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Rejuvenated South Africa and Mexico teams to beat

(Reuters) - South Africa's dramatic improvement over the last six months, Mexico's new-found self belief and France's erratic build-up will make Group A one of the closest fought in the opening stage of the World Cup.

With inconsistent and unpredictable Uruguay completing the quartet, Friday's World Cup opener between the hosts and Mexico at Soccer City, already the focus of the world's attention, has assumed even greater importance for both sides.

South Africa have improved dramatically since Brazilian Carlos Alberto Parreira returned as coach in November.

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Dealing with the World Cup at Work

When the World Cup rolls around, you may find that your company’s overall internet usage at work creeps higher and higher as the competition gets fiercer between the teams. Your employees are not alone on their quest to find the latest information, as people across the world will be devotedly following the headlines too.

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The Cycling Tour of California!

The Cycling tour of California is coming to a close, but the road has been long and filled with many adversities. All of the biggest cycling names have been taking part like Armstrong and Leipheimer. Unfortunately this race has turned into a confession box for one of the riders which has now spoiled the image of the cyclists and the sport.

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Agassi "High" On Tennis Courts

Oct. 28, 2009 - The American tennis player Andre Agassi, winner of eight Grand Slams, reveals in his autobiography "Open" that in 1997, when his career went into decline, he used crystal meth (methamphetamine) as a stimulant during games.

"I can not talk about addiction, but many people would say that if you use something as a way of escape, you have a problem," said Agassi in an interview that can be read on People website.

In "Open", as the book is titled, Agassi recounts how he began taking drugs, his troubled marriage to actress Brooke Shields and how he eventually found love with his current wife, German tennis player Steffi Graf.

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Beginner to Pro: Great UK Golf Courses

Golf has long been an activity appealing to businesses, sporting superstars, and pro-golfers themselves; however it is now a sport that is accessible throughout the UK for many others who want to give it a go. We’ve found a few great UK golf courses, ranging from those ideal for beginners to the toughest of the lot. And don’t worry if your first few shots hit a water hazard or the bunkers; it’s all part of the learning process!

Ideal for beginners

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The top 10 Sports to indulge in on Holiday!

When you leave for a holiday in the sun, what are the top sports that attract you to the beach or the sea?

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Alex Zanardi: An Inspiration to Disabled People Everywhere

Anyone that competes in motor racing is leaving themselves open to risk, by far and away the most dangerous form of sport in the world, drivers will often entrust their lives to the integrity of the carbon fiber and aluminum shells that surround them. Before being allowed to compete in any form of professional motorsport, drivers must pass a super license meaning they are skilled and fit enough to race in a competitive environment.

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