Special Edition
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
  • Dramatic goal earns underdog New Zealand tie

    [GROUP F] In a World Cup seriously lacking in entertainment, it was nice to see an underdog be rewarded -- and in dramatic fashion ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "We have activated necessary and adequate contingency plans to different stadia in the country. We are confident that we will not compromise the safety of the tournament or our day-to-day normal policing."

    -- South Africa's national police commissioner Bheki Cele after police took over security at four World Cup venues following new strikes by security guards, including a walkout hours before Brazil's first game. (AFP)

  • Stephen Colbert gets his digs in at English ...

    [VIDEO] On the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert examines the strained relations between the USA and England in the aftermath of the BP oil spill ... Read the whole story

  • Pique plays D with style

    [PORTRAIT] When he was 12 years old and a member of Barcelona's youth program, Gerard Pique was taken aside by then coach Louis van ... Read the whole story

  • Spain heavily favored against Swiss

    [PREDICTIONS] Spain, perfect in the group stage at the last two World Cups, will open its 2010 campaign against Switzerland. For a look at ... Read the whole story

  • World Cup 2010 in brief

    [SCOREBOARD] The 2010 World Cup finished with an average of 2.27 goals a game, the second lowest in history. Spain's eight goals in seven ... Read the whole story