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· October, 2011

Stories about Sport from October, 2011

Russia/India: Video of a Paraglider Pilot Attacked by an Eagle in Himalayas

Puerto Rico: Sports Journalism and Female Athletes

Russia: Retired Tennis Star Marat Safin to Run for Parliament

Russian tennis phenomenon, Marat Safin, has announced that he will run for the Russian State Duma in the December 4 elections. However, his public image, as illustrated by citizen media...

South Africa: Motorcyclist in Amageza Rally Rescues Calf

Russia: Success of National Wrestling System Explained

Russian wrestlers are often considered to be the best in the world. Citizen media suggest that a possible explanation for this is the relationship between politics and wrestling in Russia.

Barbados: FIFA & Ethics

Jamaica: Cricket & Writing

Russia: Soccer Team Qualifies for Euro 2012 – “On To Ukraine and Poland!!!”

The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship is referred to by some as 'Polkraine 2012' since it will be held in both Poland and Ukraine. Russia officially qualified with a 6-0...

Worldwide: Dialogue and Peace Through Sport

Joël Bouzou, a bronze medalist during the 1984 Olympic Games and World Champion of modern penthathlon in 1987, is the founder and president of Peace and Sport, an NGO created...

Uganda: Heartbroken Ugandans Discuss Failure to Make a Comeback to Continental Tournament

Next year’s African Cup of Nations will be missing many giants in African soccer like Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Cameroon and South Africa but last weekend’s deciding match between Uganda and...

Lebanon: New Blog about Football

Ukraine: New Documentary Highlights the Klitschko Brothers’ Lives and Careers

Popularly dubbed "The Klitschko Brothers", Ukrainians Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko have dominated the heavyweight boxing division since Lennox Lewis retired in 2004. However, their production of an autobiographical documentary film,...

Kenya: What is next for Kenyan football?

Panama Opens Baseball World Cup

The 39th Baseball World Cup of the IBAF (International Baseball Federation) has started in Panama with the participation of 16 countries. Panama is the host and the country's streets are...

Brazil: FIFA's Demands in the Run Up to the World Cup 2014

Uganda: Breaking a 33 Year Jinx

Azerbaijan: Down for the count?

Trinidad & Tobago: Making Our Own Films

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