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- Copenhagen officials allow controversial Tibet-Greenland soccer game
May 15,2001, Associated Press
Copenhagen, Denmark (AP) Copenhagen on Tuesday approve game next month between the self-styled Tibetan national soccer team and Greenland that has sparked protest from China, the organizer said.
Local officials in Danish capital said the match could be played on June 30th at the Vanloese stadium, although they imposed some conditions. . .
- ESCAPE TO VICTORY
TIBETAN SOCCER TEAM OVERCOMES HURDLES, TO PLAY IN COPENHAGEN
Siddharth Saxena, New Delhi, June 16
PROTEST FOOTBALL. It's alive and kicking. You thought football's final fling with social movement was John Houston's Escape To Victory. Now, here comes this bunch of Tibetans in exile from all across India, Nepal and a half a dozen based in Europe and their cook-all to play a football match. . .
- Tibet's a Country for FIFA
Football's World governing body FIFA has raised eyebrows in China by referring to Tibet as a neighbouring on its 2006 World Cup Website. The Website list Tibet among Country's that also include north Korea,India,Pakistan and Russia. . .
- It's not merely soccer for them
By Vineeta Pandey
NEW DELHI: They might be leaving for an international tournament without much hype, yet the Tibetan football team is getting all that attention it should have got. There is definitely no step-motherly treatment from the Indian side, the Tibetan assistant coach Kalsang Dhondup feels. "The Indian have been very co-operative throughout." Dhondup says, there is no complain even if they have got no ground and support in terms of infrastructure from the country they are staying in. Yet, the morale is high. Because the 'Tibetan national team (in exile) 'is stepping out for recognition. . .
- Tibetans hope to make waves through soccer
Khurram Habib, New Delhi, August 11
KALSANG DHONDUP says his players are like "crumbs gathered after wiping the table cover". Selecting and managing a football team from amongst the exiled can be an interesting and challenging experience, The executive secretary of the Tibetan National Sports Association points out. . .
- Tibetan National Team for Gold cup.
Before trade, there shall be soccer.
a NOW REPORT
GANGTOK: The silver jubilee celebrations of the all India Governor's Gold Cup will kick off at Bhaichung Bhutia Football stadium, Namchi, on 10 September with the Tibetan National football team squaring off against the Sikkim football association team in the opening match of the tournament. . .