Why are bananas so popular? Germans eat an average 100 bananas a year, the second biggest consumers behind the US. Bananas are sweet, easy to peel and available all year. They're packed with energy, providing a turbo boost for endurance sports.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how humans and wildlife are competing over space near the Serengeti, counting butterflies for climate change and making greener coal from banana skins. All this and more!
Since the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, very few international sports’ competitions have taken place in Pakistan. Some recent developments, however, indicate that the landscape is changing.
The road to the Olympics has begun for China's U20 team. A friendly at fourth-division TSV Schott Mainz saw the Chinese players walk off the field after activists unfurled a Tibetan flag.
For some it was a landmark meeting of martial and noble arts, for others it was little more than a cash grab. In the most lucrative fight in boxing history, Floyd Mayweather proved he is still peerless in the sport.
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