As soon as the lagoon is frozen and the ice is hard, sailors take to their boots. In brilliant sunshine at subzero temperatures, historic ice yachters race across the frozen water at over 50 kilometers per hour!
On a trip just north of Munich, Bayern sealed their latest Bundesliga title. After a slow start, it was plain sailing for Jupp Heynckes' men as Bundesliga title number 27 was secured.
The Netherlands beat Germany for the first time in 16 years as Joachim Löw's side produced another dismal performance, slumping to a 3-0 defeat in Amsterdam. The loss ramps up the pressure on Germany's beleaguered coach.
The Venta Maersk will test the passage through Russian waters, which is significantly shorter than the way south through the Suez Canal. Climate change has warmed the Arctic waters, allowing ships to pass more easily.
New scientific techniques are expanding our knowledge of terrestrial fauna in Antarctica. Kingdoms of tiny mites and bacteria might not have the penguin's charisma, but they take the prize for extreme survival.
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