Mexico produced an excellent all-around display to stun defending champions Germany at the FIFA World Cup today as Brazil were also held to a draw by Switzerland.
A man driving a taxi has ploughed into pedestrians on a crowded street in Moscow, injuring at least seven people including Mexican World Cup fans.
Lionel Messi failed to match his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo as two-time winners Argentina were surprisingly held by FIFA World Cup debutants Iceland today.
Diplomatic tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia have spilled into football after FIFA intervened in a row over the illegal broadcasting of the World Cup.
A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick ensured Portugal drew with Spain in a pulsating Iberian derby in Sochi today, which is already being touted as one of the greatest FIFA World Cup group matches in history.
Morocco vow to bid again for 2030 FIFA World Cup as England mulls over potential British-wide attempt
The King of Morocco has reportedly ordered the country to launch a fresh bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup while an English-led bid potentially incorporating all of the home nations is also being considered.
Russia punished a woeful Saudi Arabia 5-0 today to record the biggest win by a host nation in the opening match of a FIFA World Cup since 1934.
Brazilian Football Confederation head Antonio Carlos Nunes reportedly voted for Morocco rather the United bid in the 2026 FIFA World Cup race on the assumption that his choice would remain private.
The leaders of Canada, Mexico and United States were among those to voice their congratulations after the North American trio were awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup here today.
Spain have sacked their manager on the eve of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Russia and 11 African countries among United 2026 supporters as Brazil back Morocco in World Cup vote
A surprise late switch from Russia to support the bid anchored by its main political rival, United States, was among notable late factors affecting the race to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
Canada, United States and Mexico have been awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup after the United bid defeated Morocco by 134 votes to 65 today.
The German national football team officially pledged its support for the nation's 2024 European Championships bid during their World Cup training camp in Appiano, Italy.
Gianni Infantino began a year-long campaign for re-election as FIFA President today with a Congress address in which he claimed to have transformed the organisation from being "clinically dead" to "alive and well".
By Duncan Mackay and Nick Butler in Moscow