Forlan gets Golden Ball nod

2010-07-12 08:23

Uruguay striker Diego Forlan was surprisingly awarded the Golden Ball as the best player of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Germany edge Uruguay in PE

2010-07-10 22:33

Germany have snatched third place at the Soccer World Cup, beating Uruguay at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Octopus: Germany come third

2010-07-09 12:19

The oracle has spoken. Germany will beat Uruguay in the third-place play-off, according to Paul the "psychic" octopus.

Paul to predict final

2010-07-08 14:09

Paul the "psychic" octopus will predict the final, but only if his hefty workload has not exhausted him, says his aquarium.

Zuma hails World Cup benefits

2010-07-07 12:38

The World Cup has led to improvements in transport and communication and has had a great social impact, says President Jacob Zuma.

Odds on Holland v Spain final

2010-07-06 14:41

Bookies fancy the Netherlands to face Spain in the 2010 Soccer World Cup final at Soccer City in Soweto.

Tabarez: Robben is threat

2010-07-06 11:35

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has cited Arjen Robben as the man they need to tame if his team is to shock the Netherlands.

Dutch: Arrogance Achilles heel

2010-07-06 07:24

Following the shock exits of Argentina and Brazil, the Netherlands have taken to heart warnings that arrogance could cost them.

Tabarez: Uruguay aren't cheats

2010-07-05 20:14

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has said that he was angry and upset that his team had been accused of cheating.

CT quarter-final drew 300 000

2010-07-04 18:41

The SWC quarter-final clash between Argentina and Germany drew a record 300 000 fans to Cape Town's inner city, authorities say.


Uruguayan's major SWC impact

2010-07-11 08:38

The difference between success and failure is often measured in inches, and so it proved for Uruguay striker Diego Forlan.

Feet vie for Golden Boot

2010-07-10 10:17

Both Germany and Uruguay have hyped third place, but it is the battle to be top-scorer that seems to be the chief attraction.

Bookies get behind Spain

2010-07-09 11:57

Bookmakers have installed Spain as favourites to win the 2010 Soccer World Cup against Holland at Soccer City on Sunday.

Ghost town gets soccer fever

2010-07-07 12:38

A small Eastern Cape town with a population of just 600 has been swept by soccer fever as the World Cup reaches its climax.

Third time lucky for Dutch?

2010-07-07 07:13

The Dutch are no strangers to heartbreak when it comes to the crunch, but for now it's party time for the Oranje, writes Rob Houwing.

Fans flood into Cape Town

2010-07-06 14:21

Thousands of Dutch and Uruguay football fans have descended on Cape Town for their 2010 FIFA World Cup semi-final match.

Tabarez: We are not scared

2010-07-06 10:03

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez' team is the underdog for their semifinal clash with the Dutch, but he insists his men aren't scared.

Uruguay can spoil Dutch party

2010-07-05 22:30

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk is not planning on changing his tactics for the World Cup semi-final against Uruguay.

Dutch wary of Uruguay

2010-07-05 09:00

The Dutch team will not be taking anything for granted when they face Uruguay in the first of the semifinals in Cape Town.

CT quarter-final drew 300 000

2010-07-04 18:41

The World Cup quarter-final clash between Argentina and Germany drew a record 300 000 fans to Cape Town's inner city, authorities say.

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