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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

Six killed in Cairo shooting spree
Cairo, July 7 (IANS) Six people were killed and six others wounded when a bus driver opened fire at them in the Egyptian capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 5:35:27 AM

Uruguay must shed sorrow of defeat for playoff: Tabarez
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) Downcast Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez Tuesday said his team must shake off the pain of a World Cup semi-final loss to the Netherlands before Saturday's third-place playoff.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 4:53:36 AM

Even though it lost, Uruguay celebrated
Montevideo, July 7 (DPA) Despite the 3-2 loss by Uruguay to the Netherlands Tuesday at the World Cup, tens of thousands rushed into the streets of Uruguay's capital and other cities in the region to celebrate the achievement of their team.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 3:54:01 AM

Robben, Sneijder go where Van Basten and Gullit never went
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) The Dutch generation of footballers around Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten are widely considered to be on par with the golden generation of Johan Cruyff and Johan Neeskens.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 3:03:06 AM

Netherlands victory sets up all-Europe final
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) The Dutch 3-2 victory against Uruguay in the semi-final of the World Cup in Green Point Stadium Tuesday set up yet another all-European final as the Oranjes will face the winner of Wednesday's game between Germany and Spain.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 2:57:43 AM

Sneijder wins Man of the Match again
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) Wesley Sneijder's fifth goal at the 2010 World Cup helped the Netherlands beat Uruguay 3-2 Tuesday and reach the final, giving the Inter Milan midfielder the Man of the Match award.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 2:53:57 AM

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