Brazil authorities have assured supporters that next year’s World Cup will be safe for spectators after concerns were raised when violent clashes erupted between rival fans on the final day of the domestic season.
Currently five points clear at the top of the Premier League and seemingly enjoying their football, it appears that the secret to Arsenal’s recent success could be the players’ happiness off the pitch.
Over the years, AP McCoy has given the bookies little reason to smile. But this Sunday he could make them laugh all the way to the bank should he pip Andy Murray for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Footballers have been warned to report any approaches or information about match-fixing after it was confirmed Blackburn striker DJ Campbell has been arrested as part of a football spot-fixing investigation.