Stories about Sport from December, 2007
“This victory is so huge given the history of South African tours”: Abeni is thrilled that the West Indies cricket team have finally won a test match.
A huge crack appeared in the middle of the ice rink that was set up in the zócalo of Mexico City. Isopixel [es] has the latest photo.
The CAC Review interviews Taino Almestica, part of a two-person team that circumnavigated the island of Puerto Rico in a kayak.
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.
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.”
Iraq's disabled athletes are getting ready for taking part in international tournaments from their training base in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.
Chuqui provides a couple of suggestions on how to eliminate violence in the football stadiums in Chile [es].
Nelson Piedra [es] and Cronica Cero [es] both highlight the nomination of Ecuadoran track and field athlete Jefferson Pérez as the best Ibero-American athlete for 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.”
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.”
“One could be forgiven for thinking that Christmas came a few days earlier”: Abeni celebrates a West Indies victory.
“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.
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.
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.
Dili-gence spends a day experiencing the horse races in East Timor.
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...
West Indies Cricket Blog pays tribute to West Indies Cricket Board director Hilary Beckles, Barbados’ newest knight.
Steve's Dominica responds to an article that suggests his island is “a place best avoided”.
Colombian football is experiencing a resurgence after beating the Argentina team in World Cup qualifying, explains Proyecto Colombia.