The mayor of Naples proposed on Wednesday that the Stadio San Paolo be renamed in honour of the city’s beloved Argentine footballer, Diego Maradona.
Robert Lewandowski set Bayern Munich on the way to a 3-1 Champions League win over Salzburg on November 25 as the holders joined Manchester City in qualifying for the last 16 with two group games to spare, while Liverpool went down
Beijing Guoan have one foot in the last-16 of the Asian Champions League after a convincing 3-1 win against a rusty Melbourne Victory side on November 24 extended their perfect record in Group E to three from three.
Greg Barclay has been named the new independent chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC), beating Imran Khwaja to succeed Shashank Manohar, the sport’s governing body announced on November 24.
Juventus, Chelsea and Sevilla all claimed last-gasp wins as they qualified for the Champions League last 16 on November 24. Martin Braithwaite grabbed a double in Barcelona’s 4-0 victory at Dynamo Kiev as they also secured a place in the knockout rounds.
Tampa Bay Rays playoff hero Randy Arozarena was arrested in Mexico for alleged domestic violence, US media reported on November 24.
Former rugby international Christophe Dominici, who was found dead at the age of 48 in a park near Paris on November 24, was undoubtedly one of the legends of modern French rugby.
In an unusually crammed and crowded season, the Europa League, which resumes on November 26 with 26 group games, presents clubs fighting for domestic glory with a tricky balancing act.
Premier League clubs can look forward to welcoming back spectators in highly limited numbers next month for the first time since March, following an announcement by the British government on Monday.
Australia’s Steve Smith warned India on Tuesday that his game had finally “clicked” and he was ready to justify his ranking as the world’s top Test batsman.