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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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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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last updated: Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:28 GMT2017-05-25T12:00:28Z

José Mourinho delivers Manchester United glory but pragmatism has limits | Jonathan Wilson
Victory over Ajax showed again Mourinho’s knack for thwarting gifted opponents but fans of a club of United’s means are entitled to pine for more poetry

As Manchester United’s players celebrated with the Europa League trophy, José Mourinho brandished a red flag. He walked in front of his squad and tried to plant it into the pitch. The pole, though, was too flimsy and bent, leaving Mourinho to prop the flag awkwardly against a hoarding reading “Stockholm Final 2017”. As a metaphor for his first season at United it could hardy have been bettered: grand gestures thwarted but the job eventually, just about, done.

It was a night replete with symbolism. Deep into injury-time at the Friends Arena on Wednesday night, the Ajax winger Amin Younes picked up the ball on the left. He glanced up and had just made as though to jink inside when he was clattered by the horizontal form of Wayne Rooney making an effective if clunking challenge that put the ball out for a throw-in. That it could be his last ever touch in a United shirt felt hugely appropriate; he has throughout most of his career had a pleasing commitment to the necessary but unglamorous work.

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last updated: Thu, 25 May 2017 04:08:07 GMT

On Baseball: The Mets’ Stretched Bullpen Nears the Breaking Point
With his starters often faltering early, Manager Terry Collins is turning to a relief corps that seems increasingly overused.

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last updated: Sat, 20 May 2017 20:45:09 GMT

Soccer giants donate $1.3 million to help terror victims
English soccer giants Manchester United and Manchester City have come together to donate £1 million ($1.3 million) to the emergency fund set up following Monday's terror attack in the city.

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Man Utd win Europa League on emotional night
Manchester is a city in mourning and so the meaning of Manchester United's Europa League final against Ajax Wednesday changed significantly in the two days since the suicide bombing which killed 22 people and injured many more.

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Tennis great to boycott Qantas over same-sex marriage
One of tennis' greatest ever stars says she will no longer fly Qantas because of the airline chief executive's support for same-sex marriage.

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Tiger Woods: 'I can't twist' for three months
He "unequivocally" wants to play professional goal again but Tiger Woods can't even twist for another three months, let alone play the sport.

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Djokovic admits to being in 'crisis'
Novak Djokovic fell to the clay and looked to the sky — after three hours on court, the elusive French Open title was finally his at the third time of asking.

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Why Zlatan is a sirloin steak ...
From tasty tapas to sublime seafood, Spanish cuisine suits all tastes, but if he could describe himself as a dish from his native Spain, Manchester United star Juan Mata would opt for the humble tortilla.

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Kent Farrington takes Madrid victory
Kent Farrington saw a wild ride rewarded with a win on Spanish soil in the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world's best showjumpers.

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F1's love affair with the Indy 500
The Monaco Grand Prix and the Indy 500 -- two of motorsport's oldest, most prestigious races, both falling on the same day.

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Alonso: 'I have to adapt' to IndyCar
McLaren F1 driver Fernando Alonso tells CNN he has had to quickly adapt to IndyCar driving ahead of the Indy 500.

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Space-age rocketships battle for Auld Mug
The boats are space-age rocketships, rising out of the water to fly on foils, powered by towering wing sails, and crewed by "superhumans."

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What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 31 amazing sports photos from May 16 through May 22.

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Golfer opens up about wife's battle with alcoholism
From the outside it looks like a dream life -- making vast amounts of money playing golf for a living.

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Kim ready to switch clubhouse for military barracks
Kim Si Woo might have become the youngest ever winner of the Players Championship, but the 21-year-old from Seoul won't be receiving too much special treatment back in South Korea.

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When manga and golf collide
Might the key to curing your slice lie in the age-old Japanese art form of manga?

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Alonso walking 'tightest of tight ropes' at Indy 500
The waiting is almost over for Fernando Alonso and his millions of fans worldwide.

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The F1 driver who rides a scooter
He competed in 14 Formula One races before he even got his driving license, but what was Max Verstappen's first ever road car?

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'The acceleration is completely bonkers'
"Supersonic" is how Nicki Shields, presenter of CNN's Supercharged show, describes the feeling of traveling in one of the world's fastest electric cars.

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The world's best sailing superyacht
If you have several million dollars to spend and are in the market for an extravagant superyacht, it's sometimes hard to tell which is the best.

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Radical changes for around-the-world race
One hull or two? Organizers have opted for both in a radical development for sailing's premier around-the-world race.

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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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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: Thu, 25 May 2017 01:00:18 EST

Anthony Rizzo's power surge could be start of something special
Anthony Rizzo's power surge could be start of something special

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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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