Last year's beaten finalists Saint-Etienne and 2019 winners Rennes are out of the French Cup after suffering defeats in the round of 64 on Thursday.
Athletic Bilbao and Levante will head to their Spanish Cup semi-final second leg all square after drawing 1-1 on Thursday.
Southampton and Chelsea are both through to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup after beating Wolves and Barnsley respectively on Thursday.
Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is conscious and awaiting medical tests after being involved in a road accident while cycling in Switzerland.
Bayern Munich have completed the astonishing feat of winning a sixth trophy in the space of a year by beating Tigres UANL 1-0 in the Club World Cup final.
Italian officials have launched a probe into scenes at the Coppa Italia tie in Turin during which Inter coach Antonio Conte said he was insulted by Juve staff.
Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell, who were ditched by their IPL teams, have chosen to be put in the highest cash bracket of the league's auction next week.
Formula One teams and manufacturers have agreed to freeze engine development from the start of 2022 in a move which will benefit Red Bull.
One-time Wales star Gavin Henson is set for a rugby league debut for West Wales Raiders against Widnes, who once courted him in his colourful union career.
Egypt's Al Ahly won the third-place play-off at the Club World Cup in Qatar, beating Brazil's Palmeiras 3-2 in the penalty shoot-out after a goalless draw.