Liaoning Whowin must recover quickly from their mauling at the hands of Guangzhou R&F when they visit Guizhou Renhe on Sunday.
Gerard Pique is eager to put a disappointing 2013-14 campaign behind him and believes Luis Enrique is the man to get the best out of him.
The Stade Velodrome will host Marseille's first home game of the season after a three-year agreement was struck with the city's authorities.
Jose Mourinho insists Fernando Torres will not be leaving Chelsea despite the club needing to lose an overseas player.
Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith hailed Jacques Kallis as the "ultimate professional" after he called time on his international career.
England have announced an unchanged squad for the fourth Test against India following their victory at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday.
The Queen's horse Estimate finished last on her first run since testing positive for morphine as Cavalryman won the Goodwood Cup.
Bastia have confirmed the signing of Brazilian striker Brandao from Saint-Etienne on one-year deal.
Paris Saint-Germain's Yohan Cabaye hopes a win over Guingamp in the Trophee des Champions will mark the start of a silverware-laden season.
The opening round of the Argentine Primera Division has been suspended following the death of football association president Julio Grondona.
Borussia Dortmund new boy Ciro Immobile is not fazed by the challenge of replacing the prolific Robert Lewandowski.
Linda Villumsen and Alex Dowsett clinched Commonwealth glory with time trial gold in the respective men's and women's events on Thursday.
Tottenham full-back Danny Rose has committed his future to the club by signing a new five-year contract.
The visit of leaders Guangzhou Evergrande proved a step too far for Harbin Yiteng as their mini-revival ended in a nine-goal thriller.
Herve Renard, who guided Zambia to the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations crown, has been named Ivory Coast's new coach.
South Korea have identified a three-man shortlist in their hunt for a new coach, with the new appointment set to be from overseas.
World number two Li Na has withdrawn from the US Open due to a knee problem.
The Seattle Sounders will hope to put a torrid display against the Los Angeles Galaxy behind them when they face the San Jose Earthquakes.
Patrice Evra has revealed personal reasons were behind his decision to leave Manchester United and make the switch to Juventus.
MS Dhoni lamented some "soft dismissals" as India suffered a 266-run third Test defeat to relinquish their grip on the series with England.