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· February, 2011

Stories about Sport from February, 2011

Japan: Football player exodus

28 February 2011

At World Cup Blog, Aidan reflects on whether the exodus of soccer talents from Japan to European teams is a good thing for Japanese football. Considering the big number of players who left Japan recently, the blogger examines the positive and negative aspects of such trend.

Kenya: Top Earning Sports Personalities in Kenya in 2010

24 February 2011

Top earning sports personalities in Kenya in 2010: “Sport in Kenya has slowly become bread and butter for people fully engaged in it professionally. Fondly referred to by its peers as a ‘sporting nation’, the fact of the matter though is that much of the earnings are lop-sided with the...

Jamaica, Haiti: Insensitive Treatment?

22 February 2011

“The Haitians are clearly hurt and humiliated” over the treatment of its youth football team, writes Active Voice, some of members of which were found to be suffering from malaria.

Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2011 Launched Today

17 February 2011

Pakistani blogger Nabeel Arshed at Guppu.com comments on the launching of the Cricket World Cup 2011 in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh : “no opening ceremony for a cricket world cup has been filled with such colour, joy and passion as the one held at Bangabandhu National Stadium earlier today.”

Bangladesh: World Cup Makeover Breaks The Law

14 February 2011

The Bangladesh government has decided to remove beggars and hawkers from major streets of Dhaka city in preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup. Rahnuma Ahmed reports that the police in Bangladesh is breaking the law to implement this directive.

Slovakia: Deaflympics 2011 Controversy

11 February 2011

Slovakia may fail to hold a successful Deaflympics this month, due to problems with funding and unfinished facilities, which were known to exist as far back as last spring - and still remain today. Tibor Blazko reports on the Slovak netizens' frustration with the situation.

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