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· January, 2010

Stories about Sport from January, 2010

Africa Cup of Nations: David knows kung fu and he’s Googled you!

"David knows kung fu and he’s Googled you!," begins a post by Thomas Mlambo about suprises at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations where Malawi was able to destroy Fifa...

Vietnam: Football frenzy

Football is very popular in Vietnam. Every time Vietnam wins in international competitions, it generates a lot of excitement, and traffic, in big cities.

Japan: Grand Sumo Tournament

Godo Chillida published a photo reportage on the final day of the Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament. The photographer captured intense pictures of the wrestlers and the decisive match.

Kazakhstan: Strong debut in Hopman Cup

Dina says that it is so far a successful season start for the Kazakh tennis players with their solid performance in Perth during the Hopman Cup.

No IPL Transmission In Pakistan

Spring Of Autumn reports that the Cable Operators Association of Pakistan will not show any match of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket because they felt that Pakistani players were deliberately...

Malian Bloggers on the 2010 African Cup of Nations

Toujours pas sages from Bamako, Mali and elsewhere share [Fr] everything you wish to know about the Soccer African Cup of Nations on CAN 2010, a blog created for the...

India, Pakistan: Cricket Diplomacy

The Acorn comments that “it was wrong to leave Pakistani cricketers out” of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the IPL international players’ auction.

Africa: 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Starts: What Do We Expect?

This year Africa’s in the sports arena for all the right reasons. First to shine the spotlight is definitely the Confederation of Africa's (CAF) African Cup of Nations being held...

Togo Disqualified from African Cup Following Deadly Attack

Togo's national football team has been formally disqualified from the African Cup of Nations following Friday's deadly attack on the team's convoy in Cabinda, a region of Angola long troubled...

Peru: National Chess Team Banned by International Federation

The Peruvian National Chess Team is facing a ban because of unpaid debts to the International Federation, negatively affecting young chess players, who have been serving as an inspiration for...

Angola: Death in the Africa Cup's group of death

Four West African neighbours were drawn to play in group “B” of the African Cup of Nations, which pundits called the “group of death”: ‘The group of death referred to...

Angola: Live feed of African Cup of Nations

Get live feed of the African Cup of Nations taking place in Angola: “For those who wish to watch African Cup of Nations 2010 online, there will be some sports...

Western Sahara: Running the Sahara Marathon 2010

The Sahara Marathon is an international sport event to demonstrate solidarity with the Saharawi people and this year celebrates its 10th anniversary. Many dedicated bloggers wrote about it to promote...

Azerbaijan: Chess victory

Thoughts on the Road says that while there might be a military stalemate between Armenia and Azerbaijan still locked into a state of war over the disputed territory of Nagorno...

The Year that was in Madagascar: Part II

In part two of a three-part summary of the year in citizen media in Madagascar, Mialy Andriamananjara takes a look at May to November, which saw more protests, the boycott...

Guatemala: Best Athlete for 2009

Guatezona [es] runs down the nominations for the Best Guatemalan Athlete for 2009, and which includes competitors from sports such as cycling, taekwondo, as well as the popular sport of...

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