The Premier League would be a welcoming environment for gay players, says chief executive Richard Scudamore.
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw retires after a glittering career that saw him win a record 148 caps and two World Cups.
Tiger Woods is named as one of United States captain Davis Love III’s assistants for the 2016 Ryder Cup.
Bradford City qualify for the second round of the FA Cup after beating National League Aldershot in a replay.
England scout Alan Cork tells of the panic he witnessed after being caught up in two stadium security alerts in five days.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter and vice-president Michel Platini have their appeals against 90-day bans rejected.