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Brazil fights sex tourism, child prostitution ahead of World Cup

In this This March 9, 2014, file photo, released by Portal da Copa shows Arena da Amazonia stadium on the day of its inauguration in Manaus in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, Sunday. AP FILE PHOTO

As night falls, Adriana de Morais patrols the clubs and bars of Natal, one of Brazil’s World Cup host cities, looking for underage prostitutes and trying to get them off the streets.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pyongyang opens marathon to tourist-runners

In this April 14, 2013 file photo, runners compete at the start of the 26th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon at Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Stadium as North Korea hosts the sports event to mark the birthday of the late leader Kim Il Sung on April 15. For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner’s cap. Tourism companies say they have been inundated by requests to sign up for the April 13, 2014 event, which this year will include amateur runners from around the world. AP

For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner’s cap.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Hundred-kilometer run set in Pangasinan

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Hundred Islands. Photo from pangasinantourism.com

A grandiose chain of islands deserves an even grander celebration with a hundred-kilometer run in the world-famous tourist destination in Pangasinan.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Race to the future is on

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Photo by Hotaru Niitsu/INQUIRER.net

The race to the future is on and getting there can be fun.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacquiao to make Macau mecca of boxing action

Manny Pacquiao: Set to invade Macau. AP FILE PHOTO

Years ago Macau snatched the title of the world’s biggest gambling hub from Las Vegas and now, it wants a slice of the boxing action, too.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

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