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· November, 2011

Stories about Sport from November, 2011

Jamaica: First Afro Chess Grandmaster

Ukraine: Government Gives In to Pressure, Bans Killing of Stray Dogs

Jamaica: Sabina Park & Lawrence Rowe

Togo: Another Tragedy Strikes the Togolese Football World

Russia: PM Putin Gets Booed – “End of an Era” or “Wishful Thinking”?

When Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stepped out to congratulate Mixed Martial Arts champion Fedor Emelianenko on November 20, he was visibly taken aback when he received a less than warm...

Russia: FC Anzhi Makhachkala and the Yeltsin Era Money

The January 2011 acquisition of a Russian Premier League soccer team, FC Anzhi Makhachkala, by Suleyman Kerimov, a billionaire politician native to the volatile region of Dagestan, is the most...

Russia: Badminton and the Army

Cameroon : African Women Football Champions disappointed with the Delay in Prize Payouts

Bangladesh: Joining A Cycling Community

Southeast Asian Games 2011

Cuba: Athlete Forgotten

Gabon: Bongo Indulges With Football Match Against Brazil

The Brazilian national football team came to Libreville, Gabon for a friendlly football match against the Gabonese national team on November 10. The social challenges the team witnessed are in...

Iran: Referee gets beaten up

Iran: Remembering Joe Frazier

Cuba: Sports Showdown at PanAm Games

Puerto Rico: Media Coverage of Women's Basketball Gold Medal

Bloggers celebrate Puerto Rico's Women's Basketball Team gold medal in the Pan American Games and declare this an opportunity to rethink Puerto Rican attitudes toward women athletes.

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