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New Orleans mourns, celebrates 10 years after Katrina

New Orleans will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Saturday with solemn memorials and boisterous brass bands as the "Big Easy" remembers those lost to the devastating storm and celebrates its resilience....  more ...

Springbok squad: Meyer puts his trust in the old guard

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has put his trust in World Cup veterans, the walking wounded and his trusted lieutenants over the last four years for his squad for this year’s showpiece rugby tournament which was announced in Umhlanga Rocks on Friday night. ...  more ...

Anderson into Winston-Salem final

South Africa's Kevin Anderson booked his place in the final of the Winston-Salem Open, defeating unseeded Tunisian Malek Jaziri in straight sets....  more ...

Safarova into New Haven final

Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova defeated four-time winner Caroline Wozniacki on Friday to set up an all-Czech final against Lucie Safarova at the WTA hardcourt tournament in New Haven....  more ...

Swansea provide yardstick as Van Gaal reaches half century

Louis van Gaal reaches his 50th match as Manchester United manager on Sunday and his team's performance at Swansea will provide the perfect opportunity to show how far they have progressed in his reign....  more ...

One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars....  more ...

Out of the ordinary Coric has Nadal in sights

When Borna Coric decided to invest in a tattoo on his right bicep, his mother condemned his teenage impulse as "stupid"....  more ...

Misfiring Gunners won’t fluster Wenger

Arsene Wenger refuses to panic about Arsenal's spluttering start even though the Gunners boss admits his side aren't firing on all cylinders....  more ...

China fears keep markets on edge as stocks rally

Top global markets ended the week Friday largely recovered from China-induced panic selling, but market watchers remain worried the turmoil in the world's number two economy will drag down global growth....  more ...

Spieth misses Barclays cut to lose No. 1 ranking

Jordan Spieth's reign as world number one came to an abrupt end after a missed cut at the Barclays ensured Rory McIlroy would return to top spot....  more ...

Brazil tumbles into recession

Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh largest economy already battered by falling commodity prices, political crisis and a corruption scandal....  more ...

TV gunman plotted to ‘hurt a lot more’: state governor

The embittered gunman who shot dead two young American journalists on live TV was seemingly hell-bent on committing more violence before he took his own life, Virginia's governor said Friday....  more ...

Storm kills 12 in Dominica, menaces Haiti

Tropical Storm Erika left at least 12 people dead when it swept over the island of Dominica on Friday before rolling on to pummel the Dominican Republic and menace Haiti....  more ...

Clermont extend home stranglehold on Grenoble

Clermont shrugged off the absence of 16 World Cup bound players to defeat Grenoble 25-6 in a scrappy French Top 14 clash on Friday....  more ...