Stories about Sport from August, 2006
Our Man In Tirana writes about Albania's upcoming football battles.
Cricket runs into stormy weather. Rezwan on when a Pakistani player is accused of ball-tampering, but there are others who claim that South Asian teams are treated differently.
Viewers of this year's World Cup couldn't help but notice the all out anti-racism offensive pushed by FIFA. Given the humiliations long-endured by players of color throughout Europe, the extensive campaign was seen by many as overdue. Yet despite the newfound awareness, “unfortunately,” writes Raúl Ramirez (ES) of Isopixel, “racism...
Cricket 24×7 on South Africa's pull out of the tournament in Sri Lanka following a bomb blast in Colombo.
Guyana-gyal keeps readers on the edge of their seats as she describes the commotion surrounding a recent incident involving Guyanese in the Caribbean.
#1: Tatiana Salazar visits Chicá, Parque Nacional de Campana (ES): Chicá is close to the Parque Nacional de Campana, a national ecological reserve with excellent weather, great roads, and a marvelous landscape. ANAM (Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente) has cabins for rent and the area is excellent for camping. Anyone interested?...
Andrey of neweurasia offers bowling as a summer sport (ru).
Dr. Emad Afrough, deputy in Parliament says our country's governance is like our national football (soccer) team's management [Fa]. In both cases too many emotions are involved and rational criticism has no place.
Jim Shultz notes the myriad ways in which Bolivia is celebrating its 181st year of independence. Miguel Buitrago has a thorough summary of stories on the inauguration of the 255 member Constituent Assembly in the official capital city of Sucre. And Eduardo Avila publishes some entertaining pictures of President Evo...
The blogger at Brunei Resources introduces some ship wrecks popular with divers in Brunei.