World Cup results: No late comebacks this time as the US loses to Ghana 2 - 1.
Ghana's Black Stars are Africa's last remaining team in the World Cup. A win against the United States would take them through to the quarter-finals.
Brazil vs. Portugal, North Korea vs. Ivory Coast, Chile vs. Spain, and Switzerland vs. Honduras are on the World Cup schedule Friday.
In Group E today, the Japan-Denmark match was won by Japan 3-1. And The Netherlands ousted Cameron, moving into the Final 16 without a loss.
Japan beat Denmark today, though it was unlikely that many Asians rooted for the Asian team in the match. Regional loyalties in Asia are threadbare, say academics, which means there is little 'Asian identity.'
Paraguay vs. New Zealand, Slovakia vs. Italy, Cameroon vs. Netherlands, and Denmark vs. Japan are on the World Cup schedule Thursday, June 24.
Cameroon was expected to be Africa’s best performer at the continent’s first World Cup. But its 2-1 loss to Denmark makes it the first team to crash out of the World Cup.
Bushmeat - monkeys, giant rats, anteaters - are illegally transferred in to Paris in large amounts. Estimates up to 5 tons per week.
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.
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.