(MENAFN - AFP) For Courage Adams a bike is meant to be ridden on its front wheel, along a stair rail, or maybe backwards down some steps. Never conventionally.
Adams, who has to live up to his name to get over the bumps and scrapes that go with BMX freestyle riding, left his native Nigeria when he was six. At 20 he is now one of the rising stars of the extreme sport.
(MENAFN - AFP) Half of Australia's largest electricity network has been sold to two local firms for Aus$16.189 billion (US$12.35 billion), after Canberra blocked a Chinese bid citing national security.
The Australian government has been concerned about investment from Beijing, and twice rejected the sale of the country's biggest private landowner cattle firm S. Kidman and ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Kids aged 11-12 should get only two doses of a vaccine to prevent cancers caused by human papillomavirus, instead of the previously recommended three shots, US health authorities said Thursday.
The updated recommendation from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is based on research that shows younger adolescents can get similar protection ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Malta has the highest proportion of obese adults in Europe, according to EU figures released Thursday, while Romania is the least obese.
In total just under a sixth of adults living in the European Union are obese -- 15.9 percent, according to the Eurostat statistics agency, which said the figure goes up amongst older and less educated Europeans.