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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, 22 Feb 2017 11:31:02 GMT2017-02-22T11:31:02Z

St-Étienne v Manchester United: Europa League second leg – live!

United substitution: Rashford on, Mkhitaryan off. Now we see why Malcuit was so much faster than the Armenian a moment ago: Mkhitaryan seems to be suffering from a muscular problem - a hamstring, perhaps - so Mourinho has taken him off. No sign of a hobble from the player, so perhaps it is not very serious.

24 min: Pogba slips a nice pass through to Mkhitaryan. But Malcuit is much faster than the Armenian and races back to clear the danger. United will be back soon, you can be sure of that. They’re royally on top.

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NYT > Sports
last updated: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:17:53 GMT

Lakers, in Shake-Up, Hand Reins to Magic Johnson
Jeanie Buss, the team president, ousted her brother from his job as the head of basketball operations and fired the longtime general manager, Mitch Kupchak.

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last updated: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:36:33 GMT

Man City vs. Monaco sets Champions League record
Manchester City's enthralling victory over Monaco was every journalist's nightmare.

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Dimitar Berbatov: '35 is the new 25'
Former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov has rarely rushed things.

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Keeper's midgame pie sparks gambling probe
It started as a hilarious highlight to an otherwise lackluster soccer match: Sutton United's "roly-poly goalie" Wayne Shaw caught snacking on a pie during the second half of the club's FA Cup match against Arsenal.

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Magic Johnson returns to Lakers
He's talked about it. Now Earvin "Magic" Johnson will get the chance to run the Los Angeles Lakers.

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NBA star Cousins makes blockbuster move
It's now official: In a blockbuster move, the New Orleans Pelicans have acquired the three-time All-Star center from the Sacramento Kings.

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Riding the world's oldest bobsled run
The bobsled track in the ski resort of St. Moritz is the oldest in the world.

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Five things we learned in St. Moritz
History was made, sporting idols were spotted and an Austrian great ensured the World Ski Championships in Switzerland's famous resort St Moritz -- the home of skiing, glitz and glamor -- concluded in style.

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First look: F1 teams unveil new 'aggressive' designs
Sauber is the first of F1's 10 teams to reveal its new car for the 2017 season.

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26 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 26 amazing sports photos from February 14 through February 20.

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FA Cup's underdog hero revels in 'miracle'
It's back to reality for Lincoln City -- having toppled Premier League opposition in a major FA Cup upset, the English team faces a trip to fellow non-league side North Ferriby United on Tuesday.

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Belgian rider's 'most beautiful' win
It's a race that proved a stepping stone for some riders to go on and win cycling's Grand Tours, so no wonder Ben Hermans reveled in "the most beautiful" win of his career after the Belgian secured overall victory in the Tour of Oman on Sunday.

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'DJ' topples Day as world No. 1
Dustin Johnson joined an illustrious list of golfers Monday as he was officially crowned the world's number one-ranked player following victory at the Genesis Open at the weekend.

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Spieth ticks off 'bucket list' win
He's nearly completed his bucket list and he's only 23.

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New setback for 'disappointed' Tiger
Tiger Woods' comeback has faltered yet again, after the former world No. 1 announced injury has forced him to withdraw from two upcoming tournaments.

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Historic win for golden girl Shiffrin
Mikaela Shiffrin became the first woman since Germany's Christl Cranz back in 1939 to win three slalom World Championship golds in a row.

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Hirscher triumphs after jet scare
Nearly hit by a drone two years ago, Friday's World Championships in St. Moritz showed Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher's calm under pressure in dealing with the distraction of another falling camera.

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Roger Federer inspires ski star Vonn
What happened when two of sport's most successful athletes joined up on the slopes of St. Moritz.

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Buemi extends Formula E lead
The Renault eDams driver dominated the Buenos Aires ePrix to extend his lead in the Formula E 2016/17 World Championship.

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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, 21 Feb 2017 12:12:47 EST

A-Rod, life coach: Do as I say, not (entirely) as I did
A-Rod, life coach: Do as I say, not (entirely) as I did

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Magic Johnson says he had other offers but wants to fix the Lakers - ESPN


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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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