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FILE - General Secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation, member of the Executive Committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Umar Kremlev holds a news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 27, 2020. The challenger to the Russian incumbent in the presidential election at the troubled International Boxing Association has been ruled ineligible a day before the vote. Umar Kremlev is standing for re-election amid sanctions on Russian sports and concern the IBA is financially dependent on Gazprom. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

IOC questions Olympic boxing leadership after IBA election

GENEVA (AP) — With boxing’s status at the Olympics in doubt, the IOC was not impressed on Saturday with the leadership election of the sport’s governing body which was stripped of re

FILE - China's fan holds national flag before the AFC Asian Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Iran and China at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Jan. 24, 2019. China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pand

In this photo provided by SailGP, Australia SailGP Team helmed by Tom Slingsby sails closely alongside France SailGP Team helmed by Quentin Delapierre during a practice session in Bermuda on May 12, 2022. The Champagne showers from Team Australia's Season 2 championship have barely dried and it's already time for SailGP to start another dash for $1 million in cash. The third season of tech tycoon Larry Ellison's global league starts this weekend on the turquoise water of Bermuda's Great Sound, where, to no one's surprise, Tom Slingsby's juggernaut Aussie crew remains the one to beat. (Thomas Lovelock/SailGP via AP)

Slingsby's Aussies aim for SailGP 3-peat, another $1M check

The Champagne showers from Team Australia’s Season 2 championship have barely dried and SailGP is already starting another dash for $1 million in cash.

FILE - Japan's Michael Leitch is tackled by South Africa's Steven Kitshoff during the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match at Tokyo Stadium between Japan and South Africa in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 20, 2019. A little more than a year away from the next World Cup in France, Leitch is no longer the captain but still a key member of the brains trust that drives. He looks forward to the tournament where Japan is drawn in group D with England, Argentina, Samoa and one other qualifier. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)

Column: US lands 2031 Rugby World Cup, if anyone cares

The United States has landed another World Cup.

Before you start celebrating or making travel plans, a couple of caveats: