International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Ng Ser Miang from Singapore officially announced his candidacy for the organisation’s presidency on Thursday.
British embassies were asked if they could silence a cockerel and order an unfit husband to shape up, among other “bizarre” requests for help in the last 12 months, the Foreign Office said Thursday.
Paralympian sprint star Oscar Pistorius is considering resuming training following the easing of the stringent bail terms imposed after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend, his manager said Thursday.
Backpacking is a great way to explore the world and make some lifelong friends, but it can cost an awful lot of money. That’s why smart travellers avoid the route of booking expensive hotels which charge the earth and look for alternative methods of accommodation instead. Depending on how long you plan to stay in [...]
The world of extreme sports is becoming more and more and more popular. The range of extreme activities and hobbies that are possible in places all over the world means that there is practically something for everyone, from the most experienced thrill seeker to nervous beginners that are keen to get a taster of the [...]
With winter around the corner, adventure enthusiasts will be gearing up for a wild winter. Skiing in the USA is a highly popular winter past time, whether it is small time skiers, such as those who do it during their winter vacation, or others who prefer do it more seriously and frequently. Whatever the case [...]
There can be nothing more exhilarating than parachuting down a cliff or climbing to the top of a peak and looking down below. However, there can be nothing more spirit-dampening than getting there, only to realise that you have come without an essential piece of equipment. Hence one of the most important things to do [...]
If extreme sports, dangerous hobbies, adventurous activities and high adrenaline activities are of interest to you, then the USA has exactly what you want and more. For adrenaline junkies, sports enthusiasts and anyone seeking adventure in high octane challenges and sports, the US offers the very best, most varied and most cutting edge and popular [...]
Backpacking provides one of the easiest ways of getting around a relatively small and extraordinarily diverse and beautiful continent such as Europe. It is a popular option for many people coming from both within and outside of the continent, particularly amongst young people with the energy and ambition to go and experience new and unfamiliar [...]