Nov 12, 2017

Russian base jumper dies in Nepal's Everest region accident

A Russian extreme sportsman famed for his record-breaking free-falling stunts has died in a base jumping accident in the Himalayas, expedition organizers in Nepal said Sunday. Valery Rozov, 52, an acclaimed daredevil, was pursuing a "seven summits" quest — base jumping from the highest mountains ...

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

Jun 8, 2016

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

by Supriya Singh

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.