Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, has stated his belief that Alastair Cook will continue his role as Test captain into next summer.
The fall of Ron Dennis, one of the great beasts in the Formula One jungle, has been confirmed. The chairman and chief executive of the McLaren Group – but, more than that, the image and personality of one of the biggest and most successful of F1 teams – was told by his fellow shareholders he must give up his position.
For patrons missing their darlings, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, this final week of the tennis season in London has opened a window on the future and the view through the winter mist is somewhere between encouraging and uncertain.
England are set to reshuffle their backline for the autumn international against Fiji on Saturday with Semesa Rokoduguni, Alex Goode and Jonathan Joseph all pressing for more prominent roles.
Rory McIlroy seems to abide by the adage of the best lesson in life being that it is never too late to learn. As he reflected on a season that will end on Sunday, he admitted being “too proud” and “too stubborn” has been costly.
Novak Djokovic, eight times out of 10 for most of his career, has found a way. On Tuesday night he did it again with tennis which he admitted was short of his best but palpably too good for the eighth time in a row against Milos Raonic.
There are several reasons Carl Froch would come out of retirement to fight the most dangerous opponent he could imagine, Gennady Golovkin.
Even before he had left Brazil Lewis Hamilton struck an early psychological blow against his rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Liverpool are due to face Leeds United in EFL Cup action later this evening.
Could Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino take charge of Real Madrid or Barcelona in the future?
Eddie Nketiah scored a hat-trick for Arsenal's under-23 side.
The Tottenham Hotspur youngster looked impressive for the second string this week.
Tottenham tasted defeat during their clash with the Blues, but their former manager has praised two of their stars.
Arsenal overcame the Cherries 3-1 in the Premier League this weekend.
Leeds loanee had a late cameo at Charlton as they fought back to draw with Sheffield United.
Mark Warburton’s Glasgow Rangers are unlikely to compete with Old Firm rivals Celtic, suggests Sir Alex Ferguson.
Victor Moses netted the winner for Chelsea against Tottenham at the weekend.
Robbie Savage gives his view that Manchester United were simply too wasteful.