Former Bulgaria international Stiliyan Petrov is returning to Premier League club Aston Villa as part of the coaching set-up, two years after retiring following treatment for leukaemia.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans says he did not spit at Newcastle United's Papiss Cisse during Wednesday's 1-0 Premier League victory at St James' Park.
Four times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari can become the strongest challengers to Mercedes this season after failing to win a race last year.
Dumped Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde has taken legal action ahead of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix to press his claim to a drive with Sauber, Australian media reported on Thursday.
India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli has been censured for his ugly outburst against a travelling Indian journalist in Perth and has been advised to maintain dignity, the country's cricket board said on Thursday.
With 10 games of the Premier League season remaining Arsenal find themselves in familiar territory.
The revived Manor Marussia Formula One team have indicated they are more likely to sign a promising young rookie than an established name to complete their driver lineup.
Restricting scoring to any one side of the wicket could be an effective ploy to tame big-hitting batsmen like Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers at the World Cup, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said on Thursday.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct after an outburst during his side's Premier League game against Hull City on Tuesday.
Buoyed by Luis Suarez's red-hot form, underlined by his four goals in three games, Barcelona will take on Rayo Vallecano on Sunday hoping to maintain the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid ahead of their showdown later this month.