Tokyo governor says no change to plan to hold Olympics from July 24
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday there has been no change to plans for Japan to hold the Summer Olympic Games from July 24. She said she believed there would not be an option for cancelling the Games, amid speculation it could be postponed or cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
World record-breaking Smurf gathering takes place in France
Thousands gathered in western France on Saturday to break the world record for the largest ever gathering of Smurfs. Around 3500 people set aside fears of the coronavirus to dress up as the characters, which come from a Belgian comic franchise centered on a fictional colony of small, blue, human-like creatures who live in mushroom-shaped houses in the forest.
Sport of kings: Indian women take reins in modern polo's birthplace
In the remote Indian state of Manipur, polo dates back centuries - it was there that it came to the attention of British colonialists who formalised the sport as polo, and spread it around the world. Now a group of women players are challenging the rural region's traditions in the so-called 'sport of kings'.
Ronaldinho will remain in Paraguay to help clarify the possession of an 'adulterated' passport
A lawyer for former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said his client will remain in Paraguay to help police with their enquiries into why he entered the country in possession of an adulterated Paraguayan passport.