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I have recently been focussed more on negative aspects of Pakistan recently on this blog. A long time ago, I had plans of “good news” posts about Pakistan, but that never materialized. Now, there is a weblog, Pak Positive, blogging news items of general interest about Pakistan. As the blogger mentions: One fine evening, after… Continue reading Pakistani Women Olympic Athletes
This calls for a celebration. Surprising Georgia Tech sure is making a name for itself at this Final Four. Will Bynum shook loose for a layup with 1.5 seconds left and sent the Yellow Jackets further than they’ve ever been in the NCAA tournament, putting them into the championship game with a 67-65 victory over… Continue reading Go Yellow Jackets!
The super six stage has ended. Australia will now play Sri Lanka on March 18 and India will play Kenya on March 20 in the semifinals. Kenya is the surprise here. Both Kenya and Zimbabwe reached the super six stage because New Zealand and England respectively decided not to travel to their country and forfeited… Continue reading Cricket World Cup
When the World Cup started, I made some predictions, which have turned out to be very wrong. Of the six teams qualifying for the super six stage, I predicted only three. However, I should eat crow over my prediction of a South African win. They didn’t even qualify for super six. Right now, Australia and… Continue reading Cricket World Cup
Two members of Zimbabwe’s World Cup Cricket team, Andy Flower and Henry Olonga, are protesting Mugabe’s despotic rule by wearing black arm bands during their World Cup game against Namibia. Andy Flower is a former captain of the team and Henry Olonga is their first black player. According to BBC, Zimbabwe cricketers Henry Olonga and… Continue reading Zimbabwe Cricketers Protest Mugabe
According to Yahoo! Sports: Cricketer Shane Warne’s dramatic exit from the World Cup knocked the looming war with Iraq off the front pages in Australia as the sports-mad nation reacted with bewildered anger to the latest scandal engulfing its spin king. “Devastated” ran the page one headline on Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, with The Australian newspaper… Continue reading Warne Scandal Bigger Than Iraq in Australia
As the world cup has finally started, I should make my predictions. The teams are divided into two pools. The top three teams from each pool advance to the super-six round where they play each other. Two teams are then eliminated and the rest advance to the semifinals and then the final. So here are… Continue reading Cricket World Cup Predictions
It starts tomorrow in South Africa. Some of the games are in Zimbabwe which has created a few problems. England appealed to the International Cricket Conference (ICC) to move their match against Zimbabawe but failed. Also, New Zealand have refused to play Kenya in Nairobi, because of concerns over a bombing in Mombasa in November… Continue reading World Cup Cricket