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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: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:19:41 GMT2017-09-23T18:19:41Z

Jaguars send message to Donald Trump by taking a knee at Wembley | Sean Ingle
A show of unity from Jacksonville players and staff was backed by a dominant performance on the pitch that overwhelmed Baltimore Ravens 44-7

The message was simple, defiant and express-delivered to an orange-tinged septuagenarian living 3,600 miles away in Washington DC. As the Star Spangled Banner rang out across Wembley, 27 players and staff of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens dropped to one knee to protest against President Donald Trump – the largest number at an NFL game. Dozens more on the Jaguars staff, including their owner, Shahid Khan, linked hands on the touchline in support.

Some say sport and politics should not mix. But after Trump’s explosive tweets over the weekend, during which he suggested that players who refused to stand for the national anthem should be fired and called on owners to “get that son of a bitch off the field” if they disrespected the flag, it was impossible to see how the two were not conjoined.

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last updated: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:56:11 GMT

N.F.L. Protests: Seahawks and Titans Skip National Anthem
After President Trump doubled down on his criticism of players who take a knee during the national anthem, owners and players responded.

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last updated: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:23:32 GMT

The ultimate partnership between horse and rider
Show jumping is the ultimate test of horse and rider, with the two combining to clear fences measuring up to 1.6 meters in height.

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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: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:10:21 EST

Brady magic saves Patriots from another fourth-quarter meltdown
Brady magic saves Patriots from another fourth-quarter meltdown

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NFL Week 3: Trump praises 'solidarity' as Seahawks and Titans stay in locker room - Washington Post


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NFL Week 3: Trump praises 'solidarity' as Seahawks and Titans stay in locker room
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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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