Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
England centre Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out of the November internationals after suffering another groin injury.
QPR forward Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp over claims that he is overweight and unfit to play.
The Indian cricket board has announced that they will suspend future tours to the Caribbean after the West Indies abandoned their visit to India.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is expected to field inexperienced goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Anderlecht in Brussels.
Wales coach Warren Gatland has sprung a surprise by omitting British & Irish Lions pair Adam Jones and James Hook from his squad for the forthcoming autumn internationals.
World number one Rory McIlroy faces a break from the sport to prepare for a court case early next year.
James Graham will lead England in the first match of the Four Nations Series against Samoa in Brisbane on Saturday.
Sky Bet are paying out on Richard Hughes being crowned champion jockey after it was confirmed Ryan Moore won't be riding again this season.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers anchored his side to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the opening one-day international at the Bay Oval.