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· November, 2006

Stories about Sport from November, 2006

Ukraine: Chess

Ukraine List writes about a Ukrainian “chess eccentric” Vasyl Ivanchuk.

Caribbean: Blind Cricket

As the West Indies prepares to participate for the very first time in the Blind Cricket World Cup, outlines the rules of blind cricket. Among them: ” Umpires give...

Caribbean: West Indies cricket team's #1 fan profiles the “West Indies’ [cricket team's] #1 fan”.

China: story on resignation of a soccer commentator

ESWN puts togethers reports and translation on the media story about the resignation of a famous soccer commentator on CCTV, Huang Jianxiang. The case is significant as it touches upon...

Guadeloupe: Route du Rhum Video Podcast reposts (Fr) a video podcast about this year's Route du Rhum transatlantic sailing competition.

Ethiopia: Great Ethiopia Run

Meskel Square writes about the Great Ethiopia Run organized by Haile Gebrselassie and British marathon star, Richard Nerurkar, “Best of all was the British BBC presenter who took part in...

Philippines: Boxing Champ Captivates a Nation

Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is already one of the most popular icons in the Philippines today. His successive victories in the ring inspired a nation in need of a modern...

Iran:Fifa suspends Iran for ‘government meddling’

According to news, Fifa suspends Iranian Football (Soccer) team because of alleged government meddling. Kamangir says recently, in his efforts to change everything at his will, Ahmadinejad assigned one of...

Trinidad & Tobago, India, Pakistan: In praise of cricketers

Mani sings the praises of West Indies cricket superstar Brian Lara, in the wake of the lightning-fast 216 runs he scored in the recently concluded 2nd Test against Pakistan. India's...

Guadeloupe: Pictures of Route du Rhum Transatlantic Race

Bienvenue en Guadeloupe posts (Fr) pictures of the Route du Rhum transatlantic sailing race and writes (Fr): “This race starts in Saint-Malo and ends in Pointe-a-Pitre [Gaudeloupean capital]. It was...

South Africa: design your own World Cup logo

A new website enables South Africans to design their own 2010 World Cup logo, “If you're bummed that you didn't crack the nod to assist with the design of our...

Pakistan: A Cricket Match in 1989

Light Within shares the memories of a cricket match played between two colleges in 1989. “While both colleges boast of great talent in academics and sports, DJ college gets the...

China: CCTV's political culture

China Media project reports that the resignation of popular sports commentator, Huang Jianxiang, has stirred up audiences’ frustration to CCTV's political culture.

Slovenia: ‘Angie’ and an NHL Player

The Rolling Stones’ Angie is remade to honor an NHL player from Slovenia, writes The Glory of Carniola.

El Salvador: “Best National Wrestler”

Salvadorean blogger Ethel looks through her “Google biography” and finds an entertaining article about her wrestling days.

Blogging About India, NRIs, Bollywood and Ice Cricket

New blog aggregator, what does it take to buy a home in Bangalore, NRIs, English  Bollywood , ice cricket are some of the things we look in this round-up. There...

Argentina: Palermo Hipodromo

After a day at the races, Alan Patrick is inspired to relate the history of the Palermo Hipodromo: “This beautiful race track was inaugurated on 7th May 1876, when a...

Belize: La Ruta Maya River Challenge

The Belize Jungle Dome Adventure Travel and Vacations blog highlights the 10th annual La Ruta Maya River Challenge, “Belize's most competitive sporting event. . . also one of the country's...

Voices from South Asia

Bangladesh: Asif of Unheard Voices: Drishtipat Group Blog analyzes the current political situation in Bangladesh and urges all the Bangladeshis to take a non-partisan moral stand to get out of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Cricket, breathalysers and crime

The Manicou offers his two cents on the West Indies cricket team's defeat in the ICC Champions Trophy, Trinidad and Tobago's proposed breathalyser law and observes that “murder in Trinidad...

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