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  1. Soccer: FIFA's new frontiers

    Ravi Ubha

    The success of South Africa -- and the hope of developing soccer in new frontiers -- has clearly become FIFA's guiding principle for awarding the World Cup, writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  2. 2010 World Cup: Italy versus Paraguay preview

    Ravi Ubha

    Italy will take the pitch against Paraguay to start its title defense. But will the veteran team have the legs to win?

    Story | June 08, 2010
  3. 2010 World Cup: Preview of Greece-South Korea

    Ravi Ubha

    What will likely amount to a race for second place in Group B begins with a match between South Korea and Greece, two teams with nothing to lose.

    Story | June 08, 2010
  4. 2010 World Cup: Argentina versus Nigeria

    Ravi Ubha

    All the pressure will be on Argentina when it faces Nigeria in the opening match of Group B, writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  5. 2010 World Cup: Three keys to a U.S. victory over England

    Ravi Ubha

    Here are the three keys to a U.S. victory over England (and vice-versa), writes Ravi Ubha.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  6. 2010 World Cup: Switzerland team preview

    Ravi Ubha

    Switzerland didn't allow a goal in the 2006 World Cup, losing out in the round of 16 after a 0-0 draw. How it will fare in 2010?

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  7. 2010 World Cup: France team preview

    Ravi Ubha

    After a troubling qualifying campaign and doubts about coach Raymond Domenech, many experts don't expect a deep run from France.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2010
  8. Jonathan Spector: Q&A with U.S. defender

    Ravi Ubha

    U.S. defender Jonathan Spector talks about the hype surrounding the England game, his season at West Ham and the hopes for the U.S. squad in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  9. Americans Abroad: Hahnemann puts up more clean sheets

    Ravi Ubha

    The latest update of Americans in Europe has Wolves goalie Marcus Hahnemann putting up a couple more clean sheets, perhaps solidfying his spot as Tim Howard's backup in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  10. Should David Beckham make England's squad?

    Ravi Ubha

    In England, the big question right now: Should David Beckham make the World Cup squad? Ravi Ubha examines the pros and cons.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  11. World Cup: Which young upstarts are most likely to break through ...

    Ravi Ubha

    Michael Owen went from promising prospect to global sensation when he electrified the '98 World Cup for England. Which current international upstarts are most likely to light up Johannesburg?

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  12. World Cup: Didier Drogba and Ivory Coast are Africa's best chance...

    Ravi Ubha

    Which Didier Drogba will show up at the World Cup? His countrymen had better hope it's the dynamic, level-headed version, because Drogba and the Ivory Coast might be host continent Africa's best hope in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  13. England to get its kicks like '66?

    Ravi Ubha

    It has been more than 40 years since England won a World Cup, and the natives are getting decidedly restless. Does the Three Lions have what it takes to knock off Brazil (and others) in South Africa?

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  14. Brazil leads the early favorites for the 2010 World Cup

    Ravi Ubha

    It's never too early to talk about favorites for the World Cup. Ravi Ubha reports.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2009