Slate on the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

The stadium scene.
July 9 2010 5:16 PM

The 2010 World Cup

A roundup of Slate's coverage of the planet's biggest sporting event.

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"Soccer Diving: A Historical Perspective," by Alan Siegel. Posted Friday, July 2, 2010.

"Landon Donovan Needs a Cat: Could a brain parasite found in cats help soccer teams win at the World Cup?" by Patrick House. Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010.

"Who Will Win the World Cup? Round 2." Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010.

"World Cup Travels in Post-Apartheid South Africa," by Robin Shulman. Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010.

"Dive of the Day: Spain's Joan Capdevila," by Alan Siegel. Posted Wednesday, June 30, 2010.

"Hang Up and Listen: The America and the Beautiful Game Edition," by Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin and Mike Pesca. Posted Monday, June 28, 2010.

"Star-Spangled Bummer: The United States' inspirational, disappointing 2010 World Cup," by Luke O'Brien. Posted Sunday, June 27, 2010.

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"The Myth of the American Soccer Guru: Why U.S. manager Bob Bradley is a great coach, not a miracle worker," by Alan Siegel. Posted Friday, June 25, 2010.

"Dive of the Day: Slovakia's Miroslav Stoch," by Alan Siegel. Posted Friday, June 25, 2010.

"Caltech Wind-Tunnel Test Concludes World Cup Ball Acts Goofy," by Tom Scocca. Posted Thursday, June 24, 2010. 

"Dive of the Day: Algeria's Rafik Halliche," by Alan Siegel. Posted Thursday, June 24, 2010.