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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: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:18:32 GMT2017-06-23T17:18:32Z

NBA draft: blockbuster Jimmy Butler trade makes Wolves the big winners

Minnesota picked up one of the best players in the league, Philadelphia and LA did what they were supposed to do, and don’t write off San Antonio

Everyone was expecting something major to happen in the NBA on Thursday night, yet it was a little surprising when something actually did. Heading into the 2017 NBA draft there was plenty of talk of a team pulling off a big deal. Insiders threw out names like Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis and LaMacus Aldridge. Yet nobody had the Minnesota Timberwolves trading for the Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler until the deal was nearly completed, after the draft has already begun. The blockbuster deal overshadowed an otherwise a draft night that otherwise went pretty much as expected and heads our discussion of last night’s winners and losers.

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last updated: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:43:08 GMT

Let the Waiting Begin: Calling Pitches, Slowly, in College Baseball
The dead time adds up when the call must go from coach to catcher to pitcher, but most coaches are loath to put the responsibility on a young catcher.

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CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport
last updated: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:07:26 GMT

Is this the world's best sport team?
The British and Irish Lions take on the All Blacks in New Zealand -- in sporting terms, there are few more daunting tests.

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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: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:00:55 EST

The NFL's top QB deals ... and a little reality
The NFL's top QB deals ... and a little reality

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What every NFL starting QB makes now
What every NFL starting QB makes now

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Sources: CP3, Griffin tell Clips they'll opt out
Sources: CP3, Griffin tell Clips they'll opt out

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Butler: Being the face of Bulls 'means nothing'
Butler: Being the face of Bulls 'means nothing'

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Jordan fan has crying LeBron tattooed to leg
Jordan fan has crying LeBron tattooed to leg

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Magic: Russell good but Lakers needed leader
Magic: Russell good but Lakers needed leader

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GM: Suns 'played by rules' in Jackson pursuit
GM: Suns 'played by rules' in Jackson pursuit

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Mets' Cabrera upset playing 2B, asks for trade
Mets' Cabrera upset playing 2B, asks for trade

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Lowe: What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does now
Lowe: What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does now

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Fans should remember son Lonzo Ball is no LaVar
Fans should remember son Lonzo Ball is no LaVar

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Hischier taken at No. 1; Vegas goes with Glass
Hischier taken at No. 1; Vegas goes with Glass

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Ortiz's 34 joins pantheon of Red Sox greats
Ortiz's 34 joins pantheon of Red Sox greats

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The Big Papi Fame Index: Who can rival David Ortiz?
The Big Papi Fame Index: Who can rival David Ortiz?

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Isaiah Thomas: 'If I were 6-5, I'd be the best player in the world'
Isaiah Thomas: 'If I were 6-5, I'd be the best player in the world'

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Spieth manages his way into hunt for second win of 2017
Spieth manages his way into hunt for second win of 2017

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Lions making right noises ahead of first Test
Lions making right noises ahead of first Test

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All Blacks must fight fire with fire
All Blacks must fight fire with fire

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10 years after NFL Europe's demise, alumni remember league fondly
10 years after NFL Europe's demise, alumni remember league fondly

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Ranking QBs who benefited from NFL Europe
Ranking QBs who benefited from NFL Europe

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Former WR Yo Murphy knows what he's talking about
Former WR Yo Murphy knows what he's talking about

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100 facts for the 2017 fantasy football season
100 facts for the 2017 fantasy football season

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Beltré: 'The love Latino players have for the game is incomparable'
Beltré: 'The love Latino players have for the game is incomparable'

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Pipo, pelota and the lessons of a long-ago life
Pipo, pelota and the lessons of a long-ago life

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Olney: Royals won't sell their stars at trade deadline
Olney: Royals won't sell their stars at trade deadline

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Get to know the Class of 2020 ESPN 25 rankings
Get to know the Class of 2020 ESPN 25 rankings

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The toughest three-week stretches in college football
The toughest three-week stretches in college football

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The Horns, Kiss, the devil and the battle for the hook 'em sign
The Horns, Kiss, the devil and the battle for the hook 'em sign

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Bolden's Aussie reunion in Philly may have to wait
Bolden's Aussie reunion in Philly may have to wait

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Vin Baker reinventing self as summer camp director
Vin Baker reinventing self as summer camp director

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NBA draft: Pick-by-pick fantasy basketball reaction
NBA draft: Pick-by-pick fantasy basketball reaction

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Cheat Sheet: Sonnen vs. Silva
Cheat Sheet: Sonnen vs. Silva

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Is Aaron Pico the greatest prospect in MMA history?
Is Aaron Pico the greatest prospect in MMA history?

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Vote for the best in sports
Vote for the best in sports

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Tour de France: U.S. cyclist Taylor Phinney's 'final frontier of my own unknown'
Tour de France: U.S. cyclist Taylor Phinney's 'final frontier of my own unknown'

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Derek Carr makes as much as Jets' highest-paid skill players -- 17 of them
Derek Carr makes as much as Jets' highest-paid skill players -- 17 of them

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Blake Bortles running out of time to prove he's Jaguars' long-term QB
Blake Bortles running out of time to prove he's Jaguars' long-term QB

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Devin Taylor could prove to be 'great signing' at bargain price for Giants
Devin Taylor could prove to be 'great signing' at bargain price for Giants

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Trust the process and the other Lin
Trust the process and the other Lin

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The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA Draft - Washington Post


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The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA Draft
Washington Post
NEW YORK — The 2017 NBA Draft was supposed to be wild and unpredictable. Instead, it turned out to go almost exactly according to plan. There was one big trade — with Jimmy Butler going from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves — but ...
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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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