In buzkashi, Afghanistan’s violent and ancient national pastime, riders battle for control of an animal corpse. It's still the best metaphor for the restive country's politics.
How our minds push our bodies to defy expectations, beliefs, and even our own biology—in short, to make miracles.
Desperation sends a flow of migrants from Cuba, Africa, and Asia on perilous journeys through the Darién Gap.
The country hopes that hosting the African Olympic qualifier will thrust its national team onto the global cycling stage.