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Will Van Persie find scoring touch in World Cup final?
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) Dutch striker Robin van Persie was expected to score loads of goals in South Africa, but so far it is teammate Wesley Sneijder who has been finding the back of the net.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 7:41:40 PM

Dutch World Cup party gets bigger
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) The World Cup party is getting bigger and louder for Dutch fans and the celebrations will continue for days after the Netherlands made it to the final.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 7:04:38 PM

No news on World Cup trophy presenter
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) Tournament organisers have still not decided who will present the trophy to the winners of the World Cup final Sunday in Soccer City.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 3:53:17 PM

Dutch the latest to seek revenge on the Germans
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) It seems like everybody wants a World Cup revenge on Germany.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 3:52:47 PM

World Cup attendance to exceed 3 million
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) The number of fans attending World Cup matches in South Africa is expected to pass the three-million milestone later Wednesday when Germany meet Spain in the semi-finals.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 3:40:30 PM

Coach gets it wrong as goalkeeper admits to mistake
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg admitted that he was at fault when Diego Forlan equalised for Uruguay against the Netherlands in Tuesday's semi-final match played in Green Point Stadium.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 3:38:54 PM

Soccer boosts sex tourism in Cape Town
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) With a million football fans splurging thousands of dollars during the World Cup, sex tourism in South Africa's number one tourist destination, Cape Town, is at an all time high.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 2:16:22 PM

2010 sees first European World Cup champ outside Europe
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) The Dutch semi-final victory over Uruguay Tuesday assures Europe of a first World Cup football title at a tournament played outside its territory.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 2:16:02 PM

Naga ministers join World Cup party in South Africa
Kohima, July 7 (IANS) Soccer fever has struck Nagaland with half of the council of ministers led by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio already in South Africa and are all set for the World Cup finals in Johannesburg July 11.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 2:15:52 PM

Yellow and red cards at World Cup
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) List of yellow and red cards issued at the 2010 World Cup by the end of July 6 (61 of 64 games):

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 11:07:09 AM

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