Nelson Mandela sent a message, via South African President Jacob Zuma, that the revelers should enjoy themselves. They took it to heart.
06/11/2010 04:26 pm
South Africa’s midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala is now a hero in the Rainbow Nation after scoring a left-footed blast in the 55th minute of the Mexico vs. South Africa World Cup opener.
06/11/2010 02:26 pm
World Cup 2010, which kicks off June 11, is expected to be the most-watched TV event in history. With more ways to watch, will Americans also tune in?
06/11/2010 01:41 pm
Amid the blare of horns and the waving of flags at the 2010 World Cup, friendly nationalism is running high. South Africans predicted victory against Mexico, and US Vice President Joe Biden taunted the English.
06/11/2010 12:57 pm
World Cup stalwart Mexico should hand South Africa its first defeat, but don’t underestimate the power of homefield advantage. Mexico vs. South Africa kicks off at 10 am EST.
06/11/2010 10:23 am
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are keeping an eye on the World Cup soccer tournament beginning Friday in South Africa.
06/11/2010 10:20 am
In recent years, South Africa caught a lot of flack as it fell beyond on stadium construction and infrastructure improvements for the World Cup. The country got the job done in the end. But one question mark remains over the cup: Security.
06/10/2010 07:50 pm
The 2010 World Cup will be offered in 3D TV by three networks this year. But at $2,260 for the equipment and service, it's an expensive proposition.
06/10/2010 06:18 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/10
Ahead of the South Africa World Cup, Cape Town has been gripped by its 'toilet wars.' After an opposition party erected shacks for the open air toilets in a shantytown, supports of the governing African National Congress tore them down, and did not replace them.
06/10/2010 05:40 pm