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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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José Mourinho delivers Manchester United glory but pragmatism has limits | Jonathan Wilson
Victory over Ajax showed again Mourinho’s knack for thwarting gifted opponents but fans of a club of United’s means are entitled to pine for more poetry

As Manchester United’s players celebrated with the Europa League trophy, José Mourinho brandished a red flag. He walked in front of his squad and tried to plant it into the pitch. The pole, though, was too flimsy and bent, leaving Mourinho to prop the flag awkwardly against a hoarding reading “Stockholm Final 2017”. As a metaphor for his first season at United it could hardy have been bettered: grand gestures thwarted but the job eventually, just about, done.

It was a night replete with symbolism. Deep into injury-time at the Friends Arena on Wednesday night, the Ajax winger Amin Younes picked up the ball on the left. He glanced up and had just made as though to jink inside when he was clattered by the horizontal form of Wayne Rooney making an effective if clunking challenge that put the ball out for a throw-in. That it could be his last ever touch in a United shirt felt hugely appropriate; he has throughout most of his career had a pleasing commitment to the necessary but unglamorous work.

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last updated: Thu, 25 May 2017 04:08:07 GMT

On Baseball: The Mets’ Stretched Bullpen Nears the Breaking Point
With his starters often faltering early, Manager Terry Collins is turning to a relief corps that seems increasingly overused.

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last updated: Sat, 20 May 2017 20:45:09 GMT

Soccer giants donate $1.3 million to help terror victims
English soccer giants Manchester United and Manchester City have come together to donate £1 million ($1.3 million) to the emergency fund set up following Monday's terror attack in the city.

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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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last updated: Thu, 25 May 2017 01:00:18 EST

Anthony Rizzo's power surge could be start of something special
Anthony Rizzo's power surge could be start of something special

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Mourinho might belong in the Europa League final but Manchester United sure as hell don't - Yahoo Sports


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Mourinho might belong in the Europa League final but Manchester United sure as hell don't
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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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