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· September, 2006

Stories about Sport from September, 2006

Macau nurtures Luso-Sino connection

Macau can be seen today as the very capital of a reinvigorated Luso-Sino friendship. In addition to holding the Economic and Commercial Cooperation Forum which happened this last weekend, the...

South Africa: the Homeless World Cup

In an African Minute writes about the Homeless World Cup in South Africa: The Homeless World Cup ‘is an international street soccer tournament. Teams from 48 countries, comprising homeless, vulnerably...

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Panthers

Tolkun Umaraliev reports on the Bishkek Panthers, the American Football team at the American University of Central Asia, the only such team in Kyrgyzstan. Tolkun says that the team has...

New Caledonia: Surfer Video

Sebastien from 5 Minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie posts (Fr) a video of surfers on the beaches of Meridien and Anse-Vata.

Macau: The 1st Lusofonia Games will be held between 7-15 October 2006 in Macau

Timor Online writes about the 1st Lusofonia Games to be held between 7-15 October 2006 in Macau. Portuguese speaking countries and regions will compete for glories in the sports of...

Balkans Blog Roundup

On September 11, Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes: […] [Serbia] just won the water polo European championship, and here's a short video with the atmosphere from the streets of Belgrade...

Trinidad & Tobago: Dear Jack Warner…

Jeremy Taylor writes a letter to Trinidadian FIFA Vice President Jack Warner: “What a horrendous time they've been giving you in recent years, Jack. There was that hearing earlier this...

Sports, Health and Politics in West Africa

We begin this week's blog round-up with sports. The Trials & Tribulations of a Freshly-Arrived Denizen…of Ghana blogs about the selection of a new coach for Ghana's senior national football...

Serbia: Belgrade Military Parade and Other Celebrations

Belgrade Blog writes about a military parade recently held in Serbia's capital. Also, there's a short video showing celebrations in Belgrade following victory of the Serbian waterpolo team: “…but this...

Turkey is Typing:Best of Summer Edition

It has been quite a while since an update on the Turkish blogosphere has been done, and rather than trying to update you on every detail that I have failed...

Colombia: 2006 World Roller Speed Skating Championships

Who knew!? According to Proyecto Colombia, Colombia is number one in the 2006 World Roller Speed Skating Championships.

Poland: The Week's News Selection

In the past week, the beatroot has covered these subjects: a Polish goalkeeper in “the wonderful world of Scottish sectarian football”; 26 years later, something's wrong with the Polish Solidarnosc;...

Armenia: Football & the Flag

Akhtamar, blogging at ArmYouth Blog, writes that he and his friends decided to show their national pride while attending the recent football match between Armenia and Belgium by painting the...

Martinique, France, World Cup: Would a Blue Shirt Have Done it?

Faced with evidence that the French soccer team wore blue jerseys in 1998 and 2000 when the team had better World Cup luck, Le Blog de [Moi] theorizes (Fr) that...

Belarus: Boycott of Football Team

TOL's Belarus Blog suggests a more productive alternative to a senseless step taken by the Liberal Party of Netherlands to protest Aleksandr Lukashenko's regime.

China: How i lost my home

Ai Wei Wei talks about Beijing renovation in preparation for the Olympic, his beautiful traditional courtyard will turn into an artificial theatre, and so will the whole old Beijing city...

Mexico: New York Yankees Vs. Sultanes de Monterrey

It would seem that the marketing department of Monterrey's Sultanes got some creative inspiration from the New York Yankees.

Spain, Ecuador: World Cup of Basketball

Juan Luis describes this year's World Cup of basketball, won by Spain, as the most exciting sporting event he had seen in quite a while (ES). Ecuadorean blogger Christian Espinosa...

South Africa: World Cup 2010

A blog dedicated to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa discusses the impact the event is set to have on the infrastructure of South African cities.

Turkmenistan: Desert League

Joanne Schirm reports on a historic moment in sports in Turkmenistan — the first baseball game played between teams from different provinces. The Dashoghuz Devils emerged victorious over the Mary...

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