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Difficult childhood linked to teenage drinking
Pretoria, July 5 (IANS) An African study has found a link between a difficult childhood and alcohol consumption as a teenager.

Monday, July 05, 2010 4:07:44 PM

Uruguay could spoil Dutch party
Cape Town, July 5 (DPA) Every piece of good theatre needs a villain, and there is no doubt who will fill that role come Uruguay's World Cup football semi-final clash with the Netherlands in Cape Town Tuesday.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:14:39 PM

German team is best: Spanish players
Potchefstroom (South Africa), July 5 (IANS/EFE) Ahead of the match against Germany in the World Cup semifinals, Spanish players say that the German team is 'the best' in the 2010 soccer competition.

Monday, July 05, 2010 11:32:05 AM

Cocaine-made FIFA World Cup replica seized
Bogota, July 5 (IANS) A replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy, made of 11 kg cocaine, was seized at the international airport here in the Colombian capital, Colombia Airports anti-drug officials said.

Monday, July 05, 2010 5:07:12 AM

Ali Bacher bats for video technology in football
Johannesburg, July 4 (IANS) Former South African cricketer and administrator Ali Bacher is the latest to support the introduction of new technology in football, following a spate of referring errors during the World Cup matches.

Sunday, July 04, 2010 7:06:10 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father, mother's identity secret
Lisbon, July 4 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo has become the father of a baby boy, the Real Madrid footballer announced on his Twitter and Facebook accounts Sunday.

Sunday, July 04, 2010 6:02:38 PM

14 World Cups and counting for journalist David Miller!
Cape Town, July 4 (IANS) When a young football writer named David Miller made his World Cup debut alongside 17-year-old Brazilian wonder kid Pele, little did he know it was just the beginning of a long and eventful journey.

Sunday, July 04, 2010 5:17:23 PM

World Cup will be best remembered for Maradona's theatrics
Cape Town, July 4 (IANS) Had it not been for the incomparable Diego Maradona, the touch line would not have been so exciting in this World Cup.

Sunday, July 04, 2010 4:58:56 PM

Spain beat Paraguay,advance to World Cup semis
Johannesburg, July 4 (IANS/EFE) A late goal by star striker David Villa gave Spain a 1-0 victory over Paraguay here and helped it secure a spot in the final four of the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

Sunday, July 04, 2010 4:07:43 PM

Two football fans killed in Kenya pub brawl
Nairobi, July 4 (IANS) Two football fans were killed in a brawl here in the Kenyan capital after Ghana's loss in the World Cup quarterfinals, police said.

Sunday, July 04, 2010 6:30:59 AM

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