Latest articles on 2010 Fifa World Cup

Panday indictment for Fifa fraud becomes a family affair

The Durban businessman’s family members will be arrested and will be back in the dock in May along with former KwaZulu-Natal cops.

Between dark and light was Maradona

The life of Diego Armando Maradona, who died this week, will always remind us that the smell of shit is as important as the perfume of flowers, writes Niren Tolsi

10 years on: The legacy of the 2010 World Cup

In the first part of our new series, we take a look at the goal that has played on loop in our heads and on TV channels for the last decade

Fifa must withdraw bribery allegations – Mbalula

Following the banning of three former Safa officials on Monday, Fifa this week claimed that South Africa must repay over millions of rands in bribes.

SA football to face Fifa bribery charges

The international football association claims it received a bribe from South Africa ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Fifa makes first public statement about SA’s alleged World Cup bribe

Fighting back, Fifa has blamed its woes on corrupt ex-officials and a $10-million payoff from South Africa.

More sex during SA’s World Cup meant more boys nine months on

More male babies were born in South Africa nine months after the country hosted the 2010 World Cup. There's science behind it.

Fifa $10-million – it looks, smells and tastes like a bribe

Stefaans Brümmer examines the evidence that the South Africa payment to Jack Warner was corrupt.

Nine things you need to know about the Fifa scandal

From the bribes to the denials, Sarah Evans rounds up the Fifa corruption scandal.

Hawks opt not to swoop on Fifa bribe allegations

The Hawks have declared that they are not formally investigating Safa or Jordaan over allegations that a $10-million bribe was paid to Fifa.

Fifa, Blatter and Africa: A special relationship

Peter Alegi, researcher in African football culture offers possible reasons for Africa's loyalty to, and support for, outgoing Fifa boss Sepp Blatter.

Hawks will probe Fifa bribe allegations

A request from an opposition party has prompted the Hawks to begin a preliminary investigation into the $10-million Fifa bribe.

Fifa’s decades of corruption laid bare in Blazer guilty plea

Top Fifa official Chuck Blazer has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes to influence both the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.

Fifa: Who in SA did ‘dirty’ Cup deal?

South Africa allegedly agreed to a $10-million bribe to win the 2010 World Cup vote. And the pool of local suspects appears exceedingly small

Editorial: Grow some balls, probe complicity

US justice authorities' deadly earnest suggests that sooner or later they will train a spotlight on our administrators and politicians.

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

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We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

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