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· January, 2011

Stories about Sport from January, 2011

Qatar: Thousands of ticket-holders turned away from Asian Cup final

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...

Ukraine: The Newest Euro 2012 Scandal

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...

India: 2011 World Cup Cricket Team Analysis

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.

Video: Sports of the World and Games People Play

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...

Mexico: A blog by and for female football fans

Pamboleras [es] is a Mexican blog written by and for women who love “the most beautiful sport on earth”: football [soccer].

Indonesia: Lessons from the football AFF Suzuki Cup 2010

Erwin from Indonesia identifies the lessons learned in the ASEAN Federation Football Suzuki Cup 2010. Indonesia lost to Malaysia in the championship game.

India: IPL Auctions

Greatbong analyzes how Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket teams fared in the recent player auctions.

Nepal: Tackling Sport Injuries And Death

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.

Ghana: Ghana 2010 – My Top 10 Memories

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...

Football revival in Indonesia

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...

Southeast Asia: Review of 2010

Here are the top stories in the Southeast Asia region in 2010 as reported by the Southeast Asia team of Global Voices.

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