We track four people on their journey.
We speak to Israeli Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely
An 8-year-old sport is gaining momentum with this year's final race taking place against the Sydney Harbour backdrop.
13 Dec 2014 12:30 GMT | Sport
Both teams pull out of the 2015 men's world championships to be held in Qatar in an apparent political boycott.
10 Nov 2014 17:05 GMT | Sport, Qatar, Middle East
Around 13,000 practice it worldwide while also taking part in competitions.
04 Nov 2014 18:41 GMT | Sport, Sweden
Protectionist wins but Admire Rakti, the 5-1 favourite to win, died along with another horse after the $5.38m race.
04 Nov 2014 17:39 GMT | Sport, Australia
South Korean police believes the missing athletes are looking for work illegally in the country after the Asian Games.
08 Oct 2014 08:59 GMT
Sport, South Korea, Asia, Asia Pacific
American swimmer to miss World Championships after authorities in US after his arrest on drunken driving charge.
07 Oct 2014 08:46 GMT
Sport, United States
4 months ago
Tai Cheau Xuen stripped of her Asian Games gold and bronze medals after failing a doping test following the competition.
30 Sep 2014 10:37 GMT | Sport, Malaysia, Drugs
Squash's top-ranked female player Nicol David bags Asian Games gold; eager for the sport to make it to the Olympics.
23 Sep 2014 12:21 GMT | Sport, South Korea, Olympics
5 months ago
American teenage swimmer improves on her own 1,500m freestyle mark to win fifth gold medal at Pan Pacific championship.
24 Aug 2014 10:29 GMT | Sport, US & Canada, Canada
6 months ago
The Sella River Race, one of canoeing's oldest and biggest races, attracted over 200,000 spectators this year.
10 Aug 2014 13:29 GMT | Business & Economy, Sport
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
We taste an array of foods that played a crucial part in integrating Muslim and Jewish communities into British society.
Arts & Culture, United Kingdom, Food
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea