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Stuttering champions Italy face tough opener
Cape Town, June 13 (DPA) Reigning champions Italy begin their World Cup football title defence Monday evening in a Group F clash with a confident Paraguay that is fraught with danger.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 5:54:00 PM

TV New Zealand targeted in spate of World Cup media robberies
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) A television crew from New Zealand have become the latest victims of a spate of robberies targeting foreign journalists covering the World Cup in South Africa.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 4:23:17 PM

Danish Dynamite meets Dutch Power
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) Daniel Agger is aware that Denmark were simply not good enough in their two final warm-up matches for the World Cup football, but said they will be ready for their opening Group E game against the Netherlands Monday.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 3:07:52 PM

Wins for Argentina, South Korea as US hold England to draw (Roundup)
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) Fancied England were held to a 1-1 draw by underdogs the United States Saturday as Argentina and South Korea chalked up victories on the second day of the World Cup.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 2:36:23 AM

Goalkeeping blunder costs England victory over US
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) England's World Cup campaign got off to a disappointing start Saturday when they were held to a 1-1 draw by outsiders US in the opening game of Group C.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 2:16:42 AM

Goalkeeping blunder costs England victory over US
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 13 (DPA) England's World Cup campaign got off to a sluggish start Saturday when they were held to a 1-1 draw by outsiders US in the opening game of Group C.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 2:02:07 AM

Robben joins Dutch squad but won't play against Denmark
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) Arjen Robben joined the Dutch soccer World Cup squad in South Africa Saturday after recovering from a hamstring injury.

Sunday, June 13, 2010 1:36:35 AM

Messi shines as Argentina beat Nigeria 1-0
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Argentina underscored their role as serious contenders for the 2010 World Cup title when they defeated African hopefuls Nigeria 1-0 Saturday in Diego Maradona's successful return to football's biggest stage.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 11:35:31 PM

Lagerback plays down not shaking Maradona's hand
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Nigerian coach Lars Lagerback played down the fact that he and Argentine coach Diego Maradona failed to shake hands after his side's 0-1 defeat Saturday in a World Cup Group B encounter at Johannesburg's Ellis Park stadium.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:37:30 PM

Vincent Enyeama named Man of the Match
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was named Man of the Match after he kept out Lionel Messi in his country's World Cup Group B 0-1 defeat to Argentina Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 10:31:05 PM

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