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New Zealand hold champs Italy to 1-1 draw
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 20 (DPA) Football World Cup minnows New Zealand held Italy to a 1-1 draw Sunday, denting the reigning champion's chances of topping Group F.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 9:26:21 PM

Paraguay outclass Slovakia in Group F
Bloemfontein, June 20 (DPA) Paraguay outclassed Slovakia 2-0 Sunday to score their first victory in the 2010 football World Cup and boosted their chances of reaching the knock-out stage.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 7:17:04 PM

Paraguay outclass tame Slovakia in Group F
Bloemfontein, June 20 (DPA) Paraguay outclassed a tame Slovakia 2-0 Sunday to score their first victory in the footbal World Cup and keep alive their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 6:59:04 PM

Miss World finalists to boost World Cup bus ride
Johannesburg, June 20 (DPA) The 31 Miss World finalists will climb aboard the new Rea Vaya bus system later Sunday to travel to a Brazil-Ivory Coast game.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 6:09:47 PM

Capello to hold crisis talks with England squad
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 20 (DPA) England were to hold crisis talk Sunday as the troubled team seeks to clear the air before its crucial Group C clash with Slovenia.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 5:59:06 PM

Schweinsteiger on spot for Germany after Podolski miss
Erasmia (South Africa), June 20 (DPA) Bastian Schweinsteiger will take Germany's next penalty at the World Cup after Lukas Podolski failed from the spot against Serbia, coach Joachim Loew has indicated.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 5:58:11 PM

Buffon to undergo back surgery
Irene, June 20 (IANS/AKI) Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will undergo a back surgery after the soccer World Cup.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 5:40:31 PM

Netherlands ambitious despite debate over poor play
Durban, June 20 (DPA) The Netherlands became the first team to reach the second round of the World Cup: that's a fact, and while they were to some extent lucky they must have done something right to get there.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 5:22:38 PM

Spain must bounce back against Honduras
Johannesburg, July 20 (DPA) When the World Cup draw was made in Cape Town last December, most Spanish fans had their side's second Group H game against Honduras chalked down as the match where La Roja would book their place in the knockout stages.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 4:56:05 PM

Portugal need victory against tough North Koreans
Cape Town, June 20 (DPA) When Portugal and North Korea meet in Cape Town in Monday's World Cup football Group G duel, the world's most publicity-hungry player will be pitted against the most private team of the tournament.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 4:55:44 PM

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