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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: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:00:39 GMT2017-03-22T16:00:39Z

Lukas Podolski’s farewell stunner for Germany sinks new-look England

The harsh reality is that Gareth Southgate’s first match since taking the England job full-time ended in disappointment and Germany have still not conceded a goal since Euro 2016, a sequence incorporating seven games – or, to put it another way, coming up for 11 hours of football.

Ultimately, though, England should not be too desolate bearing in mind their impressive contribution for long stages. A reasonable argument could be made that they were the superior team for the opening hour and, though Southgate will not want to make a habit of losing gallantly, he could be forgiven for thinking his new-look team deserved better than to lose to a spectacular 68th-minute goal from Lukas Podolski, making his final appearance for the German national side.

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last updated: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:58:46 GMT

Chris Paul’s Fast Hands and Gruesome Fingers
Paul, the Clippers’ ball-hawking guard, has paid a price — multiple injuries to his fingers — for collecting more steals than any other active N.B.A. player.

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last updated: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:08:57 GMT

Dubai World Cup: Arrogate primed for $10 million race
The overwhelming favorite for the Dubai World Cup title ran "perfectly" in a pre-race drill at the Meydan circuit.

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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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Lynnsanity: Two debutants named for first ODI
AUSTRALIA has named a new look XI for the first one-day international against Pakistan, with two debutants selected and a star all-rounder recalled.

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The Mourinho change that threatens Liverpool
LIVERPOOL head to Manchester United after contrasting fortunes in the League Cup. But that’s not what will have Jurgen Klopp worried about their Premier League clash.

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Allen Iverson making NBA comeback... sort of
HALL of fame guard Allen Iverson is one of many retired stars who are set to make an NBA comeback... kind of.

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Resist the urge: Katich’s memo to Test selectors
FORMER Test batsman Simon Katich has issued a desperate memo to Australian selectors that he hopes will preserve one of the country’s best young players.

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Mayweather’s money offer to McGregor
THE mega crossover fight between champion boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor is one step closer to reality.

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Watch: Red Bull HRT teases new look for 2017
VIDEO: THE rebranded Red Bull Holden Racing Team has given us a sneak peek at the new livery their cars will carry into the 2017 Supercars season.

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Every NBA team’s biggest trade asset ranked
THE NBA trade deadline is little more than a month away and rumours are starting to fly. Here is every team’s top asset, rated from 30-1 and featuring some huge names.

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Volley notches Suarez record even Messi can’t claim
LUIS Suarez scored a stunning volley for Barcelona in their Copa del Rey comeback win - and at the same time, notched a milestone that even smashed Lionel Messi.

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The match-ups that will decide ODI series
OF the 22 men who will line up at the Gabba on Friday, there’s a handful who will likely have more of a say in the ODI series result than most.

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last updated: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:36:52 EST

Inside the 'Tinderization' of today's NBA
Inside the 'Tinderization' of today's NBA

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2017 NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 brackets, predictions for March Madness - CBSSports.com


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2017 NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 brackets, predictions for March Madness
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Yes, the first round of the NCAA Tournament was pretty much chalk, but the second round finally gave us the stunners we're used to seeing this time of year and plenty of close games. Top overall seed Villanova, No. 2 seed Duke and No. 2 seed Louisville ...
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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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