Carlos Edriel Yulo has been crowned champion of the men’s floor title at the world gymnastics championships, the first-ever Filipino to do so on October 12 in Stuttgart, Germany.
The 19-year-old athlete beat his competitors with a final score of 15.300 at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Professional bodybuilder, Lilian Tan, just became the first Asian bodybuilder ever to hold four titles; she won the women’s 55 kilogram (121 pounds) category at the World Bodybuilding and Physical Fitness Championships in Chiangmai, Thailand.
On top of her 55 kilogram category win, Tan, who hails from Penang, Malaysia, also won the gold medal in the 30-year-old and above category at the 10th WBPF Championships on Friday, December 14, according to The Star. The latter is a newly introduced category in the competition.
Standing at a staggering 6 foot 6 inches and weighing 260 pounds, there aren’t many people outside of a professional basketball court who can claim to be bigger than Zhang “Big Bang” Zhilei.
Though he is larger than life, the giant southpaw from Henan province, China has one very mortal goal: to become the country’s first heavyweight world champion.
The Tetris World Championship 2018 wrapped up in two extremely intense moments when Joseph Saelee, a 16-year-old from California, not only managed to beat a legend in the classic NES game, but also took the crown from seven-year reigning champion Jonas Neubauer.
Saelee, who only wanted to qualify for the tournament to meet his idol “Tetris” players, almost did not make it to the grand finals. According to Kotaku, he was faced with Japanese grandmaster Koryan in the semi-finals.
A female Japanese performer has ousted a two-time reigning world champion to become the world’s best air guitarist.
Nanami Nagura (名倉七海), aka “Seven Seas,” delivered and triumphed at the grand final of the 23rd annual Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland on Aug. 24.
Anathan Pham, one of Australia’s most successful and highly paid athletes, won the International “Dota 2” Championships in Canada to split the total tournament prize pool of $25,532,177.
Pham, along with the boys of team OG and their new recruit Topias “Topson” Taavitsainen, managed to beat Chinese powerhouse team PSG.LGD in the grand finals in a 3-2 best of five match at The International 2018, which took place at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Aug. 25.
A mesmerizing video of a South Korean martial arts team showcasing a brilliant display of their Taekwondo skills has captivated netizens on social media.
The nearly 20-minute spectacle was performed by the Kukkiwon Demonstration Team during the opening ceremony of the World Taekwondo Hanmadang on July 28.