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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: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:30:42 GMT2017-06-25T21:30:42Z

Mets promote Tim Tebow to Advanced A due to 'chase rates and exit velocity'

  • Former NFL star has underwhelming average so far in baseball career
  • Twenty-nine-year-old will now play for St Lucie Mets

These are testing times for the New York Mets, with the team well off the pace in the National League East, star players injured and veteran players unsettled. And now Tim Tebow is creeping his way towards the major leagues.

The Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL star is still a long way from an MLB appearance but he has been promoted from the Low A Columbia Fireflies to the Advanced A St Lucie Mets. It is unlikely that Tebow’s move is due to his stunning play: the 29-year-old rookie batted .222 with three home runs and 23 RBIs for the Fireflies, stats that the Mets general manager, Sandy Alderson, admitted are underwhelming.

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last updated: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:35:03 GMT

Oracle Team USA Finally Breaks Through at the America’s Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand, the challenger, won Saturday’s first race, but the American boat forged an 11-second victory in the second to cut the Kiwis’ lead to 4-1.

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last updated: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:29:01 GMT

Azerbaijan GP: Ricciardo wins after F1 title rivals clash
Daniel Ricciardo won a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix Sunday as Sebastian Vettel increased his F1 title lead over Lewis Hamilton in controversial circumstances.

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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: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:24:40 EST

Sources: Mavs to decline Dirk option, eye deal
Sources: Mavs to decline Dirk option, eye deal

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Kevin Harvick scores first win of season, first of career at Sonoma -

Kevin Harvick scores first win of season, first of career at Sonoma
Kevin Harvick won the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, scoring his first win of the season and also the first of his career on the tricky, demanding 1.99-mile road course. With five laps to go, Harvick held an 8.5-second lead on Clint ...
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