In Africa, drought continues for the sixth consecutive year, adding terribly to the toll of famine victims. During 1972 record rains in parts of the U.S., Pakistan and Japan caused some of the worst flooding in centuries.
Nigeria kept alive their hopes of a World Cup finals place alive with a dramatic last-gasp goal to beat Mozambique 1-0 in African Group B on Sunday. Victor Nsofor Obinna, who plays in the Spanish La Liga for Malaga, scored deep into stoppage time for the Super Eagles
Roger Federer came from a set down to beat former world number one Lleyton Hewitt and earn a last 16 place in the U.S.