Mar 14, 2017

Brazilian club signs goalie convicted in murder

A Brazilian soccer club brushed aside a storm of criticism Tuesday to sign a goalkeeper convicted for murdering his girlfriend, whose body was fed to the dogs. Bruno Fernandes, 32, was presented before reporters at a hastily arranged news conference in the southeastern city of ...

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

Jun 8, 2016

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

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A marine sports facility built exclusively to cater to people with disabilities is making waves as a place where wheelchair users can have the "zero gravity" experience of floating freely in the sea. The all-inclusive, barrier-free facility located near a tranquil beach with crystalline coral ...

Nov 17, 2015

Russia's culture of sports cheating

There can be no meaningful athletic competition when athletes can systematically cheat. Until Russia can provide assurances that its athletes are clean, they should be banned from international competition.

'Superhuman' sports showcased at Tokyo expo

Oct 22, 2015

'Superhuman' sports showcased at Tokyo expo

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Ever wanted to play at being superhuman? Games-players can now feel what it is like to have superpowers of a sort — and tights are optional. A Tokyo exhibition centering on the concept of superhuman sports is offering participants a chance to overcome the limits ...