The four-legged robot cheetah
Weighing just 9 kilogram, a four-legged robot 'cheetah' that can perform a 360-degree backflip from a standing position has been built by engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The robot also has a range of motions that makes it agile and able to pick itself up if knocked to the ground.
Malaysia stripped of Paralympic swimming event over Israel ban
The IPC said Malaysia failed to guarantee that Israeli swimmers could safely participate in the upcoming Paralympic world championship. Malaysia recently barred Israelis from taking part in any event held in the country.