Vuvuzelas-free World Cup TV broadcast is being offered in France by a cable TV channel.
Lionel Messi leads Argentina vs. South Korea, Franck Ribery leads France vs. Mexico, and Greece goes against Nigeria on the World Cup schedule Thursday.
Looking beyond the current Lakers-Celtics NBA finals, basketball scouts are hunting for the next Pau Gasol. With the NBA's recent push into developing countries, many expect a star to rise from Africa, India, or China.
A soccer fan blows a vuvuzela before the start of the 2010 World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 12.
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.
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.
A kite from Belgium in the form of a court jester flies during the Bike and Kite Festival on Blackheath in London on Saturday.