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· September, 2009

Stories about Sport from September, 2009

Serbia: The Death of a French Football Fan

Brice Taton, a 28-year-old French citizen and a fan of the Toulouse football team, was brutally beaten by fans of the Partizan football team in downtown Belgrade on Sept. 17,...

Jamaica: Bolt & the Passa Passa

Yardflex.com, though a fan of Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, thinks that he should “stay out of the passa passa” controversy.

Japan: Homeless World Cup

Ikeda-san, at Greenz, uploaded some old and recent pictures and videos [ja] of Nobushi Japan, the football team that represented Japan at the Homeless World Cup, the championship held in...

Ecuador: Protests Against Sports Federation in Azuay

Dario Orellana came across some signs of protest at the Sports Federation of the Ecuadorian province of Azuay. Many of these signs say that coaches have been working for three...

Barbados: Bolt vs. Gay

Doan Mind Me shares his conflicted thoughts on the news that US sprinter Tyson Gay has equalled Jamaican Usain Bolt's 100-metre Olympic record. “Is it that when I see a...

Jamaica: honouring Usain Bolt

Active Voice reflects on how the Jamaican government has honoured star athlete Usain Bolt, and shares information about a new documentary film called Why Do Jamaicans Run So Fast?

Anguilla: sailing life

Montague Kobbe posts a review of a new book about sailboat racing in Anguilla. “There is something innate, something intrinsic, that links Anguillans to seafaring and boat building – after...

Live Blogging Force India's Race

Über Desi has live blogged the Indian F1 motor racing team Force India's race at the Italian Grand Prix.

Trinidad & Tobago: “Soccer” Warriors

As Trinidad and Tobago's hopes of making it to the 2010 World Cup are further dimmed by the team's loss against the U.S.A. yesterday, B.C. Pires says: “It’s not so...

Trinidad & Tobago: Budget Comments

“It really didn't say much and didn't seem attached to a reality where citizens of the country exist”: KnowProSE.com posts some general impressions of Trinidad and Tobago's 2009-2010 Budget, while...

ASEAN Basketball League

The ASEAN Basketball League was recently launched in Manila, Philippines. Basketball is a popular sports in the Southeast Asian region.

Taiwan: Deaflympics open in Taipei

The Deaflympics began with the opening ceremony in Taipei on Saturday night and the sporting events began on Sunday. Bartek reports on a volleyball match. Brian Webb reports on the...

Argentina: Tax Dollars for Football Television Rights

David of Artepolítica [es] does not care about football, and does not worry that his tax dollars are being used to purchase the television rights to the Argentine football season....

Pakistan: A Reality Show Death

The death of a reality TV show contestant in Pakistan in an accident while filming the show has generated much debate among online and offline communities. Kalsoom at CHUP discusses...

Cuba: National Team to Compete in Baseball World Cup

Mi Columna Deportiva [es] analyzes the roster for the Cuban national baseball team that will participate in the 2009 Baseball World Cup. Many of the players are returning from the...

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