Andy Murray saved seven match points in a 31-minute second-set tie-break before beating Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.
Manchester City cruised into the FA Cup quarter-finals after fighting back to beat much-changed Championship promotion hopefuls Huddersfield in their fifth-round replay.
Liverpool has offered to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after hosts Durban admitted it might not be able to afford it.
Hosts Zambia got off to a flying start in the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations when they beat Guinea 1-0 in front of a packed home crowd at the Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.
Great Britain's Mo Farah says he is a "clean athlete" after a leaked report suggested his American coach may have broken anti-doping rules to boost the performance of some of his athletes.
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong's fight against a $100m (£79m) lawsuit by the US government has been set for a trial starting in Washington on 6 November.
Africa will be looking to double the number of places it has at an expanded World Cup from 2026.