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· June, 2011

Stories about Sport from June, 2011

27 June 2011

Argentina: River Plate Football Club Relegated to Second Division

River Plate, one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in Argentina and in the world suffered one of its worse defeats recently: on June 26 it tied with...

26 June 2011

Japan: Night Running as a Sub-Culture

Running is not something people usually associate with night-life or sub-cultures, but the members of the group Midnight Runners Tokyo (MRT) do. They have been hitting the streets of Tokyo...

23 June 2011

Peru: Beyond Politics: ‘Chelita’, Chicharrón and Chess

There is a lot more going on in Peru besides elections. The death of a beloved actress, and the country's gastronomy and achievements in sports have also been noted in...

11 June 2011

Panama: Boxing Commentator's Presidential Aspirations

In Panama, despite the next elections being two years away, the media has already started speculating about potential candidates and winners. One potential nomination for president which caused the most...

9 June 2011

Rugby in Laos

7 June 2011

China: Li Na's Championship, National Pride?

Over the weekend, Chinese tennis player Li Na became the first Chinese national to win a tennis Grand Slam final. However, Chinese netizens have taken Li Na's victory as a...

6 June 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: To Resign or Not?

Uganda: Excitement as Cranes Edge Closer to African Nations Cup

Uganda is closing in on making a historic comeback to the Africa Nations Cup tournament. The country last qualified for the biggest continental stage in 1978. The Uganda Cranes recorded...

4 June 2011

World: Blatter's Back But FIFA's Future is Shaky

Joseph 'Sepp' Blatter has won his fourth term as the president of FIFA, the most powerful and lucrative sports organization in the world. One Zimbabwean blogger notes that there are...

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