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· July, 2010

Stories about Sport from July, 2010

24 July 2010

Japan: Mob collusion soils the sumo ring

After the National Police decided to crack down on the connections between crime syndicates and sumo wrestlers, sumo fans question the image of sumo as a sacred sport.

22 July 2010

Sri Lanka: Bravo Murali!

Russia: “Why Did They Kill Yuri Volkov?”

RuNet Echo

The murder of a TV journalist and football fan Yuri Volkov in the centre of Moscow on July 10, 2010, became a widely discussed event in the Russian blogosphere. A...

16 July 2010

Paraguay: Prejudice in International Media During the World Cup

In Paraguay, the 2010 FIFA World Cup evidenced that Paraguayans had to look out for discrimination coming from the least expected source: international mainstream media from Brazil and Spain.

India: Sports Tourism