Sports Reports

Extreme Sports Pack a Punch: Participants and fans are drawn to adrenaline-packed events

Adrenaline junkies are always looking for a new, better, more-exhilarating sport, a different extreme of an old sport or a more-heart-pounding, less-boring way of putting their bodies to the athletic test.  Today’s extreme sports pack a punch. Whether base jumping, kiteboarding, parkour or other adrenaline-fueled activities, sports that push …

Off the Beaten Path: Orienteering appeals to all ages

Having originated as military training, orienteering combines analytics and accuracy as athletes navigate specialized courses using maps and compasses to finish the course first. Since 1886 in Sweden, orienteering has been on the map. There it began as a form of military training then evolved quickly into competition, first for …