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Traffic, shashlik and craft beer: what World Cup fans can expect in Russia

Airports There are three ways out of depression, goes the joke: Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo. In Moscow, you’ll be arriving at one of these airports. Be careful of overpriced taxis

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World Cup 2018, Russia vs Saudi Arabia: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

What is it? The curtain-raiser to the 2018 World Cup sees hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia. When is it? Thursday June 14. What time is kick off? 4pm UK time. Where is it

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Why the World Cup will never be the same after Russia 2018

MOSCOW — Here we go again. Welcome to the quadrennial global water-cooler moment known as the World Cup. Indeed, as a sporting and entertainment spectacle, nothing comes close. The World

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World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi outlines his plans for the future if Argentina fail to triumph in Russia

Lionel Messi has revealed that his future with the Argentinian national team rests squarely on how the side perform at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Messi, 30, originally announced his

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World Cup 2018: Will an African team reach semi-finals for first time?

“When I first started to coach Ivory Coast I said to Didier Drogba: ‘We have some fantastic players and we can go far in the World Cup.’ He said: ‘No

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World Cup 2018: Why you should follow Colombia

As we countdown to Russia 2018, we take a look at all 32 teams and suggest a reason to back them. With 7 days to the big kick-off, it is

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Robbie Williams to perform at World Cup in Russia despite 2016 song controversy

Robbie Williams will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow, two years after his controversial song about Russia sparked anger in the country. The pop star will entertain

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Iran World Cup squad guide: Full fixtures, group, ones to watch, odds and more

Iran are ranked 36th in the Fifa rankings, just two placed below Scotland and five below the Republic of Ireland and are playing in consecutive World Cups for the first time in

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Nike cuts ties with Iran’s World Cup team, citing U.S. sanctions

President Donald Trump’s recent decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and restore heavy economic sanctions on the country is having an effect on an arena beyond politics: the 2018 World

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Lionel Messi Fresh To Impress in Russia

Barcelona’s title win means their star player is now free to prepare for Argentina’s World Cup campaign. This is the week when Peru hope their captain and star centre forward

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