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The God bites the dust
Cape Town, July 3 (IANS) Diego Maradona was close to tears on the touchline, his team numb with shock, outplayed by the brute German machine that knocked in four goals without reply in their quarterfinal tie. This World Cup has turn out to be a graveyard for the fancied teams--France, Italy, England, Brazil and now Argentina.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 10:53:45 PM

Maradona's Argentina crushed by Germany 4-0(Night Lead)
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Germany's young guns Saturday humbled Argentina 4-0 with a display of incisive football in the Green Point Stadium here to book a berth in the World Cup semi-finals.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 10:34:48 PM

Young German side humbles Maradona's Argentina 4-0
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Germany's young guns Saturday humbled Argentina 4-0 with a display of incisive football in the Green Point Stadium here to book a berth in the World Cup semi-finals.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 9:45:29 PM

Schweinsteiger wins Man of the Match award
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Bastian Schweinsteiger won FIFA Man of the Match after he inspired Germany to a scintillating 4-0 win over Argentina in the World Cup here Saturday.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 9:35:59 PM

Germany demolish Argentina 4-0 to reach semifinals
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Germany demolished a hapless Argentina 4-0 at the Green Point stadium here Saturday to reach the World Cup football semifinals and send Diego Maradona's team home.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 9:24:41 PM

Africa mourns Ghana's exit in World Cup
Johannesburg, July 3 (IANS) A day after Africa's last hope Ghana made a dramatic exit from the World Cup football, a discomforting quiet shrouded the normally festive streets of Johannesburg Saturday.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 8:01:51 PM

FIFA warn Nigeria of dire consequences
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) The future of football in Nigeria will be compromised if the government fails to rescind a self-imposed ban on the country's teams, the ruling body FIFA said.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 7:26:45 PM

Gaurav Gill in lead in Asia Pacific Rally
Whangarei (New Zealand), July 3 (IANS) India's champion driver Gaurav Gill (co-driver Glenn Macneall) of Team MRF Tyres took a 48-second lead at the end of Leg 1 here of the Rally of New Zealand, the third round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 4:36:58 PM

Gyan vows to bounce back after shock penalty miss
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has vowed to bounce back from a penalty miss that eventually denied the Black Stars a historic World Cup semi-final berth.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 2:53:15 PM

Suarez: The hand of God is mine now
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Luis Suarez remained defiant Friday after his handball helped Uruguay book their place in the semi-finals of the World Cup at the expense of Ghana, comparing it to Diego Maradona's infamous Hand of God goal against England in 1986.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 2:48:39 PM

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