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· November, 2013

Stories about Sport from November, 2013

29 November 2013

Nepali Cricket Team Headed to Twenty20 World Cup After Historic Win

Playing as an underdog the Himalayan country secured a berth at the next years Twenty20 Cricket World Cup. The netizens are rejoicing this surprise feat.

Violence Takes Over a Classic Rivalry in Uruguayan Football

Peñarol fans were responsible for a violent incident during the classic game against Nacional. The rivalry between the two teams -the most popular in Uruguay- goes back to their founding.

28 November 2013

Brazilian Athletes Go on Offensive for a ‘Better Football’

For the first time, a group of professional Brazilian football players are challenging the Brazilian Federation of Football (CBF) on players' rights without intermediaries.

21 November 2013

PHOTOS: The Thrill and Agony of World Cup Qualifying Matches

While Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and France celebrated, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia saw their hopes of heading to Brazil vanish with the final whistle.

20 November 2013

Jamaica's Drug Testing Programme Under the Microscope

Jamaica's drug testing program is under fire thanks to a recent investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Conversation about the controversy has been rife on Twitter.

17 November 2013

Does Tennis Pro Viktor Troicki's Doping Ban Go Too Far?

"It's one thing to not allow him to participate in tournaments, entirely another to limit his freedom of movement."

16 November 2013

Tendulkar's Retirement: ‘Cricket Will Never Be the Same’

Cricket Icon Sachin Tendulkar Awarded India's Highest Civilian Award

Social Media went abuzz with congratulatory messages as India's ace cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar retired from the game and was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, shortly after.

6 November 2013

For the Love of Football and Bolivia

The Bridge

Of all the aspects of Bolivian culture, "it was football that best helped me make sense of my bicultural and transnational existence," writes Eddie Avila.

5 November 2013

Melbourne Cup Brings Mixed Emotions

Melbourne Cup has been a day of mixed emotions. It has been a triumph for trainer Gai Waterhouse who became the first woman to train the winner of the race.

3 November 2013

Funny Money for Russia's Winter Olympics

RuNet Echo

The most recent Sochi Olympics scandal involves a new 100-ruble Olympic-themed banknote that the Russian Central Bank released last week.

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