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2022 FIFA World Cup

After stunning upsets, Japan may as well smash and grab for the rest of the FIFA World Cup

Samurai Blue's unpredictable and uncharacteristic style keyed their comebacks over Germany and Spain. Can it lead to a deep knockout round run?

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Japan stage dramatic rally to reach round of 16, but are Spain fine with result?

Japan staged a heroic comeback against Spain to win 2-1 and book their place in the round of 16 at the World Cup.

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ASIA ON THE WORLD STAGE

More than passion and luck, two factors that could decide South Korea's fate could be Cho and Hwang

Ahead of Friday's must-win clash with Portugal, South Korea's hopes of staying in the FIFA World Cup could rest on Cho Gue-sung and Hwang In-beom.

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Brilliant 12th man just fails to make up for key absentees as Saudi Arabia suffer elimination

With the elimination of Saudi Arabia, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will miss both the team on the field and the Green Falcons' fans in the stands.

WORLD CUP VAR REVIEW

Explaining the VAR chaos behind Antoine Griezmann's disallowed goal

Antoine Griezmann controversially had a goal disallowed for offside by the VAR in France vs. Tunisia, and this is why.

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Has VAR been less reliable in 2022?

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ASSESSING THE CONTENDERS

World Cup last 16: Why every team left will, won't win it all

As teams secure places in the World Cup knockout stage, we break down their strengths and weaknesses and assess their chances of lifting the trophy on Dec. 18.

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World Cup 2022: How every team can reach the round of 16

The group stage at the 2022 World Cup continues, as 16 teams look to win a place in the knockouts. Here's what every nation needs.

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