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Police arrest three over armed robbery
Johannesburg/Beijing, June 10 (DPA) South African police said Thursday they had made three arrests in connection with an armed robbery Wednesday at the hotel of foreign journalists covering the World Cup.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 5:54:06 PM

Area around Soccer City sanitised from midnight
Johannesburg, June 10 (DPA) All roads around Soccer City in Johannesburg will be closed from midnight ahead of Friday's World Cup opener between South Africa and Mexico, Rich Mkhondo, communications officer of the World Cup local organizing committee, said Thursday.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 5:46:25 PM

Mandela brought World Cup to South Africa
Johannesburg, June 10 (DPA) Would the football World Cup be taking place in Africa this year if it weren't for Nelson Mandela?

Thursday, June 10, 2010 5:46:14 PM

Bafana eager to show numbers mean nothing
Johannesburg, June 10 (DPA) When South Africa take on Mexico in Friday's football World Cup opening match in Soccer City, the outcome should be clear.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 3:02:24 PM

France seek World Cup redemption after Henry handball
Cape Town, June 10 (DPA) France take the field in their football World Cup opener against Uruguay Friday seeking redemption for the handball by Thierry Henry that bought their qualification against Ireland -- at a high price.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 2:45:48 PM

Capped players, coaches and foreigners held over match-rigging
Zagreb, June 9 (DPA) Croatian police have arrested 22 people suspected of rigging football matches, including two national team players, local reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:47:40 PM

South Africa break into World Cup celebrations
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) South Africa erupted in a cacophony of hooting at lunchtime Wednesday as people across the country answered a call to 'get behind' the national football team, two days before the World Cup by blowing vuvuzelas or their car horns.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:42:24 PM

Japan to meet Mozambique for World Cup tune-up
George (South Africa), June 9 (DPA) Japan has arranged a training match with Mozambique Thursday with three 30-minute periods to tune-up for their World Cup football opening match.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:34:27 PM

Capello no role model for hothead Rooney
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 9 (DPA) The coach of England's national football team, Fabio Capello, set a bad example Wednesday for his star player Wayne Rooney, warned by a referee earlier this week to control his temper in order to avoid another World Cup red card.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:28:36 PM

Slide Tackle - World Cup curiosities
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) The question of ticketing has been one of the most controversial aspects of the World Cup and many South Africans have not only been left ticket-less, but also angry. But now even some of those who have been fortunate enough to secure a ticket to the greatest show ever to hit the continent have found a reason to complain.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:14:48 PM

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