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Where in our world are you for the World Cup Final?

The final match of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa between Netherlands and Spain is capturing the world today. Vancouver fans, some here, some there, watch the big game---all over town.

Holland and Spain will play for the World Cup

Holland were the first team to advance to the final as they beat Uruguay in the first semi final. The Dutch came into this game without holding midfielder Nigel De Jong due to suspension. Uruguay...

Brazil/Melo, Ghana/Gyan, and the slender margin between heroic and tragic

In an alternate universe Asamoah Gyan and Felipe Melo are heroic figures for Ghana and Brazil respectively, in our universe their names will be memorable for the sporting tragedy which overtook them t

World Cup: Trying to keep up on the road

Felipe Melo is shown a red card. A disastrous game for Melo who also scored an own goal to bring the Netherlands back into a game they looked certain to lose.

Holland advances, Cameroon eliminated, Anelka sent home

Yesterday got off to a controversial start when the French team announced that Nicolas Anelka was sent home after the French star apparently telling French Coach Raymond Domenech where to go. The...

World Cup Day 4 Preview

Samuel Eto'o should lead Cameroon to a third good start for an African team. Will Italy have a slow start against Paraguay?