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· June, 2010

Stories about Sport from June, 2010

30 June 2010

World Cup 2010: Who's to blame for Nigeria's performance?

Nigerian football fans were dismayed Tuesday when the team's final chance of advancing in the 2010 World Cup evaporated in a 2-2 tie with South Korea. In the blogosphere, disappointment...

Japan: Thanks, Blue Samurai!

Venezuela: Making a Presence in the 2010 World Cup

Taiwan: Don't call Rendy Lu “Glory of Taiwan”

29 June 2010

Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup

Spain: The Prospect of Catalonia Competing On Its Own

The participation of the Spanish National Team in the 2010 World Cup renews the debate whether the autonomous community of Catalonia should send its own team to the international competition.

Africa: The vuvuzelization of world football

Ghana: It was David vs Goliath

28 June 2010

Uruguay: Celebrating Advancement to Quarter Finals

Zimbabwe: Celebrating World Cup in Harare

Japan and the World Cup: Silencing the critics

Ranked near the bottom of the 32 teams on the field in South Africa, facing odds estimated at 400-to-1 and four straight pre-tournament losses to boot, Japan was not even...

25 June 2010

South Africa: The social media world of vuvuzelas

Can't get enough of vuvuzelas? Or perhaps the opposite is the case. Here are a series of social media links devoted to everything vuvuzela.

Algeria: Defeat by USA Brings the Country Back to Earth

Algerians went from hope to disillusion as their team lost to USA in additional time. Bloggers react to the end of the world cup journey for their country.

24 June 2010

Peru: Chess World Champions Visit Lima

For two days, Lima hosted the two chess champions, Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. They both came for an exhibition game, where they played against 25 children. Although football is...

Paraguay: Match Against New Zealand Paralyzes Country

Martinique, Guadeloupe: French Football Flop now Racial Controversy?

The French national football team has been through some rough times prior to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but the past three days have stirred up old issues around "Les...

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