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Got a Grassy Field and Nothing To Do? How About a Game of Kabaddi?

An Indian kabbadi player (L) is brought to the ground during the 2008 Sri Guru Gobind Singh Kabaddi Series in Gopalpur Majwind village, some 25 kms from Amritsar on November 9, 2008. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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Originally from South Asia, the game has been around for over 4,000 years, and requires the physical strength of an NFL linebacker and the mental strength of a yogi. The result is chaotic, as many first-time spectators will confess, unlike any sport they've seen before.

Video: What Yoga Can Do for You

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The blogosphere is agog this week over a YouTube video documenting the traditional Indian form of gymnastics—make that extreme gymnastics—known as Mallakhamb.

Photo of the Day: Youth Olympics 2010

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Competitors jump the water during the Girls 2000m Steeplechase on day four of the Youth Olympics at Bishan Stadium on August 18, 2010 in Singapore.

Photo of the Day: Asian Men's Body Building Competition

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Competitors pose for the 44th Asian Men's Bodybuilding competition in Tehran on August 6, 2010.

Basketball Mania in the Philippines

Children play basketball along railroad tracks bounded by shanty houses in Manila on March 12, 2008. (Jay Director/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle When you think about the Philippines, basketball fandom probably doesn’t immediately come to mind—but maybe it should.