A bizarre own goal, which went in off Daniel Agger’s back, gave the Dutch the lead just after half-time. Another goal gave the Dutch a 2-0 win in today's Netherlands vs. Denmark game.
High violent crime rates have been one of the chief concerns leading up to the South Africa World Cup, but there haven't been many incidents to mar the Cup so far.
Calls to ban the long, plastic horns called vuvuzelas from the South Africa World Cup are increasing as players, coaches, fans, and announcers complain about how distracting they are.
A Christian Science perspective.
In Argentina vs. Nigeria, Argentina's narrow 1-0 victory might have been greater but for Nigerian keeper Vincent Enyema's outstanding match. Argentina next faces South Korea, which easily beat Greece 2-0.
A koala joey hangs on a toy koala during a weighing procedure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on Friday. The koala baby, which weighs 1.1 pounds, has yet to be named.
Nelson Mandela sent a message, via South African President Jacob Zuma, that the revelers should enjoy themselves. They took it to heart.
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.
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?
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.