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Russia to keep visa-free entry for football fans till end of 2018 — Putin

Russia to keep visa-free entry for football fans till end of 2018 — Putin

Russia will provide visa-free entrance to the country for football fans with fan IDs until the end of 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “I think that we will provide visa-free entrance to Russia for foreign fans, who currently have fan IDs, until the end of 2018. This will be a multiple entry visa-free regime,” Putin told reporters. The […] …

World Cup: Toke Makinwa wins $20,000 for predicting France’s victory

World Cup: Toke Makinwa wins $20,000 for predicting France’s victory

Media personality, Toke Makinwa, is $20,000 (N7.2m) richer after she placed a bet that France would win the 2018 World Cup and they did. Toke took to her Twitter handle to share the good news. She wrote “Thank you, France.  I just got 20k richer #Freemoney #Footballbet #USD  I will miss the World Cup.” She […] …

Maradona arrives in Belarus to take up new job

Maradona arrives in Belarus to take up new job

Diego Maradona arrived in Belarus on Monday to begin the latest chapter in his colourful career. Argentina’s 1986 World Cup winner insisted that his new role as president of first division Dinamo Brest was “very serious” and said he hoped his presence would help the country’s sport “get better every day”. The 57-year-old also expressed […] …

Delectable Croatia president wins admirers at World Cup final

Delectable Croatia president wins admirers at World Cup final

President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic’s presence at the 2018 World Cup in Russia was not only a morale booster for the Croatian team, but also a delight for football fans who have been commenting about her beauty. At the World Cup Final in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, Grabar-Kitarovic shared the VIP box with the French president, […] …

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French World Cup winners return home

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French World Cup winners return home

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday as hundreds of thousands packed the Champs Elysees for their victory parade ahead of a presidential reception in the evening. France overcame a determined Croatia team to win 4-2 in Sunday’s final, with teenager Kylian Mbappe applying the coup de grace and […] …

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