As soccer’s biggest tournament gets underway in South Africa, Ray Suarez gets the rundown of day one at the World Cup — and a look at the coming month of matches — from sports writers Christine Brennan and David Hirshey. Continue reading
Ahead of Friday’s World Cup kick-off in South Africa, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Johannesburg about what hosting the matches for the first time mean for national unity in the post-apartheid country. Continue reading
As Johannesburg prepares for the first match of the World Cup, Ray Suarez talks to Fred de Sam Lazaro about how hosting the world’s biggest sporting event is playing out in South Africa. Continue reading
Distance and money will prevent millions of South Africans from getting to see the FIFA World Cup while it takes place in their own country next month. That’s why South African filmmaker Don Edkins created Soccer Cinema, a traveling theater that has been screening soccer-themed films in small communities all over the country since April.