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World Cup review, Part V: Spain and the lasting legacy of 2010

South Africa had a front row seat as the greatest team of its generation went into full bloom

World Cup review, Part IV: The second hand of God

Martyr or cheat? A decade later, we’re still frothing at mouth as we argue about that game

World Cup review, Part III: The moguls who battled doubt

We talk to the organisers whose every waking moment was consumed by the duty of hosting a successful tournament

World Cup review, Part II: The trials of group A and Bafana’s lasting legacy

With a world-class gauntlet laid out in front of them, could South Africa make an expectant nation proud?

SA towns seek R3.9bn reimbursement from 2010 World Cup builders

The SA Local Government Association has said it plans to claim as much as possible from construction companies that overcharged during the World Cup.

Interpol to assist Hawks in Safa match-fixing investigation

Interpol has been called in to assist with a criminal investigation into the match-fixing scandal involving Safa, the Hawks said.

Hawks arrest Kaizer Chiefs manager

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung has been arrested by the Hawks for alleged fraud in connection with Mbombela Stadium's construction.

Whatever happened to Phillip?

On the two-year anniversary of the Soccer World Cup final, we ask South Africans whether they still 'feel it', and where they think Phillip has gone.

‘It’s like a concentration camp’

Blikkiesdorp, a vast temporary camp for Cape Town's homeless and evicted, has attracted a media spotlight ahead of the Soccer World Cup.

Next phase of Soccer World Cup ticket sales underway

A new round of World Cup ticket sales kicked off on Tuesday, with 400 000 tickets up for grabs on a first come, first served basis.

Parreira visits clubs to discuss players’ release

Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Parreira is in Europe to engage coaches for a possible release of players for the upcoming World Cup training camps.

Ghana takes positives from Afcon run

Coach Milovan Rajevac believes Ghana's display at the African Cup of Nations will help his players at the World Cup, despite losing the final to Egypt

African teams need mental strength for Cup, says Barnes

John Barnes fears African teams will fall short at the World Cup unless they show the mental toughness displayed by their counterparts.

Shaky display in Angola

The recent disappointing start to the Africa Cup of Nations suggests that there is still a long way to go before the continent can conquer the world.

Lessons in telepathy

Coach Carlos Parreira is inculcating a greater sense of positional and tactical awareness in the Bafana squad, honing their intuition.

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