in opening game of the 2018 World Cup.
Read more ...

 

Russia spent billions on the most expensive World Cup ever - take a tour of the stunning stadiums

Russia spent billions on the most expensive World Cup ever - take a tour of the stunning stadiums

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The 2018 World Cup has officially kicked off. Soccer teams from Saudi Arabia and Russia - the tournament's host country - play the first match Thursday morning.
In preparation for the games, Russia has devoted more than $2.8 billion toward building and updating 12 massive stadiums across 11 cities. The arenas pay tribute to traditional Russian architecture - characterized by sculptural fixtures - while also nodding to Putin-era building design , which have sharp angles and flamboyant patterns.
Take a tour below: In addition to the $2.8 billion on the 2018 World Cup Stadiums, Russia spent...
Read more ...

 

‘May the strongest team win': Putin meets Saudi crown prince ahead of World Cup opener

6 monthes ago   |   By RT

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman both wished success to the strongest team ahead of their nations meeting in the opening match of the World Cup in Moscow.
Read more ...

 

Surprise selection Gazinsky scores 1st World Cup 2018 goal for Russia

6 monthes ago   |   By RT

Russia midfielder Yuri Gazinsky etched his name into football history by scoring the first ever 2018 World Cup goal when he put hosts Russia 1-0 up against Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday.
Read more ...

 

The Latest: Opening match of World Cup kicks off in Moscow

6 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup : 6 p.m. The opening match of the World Cup has kicked off in Russia. The host country was facing Saudi Arabia in the Group A match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The other two teams in Group A, Egypt and Uruguay, will play on Friday, along with the four teams in Group B - Portugal, Spain, Morocco and Iran. 5:50 p.m. In just 48 hours, Mexico midfielder Erick Gutierrez received two of the biggest pieces of news in his life.
Read more ...

 

The Latest: Saudi Arabia starts with veterans against Russia

The Latest: Saudi Arabia starts with veterans against Russia

6 monthes ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup :
Read more ...

 

World Cup Russia Saudi Arabia live! A fan-first page puts social center

World Cup Russia Saudi Arabia live! A fan-first page puts social center

6 monthes ago   |   By RT

Its the next-best thing to being there. Moscow has been humming for 3 days as fans from all over the world took to the streets to party. RT Digital brings you a curated wall of background social media, you won't on TV.
Read more ...

 

LIVE: Russia vs Saudi Arabia

LIVE: Russia vs Saudi Arabia

6 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The wait is over as the 2018 World Cup gets under way in Moscow with the hosts in action in the opening game - follow it all LIVE!
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   World      Running      PMN Sports      AP      FIFA World Cup 2018      Soccer      2018 World Cup      Top Posts      Russia      Saudi Arabia  


UFC on FOX 31 draws announced 7,797 fans for $616K live gate in Milwaukee

UFC on FOX 31 draws announced 7,797 fans for $616K live gate in Milwaukee

Gallery Al Iaquinta def. Kevin Lee at UFC on FOX 31: Best photos view 12 images Saturday's UFC on FOX 31 event drew an announced attendance of 7,797 for a live gate of... Read more ...

LeBron James, Lonzo Ball first Lakers teammates since 1982 to post...

LeBron James, Lonzo Ball first Lakers teammates since 1982 to post triple-doubles in same game

The Lakers could have asked for much more from the four-time MVP and the 2017 No. 2 overall pick. Read more ...

Pistons end Boston's 8-game run, beat Celtics 113-104

Pistons end Boston's 8-game run, beat Celtics 113-104

DETROIT - Blake Griffin scored 27 points and Andre Drummond added 19 points and 20 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat Boston 113-104 on Saturday night, snapping the... Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin...

NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin Rivers

The deal comes after ESPN reported Friday the Suns nixed a deal after confusion over which players were supposed to be included. Read more ...

Barkov completes hat trick in OT, Panthers beat Maple Leafs

Barkov completes hat trick in OT, Panthers beat Maple Leafs

SUNRISE, Fla. - Aleksander Barkov finished off the Toronto Maple Leafs with his first NHL hat trick. Read more ...

No. 18 Mississippi State beats Cincinnati 70-59

No. 18 Mississippi State beats Cincinnati 70-59

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Quinndary Weatherspoon and Lamar Peters scored 14 points each, Reggie Perry and Tyson Carter both added 12, and No. 18 Mississippi State beat Cincinnati... Read more ...

DeAndre Hopkins' two TDs help Texans close in on AFC South title with win...

DeAndre Hopkins' two TDs help Texans close in on AFC South title with win over Jets

The Texans could seal a playoff berth on Sunday after DeAndre Hopkins' two touchdowns helped them beat the Jets 29-22. Read more ...

Brown leads No. 25 Kansas State over Georgia State 71-59

Brown leads No. 25 Kansas State over Georgia State 71-59

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Barry Brown had 21 points and No. 25 Kansas State beat Georgia State 71-59 on Saturday night. Read more ...

Fantasy Injury Updates: James Conner, LeSean McCoy, Matt Breida, more among...

Fantasy Injury Updates: James Conner, LeSean McCoy, Matt Breida, more among key Week 15 active/inactives

Fantasy owners will be looking for official active/inactive updates on James Conner, LeSean McCoy, Matt Breida, and more injured RBs ahead of finalizing their Week 15 fantasy... Read more ...

Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS - Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Anthoula "Tank" Kelly had a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown and No. 19 Fresno State beat Arizona... Read more ...