Barcelona cannot sign players until 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after Fifa reject their appeal over a ban.
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West Indies "mutually agree" to part company with coach Ottis Gibson, ending his four-year tenure with the team.
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Lifelong fan Pope Francis is presented with the Copa Libertadores trophy by players and officials of Argentine side San Lorenzo.
Muller rejects "astronomical" Man Utd approach, AC Milan deny talk of Liverpool bid for Balotelli, and Jack Wilshere's double.
Manager Ronny Deila believes Celtic have learned from mistakes ahead of their Champions League play-off with Maribor.
Michael Phelps returned to competition because he believes he can swim faster than ever, his coach Bob Bowman says.
Arsene Wenger describes the decision to send off Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in the Champions League draw at Besiktas as "unbelievable".
Cristiano Ronaldo will have tests on a back injury he sustained during Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with rivals Atletico on Tuesday.
Seventeen past and present players from Australian rugby league side Cronulla Sharks face doping allegations.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric signs a new four-year deal with the Champions League winners.
The President of the Italian Football Federation will face disciplinary investigations from Uefa over alleged racist comments.
Swansea City sign Argentina World Cup defender Federico Fernandez from Italian side Napoli for an undisclosed fee.
Dutch midfielder and former Swansea loanee Jonathan De Guzman joins Serie A side Napoli from Villarreal.
Andre Lotterer, a three-time Le Mans winner with Audi, will make his grand prix debut for Caterham at Spa this weekend.
GB forward Kieron Achara and his team-mates are existing on "£15 a day" as they try to reach the European Championships.
Britain's Andy Murray is seeded eighth for the 2014 US Open at Flushing Meadows, the tournament he won in 2012.
Hull boss Steve Bruce says Robert Snodgrass will miss at least six months with a dislocated kneecap suffered against QPR.
Hampshire re-sign leg-spinner Imran Tahir subject to visa clearance for final two County Championship matches.
Former WBO champion Ricky Burns moves up to the light-welterweight division and sets his sights on a third world title.
Ospreys are ready to move on after prop Adam Jones joined Cardiff Blues on a one-year deal, says coach Steve Tandy.
Commonwealth Games judo gold medallist Euan Burton confirms his retirement to focus on coaching.
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Ten European champions, including relay gold medallist Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, will be in action at Thursday's Diamond League meet.
England fast bowler Katherine Brunt is set to return after eight months out in Thursday's ODI with India at Scarborough.
London's 2012 Olympic velodrome will host the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in December.
Libby Clegg pulls out of the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea because of a viral infection.
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Max Verstappen, 16, will become the youngest Formula 1 driver in history as Toro Rosso confirm he will join next season.
Scotland's Marc Warren hopes the door for being a wildcard pick for next month's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles remains ajar.
Favourite Australia cruises to a two-and-a-half length win in the Juddmonte International at York's Ebor Festival.
Leeds' Danny McGuire and Castleford's Michael Shenton talk to the BBC's Super League Show about their Challenge Cup showdown.
Recently-retired Carlo Del Fava believes Italian lock Josh Furno will be a "good asset" for the Newcastle Falcons.
Former World Championship finalist Ali Carter plans to return to the sport after having chemotherapy for lung cancer.
British swimmers claim three gold medals and set a new world record on day two of the European Championships in Berlin.
Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulls out of the US Open after failing to recover from a wrist injury.
Olympic cross-country skiing champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle is banned for two years after a failed drugs test at Sochi 2014.
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Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg resume their title battle at Belgium's Spa Francorchamps circuit.
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