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Nani ruled out of Portugal's World Cup 2010 campaign
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Portugal winger Nani was Tuesday ruled out of the World Cup football with a left shoulder injury.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 7:00:35 PM

Two Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Sydney, June 8 (DPA) Two Australian soldiers have been killed in a bomb blast in southern Afghanistan, the Defence Force said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 7:51:57 AM

Queues for 38,000 unsold premier World Cup tickets
Johannesburg, June 7 (DPA) Four days before the World Cup, 38,000 premier tickets from hospitality packages that were returned unsold went back on sale in South Africa Monday.

Monday, June 07, 2010 3:40:35 PM

South African referee Damon is living his dream
Pretoria, June 7 (DPA) South African football referee Jerome Damon is living his dream.

Monday, June 07, 2010 12:24:10 PM

41 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan
Khartoum, June 7 (Xinhua) At least 41 people were killed and 16 injured in renewed clashes between two tribal groups in Sudan's Darfur region, local leaders said.

Monday, June 07, 2010 4:35:07 AM

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

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