Indoor skydiving is a combination of art and sport. Competitors fly, flip and twirl in a wind tunnel. The choreographed moves look like dancing in the air.
Bob Beamon's long-jump at the Olympic Games in Mexico City has gone down as one of the greatest sporting feats in history. His world-record 8.90-meter leap stood for 23 years – but it will endure forever.
The North and South Korean women's table tennis teams have joined together to form a joint team at the Table Tennis World Championships. The move comes as diplomatic tensions between the two countries thaw.
Germany added two more golds to their haul on Day 5 despite weather trouble. Men's ice hockey started with upsets, the curling round robin got underway and there was a new Olympic record in the ladies' speed skating.
Jan Frodeno, a two-time world champion in the ironman triathlon, will not compete in this year's event. After winning the Ironman70.3 title last week, he had been one of the favorites to win in Hawaii.
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