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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: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:40:12 GMT2017-07-28T10:40:12Z

Return of the king: Jon Jones looks to outrun past against Daniel Cormier

After a self-inflicted fall from grace spanning nearly three years, Jon Jones is finally back to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight title he surrendered in disgrace

Somewhere along the way, Jon Jones stopped caring. On the list of sins against the gifts he was given, it’s arguably his worst.

“I just took it all for granted,” Jones said ahead of his UFC title challenge this Saturday against his rival Daniel Cormier. “I mean, I genuinely wanted to be an inspiration to other people and inspire people and be a role model.”

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last updated: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:49:05 GMT

The Soccer Power Broker You’ve Never Heard Of
Charlie Stillitano has no official role with any club. But he has brought his many connections to the International Champions Cup, soccer’s highest-profile summer event.

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last updated: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:16:03 GMT

How Iraq's football team united a warring nation
It was 10 year's ago this week that Iraq's soccer stars shocked the world and brought a war torn nation together as they triumphed at the Asian Cup.

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Alonso gives blessing to 'halo' safety system
It has split opinion across the Formula One paddock -- and among motorsport fans -- but two-time world champion Fernando Alonso believes adopting the divisive "halo" cockpit safety system for the 2018 season is the right decision.

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Birthday boy Spieth celebrates in style
Open Championship winners have found plenty of novel uses for the old Claret Jug down the years.

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Froome bids to end 22-year wait in 'vicious' race
Just days have passed since he sealed a fourth Tour de France victory, but Chris Froome has no intention of putting his feet up.

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NFL math whiz John Urschel retires aged 26
John Urschel, a Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman known for his passion for mathematics, has retired from the NFL, aged 26.

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CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA.

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Don't be afraid, just relax - top tips for amateur swimmers
Six-time world swimming champion Mark Foster gives his tips for amateur swimmers in his exclusive CNN column.

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World Aquatics Championships: Best pictures from Budapest
As the world's best swimmers and divers descend of Budapest, we bring you the best images from the FINA World Aquatics Championships.

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Motorsport showdown on the streets of Montreal
The Formula E World Championship is going down to the wire again.

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A 'magical' race like no other
It is the jewel in the crown of the FIM Endurance World Championship -- and the most important race on the calendar for Japanese motorcycle manufacturers.

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Why Hello Sanctos is my horse of a lifetime
Scott Brash is one of the star names on the LGCT and is accustomed to riding the world's best horses ... but which would be his horse of a lifetime?

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Federer: '20th slam would be a joke'
They said he was finished -- that, without a grand slam title for almost five years, his glory days were behind him. Roger Federer clearly wasn't listening.

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Djokovic to miss rest of 2017 season due to injury
Twelve-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic has decided not to play again during the 2017 season due to long standing elbow injury.

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Wimbledon champion Muguruza reveals grand plan
Two years ago, Serena Williams told Garbine Muguruza she'd be holding the Wimbledon trophy "very soon." Unfortunately for the greatest sister act in sport, she was right.

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Spieth: 'Tiger made winning look easy ... it's not'
He bemoaned Tiger Woods for making golf look easy, labeling his countryman's exploits "almost unfair."

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Why Spieth is on an exalted path in golf
The greats find a way to get it done, Jordan Spieth's hard-fought third major title suggests he is on an exalted path in the game of golf.

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WATCH: Living Golf's July show
In the July edition of Living Golf, Shane O'Donoghue takes a look at the past and present of golf, the Open Championship and the Women's British Open.

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F1 shot with a 1913 camera
In the time it takes Joshua Paul to set up his camera to shoot a single image, the average Formula One car has been, gone and traveled as far as two miles away.

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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: Sat, 29 Jul 2017 00:20:59 EST

UFC 214 Cheat Sheet: Jones vs. Cormier
UFC 214 Cheat Sheet: Jones vs. Cormier

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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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