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Ghana down Serbia 1-0 with late Gyan penalty
Pretoria, June 13 (DPA) Ghana became the first African nation to win a game in Africa's first World Cup when Asamoah Gyan coolly converted a late penalty to down Serbia 1-0 in Group D's opening match Sunday.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 10:22:21 PM

World Cup organisers may ban vuvuzelas inside stadiums
London, June 13 (IANS) The bee-swarm sound of countless vuvuzelas that has been the talk of this World Cup in South Africa could fall silent as the organisers may ban the instrument after complaints from broadcasters and others.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 10:02:59 PM

Ghana downs Serbia 1-0
Pretoria, June 13 (DPA) Asamoah Gyan coolly converted a penalty kick just five minutes from time to hand Ghana a precious 1-0 win over 10-man Serbia in Sunday's Group D World Cup football match at Pretoria's Loftus Versfeld Stadium.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 9:42:38 PM

Scoreboard: India vs Zimbabwe, Twenty20
Harare, June 13 (IANS) Scoreboard of the second Twenty20 International between India and Zimbabwe here Sunday.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 9:18:31 PM

Raina stars in India's T20 win over Zimbabwe
Harare, June 13 (IANS) Suresh Raina led from the front as India again strolled to a seven wicket victory against Zimbabwe in the second Twenty20 International Sunday and wrapped up the series 2-0 at the Harare Sports Club here.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 9:10:14 PM

Slovenia beat 10-mn Algeria to top Group C
Polokwane (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) Slovenia recorded their first ever World Cup victory to go to the top of Group C when they beat 10-man Algeria 1-0 Sunday.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 7:29:38 PM

Slovenia beat 10-man Algeria to top Group C
Polokwane (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) Slovenia went top of the football World Cup Group C when they beat 10-man Algeria 1-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium Sunday.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 7:09:30 PM

FIFA vows to help al-Jazeera stop World Cup black-outs
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) FIFA said Sunday it would help Middle Eastern television network al-Jazeera track down the cause of black-outs in its broadcast of the World Cup's opening match in South Africa.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 6:09:57 PM

Referees biased towards star players says Uruguayan Gonzalez
Kimberley (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) Ignacio Gonzalez, the Uruguayan midfielder, has accused World Cup referees of favouring the tournament's big name players.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 6:02:50 PM

Eto'o looms large over Japan-Cameroon opener
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) Japan and Cameroon kick off their World Cup football campaign with a Group E clash Monday that pits Africa's most successful team in the competition against an Asian side desperate to regain form after a woeful warm-up run.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 6:00:14 PM

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