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· January, 2007

Stories about Sport from January, 2007

Caribbean: Dramatic cricketing names

Ryan Patrick at the West Indies Cricket Blog offers up a list of his favourite “dramatic cricketing names” and invites you to submit yours.

Botswana: Zebras4Life–Test4Life

Bots Blog.com writes about anti-Aids campaign in Botswana using soccer to attract men, Zebras4Life–Test4Life, “The Zebras4Life–Test4Life project was offically launched at a press conference at the national stadium on Monday,...

Haiti: Pictures of Soccer Victory Celebration

Collectif Haiti de Provence posts (Fr) a slideshow of Haitians celebrating their win in the Digicel Caribbean Soccer /Football Cup final.

Oman: Celebrating Football Victory!

Omani blogger Lym celebrated Oman's victory in this year's Khaleeji (Gulf) Football Championship in style. She joined street celebrations and had “so much fun watching happy people celebrate, dancing on...

Kyrgyzstan: Searching for Snow

The Azamat Report goes in search of snow around Bishkek and finally manages to find some for a bit of snowboarding. Video evidence is provided.

Brazil Again: Blogs Banished from 2007 PanAm Games in Rio

The Brazilian blogosphere is becoming one of the main fronts in the battle against Internet censorship. The reason for that can be the growing audience created by the amount of...

Barbados: Calypso for Desmond Haynes

Robert Frische at Cricketwukup.com remembers a calypso written by a Barbadian singer in honour of great West Indies cricketer Desmond Haynes, who, near the end of his career, was both...

India: Cricket Advert Gone Bad

The advertisements for the India-West Indies cricket series don't quite do the trick. Almost As Good As Chocolate on all that is wrong with the advert. “At worst, these ads...

Haiti: Caribbean Soccer Cup Champion

Says Collectif Haiti de Provence (Fr): “The national soccer team won the Caribbean Cup by defeating Trinidad in the final 2-1. A deserved victory for the Haitians… In Port-au-Prince the...

Caribbean: Astrology and cricket

James Caldwell at Cricketwukup.com enlists the help of astrology in assesing the fortunes of the West Indies in the upcoming Cricket World Cup.

Russia: Krasnaya Polyana Ski Resort

Sochi Travel blog writes on the quite dysfunctional Krasnaya Polyana skiing resort.

Croatia: Handball Scandal

Illyrian Gazette writes about a scandal brewing in Zagreb: “…the metropolis might soon share a less welcome characteristic with the Gazette's home town of London: losing out on hosting a...

Russia: Sochi

The world's deepest cave, the Olympics 2014 bid and a lot more – at Sochi Travel Info: Experience the Russian Riviera blog.

Kazakhstan: World Class Sports

Ben Paarmann says that Kazakhstan, unlike other Central Asian states, is a home for world class sports.

Africa: Dancing to soccer moves, Maasai Hip Hop and laughing at wealthy Americans

My name is Steve Ntwiga and this is my first post at Global Voices Online. I will be trying to fill a small part of Obi's huge shoes as I...

Haiti: Reflecting on National Soccer

Reflecting on Haiti's recent defeat at the hands of the Trinidad & Tobago soccer/football team, Collectif Haiti de Provence writes (Fr): “Yes, formerly our regional rivals had names like Mexico....

Afghan Whispers: Cock Fighting, Winter, and Insecure Borders

Afghan Lord talks about a new sport in Afghanistan, cock fighting. You can watch a video clip of cock fighting on Afghan Lord's blog.The blogger adds, Morgh Janngi which means...

Serbia, Croatia: Australian Open Fight

Serbian and Croatian fans have started a rather big fight at Australian Open, reports Belgrade 2.0.

Caribbean: The WI's chances in the Cricket World Cup

Ryan Patrick posts of the West Indies Cricket blog posts an audio interview in which he describes the West Indies’ chances of winning the 2007 Cricket World Cup as “slim...

Caribbean: Cricket World Cup

It's Only Cricket posts the schedule for the upcoming Cricket World Cup, which takes place in the Caribbean this year, along with some notes.

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