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Blatter: Africa will deliver

Blatter: Africa will deliver

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has urged the world to trust South Africa and the African continent to deliver a successful FIFA World Cup.
500 days to 2010 Football World Cup

500 days to 2010 Football World Cup

Monday 26 January is exactly 500 days until the 2010 Fifa World Cup kicks off in South Africa, to be watched by  more than 26-billion spectators worldwide.
2010: Frequently asked questions

2010: Frequently asked questions

The 2010 Fifa World Cup will take place in South Africa. Whether you plan to watch the games in a stadium or fan park, or on the screen back home, here's a collection of quick information.
Special visas for foreigners visiting Confed Cup and 2010

Special visas for foreigners visiting Confed Cup and 2010

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has announced that it will institute a special “event visa” that will allow thousands of expected soccer fans from around the world to enter into the country easily during the Fifa 2010 World Cup.
World's toughest canoe event attracts thousands

World's toughest canoe event attracts thousands

South Africa’s Kwa-Zulu Natal province will soon explode with thrills and spills as more than 1700 contestants take up the challenge to paddle, run, walk and swim over three days from Pietermaritzburg to Durban in what is considered one of the world’s toughest canoe events.
Special visas for football fans

Special visas for football fans

South Africa's Department of Home Affairs is to issue special "event visas" for soccer fans traveling to the 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup and 2010 Fifa World Cup, enabling fans to use dedicated counters at major airports around the world for pre-clearance before they arrive in the country.
Cape Town offers best windsurfing in the world

Cape Town offers best windsurfing in the world

Surf Magazin, the biggest windsurfing magazine in the world, visited South Africa in search of the perfect combination of wind and waves. Their conclusion: if the water was but a little bit warmer, Cape Town would easily be the best windsurfing spot on the globe.