ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD CUP

PE stadium 'most successful'

2011-08-19 07:17

The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium has emerged as the most economically successful of the six stadiums built for the World Cup.

Putin: Abramovich, open your wallet

2010-12-05 09:02

Russian leader Vladimir Putin is courting the private sector to help build stadiums for the 2018 World Cup in his country.

World Cup was Fifa’s best ever

2010-08-24 07:56

The total turnover of the World Cup in SA was 25% higher than 2006 tournament takings in Germany, a new study shows.

Famous Brands makes World Cup killing

2010-07-19 18:09

Figures reported by quick service restaurant group Famous Brands suggest it experienced a World Cup feast, posting better growth results than tournament sponsor McDonald's.

Busa, govt to team up on delivery

2010-07-13 22:45

The government and business sector have agreed to convene a lekgotla on improving South Africans' quality of life.

Hangover cure

2010-07-04 10:47

How do we deal with post-cup depression? Ad agency Draftfcb has a plan.

Cup letdown for car rentals

2010-06-24 07:23

Coastal car rental firms are experiencing a disappointing World Cup and some have already started to sell cars.

UN thwarts World Cup protest

2010-06-11 07:26

UN security guards have stopped trade unionists from protesting over World Cup working conditions in SA.

Unaffordable extravagance

2010-06-08 23:27

A country that can't even get the basics right should think twice about splurging billions on a soccer spectacular, says Greta Steyn.

Firm tries to stop Cup games

2010-06-08 22:55

A construction company is attempting to get a court order to prevent World Cup games at the Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria.

 

'Something rotten with Cape stadium'

2011-02-09 21:31

The City of Cape Town should commission a forensic investigation into the cost of the 2010 soccer stadium, says Cosatu.

Obama: Fifa wrong to deny US bid

2010-12-03 06:58

President Barack Obama says Fifa made the "wrong decision" in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar over the US.

Soccer legend boosts Cup rentals

2010-08-17 08:18

A campaign by former soccer hero Gary Bailey and property group Seeff has helped homeowners earn R13m by renting out their properties to World Cup fans.

Fans didn't hold back on card swipes

2010-07-14 10:31

Payment card group Visa says spending by its foreign clients visiting South Africa in the lead-up and during the FIFA World Cup totalled R2.4bn.

FIFA: Europe can learn from SA stadiums

2010-07-09 08:08

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lavished praise on South Africa's World Cup stadiums, saying they were better than those in Europe.

Zuma: Cup to lift growth by 0.3%

2010-06-24 22:48

President Jacob Zuma has declared Africa "open for business" before the G20 meeting, adding that the World Cup will boost SA's economy.

Security firm fights Fifa

2010-06-17 22:13

A legal battle looms between soccer body Fifa and the security firm at the centre of World Cup labour unrest .

Govt workers won't strike during Cup

2010-06-10 20:54

Despite declaring a dispute with government, public sector workers will refrain from strike action for 30 days.

Unaffordable extravagance

2010-06-08 23:27

SA can't get the basics right - never mind the World Cup.

Secrecy over Cup tenders ends

2010-06-08 22:31

The South Gauteng High Court has ordered that all tender documents related to the World Cup must be made public.

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