Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· February, 2015

Stories about Sport from February, 2015

Disabilities Are No Obstacle to These Spirited Cricketers in Nepal

Be it spinal injury or visual impairment, these disabilities won't ever stop dozens of spirited hearts from relishing the fervour of the World Cup.

Afghanistan Makes History in Cricket World Cup, Despite Debut Loss to Bangladesh

Afghanistan competed in its first ever game in the Cricket World Cup against Bangladesh, also comparatively new to the international sporting competition.

Ireland's Cricket World Cup Win Against West Indies No Laughing Matter

Australia and New Zealand Score Big Wins in ‘St Valentine’s Day Massacre’ at Cricket World Cup

Host countries for the Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand and Australia have had easy victories over Sri Lanka and England. Twitter hashtag #AUSvENG was hot during the game.

More Than 20 Zamalek Fans Die Trying to Enter a Football Game in Egypt

Egyptians took to social media to express outrage at the death of Zamalek football fans in front of the Air Defense Stadium entrance. Here's how the story played out online.

Afghans Relishing Their First Cricket World Cup

The Afghan national team is preparing for its first ever Cricket World Cup, an event that is being treasured by the country's diverse population.

Who Killed the Zamalek Football Fans in Egypt if it Wasn't the Police?

Photographs shared by netizens on social media show the police shooting at the spectators, who were crowded behind metal barricades.

Bot Wave Tries to Remind Russians of Rosier Olympic Times

Facing economic crisis at home and armed conflict in Ukraine, there has been a concerted effort across the airwaves to remind Russians about the anniversary the country’s 2014 Olympic triumph.

In Defiance of Ebola Rumors, Support for The National Team at 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Spreads to Guinean Social Networks

How Australia Made History in the Asian Football Cup

The 2015 Asian Cup was won by Australia in an exciting final game against South Korea. It was Australia's first time as a champion in the regional football competition.

Australia Beats Determined South Korea 2-1 to Win 2015 Asian Cup

Australia's Socceroos have won the 2015 Asian Cup in a tough, close contest against South Korea. A goal in extra time gave the home team a 2-1 victory in Sydney.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site