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10 injured in stampede at Nigeria-North Korea friendly
Johannesburg, June 6 (DPA) Ten people, including a policeman, were injured in South Africa Sunday when a huge crowd of football fans tried to force their way into a pre-World Cup friendly between Nigeria and North Korea, police said.

Sunday, June 06, 2010 10:56:02 PM

France arrive at World Cup after China defeat
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) Former champions France arrived for the football World Cup in South Africa at dawn Saturday, still reeling from a stunning 0-1 defeat against China in a tune-up match.

Saturday, June 05, 2010 9:00:42 PM

Dawson arrives at England camp to replace injured captain
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) Tottenham defender Michael Dawson arrived in the England World Cup camp in South Africa Saturday as a replacement for injured captain Rio Ferdinand, saying he was ready to 'take his chance'.

Saturday, June 05, 2010 8:24:59 PM

Premier League rules World Cup pitches
Hamburg, June 5 (DPA) England leads the way again as the Premier League supplies the most players for the World Cup in South Africa that kicks off on Friday.

Saturday, June 05, 2010 2:45:44 PM

Antic says Serbia will hit World Cup form
Belgrade, June 4 (DPA) Serbian coach Radomir Antic believes his side will find the right form in time for the World Cup starting next Friday, the Belgrade daily Press reported.

Friday, June 04, 2010 3:14:16 PM

Zimbabwe beat India by seven wickets
Harare, June 3 (IANS) Zimbabwe defeated India by seven wickets in the One-day international of the trinagular series here Thursday.

Thursday, June 03, 2010 7:25:36 PM

We need luck to be World Cup champions, says Messi
Johannesburg, June 3 (IANS) Lionel Messi says Argentine manager Diego Maradona has given him the right to play freely in his own style in the football World Cup in South Africa.

Thursday, June 03, 2010 7:06:27 PM

Nigeria is first African team to arrive for World Cup
Johannesburg, June 2 (DPA) Nigeria was the first African team to arrive in South Africa for the World Cup Wednesday, landing in the Indian Ocean port city of Durban which proclaims itself as the 'warmest place to be for the World Cup.'

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

Ivory Coast ready to show up in South Africa (Group G team profile)
Abidjan, June 1 (DPA) Ivory Coast are neither Africa's top ranked football team nor do they have its strongest pedigree. However, no representative from the World Cup host continent is considered so full of promise as the Elephants.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 3:03:53 PM

Zuma visit: India, South Africa to re-launch CEOs forum
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India and South Africa will give a fresh impetus to their growing business ties, re-launching the CEOs forum Thursday in the presence of South African president Jacob Zuma.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 1:41:28 PM

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