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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: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:59:53 GMT2017-08-22T12:59:53Z

Cavaliers send Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas in blockbuster trade

  • Cavaliers give in to Irving’s trade demand, send All-Star guard to Boston
  • Cleveland acquire Isaiah Thomas, two others and 2018 first-round pick
  • Celtics and Cavaliers faced off in last season’s Eastern Conference finals

Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James.

Now he has to figure out how to beat him.

Continue reading...

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last updated: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:51:13 GMT

Cavs Trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas
Irving had requested a trade away from the Cavaliers earlier in the summer despite coming off an appearance in the N.B.A. Finals.

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last updated: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:02:05 GMT

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: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:26:22 EST

Are the Celtics a better team after Irving trade?
Are the Celtics a better team after Irving trade?

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Cavs deal Kyrie to Celtics for Isaiah, Nets pick
Cavs deal Kyrie to Celtics for Isaiah, Nets pick

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White: Jones failed drug test from UFC 214
White: Jones failed drug test from UFC 214

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Sources: Beckham could miss opener vs. Dallas
Sources: Beckham could miss opener vs. Dallas

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Le'Veon Bell tweets 9-1 return, 'you're welcome'
Le'Veon Bell tweets 9-1 return, 'you're welcome'

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Wiggins, agent split with max contract on table
Wiggins, agent split with max contract on table

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Union prez Winston: Don't care if NFL 'dies out'
Union prez Winston: Don't care if NFL 'dies out'

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That time when Mayweather got rocked
That time when Mayweather got rocked

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Mayweather bets big, just not on himself
Mayweather bets big, just not on himself

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Fantasy football mock draft: 12-team, PPR
Fantasy football mock draft: 12-team, PPR

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Fantasy Football 2017: Sign up
Fantasy Football 2017: Sign up

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Real or Not? Salvador Perez is the jolt Royals need in wild-card race
Real or Not? Salvador Perez is the jolt Royals need in wild-card race

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Why you should root for the Angels, Rangers -- or neither -- in the AL wild-card race
Why you should root for the Angels, Rangers -- or neither -- in the AL wild-card race

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73! 61! 37?! What's the real home run record, anyway?
73! 61! 37?! What's the real home run record, anyway?

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Football in the state of Florida is crazier than ever
Football in the state of Florida is crazier than ever

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The Panthers need Cam Newton to change. Can he?
The Panthers need Cam Newton to change. Can he?

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Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't complain about hit, but teammates upset
Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't complain about hit, but teammates upset

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Photos: Little Leaguers get major league treat
Photos: Little Leaguers get major league treat

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Barnwell: Should the Lions really shell out for Matthew Stafford?
Barnwell: Should the Lions really shell out for Matthew Stafford?

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Larry Fitzgerald says ex-teammate Anquan Boldin belongs in the Hall
Larry Fitzgerald says ex-teammate Anquan Boldin belongs in the Hall

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Tampering FAQ: How will NBA respond to Pacers' charges against Lakers?
Tampering FAQ: How will NBA respond to Pacers' charges against Lakers?

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Devastating discoveries: 'Violated' examines the sexual assault scandal at Baylor
Devastating discoveries: 'Violated' examines the sexual assault scandal at Baylor

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Release offers a prelude to playoff race
Release offers a prelude to playoff race

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Why 'crazy' could be the theme at the US Open
Why 'crazy' could be the theme at the US Open

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Why Roger Goodell's NFL reign isn't in danger
Why Roger Goodell's NFL reign isn't in danger

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What Browns players said about kneeling, praying during national anthem
What Browns players said about kneeling, praying during national anthem

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Heroic England win built on defense, willpower
Heroic England win built on defense, willpower

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WRWC: England to face Black Ferns in final
WRWC: England to face Black Ferns in final

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A rookie, a brother and a hail of gunfire
A rookie, a brother and a hail of gunfire

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McGregor-Mayweather tries to save boxing and the legacy of Air Jordan 1
McGregor-Mayweather tries to save boxing and the legacy of Air Jordan 1

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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

Original article: The new status quo

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