Prima Donna Soccer

So you’ve manged to score an overpriced ticket for the game. You’ve found your way to the stadium, bought your ridiculously overpriced beer and found your seat far back at the top of the stands. The game begins, and within minutes, even from a point as far away from him as you can possibly get, […]

Google’s World Cup Tidbits

Apart from the old Street View being launched in SA, Google has also introduced a few other treats in anticipation of the soccer World Cup. For instance, if you search for “World Cup” on Google, you get a summary schedule of upcoming matches, as well as a list of teams and pools. If you then […]

JP Morgan Uses “Maths” to predict World Cup 2010 Winner – Why Did We Bother With Stadiums?

It seems the financial analysis gurus(?) have come to the soccer World Cup party, with a few mathematically modelled predictions for the winner of next month’s world cup here in South Africa. “JPMorgan, which described the report as “an opportunity to lightheartedly explain quantitative techniques,” applied a mathematical model, built to screen and identify stocks, […]

World Cup 2010 South Amerafrica

Yes,  right. I’m not surprised at the “controversy” highlighted in that headline. Quite glad to see this World Cup is bringing geographic enlightenment on South Africa to the whole world…

World Cup 2010 – Let the Ticket Scalping Begin!

Image via Wikipedia Friday 20th February 2009 is D-Day for those South African soccer fans who want to attend a match in the 2010 Soccer World Cup. They’ll either have to be willing to fork out huge chunks of cash for a prime spot, or buy up all the cheap seats going for at least […]

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