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· November, 2008

Stories about Sport from November, 2008

Armenia: Chess, Karabakh and Turkish Relations

West of Igdir comments on the latest developments in Armenia including a second victory for the country in the International Chess Olympiad, speculation over negotiations to resolve the conflict between...

Impressions of an Egyptian Blogger in Cape Town

Egyptian blogger Mostafa Hussein visits Cape Town, South Africa, and pens this eye-opening article on Muslims and race.

Jamaica, Barbados, T&T: Bolt is Athlete of the Year

Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has been chosen as the International Athletic Foundation's ‘Athlete of the Year'; regional bloggers congratulate him.

Saudi Arabia: Showing true support

Nzhinga has been trying to persuade her young son that he should study and not rely on becoming a famous soccer star; after all, he might get injured and not...

Hungary, Slovakia: Tense Relationship

On Nov. 15, Slovak prime minister Robert Fico and his Hungarian counterpart, Ferenc Gyurcsány, met in the border town of Komárno, Slovakia, in an attempt to ease nationalist tensions that...

Egypt Wins Sixth African Cup Football Championship

From Egypt, Ibn Al Dunya celebrates Al Ahly Club's sixth African Club Championship title in football.

Iran: Cycling around the world for Peace

An Iranian couple is cycling around the world for Peace and Environmental conservation. They started their trip on 29th of April 2007 from Iran to promote peace. At present they...

Trinidad & Tobago: Accountability

“More than three years have passed already since the Saturday morning in October 2005 when thousands of Trinidadians marched through the streets of Port of Spain to protest the Manning...

Japan: A girl in the Pro Baseball League

Yuko Shimonakamura at Yuko no Jinsei to Tigers [勇皇の人生とタイガース] comments with enthusiasm [jp] on the birth of a new baseball heroine, Eri Yoshida, the 16 y.o. high school student who...

Anguilla, Trinidad & Tobago: Memories of The Abbey

Anguillian Don Mitchell takes a trip to his Alma Mater at Mount St. Benedict in Trinidad.

U.S., Bosnia & Herzegovina: Adi Kunalic

Americans For Bosnia writes about Adi Kunalic, “a young Bosniak who came to America as a young boy in 1992 [and] found success in one of the most veritable and...

Brazil: Romário, football star and blogger

“Couch career? Don't count on me, I would rather career as a blogger”, said Brazilian football player Romário. Cocada Boa [pt] announces that he has just launched his blog and...

Morocco: Thriving On Fear

A Moroccan About the World Around Him writes about the recent case of Yassine Belassal, the teenager who modified Morocco's motto (God, Country, King) to idolize his favorite soccer team,...

India: Prince of Kolkata retires

November 9th will be remembered in many Indian hearts. The day when Ganguly, ‘the god of the offside’ bid adieu to the world of International Cricket. Sourav Ganguly was India's most...

Costa Rica: Supporting the Special Olympians

Roy Rojas of The News Star [es] to support the Costa Ricans who will be competing in the Central American and Caribbean Special Olympics.

KarmaTube: Promoting Change through Video Sharing

Karma Tube is an online video sharing platform to spread short videos and their causes through the World Wide Web with tips on what actions the viewer can take regarding...

Egypt and U-20 World Cup

Egyptian Blogger Zeinobia mentions that Egypt will host the under 20 World Cup championship from the 25th of September to 16th of October 2009, following an announcement made by FIFA.

Paraguay: Violence Between Supporter Groups

A fan of the Paraguayan football club Sportivo Luqueño recently died at the hands of rival fans. Mabel Rehnfeldt of El Dedo en la Llaga [es] is placing the blame...

Caribbean: Region Scores Big in Stanford 20/20 Cricket

U.S. billionaire Allen Stanford is trying to remake the face of cricket. His latest "big idea" is a 20/20 contest in which the winning team walks away with US$20 million...

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