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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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Sport | The Guardian
last updated: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:01 GMT2017-03-29T09:00:01Z

Colin Kaepernick is unsigned because NFL coaches still play not to lose | Les Carpenter

The 29-year-old can still be good, perhaps even great – but every day he goes unsigned is an embarrassment for the coaches and GMs desperate to play it safe

It’s hard to believe that Colin Kaepernick can no longer be a useful quarterback in the NFL. The league is filled with too many mediocre passers who possess little skill beyond an ability to parrot the jargon of a preferred system offense to deny a man who actually took a team to the brink of a Super Bowl victory.

All you have to do is look at the lackluster play of the NFL’s low-end starters, ball-cap wearers and clipboard holders to know Kaepernick still has a lot to offer. He is 29, an age that is hardly ancient, with a reasonably healthy body, a powerful arm, and an innate ability to run over or through many tacklers. He is a quarterback who absolutely should have a job in the NFL. Every day that passes without him getting a hint of an offer is an embarrassment for the league.

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last updated: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:49:48 GMT

N.C.A.A. Tradition (Cutting Down Nets) Comes With a Snip of Danger
Some times things go wrong during a college basketball rite of spring that combines excited players and coaches with a ladder and a sharp object.

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last updated: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:15:23 GMT

Lionel Messi banned, Argentina beaten
Argentina felt the loss of the suspended Lionel Messi as they were beaten 2-0 by Bolivia in La Paz in a key World Cup qualifying game.

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Video ref stars in soccer international
It's a sight often seen in tennis, rugby and cricket -- but not football.

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Sharapova happy to have 'day job back'
It is a sporting return which has generated mixed reactions, but as Maria Sharapova prepares for her first competitive match following a doping ban the five-time grand slam champion says she feels vindicated and empowered.

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Boycott averted as US women agree deal with USA Hockey
Boycott averted as US women agree deal with USA Hockey

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Winning at sailing -- the Navy SEALs way
Some see sailing as a sedate sport, but you know the game has changed when the "athletes" are described as "superhumans" and undergo special forces training.

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Dubai ruler vows to be No. 1 again
The Dubai World Cup has been usurped as the world's richest horse race, but the emirate's ruler says he plans to regain the No. 1 title.

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Slave-era song to sports anthem
"I looked over Jordan, what do I see, Coming for to carry me home. A band of angels coming after me, Coming for to carry me home."

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32 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 32 amazing sports photos from March 21 through March 27.

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Fire erupts at big-spending Chinese club's stadium
A blaze has ripped through part of big-spending Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua's home stadium.

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Hot Johnson the Masters favorite?
Can anyone beat Dustin Johnson? With the Masters a little over a week away, the world No. 1 enhanced his status as favorite for the Green Jacket with a third successive tournament victory.

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Soccer star Okocha shows off golf-ball skills
Jay-Jay Okocha, the former Nigerian footballer, was filmed doing keepie uppies at the Kenya Open -- with a golf ball.

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Tearful Day pulls out of WGC
A tearful Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championships Match Play to be with his stricken mother Dening who has lung cancer.

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The ultimate Aspen vacation?
On and off the slopes, Aspen ski resort doesn't do things by halves.

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The team behind skiing's new queen
She's American skiing's golden girl, but Mikaela Shiffrin is quick to deflect much of the credit to her backroom team -- especially her mum.

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Test driving a $400,000 snowcat
Ever looked down and wondered how the mountain snow beneath you became so smooth, compact and perfect for skiing?

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F1's sleeping giant 'back in business'
The champagne flowed, cheers rang out and "il Tricolore" flags were enthusiastically waved. But behind the scenes there was probably a huge collective sigh of relief.

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The world's quickest catwalk
It could be the world's speediest catwalk... the drivers' helmets for the 2017 season are as vibrant and colorful as ever.

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Australian GP drama in images
Ferrari's win at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne raises hopes that the dominance of Mercedes -- winner of both drivers' and constructors' titles for the past three seasons -- can be challenged in 2017.

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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: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:13:26 EST

LeBron says Cavs in a delicate state following loss to Spurs
LeBron says Cavs in a delicate state following loss to Spurs

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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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