Australia's selectors endured a barrage of criticism for a trio of surprising picks in the Ashes squad but the hosts' dominant 10-wicket win over England in the series-opener at the Gabba may have left them feeling more than a little vindicated.
Five more Russian competitors from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, including two gold medallists, have been banned for life over anti-doping rule violations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.
Stoke City must be wary of the impressive array of Liverpool's attacking talent and not just focus on Premier League top scorer Mohamed Salah when the two sides meet on Wednesday, manager Mark Hughes said.
The CAF Disciplinary Board has sanctioned TP Mazeme and Supersport United for pitch invasion by supporters of the two clubs during the second leg of the final of the Total CAF Confederation Cup played on, 25 November 2017 at Lucas Moripe.
West Ham United manager David Moyes has asked David Unsworth not to give up on management and consider leaving Everton for a managerial role in the lower leagues if he misses out on the vacant hot seat at Goodison Park.
Several members of New Zealand's All Blacks rugby team paid a visit to Japan for a promotional event on Tuesday, where they expressed their excitement about the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be hosted in Japan.