Paul O'Connell is at a loss as to where the rumours linking him with a move to France came from.
Lewis Hamilton ended Friday as the quickest man on track ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Brendan Rodgers has ruled out negotiating an early return for on-loan striker Divock Origi.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has laughed off reports that Petr Cech has asked to leave the club during the January transfer window.
The Football Association is to investigate comments made by Wigan chairman Dave Whelan.
Liverpool are hoping to get to the bottom of Daniel Sturridge's injury problems after the striker was ruled out for another six weeks.
Defending champion Henrik Stenson holds the lead at the half-way stage of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Katie Taylor is through to the semi-finals of the World Boxing Championships after receiving a walkover on Friday.
Manuel Pellegrini expects to have Vincent Kompany available for Manchester City's Premier League tie against Swansea.
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck will have to prove his fitness if he is to face his former club Manchester United on Saturday.