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Thai soccer team in cave ordeal to be released from hospital Wednesday

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Thailand Cave

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said.

Fans around the world celebrate France’s World Cup win

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
APTOPIX France WCup Soccer

France won its second ever World Cup trophy after beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Russia.

All 12 boys, soccer coach rescued from flooded Thai cave

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
THAILAND-ACCIDENT/CAVE

All 12 boys and their soccer coach, who were trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave, have been rescued, a Thai navy SEAL unit says.

8 boys rescued from flooded cave where youth soccer team has been trapped

Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Rescue workers in Thailand on Monday brought four boys safely out of a labyrinthine flooded cave complex where a 12-member soccer squad and their coach have been trapped for more than two weeks, taking the total number rescued to eight.

12 youth soccer players, coach found ‘with signs of life’ in Thai cave after 9 days

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
Thailand Cave Search

Rescue teams in Thailand have found 12 missing boys and their assistant coach inside a cave complex and they were showing "signs of life" nine days after going missing, Chiang Rai province's governor said on Monday.

Wild nights with World Cup fans in Moscow

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
World Cup party on Nikolskaya Street

Moscow’s Nikolskaya Street has turned into the unofficial fan zone for FIFA’s World Cup. Every night, thousands of people from around the world gather in their national colours and join with their Russian hosts in a show of patriotism and football pride.

FIFA World Cup reporter groped, kissed during live broadcast

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
World Cup Reporter Groped Broadcast

Julieth Gonzalez Theran, a Colombian reporter for German network Deutsche Welle, was reporting live from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia when a man grabbed her breast and kissed her on the cheek.

As World Cup kicks off, Russia looks to show the West it’s not isolated

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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The World Cup begins today in Moscow. After eight years of planning and politics, Russian President Vladimir Putin is counting on the event to send a clear message to the West: Attempts to weaken and isolate Russia haven't worked.

Canada wins bid to co-host FIFA World Cup in 2026

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Canada wins bid to co-host FIFA World Cup in 2026

Joint bid with U.S. and Mexico beats Morocco in voting by FIFA member states

Trump says he may pardon Muhammad Ali for draft evasion

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Muhammad Ali Trump Pardon

President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion — this time, Muhammad Ali. Ali was convicted for draft evasion in 1967, but the Supreme Court reversed that decision in 1971.