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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 ...

Asia Pacific / Offbeat Oct 14, 2018

Kangaroo attack leaves three hurt

Three members of an Australian family used a broom and a shovel to fight off a rare attack by a large kangaroo that left all of them injured, one seriously. Linda Smith, 64, suffered a collapsed lung, broken ribs, cuts and other internal injuries, and ...