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Slovenia, US draw 2-2 in gripping match
Johannesburg, June 18 (DPA) The United States fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Slovenia and keep their qualification chances in the football World Cup alive after a spectacular match at Johannesburg's Ellis Park.

Friday, June 18, 2010 9:38:19 PM

In South Africa, even Germany misses a penalty
Port Elizabeth, June 18 (DPA) The English striker Gary Lineker is famous for scoring lots of goals and making one unforgettable comment: 'Soccer is a game for 22 people that run around, play the ball ... and in the end Germany always wins.'

Friday, June 18, 2010 9:12:54 PM

Serbs delirious over victory against Germany
Belgrade, June 18 (DPA) Neither rain nor an approaching storm stopped hundreds of delirious fans from gathering in downtown Belgrade and other Serbian cities Friday to celebrate Serbia's 1-0 victory over favoured Germany in the football World Cup.

Friday, June 18, 2010 9:12:18 PM

Klose 'in mourning' after being red-carded
Port Elizabeth, June 18 (DPA) German striker Miroslav Klose said Friday he is 'in mourning' after he picked up a red card that forced his team to play most of the game against Serbia with 10 men, losing 0-1.

Friday, June 18, 2010 9:12:12 PM

Cameroon and Denmark seek quick response to defeats
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) Denmark are battling to get strikers Nicklas Bendtner and Jon Dahl Tomasson fit while Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen has been asked by his players to make changes for Saturday's encounter in World Cup football.

Friday, June 18, 2010 9:00:25 PM

Robben back in training but unlikely to play against Japan
Durban, June 18 (DPA) Arjen Robben had his first full training session with the Dutch team Friday but coach Bert van Marwijk continued his no-risk approach by saying that he will probably not play in Saturday's World Cup game against Japan.

Friday, June 18, 2010 7:24:27 PM

Serbia upset 10-man Germany
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), June 18 (DPA) Serbia brought high-flying Germany back to ground Friday with a sensational 1-0 upset victory over the former champions to keep alive their hopes in Group D of World Cup football.

Friday, June 18, 2010 7:18:24 PM

Serbia down 10-man Germany 1-0
Port Elizabeth, June 18 (DPA) Serbia brought high-flying Germany back to earth Friday with a sensational 1-0 victory over the former champions to keep their hopes alive in Group D of the football World Cup.

Friday, June 18, 2010 7:01:32 PM

African teams struggle at World Cup on home soil
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) With a record six teams at the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, this was to be the 'African World Cup.' Since the big kick-off a week ago, however, expectations have been dampened as the teams struggle to keep pace.

Friday, June 18, 2010 5:36:45 PM

FIFA denies rumours of North Korean defections
Johannesburg, June 18 (DPA) FIFA, the governing body of international football, has denied rumours that four members of North Korea's national football team have left their quarters in South Africa and defected.

Friday, June 18, 2010 5:19:37 PM

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