Latest 1994 FIFA World Cup News

The Latest: Fan detained after "England" inscribed on statue

Jul. 3, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Moscow police say they have detained a person after a statue was vandalized with an "England" inscription at the stadium where England played Colombia in the World Cup. Russian social media users posted a picture of the...

Diego Maradona famous for hand, nose and fingers

Jun. 27, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Diego Maradona rose to fame with his hand, became notorious for what he put up his nose and, these days, is memorable for his extended middle fingers. Now 57, his firefly frame swollen into a fire-hydrant physique, Maradona was an unavoidable TV and internet spectacle during Argentina's 2-1...

The Latest: Portugal, Spain want routine wins to advance

Jun. 24, 2018 6:29 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Portugal and Spain want routine victories to lock up its place in the knockout rounds. The first day of simultaneous matches at the tournament Monday includes Portugal playing Iran at the same time its neighbor and rival faces...

The Latest: Germany, Mexico, Belgium headline Saturday games

Jun. 22, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:13 a.m. Will Germany follow Brazil's lead in righting the ship after a rocky World Cup start, or will the defending champ find itself keeping company with Argentina, needing help if it hopes to advance? The World Cup could take...

The 1994 own goal that led to murder of Colombian WCup star

Jun. 22, 2018 11:19 AM EDT

Exactly 24 years after Colombian defender Andres Escobar stuck out his leg trying to block a shot and scored an "own goal" at the 1994 World Cup, "PodcastOne Sports Now" co-host Jim Litke is joined by former U.S. national team captain Marcelo Balboa and filmmaker Michael Zimbalist to reconstruct the tragic chain...