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Other Sport 10 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

World Cup draw to be a huge event

The final group draw for the 2006 World Cup, to be made in Leipzig on Dec 9, is expected to pull in a record 300 million viewers worldwide according to the German organising committee (OK).

Other Sport 27 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

FIFA promise crackdown on pitch invasion

FIFA promised a crackdown on pitch invaders ahead of next year's World Cup after four separate incidents of the kind at this month's Confederations Cup.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Gathering of coaches yet another move to up Asian football

Asian football is on its way up with the many positive signs shown since the overwhelming success in the FIFA World Cup Finals hosted by South Korea and Japan in 2002.

Other Sport 17 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Peru, Uruguay and Colombia must win to keep alive their hopes

Peru, Uruguay and Colombia face a day of reckoning today, needing home wins to stay in touch with the pack in the South American World Cup qualifying group.

Other Sport 24 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Inaugural computer World Cup kicks off in Johannesburg

The FIFA World Cup got underway in Johannesburg yesterday and all the top players were scheduled to be there - in animation form at least.

Other Sport 09 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pahang Sultan and Hamzah honoured for their achievements

Former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) presidents Sultan Ahmad Shah and Tan Sri Hamzah Haji Abu Samah were honoured for their achievements during the AFC 50th anniversary celebrations gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

Other Sport 04 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

FIFA World Cup inspectors head for Libya, Egypt

FIFA's World Cup inspectors will visit Libya and Egypt this month to complete their assessment of the five African candidates seeking to host the 2010 Finals, officials said Saturday.

Other Sport 15 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asian football coaches learn Europeans' tactical acumen in course

The successes of South Korea and Japan in the 2002 FIFA World Cup were credited to the European coaches for their tactical acumen in getting the best out of their respective teams.

Other Sport 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

A spectacle to remember

If there is one thing the Germans are famous for, it's ruthless efficiency. And that's exactly they are applying as they prepare for the 2006 World Cup Finals, a tournament they want to famously host and win. STARSPORT'S ERIC SAMUEL was in Germany to see how things are going along.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Alarm bells go off in Japan as the sun sets on Kashima and Shimuzu

The fall of Japanese clubs has raised alarm bells in the land of the rising sun as both Kashima Antlers and Shimizu S-Pulse were favoured at least to qualify for the semi finals of the US$3 million Asian Football Confederation (AFC)