Mutko to step down as head of World Cup organizing committee

MOSCOW (AP) — Vitaly Mutko, a top Russian official who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in the Russian doping program, says he will step down as head of the organizing committee of the 2018 soccer World Cup.

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Wild Oats XI crosses line 1st in Sydney to Hobart race

HOBART, Australia (AP) — A protest could change the result of the line honors winner in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race after eight-time champion Wild Oats XI crossed the finish line first Wednesday in a tight duel with LDV Comanche over the final three hours.

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