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Anxious woman rants during paragliding, video leaves social media in splits
India

Anxious woman rants during paragliding, video leaves social media in splits

Throughout the video, the unidentified woman seemed to be very anxious, scared and far from enjoying the whole experience

Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priority
India

Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priority

A division bench of justices Rajiv Sharma, Lokpal Singh in Uttarakhand directed the state government to prepare a transparent policy, to regulate adventure sports in the state.

Skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrates how he introduced PM Narendra Modi to paragliding
Sports

Skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrates how he introduced PM Narendra Modi to paragliding

Bronze medal-winning skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrated how Prime Minister Narendra Modi learnt paragliding while on a political visit to Himachal Pradesh in the late 1990s.

Conquering disability — The story of Divyanshu Ganatra
F. Originals

Conquering disability — The story of Divyanshu Ganatra

Divyanshu Ganatra is the founder of Adventures Beyond Borders – an organisation that promotes inclusive and outdoor sports for persons with disability.

The pursuit of balance – the story of slackliner Samar Farooqui
F. Originals

The pursuit of balance – the story of slackliner Samar Farooqui

Mumbai-based slackliner Samar Farooqui wants to promote slacklining, highlining and other adventure sports in India.

Cattle slaughter row: Beef is not banned in Goa, says state tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar
India

Cattle slaughter row: Beef is not banned in Goa, says state tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar

Claiming that the Centre's notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter has had no impact on the tourism sector, Goa tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Sunday said that tourists would get whatever dishes they want in Goa.

Yngwie Malmsteen leads the line-up at the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music
Life

Yngwie Malmsteen leads the line-up at the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music

OFAM in Damuk village of Arunachal Pradesh will mark the first performance of Yngwie Malmsteen in India. He revolutionised neoclassical music in the 1980's.

Red Bull Illume 2016: 11 pictures that will awe you and catch the best of sports action
Photos

Red Bull Illume 2016: 11 pictures that will awe you and catch the best of sports action

The winners of Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016, the world’s greatest action and adventure sports photography contest were unveiled recently. Here are the awe-inspiring images

Dhoni's para jump, Sachin's Sky Walk and other things cricketers do for an adrenaline rush
First Cricket News

Dhoni's para jump, Sachin's Sky Walk and other things cricketers do for an adrenaline rush

After MS Dhoni's para jump as part of his military training, here some other examples of adventurous cricketers.

What a hero: 80-year-old woman bungee jumps off one of Europe's highest bridges
Sports

What a hero: 80-year-old woman bungee jumps off one of Europe's highest bridges

A Bulgarian octogenarian has made a lifelong dream come true by bungee jumping from one of Europe's highest bridges, the woman told AFP on Monday.

Adrenaline high: Watch jumpers free fall from Dubai's tallest residential tower
Life

Adrenaline high: Watch jumpers free fall from Dubai's tallest residential tower

Watch the thrilling video of a group of adventure sport enthusiasts jump off in free fall from the highest residential tower in Dubai.

Ranji Trophy wrap: Defending champions Karnataka thump Tamil Nadu
First Cricket News

Ranji Trophy wrap: Defending champions Karnataka thump Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu collapsed to 82 all out in just 34.3 overs with Karnataka seamers Arvind Sreenath and skipper Vinay Kumar doing the bulk of the damage.

Guess how a woman in US celebrated her 100th birthday? By sky diving!
Life

Guess how a woman in US celebrated her 100th birthday? By sky diving!

Eleanor Cunningham of Howes Cave, New York, has bested former President George H W Bush. He celebrated his 90th birthday by skydiving; she made the big leap to mark her centennial.

On 100th birthday, US man gifts himself skydiving lessons
World

On 100th birthday, US man gifts himself skydiving lessons

When Vernon Maynard's friends asked him what he wished he had done in his 100 years of life, the Southern California man said he had always wanted to jump from a plane with a parachute.