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· November, 2007

Stories about Sport from November, 2007

Poland, Ukraine: Convicts’ Contribution to Euro 2012?

The beatroot writes: “Poland has to build six new stadiums before co-hosting with Ukraine the Euro 2012 football tournament. Problem is, many of its construction workers are in the UK...

Costa Rica: Draw for Qualifying for World Cup

The World Cup qualifying draw was announced and My Dos Colones writes that Costa Rica must be really pleased with their chances.

India: Islamic Volleyball, anyone?

Wonderful post and pictures on “Islamic Volleyball” in the vicinity of Hazrat Nizamuddin's Dargah in Delhi at Indian Muslims.

Kuwait: Trips, Travel and More

Kuwaiti blogger continue to blog about their activities, within and outside their country. Abdullatif AlOmar keeps us up-to-date with their adventures.

Croatia: Football News

Illyrian Gazette writes about the Croatian football team, music – and Borat.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Football Culture”

A new blog about the Balkans has been launched by Özgür Dirim Özkan, an anthropologist: Bosnian Football Culture.

Bolivia: Goodbye to Oscar Sanchez

Alberto Medrano of El Alto Noticias [es] says farewell to Bolivian football player Oscar Sanchez, who recently passed away due to liver cancer.

China: Golf Culture in University

Xueyong criticizes the golf culture in China university (zh). The blogger notices that for other countries, students enjoy sports that stresses physical competition, such as footballs and basketball, while golf...

Russia: Euro 2008

Siberian Light writes on how Croatia has helped Russia to get into Euro 2008.

Turkmenistan: One Step Closer to World Cup 2010

Merdjen says that Turkmen national football team thrashed Hong Kong in the second round of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Asian zone qualifiers, thus joining the group stage of World...

Russia, Israel: Football Game

Siberian Light writes about Israel's football victory over Russia.

Iraq: Football Players Seek Asylum in Australia

Three Iraqi football players are seeking asylum in Australia, says Iraqi blogger Ladybird.

Bahrain: GulfRun Photos

Lebanese blogger Mark, who lives in Kuwait, posts pictures of GulfRun, a motor sports race from Bahrain, here.

Russia: Zenit – Champion!

Megan Case mentions the long-awaited victory of St. Petersburg's football team in the national league championship: “After the game, the city went wild – it felt a bit like New...

Nigeria: Nigerian football back in the days

Ababoy remembers Nigerian football in the 1980s: “1980 kicked off a glorious period in Nigerian football. Nigeria had just narrowly failed to qualify for the 1978 World Cup, losing 0-1...

Czech Republic: Reckless Driving

Petr Bokuvka of The Czech Daily Word argues that the Czech football star who was caught driving his Ferrari at more than twice the 130km/h speed limit, deserves a harsh...

Romania: Equire, Issue 3

Owlspotting previews the third issue of the Romanian edition of Esquire.

Indonesia: Diving in Indonesian Waters

Parvita on why Indonesia is a great place for diving enthusiasts.

Iran:Photos from a Female Taekwondo Competition

Maryam Majd has published several photos from a Taekwondo competition between Iranian and Korean women.Watch the photos here.

Croatia: Football and Politics

Balkan Baby writes: “The football scene in Croatia, and for that matter all across the Balkans, has for a long time been a remaining bastion of tasteless nationalist sentiment, the...

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