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WHO: Viral testing ‘advisable’ in Rio’s Olympic waters

Rio de Janeiro—The World Health Organization’s (WHO) top water expert said last Friday (last Saturday in Manila) the body “never advised against viral testing” for Rio de Janeiro’s polluted waterways, where about 1,400 athletes will compete in Olympic events next year. 

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LeBron vows to pay college tuition for over 1,000 kids

National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar LeBron James is about to make life better for over a thousand kids by promising to pay college tuition for every single one of them. 

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The final major, a different set of stars

By Doug Ferguson / The Associated Press Tiger Woods started the year with high hopes and a clean bill of health. Rory McIlroy was the undisputed No. 1 player in the world, the winner of back-to-back majors and the overwhelming favorite to complete the career Grand Slam at the Masters and expand his trophy case of majors. The landscape looks …

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2022 Winter Olympics seen to bring economic benefits to Beijing–analysts

Clinching the right to host the Winter Olympics in 2022 will provide hefty economic opportunities for Beijing and its surrounding regions, analysts say.

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Age doesn’t matter for Yankees’ A-Rod

Arlington, Texas—Alex Rodriguez doesn’t remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old.

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Youth becomes dominant in golf’s major tourneys

The criteria fits for the label as the best player to have never won a major. Seven career victories. Finishing no worse than third in just over 30 percent of the tournaments. The No. 1 player in the world for the first half of the season. Adding to the numbers is being viewed as one of the favorites at every major.

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With Boston out, can LA revive US Olympic bid?

Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the US Olympic Committee (Usoc) who were tired of the city’s ever-changing blueprint.

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Pacman joins bid to help Philippines land Fiba Cup hosting

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao will travel to Japan next month to lend a hand as the Philippines bids against China to host the 2019 basketball World Cup. 

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Phl Little Leaguers score big in Asia-Pacific and Mideast tilt

Guilin, China—Little League Philippines Major Boys, 12 years old and younger, scored an impressive run in the recent Asia Pacific and Middle East Regional Tournament, concluding their World Little League qualifiers with an exciting second runner-up finish. 

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US ponders shocking loss; Mexico chalks up ugly win

Atlanta—After the feel-good summer of 2014, the United States was eager to pick up another Gold Cup title and lock up its spot in the next Confederations Cup. Instead, the Americans are dealing with one of their most shocking losses. Giving up two first-half goals on set plays, one delivered by goalkeeper Brad Guzan’s blunder on a routine throw, the …

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