The Dutch team that dispatched of Brazil in the quarterfinals is heavily favored to beat a weaker South American team in today's Netherlands vs Uruguay semifinal. Here's why.
Sue and Roger Main watch fireworks in Fenton, Mich., on Saturday.
Ghana could not convert key penalties - in the last minute of extra time or in the penalty shootout - to win the Ghana vs Uruguay game. Uruguay's La Celeste advances to the semifinal with the Netherlands.
Catholic faithful from Belarus and neighboring countries carry candles during an annual religious festival marking the miracle-working icon known as the Mother of God of Budslav in the Belarus village of Budslav on Friday.
Uruguay vs Ghana is at 2:30 pm ET on July 2. Uruguay will likely win, thanks to its lethal goalscorers, strong defense, and tactical coaching.
Ghana vs Uruguay is at 2:30 pm ET on July 2. Ghana is likely to win because of strong coaching, hungry players, and Africa-wide support.
For a long time football was simply considered too complex and too ‘beautiful’ to be mastered by Africans, writes blogger Sipho Hlongwane. Racism created that perception, but poor African governance and political interference have helped keep that perception alive.
Africans, primarily from Nigeria and Ghana, have flocked to Cambodia to play in the kingdom's professional soccer league. It's seen as a steppingstone to the European leagues, or even the World Cup.
The early exit of host-nation South Africa and France, Italy, England, and the United States has taken its toll on the vendors that had been doing well on the periphery of the World Cup.
South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup reminds the world that Africa is part of humanity. Let's build on this progress by setting a goal of liberation from crushing human poverty.