No self-respecting World Cup Group of Death should be caught dead with soccer lightweight North Korea in it. Yes, the rogue nation's leader routinely threatens to turn South Korea into a 'sea of fire.' But North Korea poses little threat on the soccer pitch.
Vuvuzela factory owner Neil van Schalkwyk says he sells vuvuzelas that are quieter than the deafening horns stirring up controversy at the World Cup. Even Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are complaining about the sound.
World Cup stadiums have had gaping holes where people should be. South Africans fret that it's a sign that the Cup will not bring the prosperity that they had been promised by FIFA and politicians.
The first African World Cup in South Africa is already having a dramatic effect on social cohesion in a country with a legacy of deep racial inequality.
Today’s Portugal vs. Ivory Coast match is the most important match for the 'Group of Death' and it features one of the world's best strikers, Portugal's Christiano Ronaldo.
Portugal vs. Ivory Coast is at 10 am EST on the World Cup schedule Tuesday. The so-called 'Group of Death' match features two of the world's best players. But while Cristiano Ronaldo will be running at defenders from the first whistle, Didier Drogba will start on the bench.
The plucky Paraguayan team got off to a good start with a first-half goal against the reigning champions, but the Azzurri came back hard in the second half to tie the Italy vs. Paraguay match 1-1.
After today's lackluster performance in the Japan vs. Cameroon game, the Indomitable Lions will have to do something spectacular to rescue their World Cup campaign.
Three high-level hostages were freed in a surprise jungle raid this weekend, boosting the campaign of conservative presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos just days before the Colombia election runoff.
A bizarre own goal, which went in off Daniel Agger’s back, gave the Dutch the lead just after half-time. Another goal gave the Dutch a 2-0 win in today's Netherlands vs. Denmark game.
High violent crime rates have been one of the chief concerns leading up to the South Africa World Cup, but there haven't been many incidents to mar the Cup so far.
Cameroon has a central spine of experienced and talented players, including star striker, Samuel Eto’o, undoubtedly one of the best forwards in the world. Will he shine in the Japan vs. Cameroon match?
Netherlands vs. Denmark kicks off the South Africa World Cup schedule Monday, followed by Japan vs. Cameroon and Italy vs. Paraguay.
Calls to ban the long, plastic horns called vuvuzelas from the South Africa World Cup are increasing as players, coaches, fans, and announcers complain about how distracting they are.
The Dutch shouldn’t find too much to worry them in Group E. Denmark are a so-so side, who are likely to battle it out with Cameroon for second spot behind the men in orange.
There may not have been jaw-dropping displays of talent, but the 4-0 whooping Germany put on the Socceroos during the Germany vs. Australia game was a thing of beauty. Admit it, Pele.
The Black Stars dominated the second half of the Ghana vs. Serbia match making Ghana the first African team to win a game this World Cup.
The fact that the USA held England to a 1-1 draw in the World Cup Saturday was an accomplishment. But the result raised more questions about England than it answered about the USA.
Companies try to reach larger US markets during World Cup 2010 with huge online campaigns.
The Reds showed that they are no joke in today's South Korea vs. Greece World Cup match, which they easily won 2-0. Are you watching, Diego Maradona?
The English team is one of the favorites to win it all, but the Americans are now good enough to give the Brits a true test in today's USA vs. England World Cup 2010 match.
Argentina coach Diego Armando Maradona was a brilliant player. But as national team manager, there's been more trouble than brilliance – like some of his team picks, for example.
Uruguay’s ‘La Celeste’ frustrates France by stacking the defense and playing for a tie just the way Italy normally does.
The World Cup 2010 match of Uruguay vs. France kicked off Friday in Cape Town. Amid still-prevalent crime and segregation in post-apartheid South Africa, a soccer academy in a nearby suburb tries to keep boys out of trouble.
South Africa’s midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala is now a hero in the Rainbow Nation after scoring a left-footed blast in the 55th minute of the Mexico vs. South Africa World Cup opener.