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· September, 2007

Stories about Sport from September, 2007

Poland: Football, Language, and Journalism

Our Man in Gdansk writes about one Argentine football player's attempt to learn Polish.

Chak De India – Go For It India

Chak De India (Go For it India) is a Bollywood film that was released last month, and what an impact the film has on the pysche of Indians. In India...

India: Cricket and Journalism

Falstaff isn't amused with an article in the NY Times about cricket, Twenty20 and India.

India: Cricket and Religion

A comment by a Pakistani Cricket player doesn't sit well with Indian Muslims.

Ghana: These Africans annoy me

Olawunmi on Africans and corruption: “how we can be so unintelligent about our corruption and expect the world not not to notice, and then we turn around and act indignant...

Czech Rebublic: Violent Football Fans

Petr Bokuvka of The Czech Daily Word writes about violent behavior of the Czech football fans.

Pakistan: Twenty20 Finals

Twenty20 couldn't have had a more spectacular final match. All Things Pakistan has an interesting comment thread on the India-Pakistan match.

India: Twenty20 and Cricket Fans

The Twenty20 format of Cricket seems to be winning over new fans, as Chronicus Skepticus takes to the game.

Pakistan: The Twenty20 Final

A thrilling final match at the Twenty20 World Cup between India and Pakistan. Kaleidescope liveblogs the entire match in two parts – Part 1 and Part 2.

Bahrain: No Eating, No Drinking, No Smoking – And No Work?

In the Bahraini blogosphere this week we hear from a blogger who wants a job, and a blogger who wishes he didn’t have a job. There's also a student entering...

Latvia: N. Irish Football Fans and Russian Nationalists

All About Latvia writes about an encounter between Northern Irish football fans and Russian nationalists in Riga.

Ecuador: Senseless Death at Football Match

An 11-year-old boy, Carlos Cedeño, died at a football match between Barcelona and Emelec was caused by a stray firework that may have been the result of feuding supporter sides....

China: Blogs ground down as National Congress gears up

The best approach the government was able to come up with to address any issues anyone might want to talk about as the Seventeenth National Congress draws closer was to...

Cricket: Bangladesh's Twenty20 win against West Indies

Those who condescendingly refer to the Bangladesh Cricket team as ‘minnows’ may already be eating their hats. As Bangladesh storms into the second round of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup...

Trinidad & Tobago: Porterfield Passes On

The Soca Warriors Supporters Club acknowledges the passing of Ian Porterfield, former coach of the Trinidad and Tobago football team.

Bahamas: Best Little Country?

Craig Butler, blogging at Bahama Pundit, would like to think that the Bahamas is “the best little country in the world…but then the reality sets in and I have to...

India: Sports, gender and suicide

IndieQuill on an athlete who failed a gender test, media covering sports and the lack of support for this woman.

East Timor: Playing Rugby

Living Timorously invites the people in East Timor to take up rugby as a sport and feels it will help the nation to network with other countries in the Pacific...

Russia: Football Fans; More on Politkovskaya

Sean's Russia Blog posts an update on Anna Politkovskaya's murder investigation and writes about the nationalist politics behind Russia's football fandom.

Zambia: A Zambian becomes a Grand Master in chess

Kenya Chess Blog on the amazing journey of the “Zambezi Shark”: “Amon simutowe has become the first man from sub-saharn Africa to achive GM status. The zambezi shark achived this...

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