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Fine and one-match ban for Pearson

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been fined £10,000 and banned from the touchline for one match

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last month.

West Indies in trouble

Vernon Philander, left, was among the wickets for South Africa

The West Indies are staring at a heavy defeat after taking a battering from South Africa's bowlers on the third day of the first Test at Centurion.

Mourinho hails Hazard

Eden Hazard is on the brink of signing a lucrative new deal at Chelsea

Eden Hazard is set to sign a new deal with Chelsea, where Jose Mourinho believes he can become an all-time great.

Teen held over boxer Crolla attack

Anthony Crolla is recovering in hospital after being struck over the head with a concrete slab

A teenager has been arrested over a brutal attack which left b oxing world title hopeful Anthony Crolla in hospital with a fractured skull and broken ankle.

Blatter: No new World Cup vote

Sepp Blatter and FIFA are set for a rule change vote

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has ruled out revisiting the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after the world governing body's executive committee agreed unanimously that an "appropriate" form of the Garcia report should be published.

Wenger hails Arsenal continuity

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, left, has the sympathy of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, right

Arsene Wenger has hinted Alexis Sanchez chose to move to Arsenal ahead of Liverpool due to a near-guarantee of Champions League football.

Wage cap causes tension

Saracens chief executive Edward Griffiths says 'the salary cap has served its purpose'

Premiership Rugby made a robust case for its salary cap on Friday after Saracens claimed that seven Aviva Premiership clubs have indicated they want the existing system scrapped.

Smith shines on captaincy debut

Steve Smith's 133 helped Australia build a first-innings lead of 97 (AP)

Steve Smith hit 133 in his first match as Australia's Test captain as the Baggy Green took what could prove to be a vital 97-run lead in the second Test against India at Brisbane.

Recovery setback for Rodriguez

Jay Rodriguez is still some way off a return to action

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman expects Jay Rodriguez's rehabilitation from a long-term knee injury to keep him out for at least another six weeks.

Van Gerwen survives early test

Michael van Gerwen overcame a huge scare on day one of the PDC World Championship

Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen was given a stern test before eventually booking his spot in the second round of the PDC World Championship.

Balotelli accepts FA punishment

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will serve an immediate one-match ban

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will not appeal against his one-match ban imposed for posting racist and anti-semitic comments on social media.

Lambert plays down Keane incident

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert, left, feels his ex-assistant Roy Keane, right, deserves 'a break'

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed his former assistant Roy Keane did turn up at midfielder Tom Cleverley's house this week.

Khan: Mayweather running scared

Amir Khan, pictured, believes he has Floyd Mayweather's number

Amir Khan has laughed off claims from Floyd Mayweather that he is not a big name and believes the undefeated American could be running scared.

Launchbury blow for England

Joe Launchbury is set to miss England's Six Nations campaign

England second row Joe Launchbury is set to miss the RBS 6 Nations campaign after Wasps announced he will face up to four months out of action following neck surgery.