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Nationalism, Cricket And The Religio-Politics Of Sport

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

If Claude von Clausewitz is correct that war is merely "politics by other means," then the same can be said about sports. Sport has never transcended politics and never will.

New York's Cricket Fanatics Rise Before Dawn To Catch World Cup

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 06.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Cricket fans came out in the wee hours of the morning Saturday, crowding into bars that normally would be closing but made an excepti...

Dramatic Photos: India Celebrates Its World Championship

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.02.2011 | Sports

India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets to win the 2011 Cricket World Cup on Saturday in Mumbai. (Scroll down for video highlights and photos.) ...

India Beats Sri Lanka To Win Cricket World Cup

AP | By JOHN PYE | Posted 06.02.2011 | Sports

MUMBAI, India -- India won cricket's World Cup for the first time in 28 years Saturday with a six-wicket victory at home over Sri Lanka. Skipper Mahe...

PHOTOS: Model Vows To Go Nude If India Wins Cricket World Cup

Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports

Remember when lingerie model Larissa Riquelme said she would run naked through the streets if Paraguay won the 2010 World Cup? Well, another model m...

India vs. Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.30.2011 | Sports

India is moving on to the 2011 Cricket World Cup final. The cricket powerhouse will take on Sri Lanka, who topped New Zealand, on April 2, at 9 GMT...

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

Sports Downfall In Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Saad Khan

With low lights at the end of the tunnel, it looks an uphill task for Pakistani sportsmen to regain their long lost glory.

KFC Creates Potentially Racist Advert For Australian Cricket Fans

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A KFC ad in Australia has led some on the Internet to accuse the company of being racially insensitive. The ad, part of the company's "Cricket Surviv...

Pakistan Loses 2011 Cricket World Cup Hosting Rights Due To 'Uncertain Security Situation'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan has been stripped of hosting rights for the 2011 World Cup because of the "uncertain security situation" in the country, the International Cr...

Afghan Cricket Team Close To Qualifying For World Cup

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghanistan beat Bermuda by 60 runs a day after defeating Denmark in their opening game of the World Cup qualifying tournament in South Africa. The e...