Port Elizabeth, July 10 (DPA) German coach Joachim Loew missed his team's training Friday due to a flu which also hit captain Philipp Lahm and forward Lukas Podolski.
Saturday, July 10, 2010 12:06:14 AM
Johannesburg, July 9 (DPA) World football governing body FIFA Friday nominated Germany's Thomas Mueller, Andre Ayew from Ghana and Giovani Dos Santos of Mexico for the Best Young Player Award of the 2010 World Cup.
Friday, July 09, 2010 9:21:40 PM
Pretoria, July 9 (DPA) German football supremo Theo Zwanziger Friday expressed optimism that national team coach Joachim Loew will renew his contract after the World Cup while general manager Oliver Bierhoff said no talks on the issue have been held in South Africa.
Friday, July 09, 2010 9:20:45 PM
Potchefstroom (South Africa), July 9 (IANS) The Spanish team has fallen in love with Paul the octopus after it predicted that Spain will beat the Netherlands in the World Cup final.
Friday, July 09, 2010 8:06:20 PM
Johannesburg, July 9 (IANS) Jabulani, an octopus at an aquarium in Cape Town, is South Africa's own version of the psychic German octopus Paul, which has been successfully predicting winners in all of Germany's games in the World Cup.
Friday, July 09, 2010 7:23:09 PM
Potchefstroom (South Africa), July 9 (IANS) The Busquets family in Barcelona is planning a big celebration Sunday as their son Sergio is hours away from fulfilling his father Carles' dream of representing Spain in a World Cup football final.
Friday, July 09, 2010 6:37:02 PM
Johannesburg, July 9 (IANS) Former Dutch captain turned assistant coach Frank de Boer feels the present Netherlands team has the belief to lift the World Cup, something that was unseen in the past.
Friday, July 09, 2010 4:53:58 PM
Johannesburg, July 9 (DPA) Germany and Uruguay will look to raise themselves for one last game Saturday when they face off in the playoff for third place in the World Cup football at Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Friday, July 09, 2010 3:33:39 PM
Johannesburg, July 9 (IANS) Nelson Mandela's family is yet to take a decision on the ailing former South Africa president's appearance at Sunday's World Cup final here.
Friday, July 09, 2010 11:04:08 AM
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) The ruling football body FIFA is looking into the case of hundreds of football fans who missed the World Cup semifinal between Spain and Germany in Durban Wednesday evening after their planes were turned back because of overcrowding on the tarmac.
Thursday, July 08, 2010 7:23:44 PM
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