Mar 26, 2015

North Korea leader urges 'guerrilla-style' tactics in sport

North Korea’s young leader Kim Jong Un has urged his nation’s athletes to adopt “guerrila-style” tactics in an effort to boost their underwhelming impact on the global sporting stage. In a letter to a national meeting of sportspeople and officials, Kim, who is known ...

Snowboarding falls out of favor on U.S. slopes

Jan 24, 2015

Snowboarding falls out of favor on U.S. slopes

Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade. Industry experts say it’s a sign of the maturing of snowboarding, which grew at ...

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

Nov 22, 2014

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

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Soccer, more than any other sport, is the world’s game. Played by millions, it is unquestionably the most popular sport on the planet. “The beautiful game” is simple at its core yet can be frustratingly complex in its execution, with zealous fans living and ...

Swimmer Tomita denies stealing camera in South Korea

Nov 7, 2014

Swimmer Tomita denies stealing camera in South Korea

Swimmer Naoya Tomita has denied stealing a camera from a member of a South Korean media organization at a competition venue during the Asian Games in the city of Incheon on Sept. 25. “I didn’t steal the camera,” Tomita, 25, told a news conference ...