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2010 Fifa World Cup: one year on

On 11 June, one year after the kick-off of the first ever Fifa World Cup on African soil, South Africa marks the first anniversary of what many have called the best World Cup ever.
2010's legacy all in the mind

Ghana fever grips South Africa

2010’s biggest legacy all in the mind

National football associations in Africa are now more confident of their role and contribution in international sports affairs, and association heads say much of this is due to South Africa's successful hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

2011 Comrades draws big names

The 2011 Comrades Marathon, which took place on 29 May, was the most competitive edition yet. For the first time in the history of the race, top Ethiopian runners entered, posing a great threat to defending champions. The race also saw an increase in entrants from the UK, US, Australia and Brazil.
South Africa's toughest endurance challenges

2010’s biggest legacy all in the mind

National football associations in Africa are now more confident of their role and contribution in international sports affairs, and association heads say much of this is due to South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
Legacy of 2010 shines in Kenya

Football feast for SA fans

The legacy of the 2010 Fifa World Cup will stand South Africa in good stead, as the country prepares to stage yet another spectacular football tournament, this time the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Football feast for local fans

The legacy of the 2010 Fifa World Cup will stand South Africa in good stead when the country stages yet another spectacular football tournament, this time the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Millions to boost SA2010 legacy

Business confidence inches up

2011: SA companies ‘far more optimistic’

While South African businesses are expecting a comedown after a buoyant 2010 boosted by the hosting of the Fifa World Cup, local business owners remain far more optimistic than their international counterparts, according to consultancy Grant Thornton's 2011 International Business Report.

Fifa awards Tutu’s football spirit

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been honoured with the Fifa Presidential Award for his role in uniting the nation ahead of the 2010 World Cup and embodying the spirit of the Beautiful Game.
Millions to boost South Africa’s 2010 legacy

Aaron Mokoena: global South African

Aaron Mokoena: global South African

Aaron Mokoena, only the second South African to be awarded the Freedom of the City of London, personifies the gains the country made in hosting the 2010 World Cup: pride, confidence, resilience. He is also a symbol of the huge asset SA enjoys in its global citizens abroad, writes John Battersby.
Bright future for FNB Stadium

Bright future for FNB Stadium

The FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, a hub of activity during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, is the most profitable facility that was built or renovated in South Africa for tournament matches - and its success as a venue looks set to continue.

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