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Garcia investigating FIFA trio

Belgian FIFA executive committee member Michel D'Hooghe is under investigation

Three current FIFA executive committee members are under investigation by ethics chief Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup bidding, it can be revealed.

Farrell will be back - Lancaster

Owen Farrell has been dropped for the match against Australia

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has backed Owen Farrell to make an impact from the bench against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday after dropping him from his starting line-up for the first time since June 2012.

Tributes pour in for Hughes

Tribues have poured in for Phillip Hughes following his death aged 25

Australia players past and present paid emotional tributes to Phillip Hughes following the batsman's death at the age of 25.

Jet lagged McIlroy eager to improve

Rory McIlroy carded a first-round 69 in Sydney (AP)

Rory McIlroy got the defence of his Australian Open title under way with a two-under-par 69 that leaves him just two shots behind first round leader Jordan Spieth.

Coe targets IAAF presidency

Sebastian Coe has officially launched his campaign for the IAAF presidency - one of the most powerful positions in sport

Sebastian Coe has officially launched his campaign for the IAAF presidency - one of the most powerful positions in sport.

Rodgers happy with a point

Brendan Rodgers hailed an improved Liverpool display

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he is more than happy to have their Champions League fate in their own hands despite a disappointing 2-2 draw against Ludogorets.

European win eases Wenger's woes

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are pulling in the same direction

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are pulling in the right direction after they put their disappointing defeat to Manchester United to one side with a 2-0 Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund.

Cook sees one that got away

Moeen Ali's quick-fire century was not enough for England against Sri Lanka

Alastair Cook bemoaned a chance of victory that "got away" from England, after Moeen Ali's outstanding maiden one-day international hundred against Sri Lanka.

Australia mourns Hughes "tragedy"

Phillip Hughes has died at the age of 25

The death of Phillip Hughes has been described as a "real-life tragedy" by Cricket Australia chief executive officer James Sutherland.

Robshaw eyes chance to make amends

Chris Robshaw is eyeing a winning end to the year with England

Chris Robshaw admits England's autumn outlook hinges on one final assault at Twickenham and failure against Australia would leave two months to stew over a dismal QBE Series.

Ludogorets leveller rocks Reds

Liverpool's Simon Mignolet was at fault for the opening goal

Liverpool's Champions League hopes remain alive after their first goals in the competition since mid-September but a late Ludogorets equaliser saw them leave Bulgaria disappointed.

FA receives Whelan's observations

Dave Whelan, right, has submitted his observations over recent controversial comments to the Football Association

Dave Whelan has complied with Football Association demands to submit his observations on recent comments that had seen him labelled "a racist" by Wednesday's 6pm deadline.

Daly banned for three weeks

Wasps centre Elliot Daly, left, has been hit with a three-week ban for verbally abusing a referee

Elliot Daly has been hit with a three-week ban for verbally abusing referee Ian Tempest in Wasps' 31-15 Aviva Premiership defeat at Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.

Martinez: Barkley doesn't dive

Ross Barkley is in Everton's squad to face Wolfsburg

Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists Ross Barkley is no diver and claims the incident where the Toffees midfielder went to ground in Saturday's game against West Ham "has been blown out of proportion".

FA charges Premier League pair

Referee Mark Clattenburg booked Everton's James McCarthy, right, after the incident

The Football Association has announced that Everton and West Ham have been charged for "failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion" following their game on Saturday.

Changes all round for Murray

Andy Murray is to marry his long-time girlfriend Kim Sears, right

Andy Murray claimed a head-start on his New Year's resolutions by dispensing with long-term coaches Dani Vallverdu and Jez Green, and getting engaged.

Pochettino: Extra rest is vital

Mauricio Pochettino has called for one extra day to recover after European games

Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham's Europa League hangovers would become a thing of the past if the Premier League afforded them an extra day's rest.

Drogba hails attacking Blues

Didier Drogba scored his fourth goal of the season in the win over Schalke

Didier Drogba is enjoying life back at Chelsea - until he comes up against the Blues' wealth of attacking talent in training.