Row brewing over global craze for beer yoga
Does doing the “Drunken Row Boat” betray a sacred tradition? Purists have condemned yoga teachers who incorporate beer into their classes. Beer fans say it makes yoga more accessible…
First female Marines officer makes history
Should the military recruit more women? The US Marine Corps has just appointed its first ever female officer, after she completed 13 weeks of gruelling training to become a lieutenant.
Shock world study shows teenagers getting slower
The time it takes young people to run a mile has increased by one and a half minutes in the space of a generation. Will our couch-potato lifestyle lead to a crisis in public health?
Cycling triumph boosts two-wheeler renaissance
For the second consecutive year, a British cyclist has claimed the famous yellow jersey of his sport’s most prestigious race. Has the UK taken the lead in a global cycling renaissance?
Marathon runners defy Boston attack fears
Thousands of people in London are bracing themselves for one of the most painful experiences of their lives: the marathon. But is there more to running than masochism and madness?
Airline introduces ‘pay as you weigh’ fares
Samoa Air has become the first airline to charge passengers based on their weight. Executives call this sound economics, but size acceptance campaigners have another word for it: prejudice.
Olympics fit Britons campaign slammed
A former sports minister says not enough people in the UK are being inspired to take up sport by next year's Olympic Games. Is the level of participation 'disastrous' as he claims?
England top in world cricket – at last!
England's cricket team have done what England's footballers haven't managed since 1966 – become the worlds's best. It's great to be the global number one! How did they do it?