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Cristiano Ronaldo faces spitting accusation
Cape Town, June 30 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup adventure ended on a sour note Tuesday as he faced accusations of spitting at a cameraman following Portugal's 1-0 loss to Spain in the Round of 16.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 4:34:30 AM

World Cup replicas stolen in South Africa
Johannesburg, June 30 (IANS) Seven World Cup replica trophies and team garments were stolen from a FIFA venue here, South African police said.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 3:04:22 AM

Goalscorers at World Cup
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after matches June 29 (56 of 64 matches):

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 2:41:46 AM

Villa the match-winner again as Spain dominate Portugal
Cape Town, June 30 (DPA) David Villa showed misfiring superstars Fernando Torres and Cristiano Ronaldo how it's done in Cape Town Tuesday, scoring his fourth goal of the World Cup to hand Spain a 1-0 victory over Portugal and passage into the quarter-finals.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 2:13:10 AM

Villa goal sends Spain through to quarter-finals
Cape Town, June 30 (DPA) David Villa scored again and Spain booked their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Portugal at the Green Point stadium Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 1:55:54 AM

World Cup over for refs Rosetti, Larrionda
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Referees Jorge Larrionda and Roberto Rosetti have been dropped by football world governing body FIFA for the rest of the World Cup following blunders in their Round of 16 matches.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:43:03 PM

Paraguay beat Japan, reach quarters for first time
Pretoria, June 29 (DPA) Paraguay advanced to the quarter-finals of the World Cup football for the first time with a 5-3 penalty shootout victory over Japan after both teams failed to score in 120 minutes of play.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:40:32 PM

Messi eyes revenge against Germany
Pretoria, June 29 (DPA) Four years ago, Lionel Messi was a promising young lad who sat on the bench throughout Argentina's ill-fated quarter-final clash against Germany.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:18:17 PM

Paraguay beat Japan, reach quarters for first time
Pretoria, June 29 (DPA) Paraguay reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup football for the first time in history with a lacklustre 0-0 (5-3) victory over Japan in penalties at Loftus Verfeld Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:17:46 PM

Merkel to see Germany-Argentina match
Berlin, June 29 (DPA) Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to travel to South Africa to watch Germany take on Argentina in the World Cup quarter-finals, the government press office said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:07:18 PM

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