Stories Tagged 'Russia'
Russia's World Cup dream ended within agonising sight of the semi-finals as they went down 4-3 on penalties to Croatia on Saturday after another gallant performance in front of their fanatical fans which again belied their lowly ranking.
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Uruguay burnished their World Cup credentials with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Russia on Monday, finishing top of Group A with a perfect record while dampening the hopes of the tournament hosts, who had to settle for second.
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Russia's decision to target Egypt's weakness in the air was the key to the 3-1 victory on Tuesday that left the hosts on the brink of qualification for the World Cup knockout stages, their coach Stanislav Cherchesov said.
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Hosts Russia got their World Cup off to a dream start with a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Moscow.
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The world’s most celebrated football tournament is set to start in 18 days, and the authorised distributors of international TV brands are offering attractive schemes targeting soccer enthusiasts in Nepal. Skyworth, Hisense and LG have launched new TV models and different schemes with an eye on the World Cup. FIFA World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15.
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A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsumani Centre said.
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