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· June, 2008

Stories about Sport from June, 2008

24 June 2008

“Qatar's greatest football moment…”

Football fans in Qatar were ecstatic over the Qatari national teams 1-0 win over Iraq in a World Cup qualifier. Greeker described it as “Qatar's greatest football moment…” writing: 75th...

Korea: Hiddink’s Miracle and Korean Politics.

When Hiddink led the Korean soccer team into the semifinals of the 2002 World Cup he became a hero in Korea. Everywhere – in bookstores and on advertisements – was...

Russia: “Football Revolution”

It was a wild, sleepless night in Russia, following the national football team's 3-1 win over the Netherlands and its advance to the Euro 2008 semi-finals on Saturday. In the...

21 June 2008

China: Free blogphones from fring for the Olympics

Barbados: Caribbean Football Falters

Living in Barbados comments on the fortunes of regional football teams, as qualification matches begin for World Cup 2010.

19 June 2008

China: Olympic trash