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· March, 2010

Stories about Sport from March, 2010

Bulgaria: Football Player Beats Up a Model

Bulgaria is quite shocked at the news of a player for one of the country's biggest football clubs, CSKA, beating top model Kristin Vacheva.

Peru: Cries of Animal Abuse in Defense of Surfing Alpaca

Images of "Pisco," the surfing alpaca have sparked cries of animal abuse because the Peruvian animal was taken out of its natural habitat, prompting speculating that its trainer was only...

South Africa: Grandamas who play soccer

Africa is a Country writes about Grandamas who play soccer in South Africa: “About 55 women take part in the games with the youngest 4 years old.”

Japan: Live Streaming Tokyo Marathon

Joseph Tame live streamed his run of the Tokyo Marathon with a hotel room “studio”, multiple live stream channels, Twitter, and GPS uplinks. Here's his full feature post chronicling the...

Africa: CAF 2010 Awards was an embarrassment

Thomas Kwenaite reviews the 2010 Confederation of African Football Awards: “Last week, I watched in utter embarrassment as none of the finalists in the Caf awards turned up for the...

Bloggers’ opinions about technology and football

Despite the dramatic advances in technology, The International Football Association Board has rejected the introduction of goal-line technology during 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-Everything

KnowTnT.com‘s Edmund Gall asks himself, “Are we Trinis more likely to be *against* something than *for* the opposite?”

Bahrain: Ferrari Fans Rejoice as Alonso Wins Bahrain Grand Prix

The first race of the 2010 Formula One season is over and the dust may have settled on the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir desert but the buzz continues online.

India: Wither Hockey?

Amreekan Desi writes about the dismal performance of the Indian hockey team in the ongoing world cup.

Taiwan: Inequality in Baseball Game

Los Angeles Dodgers was invited to Taiwan to play with CPBL‘s best players this week. However, after the first game on March 12, media and baseball fans found that all...

Qatar: FIFA World Cup bid makes friends on Facebook

More than 57,000 fans have so far joined a Facebook group in support of Qatar's bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup (football).

Ghana: Free visa for FIFA World Cup not so free

Emmanuel notes that free visa to South Africa for the World Cup are not really free: “Despite rather good relations between South Africa and Ghana, it is never going to...

India: The IPL Extravaganza

The 3rd season of the Twenty20 cricket extravaganza, The Indian Premier League (IPL), begins today in India. Indians are riding the wave of the IPL craze and netizens are also...

South Africa: Wake-up call for South African soccer

Thomas Kwenaite discusses the future of South African soccer in the light of Orlando Pirates’ shocking exit from the African Champions League competition: “The South African Premiership might be rated...

Kazakhstan: Sports, Politics and Passionarity

Yesterday, Adam Kesher, a Kazakh blogger, asked a pretty rhethoric question about the state of Kazakh passionarity and devotion to the homeland, but surprisingly received a variety of answers [ru]:...

FarmVille And Facebook

“It is hard to be on Facebook and avoid Farmville. It’s Global addiction,” comments Hina Safdar at Chowrangi Blog while discussing the popularity of the online Facebook game app.

Africa: Should Sports Club be community driven or tribal affair?

What is the best model for running sports clubs?: “In the last few months, I have been feeding off comments and conversations about the need for sports clubs and more...

Kazakhstan: Bloggers Discuss Olympian Results

Kazakhstan's performance at the Vancouver Winter Games was pretty humble with the only silver medal won by Elena Krustaleva in the women’s 15km biathlon. Elena is from Russia and until...

Barbados: Zimbabwe Beats Windies

The West Indies cricket team loses a 20/20 match to Zimbabwe, prompting Barbados-based B.C. Pires to comment: “It seems like West Indies cricket has an infinite capacity to prove that...

South Africa: 2010 Soccer World Cup – 100 Days and counting…

Ladies and gentlemen it’s here! The countdown is on and we are about to cross the psychological number of 100 days left to go. FIFA Soccer World Cup has become...

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