Some kids from Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood may not have considered going to college. But their soccer coach pushed them all the way through high school. Now 14 of his players are on their way to college. With scholarships.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz: Tanzania and Kenya - those two countries are home to the Maasai tribes people. The BBC's Will Grant caught up with six Maasai warriors who plan to run in this weekend's London marathon.
Ersi Arvizu boxed, sang, and sometimes boxed and sang in the same venue. She gave both up for a while. But now she's singing again... thanks in part to Ry Cooder. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.
Before the Olympics even begin there are concerns that Olympic anti-doping monitors won't be able to detect the blood-boosting drug EPO, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC science reporter Matt McGrath.
China is trying to stage a feel-good Olympics, but in Beijing and the Tibetan areas across China, crackdowns on Tibetan protesters continue. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from an ethnic Tibetan part of Sichuan province.