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2010 World Cup: The last game

A final reflection on the 2010 World Cup from South Africa.

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World Cup’s grand finale

The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.

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Spain beats way to finals

SOWETO, South Africa — Germany fought a tough battle bogged down by a smooth, tactical and consistent Spain tonight.

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Uruguay got its comeuppance, Africa fans cheer

As the Ghana vs. Uruguay game results continue to sink in, the South African fans and the press continue with the post-mortem of the game. That cheating handball is in the news.

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World Cup heartbreak for Africa?

Writer Fred Mabonga sends this latest blog on Ghana's loss to Uruguay, and the disappointment, as well as resilience, that resounded across a continent.

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World Cup quarter finals: we’re having a great time here, folks

PRETORIA, South Africa -- For the first time in the history of the World Cup games Latin America has four teams among the last eight.

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World Cup musings: word from the Edge

Encouraging of football lovers to come to South Africa for the games has opened up a new window into the world.

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Poor People’s World Cup stresses South Africa’s anti-poverty fight

The Poor People's World Cup in Cape Town, organized by the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, aims to highlight the province's struggle against poverty and homelessness.

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With a "goooooal," Chicagoans celebrate World Cup opener: Mexico vs. South Africa

CHICAGO - In a sea of green jerseys hundreds proudly cheered for Mexico here early Friday morning, June 11, at a local indoor soccer gym as the North American nation competed against South Africa in the much-anticipated opening game of the 2010 World Cup.

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World Cup 2010: Soccer unites South Africa

 If there was one sport that helped South Africans overcome a racially segregated society that kept Blacks down under the country's apartheid system - it was soccer.

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