Barcelona maintain their 100 per cent record at the top of La Liga thrashing Eibar 6-1 with Leo Messi scoring four goals.
Former England captain Wayne Rooney was given a two-year driving ban after pleading guilty to drink-driving on Monday.
Lewis Hamilton was gifted an improbable Singapore Grand Prix victory on Sunday for a major Formula One title boost after rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out along with two other contenders seconds into the race.
When Liberty Media completed its takeover of Formula One last September, the new American owners found the sport facing declining interest from fans. It is keenly aware of the need to win back the fans – and attract new ones – to make the post-Bernie Ecclestone F1 era a simple and easily-digested sport for the masses.
Paris was awarded the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles the 2028 Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday, the first double allocation in almost one century in reaction to several cities withdrawing their bids.
Paris Saint-Germain signal their intent with five goals at Celtic, while Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona open their Champions League campaign in style with a 3-0 defeat of Juventus.
The two Manchester clubs, United and City, will be looking to maintain their places at the top of the Premier League by winning their respective matches this weekend.
World number one Rafael Nadal may have won a staggering 16 Grand Slam tournaments, but he is not done yet. At 31, in an interview with dpa, he puts his career in perspective and highlights his wish to improve and to adapt his game to new conditions, which extends to the coming years.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach says that there is "no doubt" that the Winter Olympics will go ahead in Pyeongchang in February, despite ongoing tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Real Madrid's first team on Wednesday night against Apoel Nicosia and he will do so with his popularity among the club's supporters at an all-time high.