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Seine clean enough for swimming 12 days ahead of Paris Olympics

Paris—The Seine has been clean enough to swim for most of the past 12 days, Paris city hall said Friday, just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games. The quality of the water met the required standard for “11 days or 10 days” of the past 12, city hall official Pierre Rabadan told broadcaster RFI. Weather permitting, the river will be the star of the opening ceremony of the Games on July...

Gymnast Yulo polishing difficult routines at Metz training camp

Filipino ace gymnast Carlos Yulo is making only minimal adjustments as he...

LeBron, Curry impress as USA whips Canada in Olympic tune-up

LOS ANGELES—LeBron James and Steph Curry made a winning start as USA...

Obiena focused on Paris Olympics, says Tolentino

Ernest John Obiena—one of the country’s strongest medal potentials in the Paris—has...

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Strike call threatens Paris airports’ Olympics preparations

Roissy-Charles De Gaulle Airport, France—A dispute between aviation workers and management at the French capital's airports threatens to overshadow years of preparations and a...

Giddey, Mills spearhead Australia’s NBA-heavy Olympic basketball quest

Sydney, Australia—Josh Giddey and veteran Patty Mills headline eight NBA stars tasked Sunday with bettering the bronze medal Australia won at the Tokyo Olympics. Miami...

Australian basketball great Jackson makes fifth Olympics aged 43

Sydney, Australia—Australia's greatest women's basketballer Lauren Jackson was selected for a fifth Olympics Sunday, 12 years after her last Games in London. Now 43 and...

Kai Sotto cleared to play in OQT semis vs Brazil

Gilas Pilipinas center Kai Sotto has been cleared to play in the semifinals against Brazil after his test results went negative for a rib...

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