Festival of the Winds in Sydney, a look at Miss World 2013, the Teej festival in Kathmandu and more in today’s daily brief.
May 2 Photo Brief: Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Drug gangs in Brazil and it’s a dog’s life in Germany
Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Brazilian special forces train to control drug gangs as violence soars, European lobster farming in Germany, a doggy gets a lift in a doggy bag and more in today’s daily brief.
The unique sport of curling remains mostly out of the spotlight. But every four years, that changes, says brothers Hunter and Caleb Clawson, of Clarksville. After each winter Olympics, the Potomac Curling Club in Laurel sees a huge influx in interest at its meetings and open houses. For now, it’s just a core group of devotees shuffling up and down the ice.
The Clawsons, trained by their father Eric for the past eight years, are competing in the International Curling Championships this week in Vancouver. On Sunday, the Clawsons did some training exercises and competed in a friendly match with other club members.
The video below was partly shot on a GoPro camera attached to a curling stone to give a rare perspective of the sport.
Feb. 18 Photo Brief: A year to go until the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, Libya celebrates second anniversary of uprising, Iberia workers on strike
A year to go until the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, Libya celebrates second anniversary of uprising, Iberia workers on strike and more in today’s daily brief.
Feb. 13 Photo Brief: Ash Wednesday with the Pope, Mars rover self-portrait, hula hoop record, Syrian slingshot, Banana Joe
Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Ash Wednesday, Curiosity takes self-portrait on Mars, Thailand sets hula hoop record, Westminster crowns Banana Joe and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 3 Photo Brief: Michael Phelps golfs in Scotland, Paris fashion escalates, Britain mourns slain officers, Medvedev and machine gun
Michael Phelps golfs in Scotland, Britain mourns slain officers, Mennonites in Mexico, Medvedev and machine gun, a big croc, a big rock and more in today’s daily brief.