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Editorial: Let’s inspire the world … again

South Africa was the first to welcome the World Cup to our beautiful continent. In these troubled Covid-19 times it’s worth reminding ourselves of that achievement.

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

Bayern Munich hand Ribery ‘heavy fine’ for angry Tweetstorm

The punishment comes after Ribery lashed out at critics in a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday

Tainted officials get new jobs

Ekurhuleni has reappointed two senior officials who have been implicated in corrupt World Cup deals

Jordaan re-elected SAFA president

Danny Jordaan received 234 of 246 votes at the meeting in Johannesburg, SAFA said

Suspended KZN police commissioner loses bid to be reinstated

KZN police commissioner Mmamonnye Ngobeni has been suspended for almost two years over allegations she had a "cosy relationship" with Thoshan Panday

A letter to my Xhosa fathers and brothers

"I am a Xhosa woman who is raising a Xhosa boy. If this is your manhood, madoda, keep it. Your priorities are very skewed".

Regulators must show their teeth

Statutory bodies have to redeem themselves given that so many executives walk away from scandals

World Cup probe dogs Mojapelo

He quit during a probe and red flags were raised when he was rehired by Ekurhuleni

World Cup stadium construction cartel gets its comeuppance

Those construction firms that did not accept culpability and settle when accused of collusive tendering now face an unforgiving Competition Tribunal.

Was World Cup 2010 worth it?

Five years on, experts weigh up the true value of South Africa hosting the scandal-plagued football World Cup tournament.

Red card for film that glorifies Fifa

We sit through the "cringeworthy, self-aggrandising" Fifa-funded film "United Passions", so you won't have to.

No evidence of SA’s Fifa $10m in Trinidad

Putting money into a football centre, expecting to develop the sport, would have represented a staggering lack of due diligence about its destination.

The global web of Fifa’s corruption allegations

Your interactive map to all the alleged players in Fifa's corruption scandal, from Australia and South Africa to Germany and the Cayman Islands.

Uruguay striker Forlan retires from international football

"It was a very difficult decision, having worn the Uruguay shirt for so many years, more than I could have dreamed of," the 35-year-old striker said.

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