They have been the sound of the South African world cup so far; the horns that sound like thousands of angry wasps and drown everything else out. You either love them or hate them. They probably give an amazing atmosphere in the stadium but can be irritating for those watching on TV or listening on

The ball in world cup tournaments always comes in for criticism. They are always the ‘roundest ever’ and therefore the ‘fastest ever’ which in turn means that the goalies complain that the odds of them stopping the ball going in to the goal is decreasing. This has always seemed a silly criti

Russia was a favorite for many investors but Prime Minister Putin initially showed no interest in F.I.F.A nor the commercialism it would bring. Putin was not in Zurich when the bid was made but has denounced smear campaigns against the event.
Now he seems to be somewhat supportive. Concerns a