2010 World Cup

 
World Cup stadium construction cartel gets its comeuppance
World Cup stadium construction cartel gets its comeuppance
More than five years on and the Fifa 2010 World Cup construction cartel saga is not yet over.
Red card for film that glorifies Fifa
Red card for film that glorifies Fifa
This you have to understand: the world is full of racists, chauvinists, Nazis, fascists and sneering Englishmen who think 13 rules are plenty to...
Was World Cup 2010 worth it?
Was World Cup 2010 worth it?
Using legislation enacted to tackle criminal enterprises such as the Mafia for its investigation, the FBI is alleging that rampant corruption...
The global web of Fifa's corruption allegations
The global web of Fifa's corruption allegations
In 2013, former Fifa official Chuck Blazer pleaded guilty to helping to arrange bribes during the awarding of the 2010 soccer world cup – a bid...
Uruguay striker Forlan retires from international football
Uruguay striker Forlan retires from international football
Footballer Diego Forlan, whose fine performances and five goals helped Uruguay finish fourth in the 2010 World Cup, announced his retirement from...
Vavi: SA must unearth soccer 'diamonds'
Vavi: SA must unearth soccer 'diamonds'
"[Since the 2010 Fifa World Cup], we have not come anywhere close to the goal of using soccer as one of the main instruments to unite our...
Spotlight on SA's World Cup with match-fixing claims
Spotlight on SA's World Cup with match-fixing claims
Fifa will move quickly to investigate allegations that international friendlies in South Africa were fixed in the build-up to the 2010 World Cup,...
'We have raised the bar, and now we must rise to meet it'
'We have raised the bar, and now we must rise to meet it'
The lessons learned from organising a successful Soccer World Cup must serve as a template for better delivery, President Jacob Zuma said on...
Spain, Netherlands fined over World Cup final
Spain, Netherlands fined over World Cup final
Spain have been fined 10 000 Swiss francs ($9 363) and The Netherlands 15 000 Swiss francs ($14 040) for the behaviour of their...
Life after the World Cup for Tshabalala's boots
Life after the World Cup for Tshabalala's boots
The boots that Bafana Bafana's Siphiwe Tshabalala used to score the first goal of the Soccer World Cup, during a match against Mexico at Soccer...
Power and passion put football above the law
Power and passion put football above the law
The Fifa World Cup is presented -- and felt emotionally by millions -- as a contest among countries in which national honour is at stake. But it is...

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