Wednesday, November 30, 2011

5 sports you’ve never heard of
Asia is awash in highly imaginative recreational sports. Will pig rodeos and penguin soccer someday be recognized by the Olympics? One can dream…

1. Seoul, Korea: Penguin soccer

To promote its participation in the 2002 World Cup, South Korean organizers rounded up a team of small penguins. The rookies donned colorful jerseys and punted a miniature soccer ball. Despite the haphazard game, the fangirls were visibly charmed.