Denmark's Christian Eriksen scored a hat-trick in a 5-1 thrashing of Ireland in their playoff second leg to secure the final European berth at next year's World Cup.
The UK Anti-Doping agency has closed its Team Sky "mystery package" investigation and will not be making any charges.
Rafael Nadal's unforgettable season came to a painful end when he withdrew from the ATP Finals with a knee injury after defeat against David Goffin.
A desperate 0-0 draw at home to a defiant, belligerent and technically inferior Sweden ended the four-time world champions' hopes.
Gareth Southgate is thinking of putting his team through a mock penalty shootout before a Wembley crowd in an attempt to overcome nerves at major competitions.
England spinner Moeen Ali is ready to play his first Australian tour match in Townsville after recovering from a side strain.
Switzerland scraped into next year's World Cup, their fourth finals in a row, after being held to a 0-0 draw at home by a valiant but workmanlike Northern Ireland.
David Moyes has named Alan Irvine and Stuart Pearce as his assistants and hopes to confirm the appointment of Sunderland's caretaker boss Billy McKinlay in the coming days.
Goalkeeper Darren Randolph pulled off a string of fine first-half saves as Ireland held Denmark to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their World Cup playoff.
England held world champions Germany to a 0-0 draw after giving debuts to five players at Wembley.
A second-half goal by Sweden substitute Jakob Johansson was enough to beat Italy 1-0 and put his side in the driving seat after their World Cup playoff first leg.
Marseille full back Patrice Evra has been banned from European club football for the rest of the season and is leaving the Ligue 1 club by mutual consent.
England suffered another injury blow ahead of their friendlies against Germany and Brazil when goalkeeper Jack Butland suffered a broken finger in training.
Switzerland made the most of a controversial penalty converted by Ricardo Rodriguez to secure a 1-0 win away to Northern Ireland.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has said he could leave the club when his contract ends in 2019 to play for his boyhood team Independiente in Argentina.
England bowler Jake Ball has sent an injury scare through his team in their Ashes run-up after injuring his ankle during their game against a Cricket Australia XI.
England coach Eddie Jones has omitted Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje from his squad to face Argentina on Saturday
Roger Federer was paired in the same group as German debutant Alexander Zverev for next week's ATP Tour Finals.
England fast bowler Steven Finn has been ruled out of the Ashes series against Australia after scans showed he has torn his left knee cartilage.
Slaven Bilic was sacked on Monday as West Ham dropped into the relegation zone
Striker Kane (knee) and midfielder Winks (ankle) had treatment during Tottenham's win over Crystal Palace
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