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Higuain hat-trick gives Argentina easy win over South Korea
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat-trick, the first of the tournament, as Argentina took a giant step towards the football World Cup knockout stage Thursday with a comfortable 4-1 victory over South Korea to remain perfect in Group B.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 6:58:45 PM

Organisers of ambush marketing gimmick charged by FIFA
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) FIFA has pressed charges against organisers of an ambush marketing effort during a World Cup match between the Netherlands and Denmark in Johannesburg Monday.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 5:01:48 PM

US in unusual position of being favourites against Slovenia
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) The United States head into Friday's Group C encounter against Slovenia at Ellis Park in Johannesburg hoping to live up to the unusual tag of being favourites to progress to the knockout stages of a World Cup.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 4:51:12 PM

Capello hits back at Kaiser criticism
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 17 (DPA) Manager Fabio Capello blasted back at Franz Beckenbauer's criticism of England's style Thursday, accusing the former West Germany star of being disrespectful.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 1:39:45 PM

England look to Barry for inspiration against Algeria
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 17 (DPA) After an indifferent opening to the World Cup football, England are looking to the return of Gareth Barry to bring back the fluency in their qualifying campaign.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 1:39:03 PM

Ethiopia seeks Indian help in agriculture, health
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A group of Ethiopian ministers and officials are in India to study the Indian experience in healthcare, agriculture, and small and medium enterprises.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 11:28:58 AM

Forlan double sends South Africa close to World Cup exit
Pretoria, June 17 (DPA) Diego Forlan scored twice in Uruguay's 3-0 victory over South Africa in Group A Wednesday in Pretoria.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 3:09:43 AM

Spain still hopeful after being stunned by Swiss Second lead)
Durban, June 16 (DPA) World Cup favourites Spain kicked off their football World Cup campaign in the worst way possible with a shock 0-1 defeat to Switzerland at the Durban Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 10:34:47 PM

European champions Spain stunned by Swiss in Group H
Durban, June 16 (DPA) World Cup favourites Spain were beaten 0-1 by Switzerland at the Durban Stadium Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:54:37 PM

Favourites Spain beaten 0-1 by Switzerland
Durban, June 16 (DPA) World Cup favourites Spain were beaten 0-1 by Switzerland in the football World Cup here Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:28:29 PM

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