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The Beautiful Game

Fifa World Cup Day 2: Disaster for England

The day started off with an impressive performance from the South Korean team beating Greece 2-0. A Lee Jung Soo goal in the 7th minute off a free kick was a disaster in the Greek backline as Lee Jung

The World Cup: Questions facing the world's game

As the second day of competition ends its interesting to consider the future of the game. One of soccer's main challenges remains: How can the game maintain or increase the level of entertainment

Making the Homeless disappear at the World Cup

Will South Africa benefit from the world up in the long run?

FIFA World Cup Day 2 preview

The Koreans want nothing less than a win in tomorrow's game versus Greece. Korean fans expect them to make it out of Group B easily and a loss against Greece would not help South Korea achieve that...

FIFA World Cup Day 1: tragedy

Day 1 got off to a sad and tragic start with the public learning of the death of Nelson Mandela's grandaughter Zenani Mandela. The atmosphere of the crowd changed from sad to celebratory when the...

Two world wars and one World Cup?

As the 2010 World Cup kicks off (literally), many sponsors are playing on the often not-so friendly national rivalries.

FIFA World Cup Overview: Switzerland, Honduras, Chile, Spain

The Swiss enter the 2010 World Cup via the easiest group in European qualifying consisting of Greece, Latvia, and Israel. The Swiss will have a much tougher challenge on the first day of the World...

World Cup Overview: The group of death

If Drogba is healthy, even first place is possible for Cote D'Ivoire in the "Group of Death."

World Cup Overview: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Slovakia

Italy will get out of the group, but Cannavero is unlikely to hoist the cup again

World Cup: Injuries to top players make game poorer

The World Cup will be a poorer player without stars like David Beckham, who are out with injuries...
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