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· May, 2006

Stories about Sport from May, 2006

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Bolivians have long resigned themselves to the fact that their football national team will also be home watching the upcoming World Cup on television. For the third straight tourney, Bolivia...

Ghana: Foreign Coaches

Trials and Tribulations of a Freshly Arrived Denzian in Ghana comments on Ghana choosing foreigners as coaches.

Togo: World Cup threats

Just Thots by a Naijaman comments on the progress or non progress of Togo in the coming World Cup…“Togolese national team players have threatened not to lace their boots for...

India: films, cricket and monsoons and more…

This was yet another hectic week in India...bloggers wrote about films, cricket, monsoons etc, etc...

African football: No world cup winners

African Shirts points to an editorial piece in the New Statesman (to which he contributed) on African Football ….“African countries won't win this World Cup, or the next one, writes...

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The Tunisian blogosphere has been buzzing as usual with a bunch of different topics, ranging from the serious to the light, and the following is a snapshot of some of...

West Indies: Cricket victory over India

Today Trinidad and Tobago hosted the fourth match in the current West Indies vs India One Day International cricket series. Francomenz didn't make it to the Queen's Park Oval in...

Caribbean: WI cricket resurrection?

He's afraid of blighting them with his positive words, but Jeremy Taylor at the Caribbean Beat Blog has been more than pleased to see the West Indies cricket team show...

Hong Kong: World Cup fever

Can't avoid it, football fever has hit Hong Kong blogs. In case you have missed it, though, Simon at Simon World just might infect you with his post ‘In Case...

Trinidad & Tobago: Germany 2006's media darlings

They've appeared in Esquire magazine, several television and print ads and one of them's writing a column for the UK Guardian — the media cannot seem to get enough of...

Africa: World Cup 2006

MentalAcrobatics comments on the African players and teams that will be participating in this year's World Cup next month…..”My predictions are optimistic. I have two African teams going through to...

Barbados: 20,000 cruise ship passengers?

Cruise ships will land whopping 20,000 passengers in Barbados on the day of the Cricket World Cup final in April 2007. “While this will obviously provide taxi drivers, shops, island...

West Indies: Cricketer Ramnaresh Sarwan comes of age

Today the West Indies cricket team won its third One Day International match in the current series against India, in which Guyanese batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan scored 115 runs not out....

Peru: A Game of Sapo

Don Ball Carbajal explains the infamous Latin American game of sapo.

Chilean Bloggers Update

Normally, Chilean bloggers have common concerns in their blogs, but this week coordination just didn’t happen. So, this is a cocktail of news. Leo Prieto (ES) , posts about his...

Latin America: World Cup Weblogs

José Luis Orihuel has posted a compilation of all the Spanish-language weblogs devoted exclusively to this year's World Cup. “El Expatriado” says that Argentina is getting ready and Franco Giménez...

Cote d'Ivoire: Preparing for the World Cup

An article posted by Rewmi Abidjan says (Fr) Cote d'Ivoire is preparing for the Soccer World Cup. The team will be recouping from the African Cup during its first week...

Montserrat volcano watch and West Indies cricket

A woman looks at the rear window of her car, broken by a flying rock from the nearby Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, on Saturday. Photo from the Trinidad Express website...

Lebanon: Flags Raised

Lebanon has become infected with World Cup fever spread from migrating satellites.

China: 2008 Olympics watch

Today begins, proclaims blogger Lyn Jeffrey, Virtual China‘s official coverage leading up to the 2008 Beijing summer olympics. “Yes, we're a bit late to the game,” says Jeffrey, “but our...

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