Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win

Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win

Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by two shocking errors in the European side’s defense. (21 hours ago)

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Croatia need own goal and penalty to overcome Nigeria

  Jun 17, 2018 08:13:47
Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament. 

Poulsen powers Denmark to crucial win over Peru

  Jun 17, 2018 08:12:26
Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday. 

Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

  Jun 16, 2018 23:04:30
Tiny Iceland made a stunning first-ever World Cup appearance on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a 1-1 draw in a dramatic match where Lionel Messi blew his chance to win it when he had a penalty saved by Hannes Por Halldorsson.  

Technology helps France to 2-1 win over Australia

  Jun 16, 2018 21:57:35
France needed the help of the first World Cup penalty awarded after a video review and a deflected Paul Pogba goal to get their World Cup campaign underway with a scrappy 2-1 win over Australia on Saturday.  

Hat-trick hero Ronaldo denies Spain in six-goal thriller

  Jun 16, 2018 03:58:51
Portugal’s irrepressible captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning late free kick to complete a World Cup hat-trick and rescue a dramatic 3-3 draw in an enthralling Group B match against neighbors Spain on Friday. 

Iran stun Morocco with stoppage-time own goal

  Jun 16, 2018 00:53:03
A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on Friday. 

Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 with late Jimenez header

  Jun 15, 2018 21:36:01
Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez cannoned in an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah. 

Young karate athletes vie for national titles

  Jun 15, 2018 17:13:32
NDO - The National Youth Karate Championship kicked off on June 15 in Da Nang city with the participation of nearly 600 athletes from 42 teams across the country.  

[Infographic] World Cup 2018 match schedule

  Jun 15, 2018 17:07:47
NDO – The World Cup 2018 is taking place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, featuring eight groups of four national teams. A total of 64 matches will be played 12 venues located in 11 cities. The final will take place on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.  

Real Madrid chief Perez attacks Spain's decision to sack Lopetegui

  Jun 15, 2018 08:09:19
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on Thursday defended the appointment of Julen Lopetegui as coach of the 13-times European champions on the eve of the World Cup which led to the manager being sacked by the Spanish national team. 

Egypt's Salah fit and ready to fire against Uruguay

  Jun 15, 2018 08:05:14
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has recovered from a shoulder injury and is almost 100% certain to play in their World Cup opener against Uruguay, coach Hector Cuper said on Thursday, ending weeks of suspense about the fitness of his most dangerous striker. Cuper went further by predicting on the eve of the match that Salah could emerge as one of the tournament’s most prolific goalscorers. 

Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

  Jun 15, 2018 00:17:02
Finally let loose after a year-long diet of international friendlies, hosts Russia roared their World Cup intent to the rafters on Thursday (Jun 14) with a 5-0 tournament opening win over Saudi Arabia. 

Vibrant colourful ceremony kicks off World Cup 2018

  Jun 14, 2018 22:49:38
NDO – The World Cup 2018 officially commenced on Thursday night (June 14) following a vibrant colourful opening ceremony at the 80,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow – the national stadium of Russia.  

Hanoi to host international marathon

  Jun 14, 2018 17:16:35
NDO – Hanoi will organise its first ever international marathon on April 14, 2019, as heard by a press conference in Hanoi on June 14.