World Cup Bet Of The Day: South Korea – Greece
Asia clashes with Europe in our early kick-off which doesn’t look like providing many goals. The odds favour that too so let’s inspect what’s on offer…
Read more on Goal.com
South Korea won’t provide the north with TV coverage
SEOUL: South Korea will not provide North Korea with TV coverage of the World Cup, as tensions over the sinking of one of Seoul’s warships continue to simmer, a television station confirmed yesterday.
Read more on The Star
, the last is an unknown quantity. Mysterious and inaccessible, North Korea is staying in Zimbabwe for the duration of the tournament, the only team of 32 to do so, a choice that angered the local population because its military has been involved in training government troops.
Read more on AsiaNews.it
World Cup notebook: Italians to donate prize money
Italy’s players plan to donate a portion of their World Cup prize money. As with most such moves in Italy, however, the gesture comes with political undertones.
Read more on KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul
World-Three hurt in crush at Johannesburg fan park
Several people were hurt on Friday as World Cup fans surged forward at the start of a live broadcast of the tournament’s opening game at a viewing site for fans in Johannesburg, witnesses said.
Read more on Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
World Cup 2010: Sol Bamba feels benefit of Eriksson’s experience
HIBERNIAN defender Sol Bamba is enjoying the new Ivory Coast coaching regime under Sven-Goran Eriksson and believes his team are well prepared for their World Cup campaign,
Read more on The Scotsman: Sport
World Cup Blog: Our opening round predictions
Things are looking good for England by Cameron Jones My official World Cup picks ahead of kick-off tomorrow. For what it’s worth, here’s how I think the group stages will shake out. I refuse to make my picks for the whole tournament yet, because the tournament is really two totally different halves (the group stages and the knockout stages). Also, part of the fun of the World Cup is the relative …
Read more on Charleston City Paper
World Cup 2010: Didier Drogba still major doubt for opening game
Didier Drogba remains a major doubt for the Ivory Coast’s opening World Cup match against Portugal.
Read more on Daily Telegraph
World Cup fever infects millions in Asia
World Cup fever is sweeping across Asia as hundreds of millions of fans in the football-mad region count down to the start of the event.
Read more on thewest.com.au
2010 World Cup Predictions
The 2010 World Cup begins tomorrow. Here is an excellent calendar to keep track. I’ve spent the last two months of my life previewing all 32 teams. Here are my purportedly educated predictions (with clarifications where necessary), which will probably look ridiculous when the tournament ends. [Photo via Getty] Group A: Uruguay, Mexico – Raymond Domenech [...]
Read more on The Big Lead