French leaders and fans condemned their national soccer team, following players' refusal to practice on Sunday after a teammate's dismissal. Jeffrey Brown talks to Roger Bennett of ESPN.com for an update on the controversy from the World Cup in South…
By Larisa Epatko
Every four years when the World Cup soccer tournament rolls around, people wonder why soccer hasn't taken off as a professional sport in the United States, despite its broad appeal as a recreational sport. Some World Cup watchers give their…
North Korea's national soccer team is something Gordon knows a lot about -- it took him four years to be granted access to make his first film, "The Game of Their Lives," a profile of North Korea's 1966 World Cup…
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.
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.
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.
As Cape Town, South Africa, prepares to host eight World Cup soccer matches, Jonathon Miller of Independent Television News reports on the drugs, poverty and gangs that lie in the shadows of the city's soccer stadium.
By Larisa Epatko
The 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament officially kicks off Friday when Mexico plays host country South Africa. We've compiled some of our favorite World Cup-related blogs, Web sites and resources.
By Tom LeGro
Capturing the frenzy, anticipation and pride behind the first World Cup in Africa required the work of contemporary artists, inspiration from six continents and 17 posters.
FIFA sanctioned the German art marketing agency Brands United to pull together a series of official posters for soccer’s biggest event. Images courtesy of David Krut Publishing.
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