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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: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:58:59 GMT2018-02-25T11:58:59Z

Kompany on target as Manchester City cruise past Arsenal in Carabao Cup final

At the final whistle Pep Guardiola carried the air of a man who was perfectly accustomed to these kind of occasions. He embraced his staff, he clasped the hand of the losing manager, Arsène Wenger, and then he made his way on to the pitch calmly to congratulate the players who had given him the first trophy of his Manchester City years.

The first of many, one assumes, even if Wigan Athletic blew a gaping hole in the theory that Guardiola’s team could win the lot this season. A treble is still on, however, and the Premier League might as well be engraved with their name, given the way City have turned the title race into a procession. Guardiola’s men will have to play better than they did here if they are to join the list of Champions League winners. Yet it was still another occasion to suspect the Abu Dhabi masterplan – target: worldwide domination – is gradually coming together.

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last updated: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 21:00:26 GMT

With Olympics Over, Team Korea Goes Back to Being 2 Countries
Athletes from North and South Korea waved the flags of their own countries as they arrived for the closing ceremony. Only time will tell whether Olympic diplomacy has had a lasting effect.

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last updated: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 01:55:41 GMT

Games end with spectacular closing ceremony
The PyeongChang Olympics have ended with a spectacular closing ceremony that once again saw athletes from North and South Korea marching together.

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Russian athletes banned from marching behind flag
Russian athletes will not be allowed to march behind their national flag at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games after two tested positive for doping.

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Russians win men's ice hockey gold -- then sing anthem
There was controversy after the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) team beat Germany to win men's ice hockey gold Sunday and then sang the Russian national anthem while the Olympic song was being played at the medal ceremony

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'Iron Lady' sends Norway top of final medal tally
The incomparable Marit Bjoergen wrote another page Sunday in her remarkable Winter Olympic story, winning the final gold medal of the 2018 PyeongChang Games in the women's cross-country 30-kilometer mass start.

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Best photos from day 16 at PyeongChang 2018
See photos from the Winter Olympics as they draw to a close in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win historic curling gold
The US men's curling team, once known as "The Rejects," pulled off one the great upsets of the PyeongChang Olympics by beating favorites Sweden 10-7 to clinch an historic gold medal.

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Six Nations: Huge shock as Scotland beats England
An inspired Scotland hustled and harried two-time reigning Six Nations champion England to pull off a shock 25-13 victory at Murrayfield Saturday.

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The secret behind Norway's Winter Olympic success
It's a nation made up of only 5.2 million people, but as far as the Winter Olympics goes Norway is on top of the world.

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Shiffrin: five medals at same Olympics may be unachievable
American skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin says her dream of winning five gold medals in the same Winter Olympics may be impossible to achieve.

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What inspires PyeongChang's Winter Olympians?
Canada's ice hockey player, Wojtek Wolski, and India's only competitor in luge, Shiva Keshavan, tell CNN Sport who their Olympic inspirations were.

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The swim sensation chasing history
South African swimmer Chad Le Clos is out to make history.

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Kenya's only ice hockey team aims for Beijing 2022
At the Gangneung Olympic Park, five men are the focus of attention.

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Stunning photos from PyeongChang 2018
The best photos of the Winter Olympics

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Manchester City v Arsenal reaction, analysis: Gary Neville destroys Arsene Wenger’s side

GARY Neville called Arsenal’s players “spineless” and “an absolute disgrace” on commentary as Manchester City won the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.

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last updated: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:37:33 EST

SVG: NCAA maybe worst organization in sports
Stan Van Gundy didn't mince words about the NCAA in wake of the FBI's investigation into college basketball, calling it "one of the worst organizations" in sports.

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last updated: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:52:17 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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