Articles tagged with: Sports
When the FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off on June 11, South Africans can finally breathe a sigh of relief. There will no doubt be tense moments for them in the opening match, where they play Mexico, but the action on the pitch will be only part of the story. The larger picture is the Rainbow Nation’s success in proving that an African country can play host to the world’s biggest sporting event.
“Woo is the sportsperson of the decade?” Now there is a question that could start a thousand arguments among passionate sports fans. Many a discussion could go well into the night about the merits and accomplishments of this athlete or that sports woman. So as this tumultuous decade draws to a close, let’s cast a glance back over some of the outstanding performers of the ‘noughties’.