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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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Wash Post Sports
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, 23 May 2017 17:57:04 GMT2017-05-23T17:57:04Z

Kyrie Irving explodes with 42 points as Cavaliers come back to defeat Celtics

  • Cleveland’s 112-99 victory puts them within one win of NBA finals
  • Cavs now lead Eastern Conference finals 3-1 with Game 5 in Boston

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the NBA finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Irving stayed on the floor despite rolling his left ankle in the third quarter, when he scored 19 in under five minutes, and James shook off early foul trouble as the Cavs opened a 3-1 lead in the series.

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NYT > Sports
last updated: Tue, 23 May 2017 07:00:25 GMT

Royals 6, Yankees 2: Royals Rally Past the Yankees’ Imploding Bullpen
Jordan Montgomery delivered an impressive start for the Yankees, but the suddenly beleaguered bullpen surrendered three home runs.

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last updated: Fri, 19 May 2017 11:19:04 GMT

UEFA plays down security fears ahead of final
The city is reeling from shock and sadness, but Manchester United will still contest Wednesday's Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm after UEFA played down the security threat following Monday's bomb attack in Manchester.

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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: Wed, 24 May 2017 01:11:40 EST

How Kyrie Irving dominated Game 4
How Kyrie Irving dominated Game 4

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Without Isaiah Thomas, Celtics crumble as Cavaliers' stars step up
Without Isaiah Thomas, Celtics crumble as Cavaliers' stars step up

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Just dough it: OBJ inks richest NFL shoe deal
Just dough it: OBJ inks richest NFL shoe deal

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Pats restructure Gronk deal with big incentives
Pats restructure Gronk deal with big incentives

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Hall of Fame DT Cortez Kennedy dies at 48
Hall of Fame DT Cortez Kennedy dies at 48

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Jets' Richardson: It's better without Marshall
Jets' Richardson: It's better without Marshall

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Bears' Glennon: 'My year,' even with Trubisky
Bears' Glennon: 'My year,' even with Trubisky

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NFL's Jennings edges Ross in 'Dancing' finale
NFL's Jennings edges Ross in 'Dancing' finale

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Senators find a way to force Game 7
Senators find a way to force Game 7

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Real or not? Ervin Santana, Cy Young contender; Charlie Blackmon, MVP contender
Real or not? Ervin Santana, Cy Young contender; Charlie Blackmon, MVP contender

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Barnwell's NFC South report cards: The offseason's worst contract
Barnwell's NFC South report cards: The offseason's worst contract

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Best offseason acquisition for all 32 teams
Best offseason acquisition for all 32 teams

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100 reasons we can't wait for college football to come back
100 reasons we can't wait for college football to come back

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Nats (and their bats) happy to see Joe Ross back on the hill
Nats (and their bats) happy to see Joe Ross back on the hill

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Jon Lester's complete game issues challenge to Cubs' staff
Jon Lester's complete game issues challenge to Cubs' staff

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Don't count on Red Sox firing John Farrell -- at least not yet
Don't count on Red Sox firing John Farrell -- at least not yet

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Projecting which first-year coaches will win (and which won't)
Projecting which first-year coaches will win (and which won't)

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Bruce and Christine Arians helping give voice to children in need
Bruce and Christine Arians helping give voice to children in need

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Are the 2017 Patriots as talented as their historic 2007 squad?
Are the 2017 Patriots as talented as their historic 2007 squad?

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The Dodgers' long game and how chess saved a village
The Dodgers' long game and how chess saved a village

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MotoGP legend Hayden dies after bicycle crash
MotoGP legend Hayden dies after bicycle crash

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Four-Ball: Tracking trends on Spieth, Day
Four-Ball: Tracking trends on Spieth, Day

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Valverde firmará por tres temporadas con el Barcelona
Valverde firmará por tres temporadas con el Barcelona

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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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