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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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Sport | The Guardian
last updated: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:53:00 GMT2017-07-22T15:53:00Z

Chris Froome set for fourth Tour de France title after increasing lead in time trial
• Team Sky rider increases lead to 54 seconds in stage 20 time trial
• Bodnar wins penultimate stage with Uran moving to second overall

In football parlance, there was no penalty shootout as Chris Froome finished third to the stage winner, Maciej Bodnar, to seal his fourth Tour de France victory.

With the harsh light of France’s south reflecting intensely off the twinkling Mediterranean, this stage resembled a 4-0 win for the three-times Tour champion, who went up early and had the game in the bag by half-time, hammering home his advantage in the final quarter, as Romain Bardet’s challenge for the yellow jersey turned into a scrap to save his place on the podium from Mikel Landa.

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NYT > Sports
last updated: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:46:48 GMT

On Golf: At British Open, Caddies Have Their Golfers’ Bags, and Backs
The difficult conditions at the Open accentuate the utility of caddies, who do more than help with choice of club.

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last updated: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:43:38 GMT

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth weathers storm for lead
In the weather version of rock, paper, scissors -- wind beats rain, both beat sun.

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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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FOXSPORTS.com.au | Breaking News
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: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:37:07 EST

Kyrie's trade request isn't a betrayal of LeBron
Kyrie's trade request isn't a betrayal of LeBron

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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

Original article: The new status quo

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