World Cup 2022 group stage permutations: What does every team need to progress?

It’s getting to crunch time at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The second round of group-stage fixtures have been completed. And now, every team in Qatar whose World Cup fate still hangs in the balance knows exactly what they need to do to progress to the knockout stage. Three teams have already progressed. The … Read more

FIFA World Cup: Serbia charged for hanging political banner in locker room – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 26, 2022 1:54 pm Decrease article font size Increase article font size The Serbian soccer federation was charged by FIFA on Saturday for hanging a political banner about neighboring independent state Kosovo in the locker room before playing Brazil at the World Cup. It showed a map of … Read more

Neymar injured, Richarlison scores for Brazil at World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — With Neymar limping off the field with an ankle injury, Richarlison came through for the “Seleção.” A spectacular acrobatic kick followed an easy tap-in from close range as Richarlison scored both goals in Brazil’s 2-0 victory over Serbia on Thursday at the World Cup. After the match, the Tottenham striker learned … Read more

Mali’s Kourouma, Dabou fight following loss to Serbia

Two members of Mali’s women’s basketball team duked it out Monday following their latest loss in what has so far been a winless appearance in the women’s World Cup. The brief, caught-on-camera scuffle took place in the postgame media area after the team was defeated 81-68 by Serbia, video posted online and social media show. … Read more

Denver Nuggets surprise NBA MVP Nikola Jokic in Serbia

Some players spend their offseasons in Cancun, Mexico. Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic, who officially won a second straight NBA Most Valuable Player trophy, goes to Sombor, Serbia. Despite Denver’s first round playoff loss to the Golden State Warriors, the 27-year-old Serbian native put together an impressive season, leading the Nuggets to a 48-34 record. … Read more