Stories about Sport from 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.
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.
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.
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.
KarmaCW at Kuzu Bhutan Weblog writes about the popularity of archery, the Bhutan’s national sport, and the need to establish proper safety regulations to prevent freak accidents.
Faisal Caesar at All Round View describes how Bangladesh cricket team triumphed over New Zealand by beating them 4-0 in an ODI series.
Photos of supporters of Sierra Leone national soccer team Leone Stars by Sierra Leonean blogger Vickie Ramoe.
Fes-Retro and Sports-Brunei are two prominent football bloggers based in Brunei.
Annasoltan writes that the government of Turkmenistan has decided to construct “Olympic village” in Ashgabat, the capital city, to promote sports and to hold sports events involving foreigners.
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.
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.
Thepapare.com tells the untold story of the injunction against Sri Lanka relay team preventing them from leaving the country to join the Commonwealth games.
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.”