Former Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky has retired from football at the age of 37.
The former Czech Republic international returned to Sparta Prague, where he started his career, in 2016 following 10 years in the Premier League with Arsenal.
World champion sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is "shocked and surprised" at doping allegations made against his coach and an agent.
Athletics anti-doping officials have begun an investigation into what the president of the sport's governing body called "serious allegations" about Dennis Mitchell and Robert Wagner.
The Daily Telegraph said Wagner - an agent linked to Gatlin - offered to "illicitly supply performance-enhancing drugs" to undercover reporters.
Ghana Coach Kwesi Appiah is determined to produce players who will win Confederation of African Football [CAF] awards under his tenure.
Appiah intends to build a title winning side that will produce candidates to be considered.
No Ghanaian player made it in the final shortlists for this year's prestigious African Footballer of the Year and Best Player based in Africa awards.
Former Black Stars defender Samuel Osei Kuffour believes that Ghana is lacking quality players who can compete for the CAF African Best player award.
On Monday, the Confederations of Africa Football (CAF) announced Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah as the three players who will battle it out for the 2017 African player of the year award.
Many aficionados of Ghana football have voiced their disolation on the recent failure of Ghanaian players to earn their place in the echelon of African football. And Osei Kuffour, who was one of the most revered players on the continent during his hay days was asked if any current Ghanaian player can be compared to the players on the final three-man shortlist.