Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice might return to the NFL after winning an appeal against an indefinite suspension for domestic violence.
Two people have been banned from Twickenham for two years after being found to have aimed homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens.
The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor has requested a ban of over four years for Olympic figure skating bronze medallist Carolina Kostner.
Carlos Sainz has been named as Toro Rosso's second driver for the 2015 Formula One world championship alongside Dutch teenager Max Verstappen.
Cricketers around Australia are set to take the field on a sombre Saturday following the death of Phillip Hughes.

First Test future still undecided

The status of the first Test between Australia and India remains up in the air, but the family of Phillip Hughes reportedly want the game to go on.
Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah have hit half-centuries to set up a 21-run win for Bangladesh over Zimbabwe in the fourth one-day international in Dhaka.
As the sporting world continues to mourn Phillip Hughes, the Queen has sent a private message of condolence to the cricketer's family.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika expects England to target the scrum but he's more focused on scoring tries in the Saturday's Test at Twickenham.
Skipper Brendon McCullum hit New Zealand's fastest Test century to lead a strong reply against Pakistan in the third Test in Sharjah.
Phillip Hughes will be honoured with a minute's applause prior to Saturday's rugby union Test between Australia and England at Twickenham.
Kazakhstan's cycling federation says it suspended the Astana team's development squad and fired a senior official after multiple doping cases.
Former Ireland rugby great Jack Kyle has died at the age of 88.

Canada hooker banned for nine weeks

Canada hooker Ray Barkwill has been banned for nine weeks for making contact with an opponent's eye during a Test against Romania.
Susie Wolff could become the first female Formula One driver in decades after being appointed as a test driver for Williams.
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