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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: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:32:21 GMT2017-12-16T14:32:21Z

'Rugby saved my life': Memphis inner-city project tackles social change

Helped by Teach for America alumni, African-American high-school students in one of the most impoverished US cities are discovering a whole new ball game

“Rugby’s a game for gentlemen played by hoodlums,” says Calvin Gentry. “I play like a hoodlum.”

Related: Meet Phaidra Knight: free radical flanker in World Rugby Hall of Fame

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last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:32:46 GMT

Bars on the Windows, Laughter Between the Lines
An Italian nonprofit organizes soccer matches inside the country’s prisons in an effort to foster healthy relationships between inmates and their children.

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last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:38:36 GMT

Lindsey Vonn strikes back with Val d'Isere win
She endured a week marred by an injury scare and controversy, but Lindsey Vonn hit back in emphatic fashion to clinch her 78th World Cup win in Val d'Isere.

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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: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:00:18 EST

Ready, set, bowl! Picking 41 winners, including the national champion
From the Celebration Bowl to the College Football Playoff National Championship, Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.

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last updated: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:17:03 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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