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· December, 2009

Stories about Sport from December, 2009

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Lebanon: Fun(d)raising

20 December 2009

A group of Lebanese bloggers decided to draw smiles on the faces of underprivileged kids by getting them toys for Christmas. Fun(d)raising is the name of their project and they're doing it the fun way.

Jamaica: The Good and the Bad

17 December 2009

The good and the bad: The Phoenix in a Gas House reports that dancehall artist Buju Banton has been officially indicted for cocaine possession, while Letter From Jamaica is pleased that Usain Bolt is a runner-up in TIME magazine's Person of the Year.

Jamaica: Testing the Windies

9 December 2009

“Well, well, well, what was previously thought to be impossible in international cricket, actually happened, today”: Jamaica's Girl With A Purpose congratulates the West Indies cricket team on drawing the second test match with Australia.

Serbia: Threats to B92's Journalist

9 December 2009

Serbian journalist Brankica Stankovic, the author of a recent TV show about Belgrade's football hooligans, has been receiving serious threats, including via Facebook. Sinisa Boljanovic reviews the response in the Serbian blogosphere.

Barbados: Tourism Weak?

7 December 2009

As Barbados approaches Tourism Week, Living in Barbados notices that “many people seem confused about what is happening to this sector, which is a main earner of foreign exchange and provider of jobs in the economy.”

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: We are the Windies

4 December 2009

B.C. Pires thinks that Roebuck and Berry, two well respected names in the cricket fraternity, are “simply wrong…in their contention that the West Indies national cricket team should be allowed…to splinter into its constituent island teams and have the smaller, purportedly more strongly motivated teams seek Test-playing status on their...

Jamaica: Cricket Combating Crime?

3 December 2009

Jamaica Salt lauds Courteney Walsh for “using cricket to reach young people in 12 inner city communities and offenders in Jamaica’s prisons”, but wonders “Is it really a game that can be a real ambition for young inner city boys, for youth offenders?”

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