February 2019
M T W T F S S
« Jan   Mar »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728  

47 articles published


India hosts first world championships of 'yoga on a pole'

Asia Pacific / Offbeat Feb 17, 2019

India hosts first world championships of 'yoga on a pole'

Wearing only underpants, Pavel Kalina twisted his body up a wooden pole before performing a handstand at the top in the first world championships of an ancient Indian sport. The 55-year-old Czech practices Mallakhamb, a gymnastics-like discipline that originated in western India in the 12th ...

Zorro is looking for his own hero

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Feb 17, 2019

Zorro is looking for his own hero

Six-year-old Zorro got his name because of the mask pattern on his fur and his dashing good looks, similar to the beloved vigilante character created by Johnston McCulley who protected the oppressed. The resemblance ends there, though, except for the fact that a Shiba ...

Ryota Morioka nets first goal since joining Charleroi

Soccer Feb 17, 2019

Ryota Morioka nets first goal since joining Charleroi

Midfielder Ryota Morioka scored his first goal since moving to Belgian side Charleroi in the club's 2-1 win over Kortrijk in the first division on Saturday. Morioka netted the equalizer from the penalty spot in the 66th minute at Guldensporen Stadion. Jeremy Perbet scored during ...

Sunwolves bitten by poor preparation

Rugby Feb 17, 2019

Sunwolves bitten by poor preparation

The Sunwolves learned the hard way at Singapore National Stadium that practice only makes perfect when it is done under conditions that replicate the real thing. The Japanese Super Rugby franchise may have had the longest preseason in its short history — though still far ...

Sharks rout Sunwolves in Super Rugby opener

Rugby Feb 17, 2019

Sharks rout Sunwolves in Super Rugby opener

The Sunwolves were taken to school on Saturday in a 45-10 loss to the Sharks in their Super Rugby season opener in which the Durban-based South African side emphatically demonstrated that the old ways are often the best. Although competitive early on at Singapore National ...