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Peeking Around Corners in the World Cup's Provincial Cities

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — Olga B. Kalinina and Albina Marunova live in the socialist town, a collection of low-rise Soviet cottages that sit along the highway that links the airport with the center of their city, one of 11 in Russia that hosted matches at this summer’s World Cup.

Football

World Cup success offers cheer and hope to a divided England

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Everyone loves a winner, but the English public's embrace of its national team goes beyond the routine pride in sporting success.

Football

As Saudis Go to War, Crown Prince Attends the World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Fighters backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pushed toward the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, on the second day of a battle that analysts say could be the bloodiest of the Yemen war.

Football

As Saudis Go to War, the Crown Prince Attends a Soccer Match

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Fighters backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pushed toward the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, on the second day of a battle that analysts say could be the bloodiest of the Yemen war.

Football

Is the World Cup for Nationalists or Citizens of the World?

IN BOTH SOCCER AND LIFE, YOU CAN BE A PROUD REPRESENTATIVE OF YOUR HOME COUNTRY WHILE BEING INCURABLY GLOBAL.

Community Sports

Hitting the highway on foot

THE second IJM Allianz Duo Highway Challenge saw 6,000 runners pace themselves through the Besraya Highway.

Athletics

Athletics - Kiprop’s doping failure hits Kenya’s cradle of athletics

ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - The residents of Eldoret and Iten, considered Kenya’s home of distance running, are hurting following official confirmation that former Olympic and world 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop has tested positive for the banned blood-booster EPO.

Other Sport

Esports with violent content contrary to Olympic values - Bach

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Esports with violent or discriminatory content cannot be considered for the Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

Other Sport

Beach volleyball hopes Gold Coast glow lasts until Birmingham

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - With sun, surf and the stunning backdrop of Coolangatta's glittering shoreline, beach volleyball has enjoyed a stellar Commonwealth Games debut at the Gold Coast but tournament organisers are still wary it could be spiked from the programme in 2022.

Community Sports

Impressive support for run in aid of refugees

THRONGS of well-wishers showed their support for the World Taekwondo Malaysia Humanitarian and Refugee Run 2018 at the Shah Alam Stadium.