Former Aston Villa forward Dwight Yorke is keen to take over as manager of the Championship club and believes he can restore a winning mentality to the struggling Midlands club.
Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been banned for four months for violating anti-doping regulations after he tested positive for a prohibited substance in May, the country's cricket board (PCB) said on Friday.
FIFA has suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) with immediate effect due to government interference in soccer affairs, the sport's world governing body said https://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=10/news=fifa-suspends-the-sierra-leone-football-association.html on Friday.
La Liga side Eibar have rallied behind plans to play one match a season in the United States, with their chief executive Patricia Rodriguez saying the Basque club have asked to be considered for the match next season.
Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa faces at least two weeks out with a hamstring injury sustained during the 3-1 win over Club Bruges in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's decision last month to reinstate the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) showed flexibility, said Russian whistleblower Vitaly Stepanov on Friday.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has been fined 60,000 pounds after he praised a referee ahead of a Premier League game at Crystal Palace last month.
Juventus coach Massimo Allegri says Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to play for the Serie A team against Udinese on Saturday.
U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka fought back tears and rallied from a set down to outlast Zhang Shuai 3-6 6-4 7-5 in the China Open quarter-finals on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton revelled in the speed of his Mercedes on Friday as the Formula One championship leader dominated Suzuka's 'rollercoaster' circuit in Japanese Grand Prix practice.
Italy called up forward Sebastian Giovinco for the first time in almost three years on Friday as coach Roberto Mancini announced a 28-man squad which did not feature striker Mario Balotelli for next week's games against Ukraine and Poland.
Crystal Palace would be interested in bringing Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek back to Selhurst Park if the England international becomes available in the transfer market, manager Roy Hodgson said on Friday.
Slovakian champions Spartak Trnava have been fined 60,000 euros (52,839 pounds) and ordered to play their next home Europa League match in an empty stadium after racist chants by supporters, UEFA said in a statement on Friday.
South Africa expect an all-out assault from world champions New Zealand when the two countries meet in their Rugby Championship test on Saturday, home captain Siya Kolisi said.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez dismissed suggestions that Manchester United's problems on and off the pitch had left them weakened ahead of Saturday's Premier League meeting between the teams at Old Trafford.
Shares in top-tier Italian football club Juventus fell sharply on Friday, with a trader attributing the move to rape allegations against its recently acquired star player Cristiano Ronaldo.
Liverpool's three victories over Premier League champions Manchester City last season do not mean they have their rivals' number, manager Juergen Klopp said ahead of Sunday's clash between the pair at Anfield.
World number four Juan Martin del Potro scythed down Serbia's Filip Krajinovic 6-3 6-0 in the China Open on Friday to set up a semi-final clash with Italian Fabio Fognini.
Facebook bought the television rights for the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores on Friday, adding South America's premier club competition to a growing list of football tournaments in their broadcast portfolio.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino voiced his frustration on Friday that Belgium coach Roberto Martinez announced defender Jan Vertonghen would be injured until late November without telling the Premier League club first.
Argentina will consider a possible Olympic Games bid after completing the Youth Olympics starting in Buenos Aires this week, Argentina president Mauricio Macri said on Friday.
Forget cars, bikes and boats. Next year "Iron Man"-style jet suits will be the new vehicle to race in.
Tokyo 2020 organisers are determined to stage Olympic swimming events in the city centre Odaiba Marine Park venue despite continuing confusion over the water quality.
Belgium have handed Club Bruges defender Brandon Mecehel a first call-up and recalled three others as coach Roberto Martinez hopes to use this month's internationals against Switzerland and the Netherlands to bring new players into the squad.
Bournemouth must focus on "what they have" rather than what they don't have, manager Eddie Howe said in response to news that the club's plans to build a new stadium by 2020 were on hold.
Germany have given Schalke 04 forward Mark Uth his first international call-up at the age of 27 while Manchester City's Leroy Sane has kept his place in coach Joachim Loew's squad.
West Indies collapsed to 94-6 in reply to India's massive first-innings 649-9 declared by the close of the second day of the series-opening test in Rajkot on Friday.
Spanish MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo was taken to hospital for checks after a heavy fall in Friday's second practice for the first grand prix in Thailand.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes there are "many reasons" why the team have underperformed this season, telling reporters on Friday that Newcastle United will be a tough opponent as he looks to end a run of four games without a win.
India captain Virat Kohli eased to a 24th test century while Ravindra Jadeja celebrated a maiden hundred in front of his home crowd as the hosts piled on a massive first innings total in the series-opener against West Indies in Rajkot on Friday.
Former All Black Rene Ranger and flyhalf Phil Burleigh, capped once by Scotland, will join the Sunwolves for the 2019 Super Rugby season, the Tokyo-based side announced on Friday.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton was comfortably quickest in both practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday as the Mercedes driver piled the pressure on title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.
Factbox on the Rugby Championship test between Argentina and Australia.
Australia coach Michael Cheika has called on his side to channel the pain from a woeful Rugby Championship campaign and unleash their frustrations on Argentina in Salta on Saturday.
Argentina are preparing for Saturday's game against Australia safe in the knowledge this is already their best year in the Rugby Championship but loose forward Javier Ortega believes it is only the start for Mario Ledesma's team.
England moved to the top of Pool A in the LPGA's International Crown team event by beating Taiwan in both second round four-ball matches on Friday, with hosts South Korea dropping into second spot after recording a win and a loss against Australia.
Captain Virat Kohli eased to a 24th test century while Rishabh Pant fell agonisingly short of a second successive ton as India added quick runs to their already massive first innings total in the series-opener against West Indies in Rajkot on Friday.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has backed forward Alvaro Morata to "restart" his season after the Spaniard scored in the 1-0 Europa League victory over Hungarian champions Vidi on Thursday.
Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominated the opening practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday.
Anthony Joshua's representatives have made a "much-improved" offer for a world heavyweight title unification fight against WBC champion Deontay Wilder but so far the overtures have been rebuffed, promoter Eddie Hearn has said.