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· December, 2007

Stories about Sport from December, 2007

Puerto Rico: Kayak Trip

  30 December 2007

The CAC Review interviews Taino Almestica, part of a two-person team that circumnavigated the island of Puerto Rico in a kayak.

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China: Official Olympics channel's unveiling ceremony crashed

  29 December 2007

How did a couple's marital issues become today's top sports story? She's a prominent Beijing television broadcaster, he's one of Chinese sports news' top official faces for the Olympics; she just crashed his high-profile unveiling of China's new Olympics channel, and someone's put the video online.

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Return?

  27 December 2007

West Indies Cricket Blog wonders whether there is more than meets the eye regarding Brian Lara's “intention to make himself available to play first class cricket for Trinidad & Tobago in January.”

Cuba: No Cricket

  19 December 2007

Child of the Revolution finds something “not quite right” about the Cuban cricket team not making its international debut at the Stanford 20/20 tournament “because of the US commercial and trade embargo on the Castro regime.”

Barbados: Dissociation

  18 December 2007

Gallimaufry realises she has “been doing the dissociation thing without knowing that it was called” and links to a New York Times article that dicusses “the right balance between dissociation and association.”

Trinidad & Tobago: More of the Same

  14 December 2007

“Does anyone actually know of any (other) company where this sort of thing happens and the persons responsible are not seriously reprimanded?” asks West Indies Cricket Blog, on hearing news of the West Indies Cricket Board‘s latest bungle.

Bolivia: San José Champions

  14 December 2007

Hugo Miranda of Angel Caido [es] celebrates the victory of his hometown San José from Oruro, who captured their first Bolivian football title in twelve years.

Uruguay: Montevideo Marathon

  12 December 2007

Martín Balao writes about the 13th Annual San Felipe and Santiago de Montevideo marathon [es] that will take place on December 15th through the streets of the Uruguayan capital. For this race, each runner will have a special computer chip tied within their laces that will help calculate their time.

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Laos: Boat Racing Festival

  4 December 2007

Boat racing festival marks the end of Buddhist lent in Laos and neighboring countries. Darly at Lao Voices site has posted videos of the recently concluded Boat Racing Festival in Pakse. Pakse is a city on the Mekong river in Southern Laos and a regional commercial hub. Here is one...

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