For an Indian tennis player, silence is the best preparation for a game. A Costa Rican polo player challenges his inner "sissy." And a German water polo star focuses on analyzing the moves of his opponents. It turns out, your country and culture have something to do with what works to motivate you.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sam Seiniger, an American teenager who happened to be in Concepcion, Chile, when that city was struck by a massive earthquake. Since then, the young American has been helping out in the relief effort.
A new collaboration between percussionist Eric Bobo and Chilean beatmaster Latin Bitman is out. It's a funky blend of cumbia, Afrobeat, hip-hop and electronica. The duo's debut album is called Welcome to the Ritmo Machine.
What if the Red Sox decided to fork out for a group crypt or Lady Gaga got to build her own grave the size of a small pyramid guarded by two huge sphinxes? In the General Cemetery of Santiago, Chile, such things are possible, as Olivia Crellin reports.
Along the Atacama Desert, the Chinchorro people chosen to mummify their people, rather than simply bury them. Scientists have for years wondered why. A new study suggests it's all because of climate change.
David Cameron wants changes to EU immigration and movement laws, or else, but Germany says 'no way,' creating a stalemate. Meanwhile, the Chilean miners who spent two months trapped underground in 2010 continue to suffer from emotional problems. And a French comedian faces more trouble over allegations of racism and anti-semitism — in today's Global Scan.
In today's Geo Quiz we asked which of these three passages, the Gulf of Aden, the Drake Passage, or the Strait of Malacca, is considered pirate free? The answer is the Drake Passage, off the southern tip of South America.
Sebasti-n Piñera has been sworn in as president of Chile, minutes after it was hit by the largest aftershock since last month's devastating earthquake. Piñera's presidency ends two decades of left-wing rule in Chile. The BBC's Gideon Long reports.