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Construction of Durban's World Cup stadium.

South Africa dazzled the world with its new 2010 World Cup stadiums. But some are asking whether the $2 billion to build 10 stadiums was spent wisely in a country where so many live without flush toilets and trash removal. Read more»

A fan blows a vuvuzela at a World Cup match.

Love those long plastic trumpets or loathe them, vuvuzelas have become the symbol of South Africa's World Cup. To some, their unmistakable drone is the world's most irritating sound, others hear it as joyful self-expression. Read more»

During the opening ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa. South Africa and Mexico tied 1-1 to open the tournament.

South Africa kicked off the soccer World Cup here with a tense 1-1 draw with Mexico in a brand-new stadium designed to resemble a traditional African cooking pot. Read more»