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MOSCOW | The Latest: King consoles Spanish team after World Cup loss

MOSCOW — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Spain’s king visited the national team to give them words of encouragement after the Spanish lineup lost to Russia in a penalty shootout and crashed out of the World Cup on penalties. King Felipe VI attended the match at Moscow’s … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: King consoles Spanish team after World Cup loss

MOSCOW | Saudi women in Russia to support team, reinforce new image

MOSCOW (AP) — In jeans, headscarves and veils, dozens of Saudi women draped in their country’s green flag and sporting matching face paint streamed into Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday to support their national team against Russia in the World Cup’s opening match. More importantly, perhaps, they were projecting the image of a new Saudi … Continue reading MOSCOW | Saudi women in Russia to support team, reinforce new image