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South Africa is basking in the glory of successfully staging the first World Cup on African soil but the country's thoughts have already shifted to another top sports event - the Olympic Games.

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Travel chaos caused fans to miss semi-final

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Lahm will not relinquish captaincy to Ballack

Germany's World Cup harmony was disrupted today after skipper Philipp Lahm said he had no intention of willingly giving up the captain's armband when Michael Ballack returns to fitness.

Low focusing on midfield battle

Germany coach Joachim Low believes that neutralising Andres Iniesta and Xavi will be the key to his side's hopes of upsetting Spain in tomorrow's World Cup semi-final in Durban.

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England have returned home and the inquest into their embarrassing World Cup campaign has begun.

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