• North Korea wins 1st world aquatics gold with diving victory

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — North Korea won its first gold medal at the world aquatics championships through 16-year-old Kim Kuk Hyang in women’s 10-meter diving on Thursday.

  • Russia's gold medalists Aleksandr Maltsev and Darina Valitova perform during the synchronised swimming mixed duet free final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Germany wins 2nd straight world title in 5k team event

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Scissor-kicking to “Swan Lake” in front of a cheering home crowd, Russia’s synchronized swimmers rallied to overtake the United States for gold in mixed duet free at the world championships.

  • This July 27, 2015 aerial photo, shows Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Construction is underway on a project to cap a pipe that long spewed raw sewage into the marina, the starting place for the Olympic sailing events. Yet Associated Press testing of the marina's water quality found it laden with sewage viruses. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.