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· June, 2012

Stories about Sport from June, 2012

23 June 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Bloggers Discuss Warner & Cabinet Reshuffle

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has been alluding to some major changes in government ministers' portfolios for some time now; last night, details of her Cabinet reshuffle finally...

Zambia: Will Zambia Score Boardroom Victory Against Sudan?

Zambian netizens have been hoping and praying for a boardroom victory against Sudan from the time it became known that Sudan, which beat Zambia 2-0 in a world cup qualifying...

18 June 2012

Poland, Ukraine: A Euro 2012 Roundup

Russia: Twitter Hashtag Targeting Putin Trends Worldwide

RuNet Echo

Last month, a Russian hashtag was briefly among the top worldwide trends on Twitter. This remarkable hashtag, written in Russian Cyrillic and 30 letters long, has been used to criticize...

13 June 2012

Sri Lanka: The Colombo Fun Ride

Poland: Football Fans Clash Ahead of Poland-Russia Game

Over 180 people were detained due to clashes that broke out between rival Russian and Polish football fans in Warsaw on June 12. Anna Gotowska reports.

12 June 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Message to “Sir Viv”

Panama: Hoping for a Historic World Cup Qualification

Panama has had a great start in the CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2014 Brazil World Cup and now Panamanians are beginning to dream, using Twitter to show their hope and...

4 June 2012

Turkmenistan: The Karate-Chopping, Record-Breaking President

In Turkmenistan, the state-controlled media tirelessly praise President Berdimuhamedov and the 'achievements'. Many Turkmens use news forums and social media to say what they really think about their leader and...

2 June 2012

Uganda: Netizens Show Support for National Team on Twitter, Facebook

The Ugandan national team will be in Angola this weekend to start their 2014 World Cup qualifiers. The match will take place on the same date Ugandans celebrate the Uganda...

1 June 2012

Côte d'Ivoire: Controversy as Manager of National Football Team Replaced

Ivorians reacted with surprise and indignation following the shock announcement of a change at the head of the national football team. The controversial change was announced on May 28, 2012...

Poland, Ukraine: Euro 2012 and Racism

Football fans across Europe have been presented with quite a list of reasons not to travel to Poland and Ukraine for Euro 2012, which is scheduled to begin in a...

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