Other Sports

There are Other Sports that don't fit into a major category, but are nonetheless exciting events such as soccer - the world's most popular sport - fencing and skateboarding.


In this day in age, most of us understand that gender identity can be pretty complicated from a social, cultural and psychological perspective. Find out why doctors may have trouble distinguishing someone's gender.

With leagues across the country and a new documentary TV series roller derby is enjoying a surge in popularity. But what exactly is roller derby? Learn about the sport's history its rules and much more.

Competitive eating has gone from county fair exhibition to mainstream spectator sport. Networks like ESPN air contests and competitors like "The Black Widow" have loyal fan bases. Learn more about this controversial practice.

Splat! You're hit -- covered in brightly colored paint. Who shot you? Your friend, who was tracking you silently from tree to tree. Who came up with this game, sport or phenomenon we call paintball? Many trace its origins to military training -- are they right?

Karate is an incredible art form, built on the concept of merging body and mind into a defensive weapon. See how karatekas use this merger to break wood and cinder blocks with their hands and feet.

If you've ever been to a bowling alley, you know that one of the coolest things is how the pins get reset. How does it work? Take a peek at the machinery behind the scenes.

Paintball has developed into a worldwide phenomenon. Players hunt opponents, take aim and splatter them with paint-filled “bullets” in guerilla-style faux warfare. If you've never played, you may have wondered what it's all about…

Check out this interactive 3D model of a paintball gun to better understand how it works.

Have you ever been ice skating in Florida? How do they keep the ice from melting? And how do they get the lines and the logos into the ice for a hockey game?

The things people do on ice rinks are so spectacular we sometimes forget how remarkable ice rinks themselves are. Maintaining a proper ice rink is a real feat of engineering. Get a behind the scenes look at this very cool technology.