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Tour de France thrills!

Since I was young, I have loved cycling, especially the Tour de France, race for the 'Maillot Jaune' (yellow jersey), the golden fleece of cycling.

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World Cup’s grand finale

The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.

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Spain beats way to finals

SOWETO, South Africa — Germany fought a tough battle bogged down by a smooth, tactical and consistent Spain tonight.

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Uruguay got its comeuppance, Africa fans cheer

As the Ghana vs. Uruguay game results continue to sink in, the South African fans and the press continue with the post-mortem of the game. That cheating handball is in the news.

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World Cup heartbreak for Africa?

Writer Fred Mabonga sends this latest blog on Ghana's loss to Uruguay, and the disappointment, as well as resilience, that resounded across a continent.

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World Cup quarter finals: we’re having a great time here, folks

PRETORIA, South Africa -- For the first time in the history of the World Cup games Latin America has four teams among the last eight.

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The vuvuzela, African culture and spirit of football: notes from the Edge

The vuvuzela horns are destined to be one of the lasting remembrances of the 2010 World Cup held here in South Africa, says author Wayne Edge.

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World Cup musings: word from the Edge

Encouraging of football lovers to come to South Africa for the games has opened up a new window into the world.

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Poor People’s World Cup stresses South Africa’s anti-poverty fight

The Poor People's World Cup in Cape Town, organized by the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, aims to highlight the province's struggle against poverty and homelessness.

Video: Mexican soccer legend celebrates World Cup

Video interview -- in Spanish -- of Mexican soccer player Pavel Pardo in Chicago on the opening day of the World Cup.

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