ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCCER WORLD CUP

Cape Town’s R4.4 billion stadium still costs the city R55 million a year to maintain

2020-01-28 17:25

The City of Cape Town believes when Western Province Rugby moves to the stadium in 2021, its financial position will improve significantly.

Worst goal drought in 59 years in SA soccer

2018-10-10 10:25

The current Absa Premiership goal drought is the worst in 59 years of professional soccer in South Africa, Sy Lerman reports.

WATCH: Colombian man helps deaf and blind friend enjoy the World Cup

2018-06-28 15:11

Cesar Daza from Colombia helps his deaf and blind friend enjoy the World Cup by using a miniature 'pitch' and sign language.

Petersen over the moon with Bafana call-up

2018-03-15 07:51

Ajax Cape Town goalkeeper Brandon Petersen is over the moon to have been included in the 25-man Bafana Bafana squad.

Fabregas races to assist milestone

2017-01-01 16:24

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas reached 100 assists in the Premier League on New Year's Eve as he achieved the milestone in record time.

Labour Wrap: Qatar, Fifa and the ugly game

2015-06-04 07:30

We should all demand fair play from both Qatar and Fifa for migrant workers slaving away, and some dying, on World Cup stadium building sites, says Terry Bell.

Is Fifa's reputation no longer bankable?

2015-06-03 06:48

While sponsors keep a keen eye on the saga, the way Europe and the USA play their cards will determine who ends up with egg on their face, says Solly Moeng.

World Cup highlights Asia's illegal betting boom

2014-06-18 16:45

Black market gambling is used to launder more than ZAR 1.5 trillion every year, and authorities can do little about it.

World Cup stadiums in the red

2014-06-04 05:00

There is no golden World Cup legacy for South Africa as the bill for the up-keep of soccer stadiums falls on cash-strapped municipalities.

Protea plans to buy stressed hotels

2011-07-11 07:37

Protea Hotels has spent the past six months creating a "multibillion-rand" fund for the acquisition of financially stressed hotels in SA, according to a report.

 

All senior players, Klopp to miss Liverpool's FA Cup replay

2020-01-27 06:17

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed he will not take charge of the Reds' FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury, nor will any senior players.

Finally! Women will now have their own national soccer league as of 2019

2018-08-20 19:05

SAFA vice president, Ria Ledwaba explains how it will work and its impact on the sport on a global scale.

WC FANS DRINK BEER TAPS DRY!

2018-06-18 14:26

WIN or lose, it’s common knowledge that Ozzies love their booze.

Defoe brace humiliates former boss Allardyce

2017-02-04 19:45

Jermain Defoe's double helped Sunderland to a hammering of fellow Premier League relegation battlers Crystal Palace.

Strong first half seals SuperSport win

2015-12-20 18:04

A strong first half showing helped SuperSport United overcome Tuks in an PSL encounter in Tshwane.

Blatter resignation a relief for World Cup sponsors

2015-06-03 10:14

Fifa president Sepp Blatter's decision to resign amid corruption allegations is a relief for corporate sponsors who have called for more transparency, say experts.

Explained: How a soccer ball swerves

2014-06-19 12:17

The smoothness of a ball’s surface — in addition to playing technique — is a critical factor.

Animal oracles that are predicting the World Cup results

2014-06-17 13:32

With the death of 2010’s Paul the octopus comes the rise of animal oracles that will be predicting who wins what at the Soccer World Cup.

Fifa's missing millions

2014-01-21 11:44

Whatever happened to Safa's R450m soccer world cup bonanza, asks James-Brent Styan.

What about South Africa?

2010-02-17 14:59

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

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