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.

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.

More empty seats at matches?

2010-06-26 12:38

FIFA says that 5 000 tickets are still available for the Uruguay-South Korea match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Bafana fans remain hopeful

2010-06-17 17:08

Despite Bafana Bafana's loss to Uruguay, fans still donned their t-shirts and displayed their national colours to show their support.

SA silenced as Uruguay scores

2010-06-16 21:47

As Uruguay scored against Bafana Bafana at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, a crowd gathered at a nearby pub were shattered.

CT wakes up to World Cup

2010-06-11 14:02

Football fans from Africa to Australia and Latin America have packed downtown Cape Town to the piercing din of vuvuzelas.

Poor to build shacks

2010-06-10 19:38

A shack dwellers' organisation says it will try to build shacks outside Cape Town Stadium to highlight its demand for proper homes.

Uruguay 1930

2010-05-06 12:10

The inaugural 1930 FIFA World Cup, featuring 13 teams, was the first of what has become the greatest sporting event in history.


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.

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.

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.

SA no longer 'feeling it'

2010-06-18 15:32

The World Cup may not be over, but after Bafana Bafana's performance against Uruguay, many South Africans are no longer "feeling it".

Vuvuzelas quiet as Bafana lose

2010-06-17 10:19

Vuvuzelas fell quiet in Nelspruit after Uruguay defeated the 10-man home side 3-0 in their second 2010 Group A clash at Loftus.

Players not laying charges

2010-06-12 17:49

Two members of the Uruguay soccer team who were robbed at their hotel in Cape Town have declined to press charges, police say.

Looking into the crystal ball

2010-06-11 09:36

Underestimating the underdogs and inflated egos could cost England, France and Mexico dearly at the 2010 World Cup, says a psychic.

Uruguay Team Fact Box

2010-05-12 14:08

Everything you need to know about Uruguay: their road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, squad members, key players and tournament prospects.

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