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Pride in South Africa and Penance Abroad: The Tide May be Turning

Kyle G. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kyle G. Brown

Beyond the scoreboard, there has long lurked a sense that South Africa must prove itself capable of presiding over the biggest sporting event on the planet to a world that has been waiting for it to fail.

The South Africa World Cup: Invictus in Reverse

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

The present situation in South Africa could be called "Invictus in reverse." The coming World Cup has provoked the camouflage of every conflict to present the image of a united nation to the world.