Fiji drops in world soccer rating

Fiji Drops In International Soccer Rankings SUVA – Fiji has fallen three places in the latest FIFA World Rankings and is now placed fourth in the Oceania region. Neighbours New Caledonia (155) and Samoa (156) have surpassed Fiji who is sitting on 160. National team director Tarunesh Reddy told Times Sport […]

Team effort takes Bangladesh to historic final

Source: Photo: Mahmudullah celebrates Bangladesh’s victory, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 20, 2012  (Courtesy Cricinfo) Bangladesh made it to the final of the Asia Cup, defying pre-tournament expectations with consecutive victories against their more fancied neighbours. It was only the second time they had reached the […]

Indonesia notch 200th medal at SEAGames

JAKARTA: Indonesia claimed their 200th medal of the Southeast Asian Games on Wednesday while former Olympic badminton champion Taufik Hidayat made a winning start to his quest for gold in the singles badminton. Indonesia have collected 80 golds after only five full days of competition, nearly double its tally of […]

All Blacks beat France in Rugby World Cup …

  By RFI     New Zealand beat France in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup final but their 8-7 win was the result of a better-then-expected showing by les Bleus. The victory is the All Blacks’ first since they won the inaugural tournament in 1987. More: sports/20111023-all-blacks-beat-france-rugby-world-cup-only-just  

Saudi mufti bans soccer for Muslims

SOURCE: IRANIAN PRESS TV A Saudi Arabian mufti has issued a religious degree (fatwa) prohibiting soccer for Muslim youth because it has been invented by Jews, Christians, infidels, the US, Russia, France and their lackeys. Abdullah al-Najdi advised Muslim youth to avoid playing soccer unless under specific conditions, IRNA reported. […]