Balancing Ramadan against World Cup glory
| 01 July 2014 | FEATURES |
How can fasting Muslim athletes possibly compete?
World Cup 2014 Demography
| 30 June 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
The tactics of the “beautiful game”
Here's your style guide to 30 days of the World Cup
The challenge of imperfection
Why are we exterminating Down syndrome children if they can bring so much joy?
Soccer fans patronise museums, not madams
What has football done to deserve its reputation for attracting
thousands of prostitutes to its major fixtures? A report from CNN says
the sex trade in South Africa actually slumped during the World Cup --
but tens of thousands of visitors surged through art galleries and
Viva Espana! (We told you so)
| 12 July 2010 | FEATURES |
Spain heads home with the World Cup and Italy, Argentina, Portugal, Brazil, France and England with long to-do lists.
What’s wrong with African soccer?
African stars excel in Europe. Why not at home?
Only one game, the beautiful game
| 12 June 2010 | FEATURES |
Call it football or soccer, only this simple game brings together the whole world at once to cheer, to scream, to cry.
World Cup raises trafficking alert in South Africa
| 31 March 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |
June 11th is the kick-off of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa -- the
first time a global event like this will take place on the continent.
Many critical eyes will be focused not only on the matches but also on
the security measures and the overall organization for the 350,000
soccer fans expected.
Kenya’s World Cup farce
| 11 December 2009 | FEATURES |
Soccer fever has gripped Kenya in the lead-up to the World Cup in South Africa next year.