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Capello warns Rooney to show respect to referees
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 12 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello wants Wayne Rooney to put up a disciplined performance and show respect to referees during the football World Cup.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:59:35 PM

South Korea beat Greece in Group B opener
Port Elizabeth, June 12 (DPA) South Korea comfortably brushed aside Greece 2-0 in the World Cup Group B opening game here Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:54:25 PM

South Korea beat Greece in Group B opener
Port Elizabeth, June 12 (DPA) South Korea beat Greece 2-0 in the opening game of the World Cup Group B in Port Elizabeth Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:11:28 PM

Researchers to track infectious disease threats at World Cup
Pretoria, June 12 (IANS) While the whole world will be busy enjoying the thrill and excitement of the soccer World Cup, two Canadian researchers will be keeping a close eye on what hundreds of thousands of soccer fans take to the matches in South Africa - and what they potentially bring home.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 5:54:28 PM

Germany youngsters seek to impress against Australia
Durban, June 12 (DPA) A young German national team will seek to overcome Sunday the absence of captain Michael Ballack when they make their debut in Group D of the 2010 World Cup football against Australia in Durban.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 5:54:14 PM

All or bust for Algeria and Slovenia in World Cup
Polokwane, South Africa, June 12 (DPA) Algeria and Slovenia kick off their World Cup football campaign with a Group C clash in Polokwane Sunday knowing anything less than victory could virtually scupper their qualification chances before the tournament has got into its stride.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 5:30:38 PM

All pre-World Cup doping tests negative: FIFA
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) Football's ruling body FIFA confirmed Saturday that all 256 doping tests conducted prior to the 2010 World Cup football came up negative.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 5:30:36 PM

India to field against Zimbabwe
Harare, June 12 (IANS) India won the toss and opted to field against Zimbabwe in their Twenty20 match here Saturday.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 4:31:31 PM

Bloemfontein looks to World Cup to shed backwater image
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 12 (DPA) Once a bedrock of conservative Afrikaner culture during South Africa's apartheid years, Bloemfontein is embracing its status as a World Cup host city while attempting a much-needed image overhaul.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 2:21:56 PM

South Africa World Cup gets off to flying start
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) The first World Cup in Africa got off to a flying start Friday as hosts South Africa organised a colourful opening ceremony and then kept the entertainment rolling with an impressive 1-1 draw against Mexico.

Saturday, June 12, 2010 3:22:54 AM

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