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· October, 2009

Stories about Sport from October, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: India Tour

  30 October 2009

Trinidad and Tobago's rapso ambassadors, 3 Canal, are preparing for an upcoming tour of India. Caribbean Free Radio posts a podcast with all the details.

Guadeloupe, Martinique: Soccer & Religion

  28 October 2009

A video showing an interview of the famous French soccer player Thierry Henry in which he expresses his affiliation to Islam, has caught the attention of Martinican blogger Bondamanjak [Fr/Fr Cr] and triggered impassioned comments from readers.

Trinidad & Tobago: Twenty 20

  23 October 2009

This Beach Called Life and Trin are excited about Trinidad and Tobago's prospects in today's Champion's League Twenty 20 Cricket final.

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Kenya: Transforming sports coverage through blogs

  22 October 2009

The last 10 years has seen an explosion of sorts in sports coverage across the continent. The now famous SuperSport is an African powerhouse in pay TV for satellite users and subscribers. This has given Africa and indeed most states a platform to be able to showcase their best. Bloggers have also joined the coverage of sports in Africa as as Richard Wanjohi shows in this article.

Honduras: Miracle Qualification to World Cup

  19 October 2009

Irina Orellana celebrates Honduras’ qualification to the 2010 World Cup [es] and writes that for those that do not believe in miracles, then the goal scored by the United States in extra time, which vaulted her side to the finals, proves that miracles do exist.

India: Pedal For Rights And Climate Change Awareness

  15 October 2009

“The Green Ride is a 1400 km cycling tour taken up by an environmental network in Kerala, India”, informs Indian Climate Solutions Blog. The main focus of this tour scheduled on the 24th of October, 2009 will be to raise awareness for climate change through the way. It will also...

Bolivia: National Team Plays to the Competition

  13 October 2009

“Bolivia is a small team that gets bigger with the big teams and gets smaller with the small teams,” writes Jaime Galarza of Once a Once [es] a day after Bolivia's 2-1 victory over Brazil in a World Cup Qualifying Game held in La Paz, Bolivia.

Barbados: Take Note

  12 October 2009

B.C. Pires posts notes supposedly passed between Caricom leaders during the Caricom Single Market & Economy meeting: “I certify theses notes as authentic: I made them up myself.”

Taiwan: Baseball past and present

  12 October 2009

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in Taiwan. The View from Taiwan analyses a paper on the history of baseball in Taiwan. Sponge Bear reports on watching a professional league game in Taichung.

Barbados: Reinvention?

  9 October 2009

“To most sensible observers the problems of West Indies cricket can only be solved by revamping the current monolithic West Indies Cricket Board”: Barbados Underground wonders whether the organisation has the resolve to reinvent itself.

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