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Luis Suarez joins World Cup top scorers
Port Elizabeth, June 27 (DPA) Uruguayan hit-man Luis Suarez scored his side's two goals against South Korea Saturday, joining the ranks of the World Cup's top scorers and heralding his arrival among the elite of the world's strikers.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 12:17:04 AM

Vettel tops Webber as Red Bull rules European GP qualifying
Valencia, June 26 (DPA) Red Bull overcame their Canadian hiccup Saturday when Sebastian Vettel won the pole position from team-mate Mark Webber for the European Formula One Grand Prix.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 10:19:09 PM

FIFA warns French government against meddling in football
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Football's ruling body FIFA has warned the French government to keep out of the workings of football, the organization's secretary general, Jerome Valcke, said Saturday.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 10:18:59 PM

Nigeria risk FIFA ban over government interference
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Nigeria could face a ban by world football governing body FIFA following government interference in the way football is run in the country, officials have disclosed.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 10:18:13 PM

FIFA to discuss controversial Jabulani ball after World Cup
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) FIFA, international football's governing body, said Saturday it would discuss the controversial Jabulani World Cup ball with coaches and team captains after the tournament in South Africa.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 10:05:18 PM

Uruguay beat South Korea 2-1 to reach quarter-finals
Port Elizabeth, June 26 (DPA) Uruguay beat South Korea 2-1 Saturday to become the first team to reach the quarter-finals of the football World Cup.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 9:58:12 PM

Uruguay beat South Korea 2-1 to reach quarter-finals
Port Elizabeth, June 26 (DPA) Uruguay beat South Korea 2-1 Saturday to become the first team to reach the quarter-finals of the football World Cup.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 9:23:57 PM

World Cup flops Italy receive friendly welcome home
Pretoria/Rome, June 26 (DPA) Defending World Cup football champions Italy, which in South Africa failed to advance to the tournament's group stage for the first time in 36 years, received a friendly welcome home Saturday morning.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 9:10:19 PM

Argentina-Mexico: It's all or nothing and a rematch of 2006
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Argentina will be out to confirm their good World Cup football form Sunday when they face Mexico in a repeat of their Round of 16 encounter four years ago.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:19:02 PM

My disaster team now favourites: Maradona
Pretoria, June 26 (IANS) Taking a dig at his country's media, Argentine coach Diego Maradona said Saturday his 'disaster' team was now the favourites to win the World Cup.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:18:21 PM

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