The English Football Association (FA) was handed a final warning on Thursday: Reform or risk legislative intervention by the British government.
A thoroughbred meeting at Sydney's Royal Randwick race track has been shifted from Saturday to Monday in anticipation of searing temperatures in New South Wales, joining an A-League football match which has been postponed.
The Czech Republic begin their bid for a fourth successive Fed Cup title this weekend but in eight World Group ties, only two of the world's top 10 players will take part.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez teamed up again to send Barcelona to a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final after a combative 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday that saw three players sent off.
Coach Luis Enrique gave Paco Alcacer another chance, and Barcelona's struggling striker came through with a goal.
Sydney FC remain unbeaten after 18 games in Australia's A-League but had their lead over title rivals Melbourne Victory cut to nine points over the weekend.
David Beckham on Saturday blasted reports that he used his children's charity work to boost his public image and chances of getting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.
Cameroon didn't need its big-name players to make the African Cup of Nations final.
Celta Vigo couldn't manage more than a scoreless home draw against surprising Alaves in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semifinals on Thursday.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi did the damage again for Barcelona, scoring superb first-half goals as the defending champions won 2-1 at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal on Wednesday.