Syrian uprising: United Nations envoy Kofi Annan describes the situation in Syria as bleak, raising concerns about reports indicating that Syrian Army forces are conducting operations against opponents.
Two Dutch women appear in a South African court over an alleged "ambush marketing" stunt after more than 30 people were ejected from the Johannesburg stadium on Monday during the match between Denmark and the Netherlands in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
A plane carrying 16 Al Jazeera Sports broadcast staff to the 2010 FIFA World Cup game between Algeria and Slovenia in Polokwane made an emergency landing at Lanseria International Airport following the jamming of the aircraft's landing gear. Lanseria International Airport is shut down.
David Triesman, Baron Triesman resigns as chairman of The Football Association as well as England's 2018 FIFA World Cup bid after his "entrapment" by "The Mail on Sunday" in which he suggested Spain could drop its bid if Russia bribed referees at the 2010 FIFA World Cup next month.