Blackburn striker DJ Campbell will not be involved in Saturday's Championship clash with Millwall after he was arrested following spot-fixing allegations.
Sergio Perez's widely-expected move to Force India has been confirmed, with the Mexican staying in Formula One.
A century from Jonny Bairstow helped the England Performance Programme to a four-wicket win over a Western Australia XI at Perth's James Oval.
Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test with a fractured thumb.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce claims he knows nothing about any possible move for former Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins in January.
A man has been arrested by police after a laser pen was used during Wednesday's UEFA Champions League game between Chelsea and Steaua Bucharest at Stamford Bridge.
London Irish have announced that a consortium of London-based Irish businessmen has completed a takeover of the club.
The troubles of Ashes captaincy have given Alastair Cook some wakeful moments already, but he is still keeping the stress levels under control.
The ECB has awarded increment contracts to five England players for 2013-14.
New Zealand took control of the second Test against West Indies despite rain washing out the middle session of day two in Wellington.