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· October, 2009

Stories about Sport from October, 2009

22 October 2009

Kenya: Transforming sports coverage through blogs

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...

21 October 2009

Brazil: The challenge of hosting a worthwhile Olympic Games

Brazilians highlight the problems that the country will have to deal with before the 2016 Olympic Games with wry humor, hoping that organizers will learn from the mistakes made during...

10 October 2009

Brazil: Pictures of the Rio2016 celebration

Thousands partied on Copacabana beach to celebrate Rio de Janeiro's choice as the 2016 Olympics host. See some of the pictures showing the party around the world.

Taiwan: Bike culture is growing

6 October 2009

Japan: Reactions to Tokyo's Olympic Bid (Part Two)

What does the Japanese blogosphere and Twitterverse have to say about Tokyo's bid to host the 2016 Olympics? Part Two introduces some reactions after Rio won the bid.

3 October 2009

Hungary: Cycling Is “Chic” – but “Fascist”

In the past three years the number of participants of the Budapest Critical Mass events has been growing, reaching some of 80,000 by April 2008. This year, on Sept. 22,...

2 October 2009

Barbados: Getting to Know Cozier

Japan: Reactions to Tokyo's Olympic Bid (Part One)

What does the Japanese blogosphere and Twitterverse have to say about Tokyo's bid to host the 2016 Olympics? Part One introduces some reactions before the announcements at the bid ceremony...