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MOSCOW | Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW — When the final whistle blew and they knew they were going to their first World Cup final, the Croatians ran to their exuberant fans, jumping in their iconic red-and-white checkered jerseys. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute and Croatia shocked England 2-1 Wednesday. Croatia, the first team in 28 … Continue reading MOSCOW | Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW | Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

MOSCOW — Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia, according to anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA. Fans harassing female broadcasters while they worked are among about 30 cases of “sexism on the streets” reported to FIFA by the Fare network. Analyzing the World Cup’s issues at a briefing Wednesday, … Continue reading MOSCOW | Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

MOSCOW | The Latest: Wimbledon fans tuning in to World Cup semifinal

MOSCOW — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:55 p.m. It seems even some tennis fans at Wimbledon would rather watch England‘s World Cup semifinal than closely watch the action at the All England Club. Wimbledon’s No. 1 Court was less than one-third full for the men’s quarterfinal match between … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Wimbledon fans tuning in to World Cup semifinal