French fans give hero welcome to 'Les Bleus' World Cup champions

French fans give hero welcome to 'Les Bleus' World Cup champions

Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team on Monday, jumping and chanting “We Are The Champions” as their bus paraded down the Champs Elysees before a special presidential reception. (Jul 17, 2018 07:47:38)

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Fans celebrate after World Cup final

  Jul 16, 2018 11:24:33
NDO - Millions of French and Croatian fans took to the streets in joy after the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15. 

Russia 2018: Memorable moments during World Cup Final

  Jul 16, 2018 09:51:11
NDO – The World Cup 2018 officially wrapped up following the final match at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on July 15. France ended Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades. Let’s take a look at some of the most memorable moments during the World Cup Final between France and Croatia. 

Factbox: FIFA awards for 2018 World Cup

  Jul 16, 2018 07:12:18
FIFA awards for the 2018 World Cup: 

Degenkolb wins Tour de France ninth stage, Van Avermaet leads

  Jul 16, 2018 07:09:20
German John Degenkolb won the ninth stage of the Tour de France, a 156.5-km ride from Arras on Sunday. Belgian Greg van Avermaet took second place and retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey. 

Ruthless Djokovic outplays Anderson to end title drought

  Jul 16, 2018 06:59:08
Novak Djokovic proved conclusively he remains one of the biggest beasts in men’s tennis by outplaying South African giant Kevin Anderson to claim a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday. 

France lift second World Cup after winning classic final 4-2

  Jul 16, 2018 00:28:53
France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades. 

Hollywood star Will Smith brings down curtain on Russia World Cup

  Jul 15, 2018 22:36:31
Hollywood actor and singer Will Smith performed the soccer World Cup’s official song “Live It Up” in the tournament’s closing ceremony in Moscow on Sunday.  

Russia hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

  Jul 15, 2018 22:26:02
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over the mantle of World Cup host to the emir of Qatar, whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament. 

Factbox: France v Croatia

  Jul 15, 2018 14:44:42
France play Croatia in the World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15 (18:00 local time).  

Kerber stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

  Jul 15, 2018 07:46:07
It was supposed to be the day Serena Williams completed a remarkable comeback and claimed a record-matching 24th Grand Slam title but Angelique Kerber ripped up the script to outclass her 6-3 6-3 in Saturday’s Wimbledon final.  

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

  Jul 15, 2018 07:19:31
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 3-6 10-8 in a two-day classic that concluded in nerve-jangling tension on Saturday.  

France on the brink of a new football dynasty

  Jul 15, 2018 07:06:32
France coach Didier Deschamps spent a large part of his post-game press conference in the wake of his side's 1-0 win over Belgium in the World Cup semi-finals speaking about his side's "potential".  

Belgium overpower tired England to secure third place

  Jul 15, 2018 04:57:47
Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup and send Gareth Southgate’s side home with a second straight loss.  

A-Z of the 2018 World Cup

  Jul 14, 2018 15:23:22
A-Z review of the 2018 World Cup.