Post-Games Roundup

Posted July 13th, 2010 at 2:18 am (UTC-4)
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Spanish fans celebrate as the Dutch come to terms with their team’s third close call. For those following the story of Paul the “psychic octopus,” Spain’s win put him at a solid 8-for-8.

FIFA and South African officials congratulate the host country for a successful tournament. You know it’s gone well when the most serious incident to report was several hundred fans missing a quarterfinals game due to bad weather and congestion.

Tempering the excitement is news of the bomb blasts in Uganda that targeted crowds gathered to watch the World Cup finals. VOA will keep updating that story, so stay tuned to voaafrica.com for the latest.

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