• FILE -In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, athletes compete in the men's marathon swimming test event, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, off Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio's sewage-filled waters are more than just a health risk. For open-water swimmers at the Olympics next year on famous Copacabana Beach, avoiding the bacteria and viruses will become part of the race strategy and could determine who gets a medal, and who doesn't. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

    Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

    LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year’s games.

  • Chelsea's Diego Costa kneels on the pitch after a challenge during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    City extends winning streak as Mourinho endures rare loss

    LONDON (AP) — Breaking a 103-year club record, Manchester City reeled off its 10th straight Premier League victory on Saturday. For Jose Mourinho, a landmark day produced an unwelcome result, with his 100th home league game in charge of Chelsea ending in only a second loss.

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    LONDON (AP) — As Michel Platini prepares to reveal his FIFA presidential vision, a rival contender is launching his campaign by questioning the UEFA leader’s long-standing association with Sepp Blatter and his credentials to reform the scandal-tainted governing body.