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WATCH: Russian fans celebrate team as heroes

2018-06-20 10:01

Russia's World Cup soccer team have transformed from a near-laughing stock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week after two consecutive wins.

WATCH: Russian fans celebrate team as heroes

2018-06-20 09:12

Russia's World Cup soccer team have transformed from a near-laughing stock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week after two consecutive wins.

Cheryshev becomes Russia's World Cup star

2018-06-20 08:50

Denis Cheryshev had been the odd man out in Russia's team. Now he's the breakout star, tied with Cristiano Ronaldo as the World Cup's top scorer.

World Cup brings no lasting cheer for Russian beer

2018-06-20 08:14

Football fans from around the world are flocking to Russia's bars, beer gardens and craft beer pubs to quench their thirst as the World Cup heats up.

Russia want more after closing in on last 16

2018-06-20 07:04

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov hopes the best is yet to come for the SWC hosts after they virtually sealed their place in the last 16 by easing...

As it happened: Russia v Egypt

2018-06-19 21:55

A recap of the scoring from the Soccer World Cup Group A clash between hosts Russia and Egypt.

Russia sours Salah's return as hosts run riot

2018-06-19 21:52

Russia withstood a late surge to defeat Egypt and record their second consecutive win as they took a commanding position in Group A.

All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

2018-06-19 14:13

Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah as they try to salvage their SWC against a Russian side who know a win could seal a place in the...

All eyes on Salah as Russia take on Egypt

2018-06-19 06:48

Soccer World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah.

Russia 'know how to stop' Egypt's Salah

2018-06-18 14:18

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts have figured out a way to reign in Egypt's striker Mohamed Salah in Saint Petersburg.

Salah return stands in Russia's road to last 16

2018-06-18 07:43

Mohamed Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to secure their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.

Salah World Cup return comes with health warning

2018-06-16 16:50

Mohamed Salah is expected to return from his shoulder injury for Egypt's World Cup clash against hosts Russia on Tuesday.

WATCH: Robbie Williams flips middle finger at SWC opening ceremony

2018-06-15 09:30

British singer Robbie Williams, who was the opening act at the Soccer World Cup in Russia, decided to flip his middle finger to the camera.

Russia prove doubters wrong - for now

2018-06-15 07:10

Russia showed ruthless finishing in thumping Saudi Arabia in the tournament's opening match before an anxious crowd of nearly 80 000.