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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: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:01 GMT2017-03-29T09:00:01Z

Colin Kaepernick is unsigned because NFL coaches still play not to lose | Les Carpenter

The 29-year-old can still be good, perhaps even great – but every day he goes unsigned is an embarrassment for the coaches and GMs desperate to play it safe

It’s hard to believe that Colin Kaepernick can no longer be a useful quarterback in the NFL. The league is filled with too many mediocre passers who possess little skill beyond an ability to parrot the jargon of a preferred system offense to deny a man who actually took a team to the brink of a Super Bowl victory.

All you have to do is look at the lackluster play of the NFL’s low-end starters, ball-cap wearers and clipboard holders to know Kaepernick still has a lot to offer. He is 29, an age that is hardly ancient, with a reasonably healthy body, a powerful arm, and an innate ability to run over or through many tacklers. He is a quarterback who absolutely should have a job in the NFL. Every day that passes without him getting a hint of an offer is an embarrassment for the league.

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last updated: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:49:48 GMT

N.C.A.A. Tradition (Cutting Down Nets) Comes With a Snip of Danger
Some times things go wrong during a college basketball rite of spring that combines excited players and coaches with a ladder and a sharp object.

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last updated: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:15:23 GMT

Lionel Messi banned, Argentina beaten
Argentina felt the loss of the suspended Lionel Messi as they were beaten 2-0 by Bolivia in La Paz in a key World Cup qualifying game.

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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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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: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:13:26 EST

LeBron says Cavs in a delicate state following loss to Spurs
LeBron says Cavs in a delicate state following loss to Spurs

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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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