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World Cup: Ecstatic crowds welcome Germany home

About a million jubilant fans lined the streets of Berlin to welcome home the German football team and their World Cup trophy on Tuesday.

Netherlands thrashes Brazil, claims World Cup third place

Brazil's World Cup experience has ended with more trauma after suffering a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a battle for third place.

Brazil up against Netherlands in clash for World Cup third place

Will the 2014 World Cup hosts manage to salvage some pride when they go against the Netherlands in the tournament's third place play-off?

Brasilia, a football cultural wasteland

A lack of fandom in the capital city may turn the $900-million stadium into a white elephant.

People’s cup but politician’s stage

The 2014 World Cup has seen unprecedented levels of outrage and debate over poverty, Fifa, commercialism … and occasionally football.

Happily Evra after

Castigated after France's players boycotted training at the World Cup in South Africa, Patrice Evra has rebuilt his reputation under Didier Deschamps.

A World Cup of big guns, dark horses and divers

As the teams head into the quarterfinals, the stumbling heavywights have left the door open to Colombia, Belgium and even Costa Rica.

Beware of World Cup live streaming

Looking for live broadcasts of the 2014 Fifa World Cup on the internet can cost money or leave a malicious programme on your computer, experts warn.

Suarez says bite was not deliberate

Luis Suarez has told Fifa that he "lost his balance" and "fell on top of his opponent". Uruguay is appealing his lengthy ban.

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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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