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Everton's Niasse handed two-match ban for simulation - FA

Everton striker Oumar Niasse became the first Premier League player to be retrospectively banned for simulation after the FA rejected his appeal against a charge of "successful deception of a match official" in Saturday's game at Crystal Palace.

Todt unopposed for third term as FIA president

Jean Todt is sure to be re-elected for a third term as president of Formula One's governing body after the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Wednesday that no other candidates were standing.

Wilson returns for Scotland against Australia

Ryan Wilson returned from injury to strengthen the Scotland team as coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday made four changes to his side for the clash with Australia at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Real's Carvajal charged by UEFA for 'deliberate booking'

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has been charged by UEFA for getting booked on purpose during their 6-0 win at Apoel Nicosia in Champions League Group H on Tuesday to wipe his disciplinary slate clean for the knockout stage.