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· March, 2014

Stories about Sport from March, 2014

Pakistan Takes Slight from Football Giant Maradona in Stride

Bitter about his falling out with Argentina's football association, Diego Maradona accused his former employers of "understanding as much about football as Pakistan does."

Putin Brings Back Soviet-era Civil Defense Certification

Bringing back "Readiness to Labor and Defense" would "pay homage to [Russia's] national historical traditions."

Documentary About South Sudan National Football Team's First Coach

Roving Bandit reports about a new documentry titled “Coach Zoran and His African Tigres”: A new documentary, about the first ever manager of the first ever South Sudanese national football...

Trinidad & Tobago Loses First Olympic Medallist

Repeating Islands notes the passing of Trinidad and Tobago's first ever Olympic medallist, weightlifter Rodney Wilkes.

The Underground Football Scene In Bangladesh

Football was once popular in Bangladesh and then cricket took over in the late nineteen nineties. However the appeal has not died. Padya Paramita digs into the Bangladeshi underground football...

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Poor On-Stage Innings

Wired 868 takes more jabs at cricket hero Brian Lara's public embarrassment at a fete in Trinidad than Michael Holding took wickets when the West Indies dominated the sport.

VIDEO: T20 Cricket World Cup Theme Song Flash Mobs

Bangladesh is hosting the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup and the fever is catching on among cricket-loving Bangladeshis. The official song of the 2014 tournament, “Char Chokka Hoi Hoi”, has...

Mistake in Nepalese Cricket Team’s Jersey Dampens Fans’ Spirits

Controversy surrounds the design for the Nepali team's jersey for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup cricket, which dons a white border of the Nepalese flag, instead of the blue border.

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