France

France

France: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez; Pogba, Kanté; Mbappé, Griezmann, Matuidi; Giroud Subs: Mandanda, Areola, Sidibé, Rami, Mendy, Kimpembe, Nzonzi, Tolisso, Lemar, Fekir, Dembélé, Thauvin Peru: Gallese; Advincula, Ramos, Rodriguez, Trauco; Aquino, Flores, Yotun; Carrillo, Guerrero, Cueva Subs: caceda, Carvallo, Corzo, Araujo, Cartagena, Hurtado, Loyola, Sanatamaria, Tapia, Ruidaz, Farfan, Polo Referee: M Abdulla (UAE) Source […]

'This is how Russia could look': World Cup fans surprised by relaxed policing

'This is how Russia could look': World Cup fans surprised by relaxed policing

One of the defining images of the World Cup has been delirious scenes of South American fans marching, chanting and drinking into the early hours on Russian streets. For many visitors expecting a police state, the laxity of the police and authorities in the last week has been a revelation. One video of Russian policemen […]

Australia vs. Denmark: World Cup 2018 Live

Australia vs. Denmark: World Cup 2018 Live

39’: GOAL! It’s 1-1 Australia ties it up. Jedinak sends the penalty into the net! 38’: Hold That Thought! It’s a penalty for Australia! 37’: The 1-0 World Cup Soccer haters like to blast the 0-0 draw, but the 1-0 game is sometimes worse, especially when the goal comes early, and the team that scored […]

Immigration, World Cup, Solstice: Your Thursday Briefing

Immigration, World Cup, Solstice: Your Thursday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: Trump retreats from separation policy • Days after saying “you can’t do it through an executive order,” President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday meant to end the separation of immigrant families who are detained at […]

England training latest & World Cup comedy moments

England training latest & World Cup comedy moments

World Cup 2018: Southgate, Messi, Giroud, England, Argentina, France – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary GET INVOLVED: Your World Cup comedy moments #bbcworldcup England boss Southgate dislocates shoulder while running Dele Alli to miss England training because of thigh injury English Football League fixtures released – Frank Lampard’s Derby start away at Reading Thursday’s […]

Irish town adopts Peru for World Cup

Irish town adopts Peru for World Cup

Image caption More than 150 Peru shirts have been snapped up by World Cup-mad locals in County Donegal There are few places outside Peru where every twist and turn of the national team’s World Cup adventure is being cheered as loudly as in the Irish town of Rathmullan. Without an Irish team to back, Rathmullan […]

Burger King apologizes for offer to women who get pregnant by World Cup players

Burger King apologizes for offer to women who get pregnant by World Cup players

Burger King has apologized for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant by World Cup players. Critics assailed the offer, announced on Russian social media, as sexist and demeaning. The announcement was removed Tuesday from Burger King’s social media accounts but was still circulating among Russian social network users. It […]

2018 World Cup: Schedule, scores and updates for Thursday's matches

2018 World Cup: Schedule, scores and updates for Thursday's matches

Thursday is Matchday Two for Groups C and D. With wins on Wednesday, France and Denmark would both be guaranteed to advance out of Group C. Argentina has the chance to do the same in Group D. 2018 World Cup Standings Here are the current standings. Teams are awarded three points for a win and […]

FIFA's Weak Attempts to Fight Racism Are On Display at the World Cup in Russia

FIFA's Weak Attempts to Fight Racism Are On Display at the World Cup in Russia

Russia supporters gesture on the stands during an international friendly soccer match between Russia and Brazil at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, March 2018. (AP Photo / Alexander Zemlianichenko, File) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! […]

Why Does the World's 50 Best Restaurants List Still Get It So Wrong?

Why Does the World's 50 Best Restaurants List Still Get It So Wrong?

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, which purports to reflect the “diversity of the world’s culinary landscape,” dropped its annual ode to expensive European-esque tasting-menu restaurants run by men last night. If that characterization doesn’t come across as an axiomatic argument against the list itself, against giving the rankings any type of credulity, consider the following: […]