Stories about Sport from June, 2007
CXW notes that in Kyrgyzstan, competitive armwrestling is being impacted by the high cost of protein.
Iran:Iranian government cancels women's football game in Berlin
Haji Kensington says [Fa]that Iranian government cancels Iranian women's football game in Berlin.The blogger asks why Ahmadinejad,Iranian president, is so afraid of cultural exchange? You can find an article about this story in English with a photo here.
Armenia: Football Victory
Blogrel writes about Armenia's surprising victory over Poland in the Euro 2008 football qualifiers.
Bolivia: New Sites Following FIFA Ban
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
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
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,...
Hungary: Budapest Travel Tips
Budapest travel tips, from Viktor Dimitrov at The nEUrosis: “Last but not least, don’t ask questions about the big football rivalry between Ferencvaros and Ujpest.”
Barbados: CWC Hurt Barbados Tourism
Barbados Free Press reports that the recently-concluded Cricket World Cup has hurt Barbados tourism revenues.