Obscure sports: Eton Fives

Eton Fives is a handball game developed in the late 19th century at Eton College. It is an uncommon sport, with a large number of unique rules, as unique stands the shape of the court: it consists of three walls, with the left hand wall interrupted by a buttress approximately halfway up the court, resembling one of the bays at College Chapel where the game was invented.

A fish market in Borneo

In Borneo, Malaysia, fishermen sell their daily catch at Kota Kinabalu market. On the promenade, tourists pose in front of the sunset and local boys enjoy the evening breeze smoking sigarettes and drinking liquors.

A photographic guide to Myanmar

You should know upfront, this is not a guide to Myanmar. If you need general information for traveling in the country, head to Wikitravel and Travelfish: these websites are reliable and up to date. This article won’t even help you to reach the farthest and most reclusive areas of the country, as it focuses on the well known touristic areas of Yangon, Inle Lake, Mandalay and Bagan.

Red Hook Crit – Milan 2016

The Red Hook Criterium is the world’s premier track bike criterium, since 2008. With four spectacular events scheduled in Brooklyn, London, Barcelona and Milan, the series is unique in that it requires athletes to race multiple laps around a 1km (approx.) technical circuit on brakeless, fixed gear track bikes. Taking cues from international motorsport, athletes begin by competing in timed qualification rounds to establish grid positions for the main event. The finals, traditionally raced at night, are held in front of thousands of spectators at each destination.