2010 World Cup

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.

Vavi: SA must unearth soccer ‘diamonds’

South Africa has not made the most of hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup to develop world-class soccer players, says Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi.

Spotlight on SA’s World Cup with match-fixing claims

Safa has confirmed that Fifa will look into allegations that international friendlies in South Africa had been fixed ahead of the 2010 World Cup.

‘We have raised the bar, and now we must rise to meet it’

The lessons learned from organising a successful World Cup must serve as a template for better delivery, President Jacob Zuma says.

Spain, Netherlands fined over World Cup final

Spain have been fined 10 000 Swiss francs and The Netherlands 15 000 Swiss francs for their behaviour in last month's World Cup final.

Life after the World Cup for Tshabalala’s boots

The boots that Siphiwe Tshabalala used to score the first goal of the Soccer World Cup will become part of an "historical monument".

Watchdogs tackle World Cup ticket splurge

Government officials who bought Soccer World Cup tickets using the state purse could face fines or imprisonment.

World celebrates with Madiba

Nelson Mandela celebrates his 92nd birthday on Sunday, just one week after the World Cup showed off the successes of democratic South Africa.

Cosatu: Let’s build on World Cup success

The Congress of South African Trade Unions hopes to rope all sectors of society into maintaining the standards set during the Soccer World Cup.

Gauteng spent R4m on World Cup tickets

The Gauteng province spent R4-million on 4613 World Cup tickets -- mostly for deserving residents, premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Wednesday.

World Cup: Minister praises transport operators

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele on Wednesday saluted transport operators for "rising to challenges" during the Soccer World Cup.

Cops aim to maintain security efforts after World Cup

The police will keep up security in the country after the Soccer World Cup, national police commissioner General Bheki Cele said on Wednesday.

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