Stories about Sport from January, 2011
Qatar hits a snag with Asian Cup final, as thousands of ticket-holders are banned at the gate for security reasons. Irate, disappointed and heartbroken fans fill the Internet with their stories. Shabina Khatri reports on some of them.
Foreign Notes writes about the latest Euro 2012 controversy in Ukraine: “In other words, the Ukrainian national team could find itself banned from the Euro 2012 football tournament that the country is itself hosting…”
Greatbong at Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind posts a hilarious take on the status and chances of the participating teams to win the 2011 World Cup Cricket.
Sticks, ducks, carcasses, horses, raiding and dancing all have one thing in common: they are all elements used in some of the world's national sports. Today's videos show us a bit about the sports and games that people play in different parts of the world.
Pamboleras [es] is a Mexican blog written by and for women who love “the most beautiful sport on earth”: football [soccer].
Erwin from Indonesia identifies the lessons learned in the ASEAN Federation Football Suzuki Cup 2010. Indonesia lost to Malaysia in the championship game.
Greatbong analyzes how Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket teams fared in the recent player auctions.
Twenty-one-year-old boxer Raju Budhamagar died last Wednesday after being knocked down by a punch during a boxing game. The Radiant Star discusses about the lessons learnt from the boxers death.
Tagoe shares memories of 2010 with his readers: “5. South Africa shames critics, Asamoah Gyan disappoints Africa: In June-July South Africa, proved its critics wrong by staging a very colorful and memorable World Cup. This was the very first time an African nation had organised a world cup event…”
Despite losing to Malaysia in the finals of the ASEAN Football Federation Cup, Indonesia's football team still has a reason to celebrate. Because of their victories in the competition, nationalism and football pride was revived in the country.
Here are the top stories in the Southeast Asia region in 2010 as reported by the Southeast Asia team of Global Voices.