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· March, 2011

Stories about Sport from March, 2011

Pakistan: Liveblogging India-Pakistan Cricket Match

Ahsan Butt is liveblogging the electrifying semifinal match between India and Pakistan at the Cricket Worldcup 2011 being held in Mohali, India now.

Morocco: Atlas Mountaineering

The View from Fez shares tips on mountaineering in the High Atlas.

Egypt: Football Before and After the Revolution

In the past years, football (soccer) used to be the main source for joy for the Egyptian people. However it seems that the recent revolution that took place in Egypt...

Qatar: A World Cup in the Clouds

A report of a remote-controlled, solar-powered hovering shade, which could be used to cool soccer stadiums in Qatar, has taken on a life of its own, putting the small but...

Brazil: Critical Mass, a month later

One month after “a reckless madman ran over a group of cyclists in Porto Alegre”, during the Critical Mass event, Brazilian blogger and journalist Cristina Rodrigues writes [pt] about some...

India: A Brief History Of Cricket

Vadakkus provides the history of the game of Cricket from an Indian's perspective.

Bangladesh: Supporting Pakistan Cricket Team

Although many Bangladeshi spectators at a quarter-final match of the Cricket world Cup 2011 in Dhaka cheered for Pakistan during their encounter with West Indies, Mezba asks “can a Bangladeshi...

Indonesia: Football foreign coaches banned

Jakarta Casual reports that four football foreign coaches were temporarily banned in Indonesia.

Pakistan Day Celebrations: A Victory And A Sign Of Hope

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the Pakistan Resolution. Although the nation is struggling with insurgency and plethora of issues there is still a lot to celebrate - like today...

India: Equations For Cricket World Cup

Giri at Pen The Game chalks out the equations required for the Indian cricket team to progress to the next round.

Sri Lanka: On The Cup That Counts

Indi.ca writes about two thrilling matches in the ongoing cricket world cup, which is being hosted in three South Asian countries.

Belarus: Petition to Move 2014 Ice Hockey Championship Elsewhere

Pyotr Kuznetsov posts a petition (RUS, ENG) to the International Ice Hockey Federation, drafted by Lithuania-based Belarusian opposition activists, in which they are proposing “to change the location of the...

Russia: Sochi Mascots, Politics, and Some Twitter

In an unprecedented move, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Committee was going to let the Russian people participate in the choice of the mascots, from their creation to the very selection....

Russia: Ramzan Kadyrov's Brazil Game

Siberian Light comments on the “football match between an ageing team of Brazilian World Cup winners and a Chechen team featuring […] Ramzan Kadyrov,” which took place in Grozny, Chechnya,...

Brazil: Critical Mass Bicycle Event – Accident or Homicide?

In late February, the monthly event that brings together dozens of cyclists to ride through the streets of Porto Alegre, Brazil, aiming to encourage bicycle use - Critical Mass -...

Japan: Sport Newspaper Day

March 6 is Sport Newspaper Day in Japan and it celebrates the day when the first paper specialized in sport news was published in 1946. According to Saisun, the first...

Brazil: Communities in Rio Blame Olympics for Evictions

Communities in the West Zone (Zona Oeste) of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil have been earmarked for eviction and removal by the City Hall in preparation for the 2016 Olympics....

Video: Impressive Urban Downhill Bike Races

Downhill mountain bike races usually take place in the countryside, with cyclists dodging trees and other obstacles on a gravity assisted trail. These videos show downhill races in a very...

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