Russian President Vladimir Putin orders an investigation into claims the country’s athletes have been part of systematic doping.
Kyle Lafferty credits Michael O’Neill for a change in mindset which led to the striker firing Northern Ireland to Euro 2016.
The Rugby Football Union will not be “inhibited” in its search for the best successor to Stuart Lancaster as England boss.
Football fans’ groups will deliver a letter to a Premier League club owners’ meeting, calling for a boost to away ticket funding.
The Euro 2016 play-offs get under way this week with eight teams battling for four spots in next year’s tournament.
Shane Long will miss the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 play-off first leg against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday.
Salford City’s home match against Hartlepool in the FA Cup second round will be broadcast live on BBC Two on 4 December.
Wales striker Sam Vokes will miss Friday’s friendly against Netherlands at Cardiff City Stadium because of a groin injury.
Stuart Lancaster’s three-and-a-half-year reign as England coach ends following the team’s early exit from the World Cup.