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India vs. Pakistan: 'Cricket Diplomacy at its Best'

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani (L) speaks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India during the 2011 ICC World Cup on March 30, 2011 in Mohali, India. (Raveendran-Pool/Getty Images)
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Could a sporting event could jump-start a stalled peace process?

Photo of the Day: Li Na, China's 'Golden Flower,' Breaks Barriers Her Own Way

Li Na of China plays a forehand in her semifinal match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during day eleven of the 2011 Australian Open on January 27, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Lifestyle Li Na of China becomes the first Asian woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final when she takes on Kim Clijsters at the Australian Open on Saturday.

The Filipino Superman

Manny Pacquiao appears at a get-out-the-vote rally in support of US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Oct 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images)
Lifestyle If there is a man you can compare to Superman in the Philippines, there is only one possibility: Manny Pacquiao.

Photo of the Day: Why So Serious, Iranians?

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Iranian men with faces painted in the colours of their national flag attend their national team's friendly football match against Brazil in Abu Dhabi on October 7, 2010

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.