Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has seen his four-month playing ban upheld. Photograph: EPA

The court of arbitration for sport (CAS) has upheld Luis Suarez’s ban and fine for biting the Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini but the Barcelona strik(...)

  Luis Suarez will learn on Thursday whether his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup has been reduced. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Luis Suarez will learn on Thursday whether his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup has been reduced.Suarez has taken his appe(...)

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands  celebrates his goal against Spain with coach Louis van Gaal at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador. Photo: Michael Dalder/Reuters

The Netherlands have a lovely problem on their hands. How on earth do you follow a 5-1 victory over Spain? Australia are about to find out, alt(...)

Recently appointed European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly (above) appears to have prompted action by EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia in relatio(...)

A ball and the referee’s watch are seen during the Goal Decision System (GDS) presentation at the Emirates Stadium in London yesterday. A text message saying “goal” sent to the referee’s watch will end disputes over whether the ball has crossed the line in the English Premier League this season.

Arsenal will be hoping gruelling trips to Turkey or Ukraine do not lie in wait when the draw for the Champions League play-offs is made in Nyon today.(...)

Gonzalo Higuain of Real Madrid passed a Napoli medical today.  Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Gonzalo Higuain and Jose Reina have passed medicals at Napoli and will be presented to the ambitious Serie A club’s fans on Monday night.Real Madrid s(...)

Liverpool's Luis Suarez (right) and Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic (left) on the ground after Suarez appeared to bite Ivanovic at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Former Liverpool player and manager Graeme Souness labelled Luis Suarez’s apparent bite on Branislav Ivanovic as “embarrassing” and believes th(...)