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Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games

Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic GamesJust days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The AP’s survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rio’s Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and open-water swimmers.


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Wash Post Sports
last updated: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 01:45:03 EST

NCAA basketball: Navy women beat American, earn first NCAA tournament bid
Navy seniors Angela Myers and Cassie Consedine were the first to embrace at center court following a 47-40 victory over American in the Patriot League final Saturday at Alumni Hall. Their improbable journey from the depths of the league standings four seasons ago to champions was complete, and ah...

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Sport | The Guardian
last updated: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:05:07 GMT2017-10-17T15:05:07Z

Celtics' Gordon Hayward suffers horrific injury as Cavaliers win NBA opener

  • Boston star breaks ankle just five minutes into debut for new team
  • LeBron James scores 29 points as Cleveland win 102-99

Boston’s Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the season, a grisly injury that overshadowed Kyrie Irving’s return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers’ 102-99 win over the shocked Celtics on Tuesday night.

LeBron James scored 29 points 13 in the fourth quarter in his most extensive action in three weeks because of a sprained left ankle. He also fed Kevin Love for a critical three-pointer with 46.3 second left to put the Cavs up 102-98.

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NYT > Sports
last updated: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:52:14 GMT

Yankees 6, Astros 4 | Series tied, 2-2: Yankees Feast on the Astros’ Bullpen in a Comeback Victory
The Yankees were held to one hit through six innings but put together a rally against the Astros’ relievers and seized momentum in the series.

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On Pro Basketball: A Season of Cleveland Anxiety, Brought to You by LeBron James
Amid concerns that James might repeat his 2010 departure from the Cavaliers and play elsewhere next season, a pair of fans have created apparel asking him to stay.

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N.B.A. Eastern Conference Preview: Are the Celtics and Cavaliers Vulnerable?
Boston and Cleveland continued to stockpile stars, but the Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors are all waiting for a chance to break through.

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N.B.A. Western Conference Preview: The Warriors and 14 Other Guys
The Warriors are in a class by themselves, but the Rockets and the Thunder spent the off-season making rosters moves to try to keep up.

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Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99: Celtics’ Gordon Hayward Suffers Gruesome Ankle Fracture in Opener
Hayward, a prized free agent acquisition, came down awkwardly at the end of a play early in Boston’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Celtics went on to lose, 102-99.

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N.F.L. Owners Won’t Penalize Players for Kneeling During Anthem
The owners on Tuesday opted not to rewrite regulations to require standing for the anthem and met for hours with players to discuss supporting social causes.

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On Basketball: The Warriors Want Steve Nash in Their Ring Ceremony. He’d Rather Pass.
Nash, who is a player development consultant with the Warriors, says he would prefer to be out of the spotlight when the team gets its title rings on Tuesday.

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Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Granted Restraining Order, Blocking Suspension
The N.F.L. Players’ Association received the order from a U.S. District Court, delaying the enforcement of a six-game game suspension for Dallas’ star running back.

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Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig Is an Object of Affection Once More
Puig, Los Angeles’s talented and sometimes maddening outfielder, is getting key hits in the playoffs, giving kisses to a coach and gaining fans’ approval.

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Real Madrid Held to Draw With Tottenham After Own Goal
Madrid defender Raphael Varane scored on his own net trying to clear a cross in the first half and both teams remained unbeaten in the competition.

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In the Cage and at the Plate, Aaron Judge Is Still Trying to Figure It Out
Reggie Jackson has been keeping a watchful eye on Judge and thinks the young Yankee slugger needs the benefit of more major league at-bats.

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W.N.B.A. Moves Into Las Vegas, Joining the N.H.L. and N.F.L.
The San Antonio Stars are being bought by MGM Resorts International and moving to Las Vegas.

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Yankee Fans Take Another Poll: This Time They Like Joe
Girardi, the Yankees manager, was excoriated by the team’s fans after he blundered in the first round of the playoffs. But now it’s the second round, and all is forgiven.

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On Baseball: Yankees Solve the Astros, but Can’t Crack the Mystery of Betances
The four-time All-Star has still another disheartening relief outing — two batters, two walks — leaving Manager Joe Girardi no choice but to pull him.

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Yankees 8, Astros 1 | Houston leads series, 2-1: Aaron Judge Lifts Yankees Past Astros With His Bat and His Glove
Todd Frazier hit a home run, and Judge contributed a homer and a spectacular catch as the Yankees narrowed their deficit in the A.L.C.S. with a win at home.

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last updated: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:27:32 GMT

Tiger Woods gets green light to step up recovery
Tiger Woods has suffered a number of setbacks getting his career back on track but the latest medical update on the golfer offers a more optimistic assessment of his recovery from his most recent bout of back surgery.

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Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed merging with Breaking News
The Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed is merging with Breaking News. Please use http://feeds.news.com.au/public/rss/2.0/fs_breaking_news_13.xml instead.

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FOXSPORTS.com.au | Breaking News
last updated: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:58:00 GMT

The returning Saint who’s all grown up
AFTER a year away from St Kilda, Jake Carlisle is a changed man, according to a teammate, and is primed to reassert his influence on the AFL in 2017.

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last updated: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:29:52 EST

Celtics lose Hayward early in opener
Celtics lose Hayward early in opener

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Gordon Hayward dislocates ankle, fractures tibia minutes into Celtics debut - ESPN


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Gordon Hayward dislocates ankle, fractures tibia minutes into Celtics debut
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CLEVELAND -- Celtics forward Gordon Hayward was stretchered off the floor in Cleveland after suffering a horrific-looking leg injury a little more than five minutes into his Boston debut Tuesday night. Hayward's left leg bent awkwardly after he went up ...
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The new status quo
The World Baseball Classic rosters were announced on Thursday, drugs price and as we expected there are a couple of Pirates planning to participate. Team Canada will be of the most interest to Pirate fans. Russell Martin will be the starting catcher, and the Bucs

The World Baseball Classic rosters were announced on Thursday, drugs price and as we expected there are a couple of Pirates planning to participate.

Team Canada will be of the most interest to Pirate fans. Russell Martin will be the starting catcher, and the Bucs

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