Nairobi, June 24 (DPA) Mia Rajput frowned and minced nervously in her high heels. France, her favourite side, had crashed out of the World Cup and it was no consolation that hosts South Africa had beaten them.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:06:15 PM
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) World Cup title holders Italy Thursday bowed out in the group stage for the second time.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:56:58 PM
Polokwane, June 24 (DPA) Paraguay drew 0-0 with New Zealand Thursday but reached the last-16 of the World Cup as Group F winners.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:47:31 PM
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) For the first time in World Cup history, both finalists of the previous championship failed to advance from the first round as reigning champions Italy were eliminated from South Africa 2010 Thursday with a 2-3 loss against Slovakia, who used their first ever World Cup victory to advance to the Round of 16.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:34:38 PM
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) Result of Thursday's Group F World Cup match between Slovakia and Italy:
Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:28:56 PM
Port Elizabeth, South Africa, June 24 (DPA) England's victory Wednesday over Slovenia set up what could turn out to be another memorable clash between the two greatest rivals of world football, England and Germany.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:48:34 PM
Rustenburg, June 24 (DPA) Wayne Rooney, Aaron Lennon and Michael Carrick are all carrying ankle injuries and are doubtfuls for England's Round-of-16 World Cup fixture with Germany, it emerged Thursday.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:42:58 PM
Durban, June 24 (DPA) Brazil are already through to the World Cup's Round of 16, and Portugal virtually also, but their clash Friday is still very significant.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:17:17 PM
Bloemfontein, June 24 (DPA) Switzerland can secure a place in the World Cup football Round of 16 by beating Honduras Friday with a margin of at least two goals in their final Group H encounter.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:11:29 PM
Nelspruit, South Africa, June 24 (DPA) Many jokes have been cracked about what may happen to the North Korean team when they return home to face communist leader Kim Jong Il after their exit from the World Cup.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:11:23 PM
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