· February, 2008

Stories about Sport from February, 2008

Ecuador: Farewell to Petronio Salazar

  6 February 2008

Colorful sports commentator Petronio Salazar recently passed away after a lengthy illness and Ecuadorian bloggers pay homage to the man that were part of their joyful memories associated with sport, including in places where radio signals barely reached.

Football Comes Home to Ghana

  5 February 2008

For the past three weeks, soccer has come home—literally—and Ghanaians of all walks of life have not been immune to the excitement and ecstasy it has generated throughout the country.

Angola: Looking forward to 2010 CAN now

  4 February 2008

Eugénio Costa Almeida [pt] says good bye for the Angolan dream in the CAN but he is looking forward to the 2010 games. “We lost to Egypt by 2-1 with a magnificent goal from Manucho and two goals, especially the second, a little bit childish, granted by the pharaohs.”

Trinidad and Tobago: Reading Andy Ganteaume

  1 February 2008

Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp takes at look at the recently published memoirs of Trinidadian cricketer Andy Ganteaume — who scored a century in his one and only Test match, 60 years ago, then never played Test cricket again.

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