Category Archives: sports

FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa threatened by racial tension, violent crime

This was a post that I originally wrote for truthDive In less than 10 weeks from now, most inhabitants of planet Earth will be in the firm grip of an “illness” that is sure to have a much wider geographical … Continue reading

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A deadly charge from the bottom to the top!

It’s not easy to be classified as a champion team when you finished dead last in last year’s championship. However, the Deccan Chargers from Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) have done just that – from the zeroes of the Indian Premier League … Continue reading

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¡Diego está de vuelta!

(Diego is back!) Diego Maradona, one of the greatest football players of all time, has returned to the soccer field, this time as the coach of Argentina! Diego lifts the 1986 FIFA World Cup as the captain of Argentina . … Continue reading

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Bang on target!

Abhinav Bindra has won India’s first ever individual Olympic gold medal at the Olympics. His gold in the men’s 10-metre air rifle is India’s first gold medal after Indian men bagged the hockey gold at the Moscow Olympics in 1980. … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Swapnil Asnodkar!!!

Swapnil Asnodkar (read his profile on Cricinfo), a young, talented and promising cricketer from Porvorim, Goa who plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the National Organisation for Tobacco … Continue reading

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Rafa rules!

It was a good Sunday for sports lovers yesterday as we witnessed an unbelievable British Grand Prix at Silverstone with McLaren-Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton winning his first home GP. BMW Sauber’s Nick Heidfeld finished second and Honda’s Rubens Barrichello took the … Continue reading

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