Manchester United scored an unconvincing 1-0 home win over Astana in their Europa League opener while Arsenal enjoyed a 3-0 victory at Eintracht Frankfurt.
The share of female referees in three of Australia's biggest sporting codes is static or declining, despite an explosion in the number of women playing sport.
Supercars stars Jamie Whincup and Cameron Waters face a nervous wait ahead of next month's Bathurst 1000 as they face sanctions for questioning officials.
World Surf League championship contender Sally Fitzgibbons says next year's inaugural Olympics competition is nothing but positive for the sport.
The Everest Carnival has officially launched at Sydney's Randwick Racecourse in the new Pony Palms precinct before it opens to the public.
The head of Australian motorsport's governing body has labelled post-race comments towards officials by Supercars star Jamie Whincup as offensive.
Stephanie Gilmore is loving a title race with her old sparring partners Sally Fitzgibbons and Carissa Moore on this year's World Surf League tour.
Angel Di Maria and Thomas Meunier have fired Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-0 win over Real Madrid while Atletico Madrid held Juventus to a draw in ECL action.
Wests Tigers' Josh Reynolds has thrown his support behind Brisbane players playing pokies before their horror NRL finals exit, saying they did nothing wrong.
Battling NRL club Brisbane must sign Canberra playmaker Aidan Sezer "tomorrow" if they are to start reversing their fortunes, Andrew Johns says.
Wales rugby coach Warren Gatland says the Rugby World Cup squad was "shocked" by the news of his assistant Rob Howley's gambling-related exile.
WNBL boss Lauren Jackson said the league is working hard to reclaim its spot as the premier women's sports league in Australia.