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  1. Isinbayeva's comeback thwarted by injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago |

    Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva's return to competition was frustrated by a leg injury on Saturday when she had to drop out of the Russian Grand Prix in her home city of Volgograd. Jun 28, 2015; Eugene, OR, USA; Jenn Suhr wins the womens pole vault at 15-9 3/4 in the 2015 USA Championships at Hayward Field.


  2. Brazil's president says no resources will be spared in the fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Brazil's president promised a wary nation on Tuesday that no resources would be spared in the fight against Zika, addressing Congress a day after the World Health Organization declared the mosquito-borne virus an international emergency. A spike in the number of Brazilian babies born with brain defects and abnormally small heads has been linked to their mother's contracting the virus during pregnancy.


  3. Bertens gives Netherlands lead over Russia in Fed CupRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | White Lake Beacon

    Four-time Fed Cup champion Russia was on the brink of a surprise first-round defeat to the Netherlands after going 2-0 down on the first day Saturday. Despite leading Russian Maria Sharapova being scheduled to play only Sunday's doubles, the home team was expected to win comfortably against a Dutch team it has never lost to, and lacking any players ranked in the top 100.


  4. Injury stops comeback of pole vault record-holder IsinbayevaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    Pole vault world record-holder Yelena Isinbayeva has been forced to delay her comeback after injuring her Achilles tendon at her first competition. Isinbayeva was due to compete at a Russian domestic event in her home city of Volgograd on Saturday but pulled her Achilles in the warmup, her coach Evgeny Trofimov told the Tass agency.


  5. Iran targets eight medals at Rio Olympics: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Mahmoud Goudarzi, Iran's minister of sport and youth, is optimistic of winning eight medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Iran left London with a total of 12 medals , finishing seventeenth in the overall medal standings.


  6. Rio carnival goers tell Zika mosquito to buzz offRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    A massive, fleshy crowd of semi-naked people might seem like the Zika-transmitting mosquito's paradise, but Rio Carnival goers Saturday said nothing -- not even an international health emergency -- can stop the party. Municipal employees give t-shirts and pamphlets about the Zika virus to a reveller at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Feb 6, 2016.


  7. .com | PICS: Cape Town's NEW accommodation obsession - 91 Loop Boutique HostelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | News24

    If you are looking for a fun and upbeat place to spend the night, party up a storm or enjoy smashing company - lately, Cape Town is going gaga for the Boutique Hostel 91 Loop Street . But with their creative minds and skilled business strategies they have transformed the building into a world-class backpacker fit for any travelling soul, foody or party animal.


  8. U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus. The disease that has spread rapidly through the Americas and led to a global health scare over its possible link to severe birth defects, is primarily transmitted by mosquito.


  9. Brazil Says It Won't Postpone The Olympics, Despite Growing Zika ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    A health worker sprays insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Despite growing concerns from international health organizations, medical researchers, and human rights groups, officials say the Zika virus will not postpone the August Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.


  10. Even mosquito can't stop Carnival partyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream - five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revellers in an inviting mass of bare ankles, uncovered legs and denuded torsos. So the mosquito-borne Zika virus might be expected to dampen this year's debauchery.


  11. Brazil detects active Zika Virus in human urine,salivaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Rio De Janeiro, Feb.6 : Brazilian scientists has revealed that they had detected the presence of the Zika virus in samples of human saliva and urine, a first for Brazil. The Brazilian researchers warned that the virus might have the potential to spread through kissing or urine, but they were quick to point out that this still remains to be proved, reports The New York Times.


  12. | Wozniacki to carry Denmark Olympic flagRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News24

    Former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki has been chosen to be Denmark's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Explaining its decision, the Danish Olympic committee says the 25-year-old Wozniacki is one of "most successful tennis players" of the past decade.


  13. Brazil Hillel feigns closure in bizarre marketing stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Hillel Rio's executive director Rony Rechtman confirmed to JTA that the posts were planned as a promotion, and defended the move. Tourists visit the Christ the Redeemer statue with Sugarloaf Mountain in the distance in Rio de Janeiro.


  14. Jessica Ennis-Hill confident injury will not end Rio Olympics dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Haringey Independent

    Jessica Ennis-Hill is confident of making this summer's Olympics, despite the reigning heptathlon champion sitting out of the indoor season with an Achilles injury. Fresh from winning last year's World Championship, the 30-year-old heads to Rio de Janeiro looking to become just the third athlete to have a baby and retain their Olympic title four years on.


  15. Brazil Hillel Admits 'Closing' Was Bizarre Marketing StuntRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Forward

    Hillel Rio announced it would not close down just three hours after lamenting that it would, all via its Facebook page. Before posting the second "official note," the campus organization's branch in Rio de Janeiro drew hundreds of supportive messages hailing the work led by its volunteers.


  16. Vasco da Gama to get a 1.5 million from the sale of Alex Teixeira to Jiangsu SuningRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sambafoot

    Brazilian club Vasco da Gama will make 1.5 million from the sale of attacking midfielder Alex Teixeira to Chinese side Jiangsu Suning. On Friday, Shakhtar Donetsk had officially announced the transfer of Alex Teixeira to Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning, the same team that bought Ramires from Chelsea.


  17. Brazilian: Kiss risky for pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A top Brazilian health official warned pregnant women to think twice before giving a kiss as global measures mounted Friday against the Zika virus suspected of a link to birth defects. The United Nations human-rights agency called for some nations to loosen strict laws against abortion, and U.S. health authorities recommended that men who have visited areas with the Zika virus use condoms if they have sex with pregnant women.


  18. Brazil finds Zika virus in urine and salivaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Echo

    Paulo Gadelha , president of the Fiocruz research institute, said at a news conference that scientists have found live samples of the virus in saliva and urine samples , and the possibility it could be spread by the two body fluids requires further study. Densely populated urban environments like these slums in Rio de Janeiro enable the rapid transmission of mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika .


  19. Vancouver doctor is Olympics boundRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    In this Jan. 28, 2016 photo, Dr. Kevin deWeber examines the knee of an injured soccer player at Clark College's O'Connell Sports Complex in Vancouver, Wash. DeWeber recently learned his big dream is going to become a reality.


  20. Former Brazil striker Jo joins Jiangsu SuningRead the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    Rio de Janeiro, Feb 6 : Former Manchester City and Brazil striker Jo has joined Chinese football club Jiangsu Suning, according to media reports. Jo follows his compatriots Alex Teixeira and Ramires, who have also signed with the Chinese Super League outfit in recent days, reports Xinhua.