The investigator who found the wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel called on the authorities Tuesday to urgently recover the unidentified body inside.
Millions of Americans are expected to tune in Sunday for the championship game in American football, the Super Bowl, which is one of the most-watched programmes of the year.
International football transfers topped 7 billion dollars for the first time in 2018, with English clubs recording the biggest negative balance of more than 1 billion dollars.
Japan benefited from a controversial penalty as they sent favourites Iran crashing 3-0 in the Asian Cup semi-finals to move within one win of a record-extending fifth title on Monday.
Relatives of missing Premier League player Emiliano Sala on Saturday began a private search for his plane, which disappeared over the Channel, after local police called off their own rescue mission.
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Madrid on Tuesday for a court date in which he could be fined 18.8 million euros ($21.4 million) for tax fraud in a deal reached with the Spanish taxman.
Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead.
A four-goal haul from Almoez Ali inspired Qatar to a 6-0 thrashing of North Korea in Al Ain on Sunday to seal their place in the Asian Cup knock-out rounds with a game to spare.
Paris Saint-Germain will be without the injured Neymar as they look to continue their unbeaten record in Ligue 1 this season on Wednesday's trip to Strasbourg.