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Tutu rejects Nobel Peace Prize for EU

2012-11-30 09:36

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and two other Nobel Peace laureates have written to the foundation in protest at the decision to award the 2012 prize to the EU.

Saint-Andre unveils assistants

2011-12-09 19:00

France's new coach Philippe Saint-Andre has unveiled Yannick Bru and Patrice Lagisquet as his assistant coaches.

Moody’s warns on French rating outlook

2011-11-21 12:08

Rating agency Moody's says a rise in interest rates on French government debt and weaker growth prospects could hurt the country's credit ratings outlook.

French minister to visit SA

2011-11-07 18:06

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe is to visit SA to boost ties.

You said it!

2011-10-18 13:59

Sport24 readers discuss France’s mediocre Rugby World Cup, Australia’s exit and Craig Joubert’s appointment to referee the final.

Welsh cry foul over red card

2011-10-15 14:01

Wales coach Warren Gatland has accused Irish referee Alain Rolland of costing Wales a place in the World Cup final.

Wales's Warburton sent-off

2011-10-15 10:50

Wales captain Sam Warburton has been dramatically sent-off for a tip-tackle against France in their World Cup semifinal.

Deal reached to dismantle Dexia

2011-10-09 15:00

The governments of France, Belgium and Luxembourg announced that they had reached a deal to dismantle troubled bank Dexia, the first victim of the eurozone debt crisis.

Tonga shock France

2011-10-01 09:08

The scintillating Tongans have defeated France in one of the biggest upsets in RWC history, but failed to advance to the quarterfinals.


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Top 10 Sport24 articles of 2011

2011-12-06 14:45

From moments of ecstasy to those of tragedy, 2011 will go down in the sporting annuls as one of the more memorable in recent times.

Rand steady as risk appetite improves

2011-11-11 12:42

An improvement in global risk appetite left the rand almost unchanged against the dollar.

Mains slams RWC refs

2011-10-21 17:48

Former All Black coach Laurie Mains has admitted to being alarmed by the inferior standard of refereeing at the Rugby World Cup.

Zzzz...France flop into final

2011-10-15 15:39

Defiantly uninspiring, France have somehow burgled their way into the Rugby World Cup final at the expense of 14-man Wales.

Welsh RWC dream dies

2011-10-15 13:30

More than 60 000 Welsh rugby fan gathered in the Millenium Stadium were left in agony as their team missed out on a RWC final.

World Cup fever grips Wales

2011-10-14 20:19

Excitement has been building in rugby-mad Wales ahead of their World Cup semi-final against France in New Zealand.

France, Belgium in urgent Dexia talks

2011-10-09 10:55

France and Belgium intensified talks Saturday to reach a deal within 48 hours on dismantling troubled cross-border bank Dexia, with disagreements on splitting the costs.

All Blacks haunted by history

2011-09-23 18:30

France are the bugbear of the All Blacks when it comes to the Rugby World Cup and that has the All Blacks on edge.

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