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France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final, helping France beat Croatia...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. National security adviser John Bolton during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool
June 27, 2018 - 11:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A foreign affairs adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow and Washington reached an agreement Wednesday on the date and location for a summit of Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Presidential adviser Yuri Ushakov made the announcement after a meeting in Moscow...
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Mexico players celebrate a goal by Mexico's Hirving Lozano, center right, during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo
June 17, 2018 - 3:22 pm
By James Ellingworth, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on...
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Decio de Maria, President of the Football Association of Mexico, left, and Canadian soccer player Alphonso Davies, right
AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin
June 13, 2018 - 7:36 am
By Rob Harris and Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writers MOSCOW (AP) — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. The soccer...
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