Johanna Konta’s Australian Open hopes are not thought to be in doubt despite her withdrawing from next week’s Adelaide International.
Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe has joined Huddersfield on loan for the rest of the season.
Callum Hudson-Odoi fired a confidence-boosting first Chelsea goal in four months as the Blues saw off Nottingham Forest 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Pep Guardiola has again insisted he does not condone tactical fouling.
Mario Balotelli criticised Lazio fans after offensive chants towards the former Brescia striker caused play to be briefly stopped in the Serie A clash.
Coventry had to settle for a 1-1 draw against MK Dons despite the Sky Blues flying out of the traps with Sam McCallum’s long-range effort in the first minute.
Stoke have condemned “discriminatory” chants aimed at James McClean and offered the Republic of Ireland international their full support.
Celtic captain Scott Brown believes VAR is “killing the game” despite growing pleas for its introduction to Scottish football.
Ben Stokes bowled England to an epic fifth-day victory in the second Test at Cape Town, edging a compelling battle of wills with a defiant South Africa.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo hopes the club can bring in some versatile reinforcements during January, with Diogo Jota still sidelined and forward Patrick Cutrone set to join Fiorentina.