If you’re a soccer fan, this is going to be like a month of Christmas mornings, as the biggest sporting event on the planet is set to kick off.
Sportsnet.ca is your home for up to the minute and in-depth coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, featuring all of the latest news, timely analysis, features, blogs, podcasts, photo galleries and so much more. Check out our World Cup home page by CLICKING HERE.
2018 World Cup coverage on Sportsnet
The FIFA World Cup in Russia runs from June 14 to July 15, and Sportsnet.ca will have in-depth daily coverage.
Daily news & feature stories
| Match schedule
| Group standings
| Team profiles
| History of the World Cup
And while you’re at it, check out all of our feature content below ahead of the tournament…
We have you covered with profiles of all 32 teams set to compete for soccer’s ultimate prize.
Sportsnet’s panel of soccer commentators, writers and broadcasters offer their tournament picks and predictions.
How did the World Cup come to be the biggest sporting event on the planet? We offer this comprehensive history, reviewing each and every tournament from 1930 to 2014.
We have full-length, feature stories on Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, breaking down their respective games as we try to answer who is the better player.
Having trouble picking a team to follow along and root for at the 2018 World Cup? Have no fear, we’ve got you covered with this useful flow chart.
Ahead of this summer’s tournament, we look back at the 10 greatest World Cup teams of all time.
Like any major sports tournament, there are plenty of unknowns heading into the 2018 FIFA World Cup. We try to answer some of the biggest questions as the World Cup in Russia draws close.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup means new looks for the players and supporters of the world’s top footballing nations. Here’s our breakdown on the top team uniforms you’ll see this summer in Russia.
On a special edition of The Lede podcast, Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt explore hooliganism ahead of the 2018 World Cup and retrace the origins of fan violence in soccer. Sam Borden of ESPN travelled to Russia for his magazine story on a new school of hooligan culture that sometimes doesn’t involve soccer, but might involve an architect or a graphic designer.
France might be the most talented squad at this World Cup. But one of Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann may have to be reigned in so the other can thrive. That is why coach Didier Deschamps has a serious dilemma on his hands.
Retired German defender Philipp Lahm was very much a man for his time. Youngster Joshua Kimmich seems cut from the same cloth, and could play a major role …read more