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USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott...full story
updated 2016-02-11 01:22 PM
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USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:22 PM

Aussie Olympic doctor says Rio water bigger worry than Zika
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- The Australian team's medical director says water quality will be more of a threat to the health of athletes and officials....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:22 PM

Copa Libertadores Results

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BC-TEN--Argentina Open Results

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2016-02-11 09:42 AM

English Standings

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Hertha Berlin reaches German Cup semis after 35 years

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BC-TEN--St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy Results

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BC-TEN--St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy Results St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy Results ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy at Sibur Arena (seedings....Fullstory

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By TOM WITHERS
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2016-02-11 01:22 PM

Williams coasts through first round of Taiwan Open Williams coasts through first round of Taiwan Open
By George Liao
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Brazilian Results

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Caddies lose lawsuit against US PGA Tour
By DOUG FERGUSON
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2016-02-11 09:42 AM

English Results

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'Great Expansion' of 1967 showed NHL was for real
By STEPHEN WHYNO
Associated Press

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2016-02-11 06:42 AM

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