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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: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:01 GMT2017-12-16T09:00:01Z

Why don't we care about the biggest sex abuse scandal in sports history? | Bryan Armen Graham

Why hasn’t a scandal involving the alleged sexual abuse of more than 140 young women received more attention? The fault is not in our media, but in ourselves

In a Michigan court last month, Larry Nassar pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The longtime US women’s gymnastics team physician is accused of sexually abusing more than 140 women and girls, under the guise of medical treatment.

His accusers include some of the most prominent names in the sport, among them the Olympic gold medalists Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and many others whom he treated over two decades at Michigan State University. When he is sentenced next month, the term will be added to the 60 years he was given last week in a separate case regarding child abuse images.

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last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:25:41 GMT

Yankees Bringing Back C.C. Sabathia for a Year, at a Discount
The starting pitcher, who was 14-5 last season and earned $25 million, agreed to a one-year, $10 million contract, a reflection of his age and history of knee troubles.

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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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last updated: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:36:55 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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