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· October, 2010

Stories about Sport from October, 2010

Peru: Embarrassing Moments in Peruvian Football

  27 October 2010

Cyrano from Columna 17 writes [es] about two embarrassing moments in Peruvian football: the first, when a second-division Peruvian team drugged their opponent; the second, when some players from the national team “went out partying hours after a 1-0 loss to Panama,” as reported by Living in Peru.

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Panama loses hosting rights of Bolivarian Games

  24 October 2010

In May, the Bolivarian Sports Organization (ODEBO) named Panama the host of the XVII Bolivarian Games, but this week the organization decided not to host the games there anymore. The news is causing reactions from authorities and Twitter users.

Ukraine: Dog does Parkour

  23 October 2010

This video is once again making its rounds internationally, adding a twist to the usual parkour video. In it,  a  Staffordshire Terrier can be seen running up walls, trees and jumping from obstacle to obstacle.

Serbia: Children Get Military Training in Russian Camps

  22 October 2010

In the prime of the newest public discussion on patriotism and the origin of violence in the Serbian society, newspaper Danas reported that two years ago Serbian children, aged 11 to 15 years old, had spent 16 days in scout camps in Russia, where they were being trained to assemble and dismantle weapons, to throw bombs, and to fire rifles. Sinisa Boljanovic translates some of the reactions to the case.

India: Showing Off With Tax Payers Money

  4 October 2010

Greatbong at Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind was not satisfied with the dazzling display of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi, India, because the expense was exorbitant and unnecessary and some of the money could be diverted to meet the nation's immediate needs.

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India: The Commonwealth Games 2010 Begins In New Delhi

  3 October 2010

Amidst heightened security precautions the 2010 Commonwealth Games officially begins today in New Delhi, India. The preparations of the event have been marred by a number of security and infrastructural problems and the netizens discuss these issues.

Kenya: Medal Hopes at Commonwealth Games 2010

  1 October 2010

SportKenya looks at Kenya's medal hopes at the Commonwealth Games 2010: “2 days to go; we shall look at what medal hopes Kenya has hoping to work some magic and join the Commonwealth nations in throwing a great party in New Delhi.”

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