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France, Mbappe herald era of high drama in World Cup

France also showed that in Mbappe they have a player worthy of ending Ronaldo and Messi's decade-long Ballon d'Or monopoly.

‘Want to break into top 60 of squash rankings’: Chennai’s Sunayna prepares for Asiad

Sunayna says it was her cousin and squash player Dipika Pallikal, who inspired her to take up the sport.

India’s new sporting star: Charting athlete Hima Das’ meteoric rise to the top

The youngest of six siblings, Hima's talent was first spotted during an inter-district meet in 2016.

2018 World Cup in Russia 'best ever', says FIFA head Infantino

Infantino thanked the government, President Vladimir Putin and the Local Organising Committee (LOC).

Deflated England, Belgium get ready for third place clash in World Cup

England were left in the lurch after a gut-wrenching 1-2 defeat at the hands of Croatia after extra-time.

U-20 World Athletics: Hima Das becomes 1st Indian to win gold at track event

Hima is now the second Indian athlete to win a gold medal in a track and field event at the World championships after Neeraj Chopra.

Croatia beat England to enter World Cup final for first time

England couldn't cope up with a stirring comeback from an experienced Croatian side which conceded just inside five minutes.

World Cup: France beat Belgium in high-voltage clash to book final spot

France, who will play the World Cup final for the first time since 2006, will either take on England or Croatia in the summit clash on Sunday.

Preview: England wary of 'world class' Modric ahead of World Cup semis

Real Madrid playmaker Modric has been in sparkling form for Croatia, leading a midfield that also includes Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic and Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic.

Tactics vs talent: Belgium, France battle for place in World Cup final

France look to return to the final of the World Cup for the first time since 2006, while the Belgians hope to reach their maiden final.