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· April, 2011

Stories about Sport from April, 2011

Brunei: Health Promotion Blueprint

During the launching of the Health Promotion campaign in Brunei, a walkathon was organized which was participated by 6,000 people.

Zambia: Live Updates of FAZ AGM

Follow live updates of the long awaited Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Annual General Meeting:”Kalusha [FAZ President] is calling for security now as Livingstone based Mr Kasoka is leading the...

Greece: Protesting football fans rampage in Thessaloniki

In an unexpected flareup up of football violence, fans of two local football clubs, Iraklis and PAOK, clashed in the center of Thessaloniki, Greece on April 26, 2011. They attacked...

Caribbean: The Cricket Captaincy

“It’s very interesting to read old minutes from WICB meetings and seeing how directors scheme and hatch their plans”: WICB Expose suggests that plans for the Darren Sammy captaincy may...

St. Lucia: Cricket – Symbol of Wider Malaise?

The poor state of West Indies cricket gets Sun Rain Or… wondering “where is it that we are supposed to find enough motivation day after day for us to achieve...

Kenyans Continue to Dominate International Marathons

Kenyans continue to dominate major international marathons. Kenyan runners won both London and Boston marathons. Blogger Dave Solomon criticizes IAAF's decision to deny Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai the distinction of running...

India: Cricket On Overdrive

Proloy Bagchi has this to say about the hype on the game of cricket in India driven by billions of dollars in advertisement revenues: “it has become a year-round circus...

Grenada, Caribbean: WICB Woes

Blah Bloh Blog is unimpressed with the new logo for the West Indies Cricket Team, while WICB Expose renames the Calypso Cup the “Collapso Cup”.

China: Cleaning Up Shenzhen

Mary Ann O'Donnell blogs about the recent urban cleansing movement in Shenzhen, which has rid 80,000 “dangerous people” out of Shenzhen city. While most of the mainstream media praised the...

Caribbean: Gayle's Performance

When it comes to the calibre of Chris Gayle's captaincy, WICB Expose says, tongue-in-cheek, that “we don’t know who to believe.”

Barbados: Windies-Leaks?

Two Barbadian blogs take note of a new website dedicated to “all the West Indies Cricket Board dirt, all the time.”

Bhutan: Losing The National Game

Passu is worried that archery, the national game of Bhutan may go into oblivion soon.

India: Billions Celebrate Cricket World Cup Victory

On Saturday, 2nd April 2011, India's cricket team - the Men in Blue created history in Mumbai's Wankhede stadium when they beat Sri Lanka by six wickets to triumphantly lift...

India: Logics Against Cash Awards To Sportsmen

Indian state governments have lined up to shower cash prizes and land allocations on the members of Indian cricket team, who recently won the Cricket World Cup 2011. Nitin Pai...

Indian Cricket: A Journey Towards Excellence

Sidvee reflects on the past imperfections and the recent journey towards excellence of Indian cricket as India wins the 2011 cricket world cup.

India: Celebrating The Cricket World Cup Win

At the midnight of 2nd/3rd April 2011 many Indians are out on the streets of all the cities, towns and villages celebrating their team's winning of the Cricket World Cup...

Indonesian Football Mired in Controversy

There is a leadership dispute in the Indonesian football association which has disappointed football players and fans. Netizens want leaders to settle the issue and focus instead on improving the...

Bangladesh: Pedaling The Path To Empowerment

Rudmila Rahman writes about the initiative of a group of thirty passionate women from diverse walks to life, who “got on their bicycles and rode through Dhaka to promote bicycles...

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