Stories about Sport from October, 2008
Baithak reports that the Indian master chess player Viswanathan Anand retained his FIDE World Chess Championship title in 2008.
Diego Maradona must be the most famous Argentine in the world, and anything that he does usually becomes news. It is even more newsworthy, when he is named the next...
The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia writes about the most famous Slovaks.
Palestinians made their own football history, being the only team - in the words of one blogger - with a stadium but no country. It was a day of national...
Many bloggers were shocked last week to learn that a young Moroccan man had been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for what seemed like such a minor "crime." The young...
Football governing body, FIFA has suspended Kuwait from all international matches and activities because of the government interference in the affairs of the football federation, reports Mark, from Kuwait.
Blogging from Bermuda, Vexed Bermoothes says that when it comes to developing sport and upgrading athletic facilities, the key is to “think local”.
The 8th Circle writes about Ukraine's three current problems: politics, economics and sports.
Summer is over in the Dominican Republic. And that can only mean that the winter baseball season is here writes Ahi E Que Prende [es].
Marcashton writes about 2008 Junior Chess Championship in South Africa: “Under the auspices of the African Chess Union, Chess South Africa has the honour of inviting African Federations affiliated to...
Iranian Futsal team failed to book a place in semi-final in Fustal World Cup but many Iranians praise its performance.Ehsan says [fa] Iranian authorities should reward this team generously.
ttgapers.com and Discover TnT Blog report that the national football team's 2-1 win over the US “firmly puts us in second place in the Group A table…and takes us one...
As more crimes make the news, A Fe Me Page Dis Iyah says that Jamaica seems “to always be in this shadow of lawlessness.”
Bosnian Football Culture writes about the Bosnian national football team, its fans, and its games against Turkey.
Petro's Jotter – on Vitaly Klitschko's victory over Samuel Peter.
As the Jamaican Olympic medalists implore their compatriots to “stop the violence”, A Fe Me Page Dis Iyah says: “I hope someone listens to them.”
Review of the Indigenous Caribbean Center examines “the relevance of a West Indian culture forged by cricket.”
The View from Fez reports that the city of Fez will host UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors and celebrity footballers Ronaldinho and Zinedine Zidane for a Match Against Poverty.