President Nicolas Sarkozy reportedly told Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to extend her stay in South Africa to sort out the nasty feud between players and coaches on France's World Cup soccer team.
Former defense minister Juan Manual Santos wins Colombia's elections Sunday, The new president promises to continue hard-line security policies against leftist rebels.
Brazil soundly beat Ivory Coast 3-1. The victory leaves the African nations struggling to get a team into the next round. But Brazil's Kaká faces a one game suspension.
The World Cup stadiums that South Africa has built have won great praise. But will they be a drag on the economy in the long term?
A devotee poses during the 42th Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots in central London, Sunday. Devotees of Lord Krishna pulled three 40 foot high chariots from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square in celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in this annual festival.
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.
The World cup is dominated by Brazil, Germany, and Italy; the NBA championship, by Boston, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Who's more dominant?
World Cup tie breakers look likely to fall in the USA's favor if it can manage a win or perhaps even a draw against Algeria Wednesday.
World Cup soccer balls will travel faster and straighter through Johannesburg's thin air, a NASA scientists has warned.