FIFA World Cup 2010

FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer

FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer

FIFA on Tuesday admitted that it had processed a USD 10 million payment from South Africa to a disgraced football official but denied that the world body's secretary general Jerome Valcke was involved.

Jun 02, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

South Africans deceived into match-fixing scandal: FIFA

A FIFA investigation has found that South Africa was duped into match-fixing in the warm-up games leading to the 2010 World Cup.

Mar 06, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

No rise in prostitution during FIFA World Cup 2010

Alarmist predictions that tens of thousands of sex workers would descend on South Africa to cater for football fans at this year`s World Cup were debunked Thursday by a survey showing there had been no surge in prostitution.

Oct 22, 2010, 13:10 PM IST

No rise in prostitution during FIFA World Cup 2010

Alarmist predictions that tens of thousands of sex workers would descend on South Africa to cater for football fans at this year`s World Cup were debunked Thursday by a survey showing there had been no surge in prostitution.

Oct 22, 2010, 13:10 PM IST

Kaka admits he had knee problem before World Cup

Real Madrid star Kaka, who has been ruled out through injury for three to four months, says he had a problem with his left knee even before the World Cup.

Aug 07, 2010, 18:33 PM IST

Kaka admits he had knee problem before World Cup

Real Madrid star Kaka, who has been ruled out through injury for three to four months, says he had a problem with his left knee even before the World Cup.

Aug 07, 2010, 18:33 PM IST

Ex-Liverpool boss blames Rooney for England’s WC loss

Ex-Liverpool boss blamed Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney for England’s shocking WC performance.

Jul 19, 2010, 12:34 PM IST

Ex-Liverpool boss blames Rooney for England’s WC loss

Ex-Liverpool boss blamed Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney for England’s shocking WC performance.

Jul 19, 2010, 12:34 PM IST

World Cup success could hamper SAfrica`s Zuma

South Africa`s success in hosting the soccer World Cup has made life more difficult for President Jacob Zuma by raising expectations his government can meet a series of unfulfilled promises in the same bold fashion.

Jul 15, 2010, 09:54 AM IST

World Cup success could hamper SAfrica`s Zuma

South Africa`s success in hosting the soccer World Cup has made life more difficult for President Jacob Zuma by raising expectations his government can meet a series of unfulfilled promises in the same bold fashion.

Jul 15, 2010, 09:54 AM IST

Iniesta says Spain will start from scratch

Andres Iniesta said today that
Spain is determined to win more titles after its World Cup
success and that the team begins "from zero" next season.

Jul 13, 2010, 23:17 PM IST

Iniesta says Spain will start from scratch

Andres Iniesta said today that
Spain is determined to win more titles after its World Cup
success and that the team begins "from zero" next season.

Jul 13, 2010, 23:17 PM IST

5 reasons why India loved this Football World Cup!

The World Cup fever enveloped the Indian audience on and how!

Jul 13, 2010, 20:06 PM IST

Heroes` welcome for World Cup winning Spanish team

Spain returned to Madrid to a welcome befitting their status as freshly-crowned world champions.

Jul 13, 2010, 09:07 AM IST

Heroes` welcome for World Cup winning Spanish team

Spain returned to Madrid to a welcome befitting their status as freshly-crowned world champions.

Jul 13, 2010, 09:07 AM IST

`Vuvuzela` voted word of the World Cup

"Vuvuzela" has been voted the word of the World Cup by global linguists who said today the tournament will be best remember for the name of South
Africa`s deafening trumpet.

Jul 12, 2010, 23:34 PM IST

`Vuvuzela` voted word of the World Cup

"Vuvuzela" has been voted the word of the World Cup by global linguists who said today the tournament will be best remember for the name of South
Africa`s deafening trumpet.

Jul 12, 2010, 23:34 PM IST

Individualism trumped as teamwork triumphs

The expected headline-grabbers turned out to be mere footnotes in the FIFA World Cup 2010.

Jul 12, 2010, 23:32 PM IST

Individualism trumped as teamwork triumphs

The expected headline-grabbers turned out to be mere footnotes in the FIFA World Cup 2010.

Jul 12, 2010, 23:32 PM IST

Argentina and Brazil lose way as Uruguay shine

South America will never match Europe in terms of soccer success, according to Diego Maradona whose words were brought into sharp focus in the World Cup quarter-finals.

Jul 12, 2010, 22:31 PM IST