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Football fidelity: An Indian diplomat's dilemma (Special)
I applauded and cheered when Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, the three countries of my accreditation as India's ambassador, qualified for the World Cup in South Africa. But this diplomatic honour has now come under challenge from the football rivalry of the three countries.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 1:03:58 PM

Emile not to blame for my injury, says Ferdinand
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) A dejected Rio Ferdinand said that his knee injury, which has ruled him out of the football World Cup, is not Emile Heskey's fault.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:52:47 PM

Watch your mouth! Rooney cautioned
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) With just three days left for the football World Cup, England manager Fabio Capello is concerned over Wayne Rooney's suspect temperament blow up.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:23:31 PM

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

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