Sebastian Vettel wrapped up Formula One's pre-season testing with the fastest lap for Ferrari on Friday but five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton kept Mercedes on the pace despite suggesting his rival had a half second advantage.
Roger Federer took a step closer to his 100th ATP crown on Friday, easing past Borna Coric 6-2 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to set up a title clash with Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Crystal Palace are working with police to identify a supporter who appeared to make a disrespectful gesture about the Munich air disaster in a video taken during Wednesday's Premier League game against Manchester United.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil must show consistency and desire to start games more regularly, manager Unai Emery said on Friday, refusing to comment on whether the playmaker would start at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Barcelona need to ensure Lionel Messi is more involved in Saturday's La Liga 'Clasico' at Real Madrid than he was in Wednesday's Copa del Rey semi-final second-leg victory over their arch-rivals, coach Ernesto Valverde said.
Aiden Markram and Farhaan Behardien gave a timely reminder of their potential value at the World Cup with a List A record 272 run sixth-wicket partnership for South African franchise the Titans against the Cobras on Friday.