Brazil legend Zico says he intends to stand for the presidency of crisis-hit Fifa as it is his “duty”.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather has been named the world’s highest-paid sportsman of the past 12 months by Forbes magazine.
Former England and Derby County boss Steve McClaren is named as the new head coach of Newcastle United.
American Cole Hammer will become the third-youngest player to feature at golf’s US Open, at just 15 years of age.
Aston Villa will offer striker Christian Benteke a new deal this summer, says chief executive Tom Fox.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has told Spanish media the club are in talks with Juventus striker Carlos Tevez.
Belgium forward Marouane Fellaini is a doubt for Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Wales in Cardiff.
The bidding process for the 2026 World Cup is postponed amid allegations surrounding the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.
Newcastle United confirm that caretaker manager John Carver and coach Steve Stone have left the club.