The FA's general secretary Alex Horne has insisted match-fixing is not widespread in the game but has warned against complacency.
Favourite Andy Murray will not attend the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony in Leeds on Sunday.
Steven Gerrard could be sidelined for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury leaving Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers with plenty to ponder.
Jose Mourinho says Ashley Cole will earn a contract extension at Chelsea despite the left-back no longer being guaranteed a first-team place.
Kevin Pietersen, James Anderson and Graeme Swann have been left out of England's limited-overs squad in Australia.
England team director Andy Flower has taken issue with the "simplistic" notion that his team lack the will to succeed in the Ashes.
Formula One will award double points for the last race of the season, the sport's governing body announced on Monday.
Former Champion Hurdle winner Binocular has been retired due to a heart issue.
Manchester United manager David Moyes insists his players are hurting over the club's present slump in form.
Mark Warburton has been named as the new manager of League One side Brentford.