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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: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:21:49 GMT2017-11-22T22:21:49Z

Manchester United punished for taking it easy by Michael Lang’s late shocker

Disaster struck for Manchester United with less than a minute of normal time remaining when Michael Lang prodded home to claim a win which means José Mourinho’s team will qualify unless they suffer a record home European defeat in their final Group A game against CSKA Moscow.

For that scenario to come into play Basel would also need to beat Benfica to then draw level with United and Moscow on 12 points. The remote chances of this left Mourinho calm about progression to the knockout stage.

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NYT > Sports
last updated: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:05:18 GMT

One Game to Remember. Just One.
These six men are members of an exclusive group: They played only one N.F.L. game. They are proud of the distinction — and sometimes haunted by it.

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CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport
last updated: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:51:31 GMT

The menstruation app tackling sport's 'last taboo'
CNN Sport's speaks to the women who have developed an app to help elite athletes train and perform better by giving them personalized, daily recommendations tailored to their menstrual cycle.

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Douglas alleges abuse by former US team doctor
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas has become the third prominent American gymnast to claim that she was sexually abused by former US team doctor Larry Nassar.

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Top La Liga coach diagnosed with cancer
Sevilla have confirmed their Argentine coach Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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What's it like playing golf with Donald Trump?
In May 2014, we were scheduled to have our second interview with the business tycoon and TV celebrity Donald Trump at the newly-opened Trump International Golf Links outside Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Bulgaria rejoices in 'rock star' Dimitrov's ATP Finals victory
Grigor Dimitrov was already a big deal in Bulgaria, but his ATP Finals victory in London has secured him 'rock star' status.

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My First Car: Team Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein and Marcus Ericsson
Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein might not have troubled the podium in their fledgling F1 careers, but the Sauber teammates know all about fast and stylish rides.

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Can Becker remember record-breaking Wimbledon run?
Boris Becker made history at Wimbledon in 1985 when he became the youngest male player to win a grand slam. But can he remember who he beat along the way?

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The five most beautiful F1 cars of all time
Giorgio Piola has been crafting beautifully detailed drawings of Formula One cars for almost half a century.

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'Planet is doomed' unless ocean health improves, says yachtswoman
She's witnessed awe-inspiring sights at sea, but yachtswoman Dee Caffari has also been left "dumbfounded" by the vast floating islands of plastic and rubbish she has seen in the world's oceans.

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Greg Norman's mind is 'blown' by modern golf game's failings
It's hard to imagine any of today's top professional golfers hunkered in a workshop making their own golf clubs.

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Pepe calls on Cristiano Ronaldo to 'come to Besiktas'
It was one of the sporting stunts of the summer, reaching over a billion people across social media and engaging football supporters like never before.

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'Ted the Shred' becomes Daddy cool
In the communal dining area of a remote Austrian apartment block, the temporary European home of America's best skiers, all eyes are on one person.

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Nigerian women's bobsled team make Olympic history
Thirty years after the Jamaican bobsled team captured hearts around the world, three women from Nigeria stand on the brink of making history of their own in the same event.

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Why 'life is dangerous' for pro skiers
A third of all skiers suffer a serious injury during the winter season, making the long road of rehab and recovery a familiar sight.

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Yamashita: 'Judo gives us hope in this fragile world'
With a tear of his right calf muscle, Yasuhiro Yamashita's lifelong dream was surely over.

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Pogba dedicates goal to migrants sold as slaves in Libya
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba used a triumphant performance for the English Premier League club to highlight the issue of migrants sold into slavery in Libya, after an exclusive CNN investigation last week.

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Russia 2018 World Cup: Who are the favorites and who missed out?
After nearly three years of fierce competition, 871 matches played, 2454 goals scored and 2965 yellow cards, the wait is over -- World Cup qualifying has come to an end and we now know who will compete next summer for the coveted Jules Rimet trophy.

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Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed merging with Breaking News
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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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www.espn.com - TOP
last updated: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:29:35 EST

Love, Hate and pardon the turkeys
Berry is feeling magnanimous and invites readers to forgive themselves for their poor fantasy decisions this season, and he helps set the table for Week 12 with his weekly loves and hates.

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last updated: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:00:01 GMT

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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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