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2010 FIFA World Cup attendance third highest in history
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) The overall attendance at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa was the third highest in history, behind the 1994 tournament in the US and the one in 2006 in Germany, FIFA said Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 9:05:48 PM

Spain World Cup heroes fly in, prepare for celebrations(Lead)
Madrid, July 12 (DPA) Spain's World Cup heroes flew into Madrid Monday, carrying with them the World Cup won with 1-0 victory against the Netherlands Sunday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 8:34:31 PM

South Africa mulling over use of World Cup stadiums
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) The World Cup is finally over and South Africa woke up to a grim reality Monday -- what to do with all the multi-million dollar football stadiums that caught the eye of the soccer world.

Monday, July 12, 2010 6:52:01 PM

Gentleman del Bosque the real winner
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Spain's victorious coach, Vicente del Bosque, proved to be the real winner of Sunday's World Cup final against the Netherlands as he refused to dwell on some of the over-the-top tackles of the Netherlands.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:36:01 PM

Spain lauded, Dutch castigated for 'brutal' World Cup final
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) The world's press Monday saluted Spain for their first ever World Cup title while the Dutch opponents in Sunday's final were criticized for their rough play.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:34:00 PM

Return of Spanish World Cup heroes to Madrid delayed
Madrid, July 12 (DPA) The return of Spain's World Cup heroes to Madrid was delayed Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:33:59 PM

Nadal leads in unchanged ATP top 10
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain led the way in an unchanged top 10 in the ATP tennis rankings issued Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:32:00 PM

WTA rankings: Serena Williams' reign continues
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Wimbledon champion Serena Williams of the United States maintained first place in the latest women's tennis rankings issued Monday by the WTA.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:28:00 PM

Spain make history as hosts exceed expectations(Cup Review)
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) On the one hand, the story of the 2010 World Cup is easily told: Spain were crowned world champions for the first time, German youngster Thomas Mueller topped the scorer charts and Diego Forlan was an unlikely winner of the Golden Ball for best player.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:27:57 PM

Well done South Africa, says Zuma after World Cup
Pretoria, July 12 (IANS) South Africa President Jacob Zuma has said the government will soon launch a programme to thank South Africans for the role they played in making the World Cup successful.

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:02:40 AM

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