· June, 2007

Stories about Sport from June, 2007

Bolivia: New Sites Following FIFA Ban

  8 June 2007

A new blog has emerged to follow the controversial ban handed down by FIFA. Futbol de Altura [ES] is a blog started by Hugo Miranda that collects the most recent news of the ban. The page also includes YouTube videos of important games played in La Paz. One such video...

Serbia: Tennis Players

After the Eurovision victory, Serbia has moved on to tennis: four Serbian players are currently in the Roland Garros semifinals draws (men's and women's singles, and men's doubles). Belgrade 2.0 tells the world about these and other rising stars.

Bolivia: Open Letter to Joseph Blatter

  5 June 2007

Jaime Rubin de Celis of JCR's Place [ES] writes a heartfelt open letter to FIFA President Joseph Blatter after the organization banned international matches to be played a stadiums at high altitudes. de Celis refers to a phrase found on FIFA's website that says, “Let's take football and the world...

Mexico: Nery Castillo Debuts for National Team

  4 June 2007

Footballer Nery Castillo has had the opportunity to suit up for three different national teams: his native-born Mexico, Uruguay or Greece, where he has resided for the past seven years. Rumors flew about his father was controlling his future and that the different teams were bidding for his services. However,...

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