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· January, 2008

Stories about Sport from January, 2008

29 January 2008

Serbia: Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open

Novak Djokovic became Serbia's first Grand Slam singles champion, winning the Australian Open on Sunday. According to many people in Serbia, this year's tournament should have been renamed into Serbian...

28 January 2008

Egypt: Abu Tarika

Sports and politics? Eman Abd Al Rahman sheds light on how an Egyptian football player manages to make his voice count on the soccer field.

24 January 2008

Brazilian Football Star Remembered on 25th Death Anniversary

It is through video online that many Brazilians and football fans from around the world have found a way to pay homage to one of the best dribblers in football...

Ghana: African Cup of Nations photos

South Africa: Cape Town on the World Monopoly Board

South Africa: Good start for Bafana?

South Africa Rocks writes about the South African national team at the Africa Cup of Nations: “Not a bad start in the Group Of Death (GOD – strange that). All...

22 January 2008

Ukraine: Euro 2012 To-Do List

Jordan: 24 Hour Marathon

Morocco: Ashoura and Fashion

Morocco is celebrating Ashoura, the 10th day of the month of Moharram (which is the first month of the Hijra calendar year). In other news, dress was a prominent subject...

Japan: The Whistle of the Middle East

The sport of handball is receiving the kind of attention from the media and general public it never has before in Japan, as well as in Korea. The dispute came...