Hiddinkreceives highest honour

The South Korean World Cup squad and their Dutch manager Guus Hiddink have been awarded the country's highest sports honour - the Blue Dragon medal.

Maradonato attend final

Argentinian legend Diego Maradona plans to attend the World Cup final on Sunday, according to reports.

Collinato referee final

The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed Pierluigi Coliina to referee Sunday's World Cup final.

WorldCup review

It's ironic that in a World Cup remembered for shocks and upsets, the two most successful teams in the history of the competition will contest the final.

Kahnoptimistic about German prospects

Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn is confident of Germany winning the World Cup even though he admits that Brazil have got the better individual players.

Collina’delighted’ at appointment

Perluigi Collina has expressed his delight at being chosen to referee the World Cup final in Yokohama on Sunday, describing it as one of the proudest moment of career.