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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: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:35:14 GMT2017-03-25T21:35:14Z

Megan Rapinoe: 'God forbid you be a gay woman and a person of color in the US'

The US women’s team star caused quite a stir by kneeling for the national anthem. But, she tells Matt Pentz, she has no regrets fighting for what’s right

Megan Rapinoe will no longer kneel during the national anthem. In accordance with the US Soccer policy released earlier this month – a policy that was aimed in her general direction – Rapinoe will stand with both feet planted, squared up to the flag.

But Rapinoe won’t be entirely silent about it.

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last updated: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:20:38 GMT

Shoes, Shirts, You Name It, College Basketball Players Get It. Free.
Sponsorship deals flood college athletes with so much gear they have to give it away. What’s coveted most? It’s got to be the shoes.

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last updated: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:55:39 GMT

Dubai World Cup: 'Amazing' Arrogate stuns rivals
Arrogate overcame a disastrous start to win Saturday's Dubai World Cup and confirm his status as thoroughbred racing's new superstar.

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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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What you need to know about Saturday's Elite Eight games
What you need to know about Saturday's Elite Eight games

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Can Xavier hold onto Chris Mack, this year's hottest coaching commodity? -

Can Xavier hold onto Chris Mack, this year's hottest coaching commodity?
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Greg Christopher, Xavier's athletic director since 2013, refers to it as “a rite of spring” for his job. Once again, the Musketeers are making a deep NCAA tournament run. And once again, his coach, Chris Mack, is suddenly everybody ...
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