Eight groups of four national teams compete in the first two weeks of the South Africa World Cup. The two best teams from each group advance to the second round, at which point the tournament is a basic single elimination bracket of the top 16 teams.
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It only makes sense to favor gold over productive investments at a time like this: when the world's monetary system is heading for a crackup.
A child wearing a fake mustache and a sombrero hat waits for the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between Mexico and Uruguay at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, June 22.
The World Cup 2010 opening ceremony starts at 2 pm EST. Here's what you can expect, with a preview video of Shakira performing the World Cup theme song 'Waka Waka.'
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told parliament today that the new government will be seeking broad public input on an 'emergency budget' designed to slash the deficit and modeled on a crash program used by Canada in the 1990s.
Europe looks to be serious about the structural change needed to solve its deficit and debt challenge. Will the US follow suit?
The World Cup schedule has been announced by event organizers in South Africa. There will be over 60 matches, beginning Friday, to determine the world's best soccer nation.