World of Sport

  • Robbie ‘Maddo’ Maddison rides dirt bike on Tahiti waves… yes, really

    he extreme sports hero decided to do something which was really crazy in Tahiti...


    Robbie Maddison’s nickname is “Maddo” and we love how bonkers he really is.

    The extreme sports hero decided to do something which made total sense to him: to ride his dirt bike across the powerful and iconic waves of Tahiti.

    ‘Maddo’ took his bike across the unforgiving terrain of the Pacific Ocean to fulfil his “Pipe Dream”.

    The KTM 250 SX dirt bike was modified with specially-built skis which allowed him to ride on the ocean.

    “I had a sickening feeling that this might be the one that kills me,” Maddison said, according to MTV.

    Never have the famous waves at Teahupoo and Papara been tackled

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  • Workers remove thousands of dead fish from the Guanabara Bay Workers remove thousands of dead fish from the Guanabara Bay

    An investigation has found evidence that the areas in which Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events contains high levels of viruses and bacteria and presents a very serious threat to the health of the athletes, as well as for visitors to the famous beaches of the popular city.

    The Associated Press conducted four rounds of testing in the waters starting back in March and the shocking results have led to top experts and many competitors expressing their worry at the health risks the contaminated waters pose.

    A number of athletes have already fallen ill with fevers, vomiting and

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