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· February, 2011

Stories about Sport from February, 2011

Japan: Football player exodus

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...

Bangladesh: A Much Awaited Victory

Photo blogger Monirul Alam catches the joy of Bangladeshi fans in images after winning against Ireland in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

East Timor: First football training center

East Timor will inaugurate its first football training center next month, according to Tempo Semanal.

Kenya: Top Earning Sports Personalities in Kenya in 2010

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...

Argentina: Lionel Messi to sue politician for improper use of his image

The Latin Americanist reports that a photo of football player Lionel Messi “appeared in a campaign ad for Argentine legislator Alfredo Olmedo, a candidate running for governor of Salta. ‘Say...

Jamaica, Haiti: Insensitive Treatment?

“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.

South Asia: Explaining Cricket And Cricket World Cup

Vivek at Sepia Mutiny explains the rules of the game of cricket and what the cricket world cup 2011 means for South Asia.

Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2011 Launched Today

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...

Jamaica: Malaria Cases

YardFlex.com reports that the Ministry of Health has identified three imported cases of malaria.

Bangladesh: World Cup Makeover Breaks The Law

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...

Slovakia: Deaflympics 2011 Controversy

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 -...

Philippines: Football revival

Filipinos use the twitter hashtag #azkals to express support and admiration to the Philippine Football Team known as the Azkals.

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