ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD CUP

How to party and vacation in Cape Town

2012-03-30 12:00

Overshadowed by Table Mountain and teeming with World Cup fans... Here's how to spend a weekend in the city.

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.

What about South Africa?

2010-12-02 12:00

A US-based travel company has come up with a list of 2010's top holiday destinations. Should South Africa feature?

World Cup: not good to Sex Workers

2010-08-30 09:16

The World Cup promised a boost in the sex business, but sex workers were disappointed

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.

‘Ghana wins World Cup!’

2010-07-06 12:37

A video game comes to the rescue when Nic’s son is devastated by the twists of football fate.

Happy South African Days

2010-07-01 11:34

Who are you fighting for and what have you been cooking up? Send in your recipes and we'll pop a R250 kalahari voucher to the yummiest one.

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.

Food24 eats at... Sinn's

2010-06-22 13:50

Sam Wilson checks out Sinn's in Wembley Square.

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 .

Food for game night!

2010-06-14 15:12

Check out what's hot 'n happening in the next couple of days.

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.

Where to watch?

2010-06-10 11:15

Food24 has some top tips on where to watch the games.

Hey Mr Long Holiday, I’m ready for you!

2010-06-09 15:06

Gather round parents, this is how we’re going to face this enemy. Karin Schimke has a Plan.

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.

Advertising bonanza

2010-06-03 00:00

THE SOCCER WORLD CUP has sparked an explosion of patriotic advertising that captures the sudden football-frenzied ebullience of the public, demonstrating yet again sport’s unique power to unite the nation. At least temporarily.

World Cup flight price shocker

2010-05-21 07:11

Local and international travellers will have to pay double the current rate for air tickets during the World Cup.

Foreign soccer players to pay SA tax

2010-05-17 22:28

One local institution set to win from the country’s hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup is the SA Revenue Service.

Traders protest for World Cup inclusion

2010-05-13 11:53

Informal traders march for their livelihood after being excluded from the up-coming World Cup games.

Eskom upbeat about World Cup

2010-04-29 22:11

Eskom is confident it will be able to meet the power demand during the World Cup, but supply will be tight in 2011.

Fake soccer shirts seized

2010-04-29 08:53

Some 27 000 counterfeit Bafana Bafana jerseys from Hong Kong and China have been seized by the authorities.

 

Rugby World Cup ideas

2011-09-01 13:00

From boerie rolls to Rolo vodka... get behind the Boks!

'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.

How to party and vacation in Cape Town

2010-08-30 13:59

Overshadowed by Table Mountain and teeming with tourists... Here's how to spend a weekend in the city.

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.

It's drawing to a close. Sob

2010-07-07 15:19

Lili Radloff is suffering from finophobia: the fear of the World Cup ending. You too?

How to party and vacation in Cape Town

2010-06-28 13:59

Overshadowed by Table Mountain and teeming with World Cup fans... Here's how to spend a weekend in the city.

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.

World Cup victory foods!

2010-06-22 10:16

Raise your banners, toot those vuvu's and celebrate the foodie World Cup!

Grand Beach loves winter

2010-06-15 09:33

The Grand Café & Beach introduces its World Cup winter specials.

'Don't take your kid to the World Cup'

2010-06-11 11:54

Sipho worries about the saftey of children at crowded public events and offers some advice.

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.

Laduma for local winemakers

2010-06-10 10:38

Two local winemakers strike it big with Bafana

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.

Top Ten World Cup Wines

2010-06-04 12:01

The best bottles to break open as you bellow for Bafana!

World Cup ad explosion

2010-06-01 07:15

Advertisers have responded to the patriotic spirit surrounding the World Cup with a burst of feel-good advertising.

FIFA to bus fans to remote stadiums

2010-05-20 21:15

FIFA plans to charter 200 buses to ferry SA fans to remote stadiums that could be half-empty during the World Cup.

Traders protest for World Cup inclusion

2010-05-17 11:00

Informal traders march for their livelihood after being excluded from the up-coming World Cup games.

World Cup stadia: 'SA tops Germany'

2010-05-09 12:28

Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke says SA's stadia are better than those used by Germany when it hosted the last World Cup.

Fake soccer shirts seized

2010-04-29 08:53

Some 27 000 counterfeit Bafana Bafana jerseys from Hong Kong and China have been seized by the authorities.

Child sex slave worries

2010-04-21 09:33

The World Cup has heightened parents’ fears about children’s safety from trafficking.

 
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