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He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton

Brazil boss Dunga sorry for 'donkey' slur

Brazil coach Dunga apologised to his country's fans ahead of today's World Cup match against Portugal in Durban.

Paston heroics ensure Kiwis exit with pride

Paraguay 0 New Zealand 0

Tim Sturtridge: Watching England has never been so appetising

I’m happy to report I watched England commence their World Cup resurrection live in South Africa.

Tim Sturtridge: The real magic of South Africa

After a cracking first half in the Free State it looked for all the world like Bafana Bafana could salvage their limp campaign and avoid ducking out in the first round.

Capello decides not to train at stadium due to pitch concerns

England will train at their own base camp here today rather than on the Port Elizabeth grass where they are to face Slovenia, which has been over-sanded and is loose underfoot, adding another level of uncertainty to tomorow afternoon's match that Fabio Capello could well do without.

Brazil have not complained over Kaka

FIFA have yet to receive a formal complaint from the Brazilian confederation regarding Kaka's sending-off against Ivory Coast on Sunday night.

Switzerland: who are you calling neutral?

Switzerland's win over Spain is the biggest shock of the World Cup so far, and it's turned this normally reserved nation upside down. Ahead of today's game against Chile, Tony Paterson reports from Zurich

Kaita's red card brings thousand death threats from Nigeria fans

Nigeria midfielder Sani Kaita has been inundated with death threats from home after he was sent off in the Super Eagles' 2-1 loss to Greece in their Group B World Cup match, on Thursday.

Album: Miriam Makeba, South Africa's Skylark (Nascente)

Football means diddlysquat to me, but at least the current World Cup has resulted a flood of great compilations with a South African theme.

World Cup City Diary: Own goals Crozier must hope ITV job will be a game of two halves

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10-man Germany stunned by Serbia

Germany 0 Serbia 1

The Highlight Reel: Maradona conquers the Jabulani

Messrs Capello and Eriksson have joined the bleating refuseniks saying the new Adidas ball is no good. Another manager, however, has taken practical measures to prove they're talking Jabulani gibberish.

Jordaan hails police efforts at World Cup

World Cup organising chief Danny Jordaan today praised the "incredible" efforts of the South African Police Service, who have stepped in at short notice to provide stadium security at half the tournament venues following a steward strike.

Nigeria aim to keep Greece in dark over line-up

Greece v Nigeria; Today, 3pm, BBC1

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