World at Play http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22602/all en French soccer stars Ribery, Benzema face trial over underage prostitutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/french-soccer-stars-ribery-benzema-face-trial-over-underag At least one of the French soccer stars will face charges of 'aggravated pimping' for their role in soliciting underage prostitutes in a Paris nightclub. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/french-soccer-stars-ribery-benzema-face-trial-over-underag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:10:21 +0000 Kaitlin Funaro 5716076 at http://www.globalpost.com 15-year old Lydia Ko is youngest LPGA champion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/15-year-old-lydia-ko-youngest-lpga-champion Lydia Ko, 15, became the first amateur in 43 years to win an LPGA event.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/15-year-old-lydia-ko-youngest-lpga-champion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:37:24 +0000 Kaitlin Funaro 5717250 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings was pregnant during Games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/olympian-kerri-walsh-jennings-was-pregnant-during-games Walsh-Jennings said she felt "unreasonably moody" during the London Games. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/olympian-kerri-walsh-jennings-was-pregnant-during-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:18:38 +0000 NEWS DESK 5720296 at http://www.globalpost.com Small college basketball player smashes NCAA point record http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/small-college-basketball-player-smashes-ncaa-point-record Division III basketball player Jack Taylor broke the NCAA record by scoring 138 points in a single game. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/small-college-basketball-player-smashes-ncaa-point-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:19:17 +0000 NEWS DESK 5726744 at http://www.globalpost.com Former MLB player Ryan Freel dead of apparent suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/former-mlb-player-ryan-freel-dead-apparent-suicide Freel retired prematurely after a series of injuries starting in 2006.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/former-mlb-player-ryan-freel-dead-apparent-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play Sun, 23 Dec 2012 14:51:00 +0000 Kaitlin Funaro 5730091 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter troll hunted down by boxer Curtis Woodhouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130313/twitter-troll-hunted-down-boxer-curtis-woodhouse Curtis Woodhouse, a British boxer decided earlier this week that he wasn't going to take it anymore.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130313/twitter-troll-hunted-down-boxer-curtis-woodhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> United Kingdom World at Play Want to Know World At Play United Kingdom Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:10:41 +0000 Alexander Besant 5782639 at http://www.globalpost.com Jay-Z to sell his shares in Brooklyn Nets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/jay-z-sell-his-shares-brooklyn-nets Rapper turned business mogul Jay-Z said Monday that he was sellling his stake in the Brooklyn Nets.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/jay-z-sell-his-shares-brooklyn-nets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:07:21 +0000 Alexander Besant 5822758 at http://www.globalpost.com British Olympic medalist Andrew Simpson killed in capsize of America's Cup catamaran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130509/british-medallist-dies-capsize-americas-cup-boat Gold medallist America's Cup sailor dies in San Francisco during training.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130509/british-medallist-dies-capsize-americas-cup-boat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> United States World at Play Want to Know Europe World At Play Thu, 09 May 2013 22:41:00 +0000 Ellen Connolly 5834673 at http://www.globalpost.com Openly gay soccer player Robbie Rogers joins LA Galaxy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/openly-gay-soccer-player-robbie-rogers-joins-la-galaxy Rogers said he's ready to be Major League Soccer's first openly gay player. "I don't know what I was so afraid of," he said. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/openly-gay-soccer-player-robbie-rogers-joins-la-galaxy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play World At Play United States Sat, 25 May 2013 16:06:00 +0000 Kaitlin Funaro 5846042 at http://www.globalpost.com Serena Williams backtracks on rape statements http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130619/serena-williams-backtracks-rape-statements Serena Williams has apologized for comments she made to Rolling Stone magazine about the Steubenville rape case.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130619/serena-williams-backtracks-rape-statements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play Strange But True World At Play Thu, 20 Jun 2013 06:02:41 +0000 Alexander Besant 5861792 at http://www.globalpost.com Tour de France begins in Corsica marking 100th anniversary; Kittel wins first jersey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130629/tour-de-france-begins-corsica-marking-100th-anniversa The Tour de France began its 100th race in Porto Vecchio, Corsica on Saturday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/130629/tour-de-france-begins-corsica-marking-100th-anniversa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World at Play Want to Know World At Play Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:04:18 +0000 Alexander Besant 5871206 at http://www.globalpost.com