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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

Historic Spain victory caps euphoric African World Cup (Roundup)
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) A historic first World Cup victory for Spain in Soccer City capped the first World Cup in Africa Sunday, with a brief appearance by Nelson Mandela sealing the end to an immensely successful tournament for the South African hosts.

Monday, July 12, 2010 5:07:23 AM

Forlan named best player at World Cup
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Uruguay striker Diego Forlan was Sunday night picked as the FIFA Golden Ball winner as best player of the 2010 World Cup by journalists accredited to cover the tournament.

Monday, July 12, 2010 4:26:01 AM

Mueller wins World Cup Golden Boot, best young player
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Germany midfielder Thomas Mueller has won the Golden Boot award for top scorer at the World Cup and was also named best young player of the tournament.

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:57:59 AM

Iniesta goal gives Spain World Cup glory
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Andres Iniesta became a legend Sunday by scoring in extra time to give Spain their first World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands in the final Sunday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:52:03 AM

Yellow and red cards at World Cup
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Complete list of yellow and red cards issued in the 64 games of the June 11-July 11 World Cup in South Africa:

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:42:37 AM

Casillas becomes third goalkeeper to captain World Cup winning side
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) When Iker Casillas lifted the World Cup trophy presented to him by FIFA president Joseph Blatter and South African president Jacob Zuma, he became only the third goalkeeper to captain a side to World Cup glory.

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:42:12 AM

Mueller wins 2010 World Cup Golden Boot
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Germany midfielder Thomas Mueller has won the Golden Boot award for top scorer at the World Cup, finishing on five goals but having more assists than three other players with the same goal tally.

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:42:01 AM

World Cup 2010 results
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Complete results after 64 games from the June 11-July 11 World Cup in South Africa:

Monday, July 12, 2010 3:41:46 AM

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