Kung fu tourism: academy trains foreigners!
Kung fu tourism: academy trains foreigners!

In the countryside outside the birthplace of the Chinese sage Confucius, 35 students -- the vast majority of them foreigners -- battle the elements as well as exhaustion at a remote kung fu training academy.

Blake Lively 'uses kung fu' to achieve red carpet look
Blake Lively 'uses kung fu' to achieve red carpet look

Actress Blake Lively turns to "kung fu" to achieve her flawless red carpet look. The 27-year-old actress is impeccably dressed when promoting her movies but according to husband Ryan Reynolds, there's always lots of behind-the-scenes drama involved, reported Femalefirst.

Mike Tyson lands role in Kung Fu biopic 'Ip Man 3'
Mike Tyson lands role in Kung Fu biopic 'Ip Man 3'

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has landed a role as a street fighter in "Ip Man 3".

Shaolin Kung Fu performers woo audience with agility and flexibility
Shaolin Kung Fu performers woo audience with agility and flexibility

A lean young man, wearing a loose grey-coloured garment, stretched both his legs, then effortlessly pulled the right one towards his right shoulder and rested it on his left shoulder - creating an illusionary knot. With his left leg on the other shoulder, he lifted himself in air with the help of his hands.

Baz Luhrmann in talks to helm `Kung Fu`

Baz Luhrmann is in talks to direct `Kung Fu`, Legendary Pictures` big-screen adaptation of the 1970s martial arts Western television show, it has been revealed.

Kung fu keeps Scarlett Johansson fit

Scarlett Johansson stays in shape through martial arts training and eating multiple small meals a day.

Shaolin temple goes global

The Shaolin Temple, known as the cradle of Chinese kung fu, is preparing to stage its first cultural festival in the US as part of efforts to expand its global clout.

Peter Andre to start Kung fu schools

Peter Andre will soon launch his own Kung fu schools around Britain to help youngsters learn the martial art and discipline themselves.

Jackie Chan wants Kung Fu in Olympics

Martial arts superstar Jackie Chan wants Kung Fu to be recognised as an official sport at the Olympic Games.