Former referee Mark Halsey’s claims that he was told to lie after a game are denied by the body which oversees match officials.
Jenson Button’s absence from the track next year deprives F1 of an exceptional driver, as well as an intelligent and thoughtful character.
Debutant Taulupe Faletau suffers a suspected medial ligament injury in Bath’s winning start under new boss Todd Blackadder.
England’s Richard Bland slips to third at the European Masters and sits three shots behind leader Scott Hend after round three.
Chris Froome repels six attacks from Nairo Quintana to stay second behind the Vuelta leader as Simon Yates moves up to fourth overall.
Saracens begin the defence of their Premiership title with victory over Worcester Warriors at Twickenham.
Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own as he dominates qualifying on his way to pole position at the Italian Grand Prix.
Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is left out of Manchester United’s 27-man squad for the Europa League.
Britain’s Kyle Edmund beats John Isner and will face 2015 champion Novak Djokovic in the US Open fourth round.
England’s Paul Casey is one shot off the lead at the Deutsche Bank Championshp after carding a five-under-par 66 in Boston.