Surfing

Western Australia to get world's first inflatable surf reef

The Airwave is a 20-metre round, a 2-metre high dome which sits on the bottom of the ocean about 50 metres from the shore, turning unrideable close-out waves into a surfer's dream.
 

Jun 13, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden fractures neck in surfing accident

Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden said he has "dodged a bullet" after suffering a fractured bone in his neck and serious facial injuries while surfing at the weekend.

Oct 08, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

Baseball, surfing, skateboarding, climbing and Karate included in 2020 Olympic Games

IOC members voted 85-0 in favour but not before some concerns were raised about baseball.

Aug 04, 2016, 22:54 PM IST

Chris Hemsworth loves surfing

 "Thor" star Chris Hemsworth says his love of surfing outweighs his fear of sharks.

Nov 27, 2015, 07:51 AM IST

2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall

Baseball bosses expressed confidence Friday they would be able to entice Japanese organisers to include the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they bid against seven short-listed rivals.

Aug 07, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Shaken Fanning not giving up on surfing despite shark attack

A visibly shaken Mick Fanning arrived home in Australia on Tuesday saying he would not turn his back on surfing despite needing a "miracle" to survive a shark attack off the coast of South Africa at the weekend.

Jul 21, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

WATCH: Australian surfer Mick Fanning escapes unhurt after punching away shark

The shocked mother of Australian surfing champion Mick Fanning Monday said she thought she had lost another son when a huge shark attacked him during a televised competition in South Africa.

Jul 20, 2015, 06:58 AM IST

T20 Cricket to feature in 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Cricket could become a reality in the next five years as almost 33 international sports federation have been invited to apply as potential new entrants for the biggest showdown in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics games.

May 12, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

Emma Stone loves surfing

Actress Emma Stone considers surfing as one of the greatest experiences in life.

May 03, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

Surfing record-holder awaits "monster" wave in Portugal

World-renowned American surfer Garrett McNamara holds a record for riding a 78-foot (24-m) wave - the largest ever surfed. Now he wants to find one almost twice as big.

Apr 09, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

South African wins big-wave surf contest off California coast

A 40-year-old wave rider from South Africa claimed his second Mavericks International surfing championship on Friday, as he led two dozen competitors carving into crests up to five stories tall in the northern California`s famed surf contest.

Jan 25, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Depressed Facebookers seeking spa treatments to rejuvenate

People suffering from Facebook depression are seeking treatment in spas to rejuvenate themselves off social networking.

Jul 26, 2013, 23:51 PM IST

Surfing has the `cool` that cricket lacks: Jonty Rhodes

South African cricketing icon Jonty Rhodes says surfing has something that gentleman`s game does not have - the "cool" factor.

May 03, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Liam Hemsworth almost died during surfing session

Liam Hemsworth narrowly avoided death as a youngster after he was trapped underwater when a surfing session went wrong.

Aug 05, 2012, 13:55 PM IST

Selena Gomez avoids surfing internet

Singer-actress Selena Gomez has given up surfing the internet after receiving nasty online comments from fans jealous of her romance with singer Justin Bieber.

Jul 05, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

Crocodiles can surf the seas

Crocodiles can surf ocean currents to take long leisurely journeys across open seas.

Jun 09, 2010, 12:49 PM IST

Web surfing increases brain activity of old people

In a good news to older people struggling with bad memory, a recent research has showed that exposure to Web surfing increases brain activity among aged in regions involved in vision, language and reading.

Oct 21, 2009, 23:16 PM IST