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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: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:22:00 GMT2018-02-22T12:22:00Z

Dirk Nowitzki: harassment and assault claims against Mavericks are 'heartbreaking'

  • SI report details allegations of violence within franchise
  • Owner Mark Cuban has launched independent investigation

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has expressed his dismay after a Sports Illustrated investigation alleged the franchise is a hostile workplace for women.

The story detailed how one team employee had a history of violence against women within the organization while former CEO Terdema Ussery was alleged to have sexually harassed a number of colleagues. One former department head said there was “built-in protection for a lot of men” within the team. None of the allegations were against the playing staff.

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last updated: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:01:47 GMT

Now It Can Be Told: Barbara Stevens Has 1,000 Victories to Her Name
The Division II women’s basketball coach has spent 32 years at Bentley, which is not far from Boston but is far out of the limelight. And all she has done in that time is excel.

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last updated: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:00:14 GMT

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F1 reveal! Mercedes unveil the new W09 car they hope will win world title for fifth straight season

MERCEDES have revealed the 2018 car they hope will maintain their stranglehold on Formula 1’s world titles for a fifth consecutive season.

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last updated: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:05:36 EST

Years of mettle by Team USA led to this gold medal
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored a dazzling, triple-deke goal in the sixth round of a shootout thriller, and Maddie Rooney stuffed the Canadians to wrap up a 3-2 victory over archrival Canada.

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last updated: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:39:00 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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