Cyprus bans vuvuzelasJuly 17th, 2010 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Nicosia, July 17 (IANS) Cyprus has banned the use of vuvuzelas in all sports stadiums, terming it as a “dangerous object”.
The plastic trumpets, made famous in South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, will be confiscated if fans take them to stadiums, Xinhua reported citing police officials.
A police statement said vuvuzelas were considered “dangerous”. It added that such “dangerous objects” could cause bodily harm or material damage.
- Doctor sued for blowing his vuvuzela in hospital, court-case begins - Nov 21, 2011
- Vuvuzelas to stay despite complaints - Jun 14, 2010
- Vuvuzela gets entry in Oxford English Dictionary - Aug 18, 2010
- Fatwa issued against vuvuzela - Jul 09, 2010
- End of the road for vuvuzelas - Jul 11, 2010
- Tutu asks people to embrace African culture, stop criticising vuvuzela horns - Jun 16, 2010
- FIFA not to ban vuvuzela - Jun 14, 2010
- S. Africa's Vuvuzela horns may soon invade other sports in England - Jun 13, 2010
- Gifted a vuvuzela, Punjab man makes it his business! - Oct 08, 2010
- Oz stadium authorities ban use of vuvuzela for Brisbane Roar A-League games - Aug 16, 2010
- No vuvuzelas for Wimbledon - Jun 17, 2010
- Vuvuzelas trumpet celebration of football, hails FIFA chief - Jun 18, 2009
- German sound engineer claims to have found 'anti-Vuvuzela filter' - Jun 15, 2010
- Man rams car into bar angered by vuvuzela noise - Jul 27, 2010
- The ear-shattering secret weapon 'Vuvuzela' that can turn WC soccer fans deaf - Jun 04, 2010