Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the FA's charge for violent conduct - a move which has the full support of the club.
Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is interested in signing midfielder Yaya Toure for Inter Milan.
Andy Murray reached his fourth Australian Open final in the last six years by beating Tomas Berdych on Thursday.
Aston Villa are set to sign Manchester City’s Scott Sinclair on loan after the winger completed a medical.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will wait until Friday before deciding whether to give Daniel Sturridge his comeback.
A look at the football transfer gossip in Thursday's newspapers - could David de Gea leave Manchester United on a free transfer?
Rangers lack the quality to upset Celtic on Sunday but it should be a fiery contest, says Charlie Nicholas.
Six Nations officials will consider selling TV rights to a pay operator when the current BBC deal expires.
Serena Williams will play Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final after both won in straight sets on Thursday.
Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood were both well placed after the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
Steffon Armitage is being held in custody at a French police station, his club Toulon have confirmed.
|Next 4 Races|
|New Zealand v Sri Lanka ODI|
|New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Sri Lanka win by 34 runs|
|Murray (6) bt Berdych (7) (6-7,6-0,6-3,7-5)|
|Sharapova (2) bt Makarova (10) (6-3,6-2)|
|Williams (1) bt Keys (7-6,6-2)|
|Herbert /Mahut bt Dodig/Melo (6-4,6-7,7-6)|
|Bolelli/Fognini bt Rojer/Tecau (6) (6-4,3-6,6-3)|
|Mladenovic/Nestor (3) bt Black/Cabal (5) (6-2,6-3)|
|Hsieh/Cuevas bt Srebotnik/Melo (2) (6-1,6-2)|
|Safiullin (1) bt Polmans (6-4,6-2)|
|Hong (7) bt Harry Fritz (3) (6-7,7-6,6-0)|
|Santillan (16) bt Hee Lee (6) (6-4,3-6,6-3)|
|Karimov bt Tsitsipas (14) (3-6,6-4,6-1)|
|Hurkacz/Molcan (8) bt Kecmanovic/Mmoh (3) (6-7,7-6,10-2)|
|Delaney/Polmans bt Valkusz/Wessels (2-6,6-1,11-9)|
|Mihalikova bt Robillard-Millette (6-2,6-2)|
|Minnen bt Pislak (6-2,6-2)|
|Galfi (5) bt Zadoinov (4) (6-1,7-6)|
|Swan (14) bt Kingsley (11) (6-4,6-3)|
|Kolodziejova/Vondrousova (2) bt Tomic/Xu (4) (6-1,6-2)|
|Hobgarski/Minnen bt Arbuthnott/Francati (7-5,4-6,10-7)|
Kevin Cadle and Neil Reynolds preview this Sunday's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, which will be live on Sky Sports 1 from 10pm.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche says Danny Ings loves the club and can't see the striker leaving the Clarets anytime soon.
Andy Sullivan has described the opening round of the Dubai Desert Classic as "one of the best in his life" after a seven-under 65 moved him joint-top of the leaderboard.
Check out the action from the final match of the series, in Centurion, where the Proteas dominated.
The pick of the images from a day to remember at Leopardstown
Welcome to the photo gallery of the sixth ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka.