Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Sports desk reports

Five items from The Daily (Maybe) sports desk (doesn't happen often does it?).

Soccer: In South Africa workers on the new flagship stadium that will help host the World Cup are on strike. Walkouts spread to the airport, transport links and road construction. More here...

Golf: Mark Steel in The Independent takes on class snobbery in the golfing fraternity. More here...

Tennis: a bit late but Dave Zirin writes on sexism on the centre court, more here...

Cricket: Cricket selection in India. Some leading players seem to think caste is the issue, others says it's just all about the money, more here...

Soccer: in Abu Dhabi there are great hopes for women's soccer now the funds have started to flow into the UAE's national team. More here...


United Arab Emirates' national women's soccer team celebrates after winning the first Arab Sevens Football Championship (2006)

2 comments:

Barkingside 21 said...

Soccer?

Jim Jay said...

Ah - I originally had an american football story so used the term soccer to distinguish it - I then decided I didn't like the story enough so spiked it but didn't think to change the soccers back to football.