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World Cup 2018

Can Peru go past scandals to succeed at the World Cup?

The team lost its opening game against Denmark but fans are hoping for a longer stay in Russia.

Can Peru overcome scandals to succeed at Russia World Cup?

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Salah scores but Egypt lose to Russia

Hosts Russia on the brink of progress through dominant performance while Egypt all but out of the tournament.

Mo Salah on target but Egypt lose to Russia in World Cup 2018

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'Mo Salah is fit', Egypt coach warns Russia

Egypt need at least a draw against hosts Russia to stay in hunt for a place in the knockout round.

World Cup 2018: 'Mo Salah is fit', Egypt coach warns Russia

Podcast

Iran v Nike, Iceland rising, and the goal that shook the earth

Game of Our Lives, the football podcast from Al Jazeera, is covering the goals, triumphs, tragedies, and politics of World Cup 2018.

Iran v Nike, Iceland rising, and the goal that shook the earth

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World Cup 2018: Senegal look to 'win it for Africa'

It will be Senegal's first World Cup appearance since 2002 but the coach is counting on experience to get them through.

High hopes for Senegal before World Cup opener against Poland

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World Cup 2018: Last-gasp England edge past Tunisia

Captain Kane scores a double to settle England's nerves in its opening game of the tournament.

World Cup 2018: England beat Tunisia, Belgium thrash Panama

Sport

Dambe: How an ancient form of Nigerian boxing swept the internet

Dambe has evolved from a sport belonging to a West African caste to a sensation enjoyed by millions online.

Dambe: How an ancient form of Nigerian boxing swept the internet

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Rising homophobia in Russia and the World Cup

LGBT football fans going to Russia receive threats, as groups voice concern over increase in anti-gay chants in country.

Russia, football World Cup and rising homophobia

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World Cup 2018: Brazil held by Swiss, Germany stunned by Mexico

Former champions draw 1-1 with Switzerland after holders Germany were shocked by Mexico in earlier match.

World Cup 2018: Brazil held by Swiss, Germany stunned by Mexico

World Cup 2018

The making of the World Cup trophy

From carving to chiselling and hammering, this is the process that sees the world cup trophy take shape every four years

GDE Bertoni, where the football world cup trophy is made

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt miss Salah on the field

Mohamed Salah's 26th birthday was no cause for the Pharaohs to celebrate as Egypt lost their opening World Cup match in St Petersburg.