• PSG forwards Neymar (left) and Falcao celebrate a goal. Picture: @neymarjr/Twitter

    Brazil trainer moves to ease Neymar World Cup fears

    Neymar will undergo surgery this weekend that will keep him out for up to three months but Brazil’s trainer said on Thursday the Paris St Germain striker would definitely be ready for the start of the World Cup in mid-June.

  • The Fifa world cup trophy is in Johannesburg for its leg of the world tour. Picture: Kayleen Morgan/EWN

    World Cup trophy touches down in Johannesburg

    South Africa’s first female Sports and Recreation minister, Thokozile Xasa made her first public appearance at the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour on Thursday afternoon.

  • FILE: Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar. Picture: AFP

    PSG's Neymar to undergo surgery in Brazil

    Neymar’s father predicted the injury would keep his son out for between six to eight weeks, meaning he would return to action in plenty time for the World Cup finals in Russia.