The Gold and the Golpe: The hectic nature of hosting the Olympics while impeaching your president

BY: ADAM THRUSH August 2016 will go down as one of the most memorable in Brazilian history. South America’s first ever Olympics were hosted in Rio de Janeiro and, on the last day of the month, their president was impeached…

Football hooliganism: a contrasting tale of Brits, Russians and Irishmen

BY: VICTORIA HEATH Smashed beer bottles, torn flags, blood spatters, broken chairs, empty tear gas canisters, and scraps of metal littered the streets of the usually tranquil seaside city of Marseille, France after a huge brawl between rival groups and police in…

Fire surfing is the most dangerous sport you have never heard of

BY: ZOE MELNYK As if surfing wasn’t challenging enough before, these dare devils decided to add fire into the mix—sort of. Professional surfers Bruce Irons and Sam McIntosh were the first to try this new fad of fire surfing on…

This man slacklined between two mountain tops without a harness (Video)

BY: ROB HOFFMAN You don’t know the meaning of fear until you’ve seen a man free-walk on a one-inch tight rope strung between two mountaintops, thousands of metres above the ground in the open air. Sebastien Montaz-Rosset captures this freedom-defining…