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Iranian Soccer Players Wear Green Wristbands To Support Mousavi


Iran took on South Korea in a World Cup 2010 Qualifier today, and several players were spotted wearing green wristbands during the match. Green is the color used by supporters of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, the opposition candidate most people believe was robbed in the recent election in Iran.

Since the match was watched by millions of people in…

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Golfer Ahn Shi-hyun Hits And Kills Robin With Tee Shot At LPGA Championship

robin-chris-odonnellIf one wanted to make broad generalizations about particular ethnic groups based on just a couple of data points, you could say that Koreans love hitting birds with balls.

Shin-Soo Choo of the Cleveland Indians hit a seagull with a ball last night, and now today, LPGA golfer Ahn Shi-hyun hit a robin with a tee shot…

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Triumph & Tragedy As Iraq Stuns South Korea to Move On to Asian Cup Finals

Over the weekend, I wrote about the celebrations that took place after Iraq’s win in the Asian Cup put them into the tournament semifinals.

Yesterday, the multi-sect Iraqi team played their Asian Cup semifinal match vs. South Korea. After 90 minutes of regulation and 30 minutes of extra time, the two sides were…

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