Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi are great Argentine footballers with very different personalities but "Leo" became "Diego" for a brief moment when he scored in the World Cup group game against Bosnia.
Qatar's economic growth rebounded to 6.2 per cent on an annual basis in January-March after a slowdown in the final quarter of 2013 as a double-digit surge in construction activity helped offset a decline in hydrocarbons, data showed on Mond
With the knockout rounds of the World Cup coinciding with the beginning of Ramadan, Muslim players must decide whether to observe the month-long religious fast which begins this weekend.
France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Alge
The visitors from the GCC have spent more than $500,000 during the four-day ((June 12 - June 15) opening period of the 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil, said a report.
The expenditure represents a five-fold increase over the same four-d
Qatar's economy is likely to grow 6.3 per cent this year, much faster than previously expected and well ahead of other oil exporting Gulf states, helped by robust domestic demand, a report showed on Tuesday.
Gross domestic pro
Gulf states rallied behind Qatar following allegations published by Britain's Sunday Times newspaper that a senior Qatari soccer official made payments to win the country's bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
Qatar has vehemen
France has asked Fifa to investigate its suspicions that a drone was used to spy on the team's preparations for the World Cup opener against Honduras, coach Didier Deschamps said.
The incident is said to have occurred on Tuesd
Visa, a global leader in payments, and Fifa’s exclusive Financial Services partner for the 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil, has launched an in-stadium payment technology experience programme which will enhance the sporting experience for millio
A rampant Netherlands team inflicted the heaviest World Cup defeat on holders Spain in over 60 years with a dazzling 5-1 demolition on Friday that sent shockwaves through the tournament.
The Dutch were nothing but brutal in a tetc
After years of construction delays and budget overruns, the football World Cup kicks off in Brazil today (June 12) as foreign fans pour in for the tournament.
Brazil's national team plays Croatia in the opening match at a newl