Holders Manchester United will host 2013 winners Wigan Athletic in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

It is an event that promotes Hawaiian tourism more than it provides signals for the golfing year, but last week's Tournament of Champions could prove more significant than usual thanks to the outstanding performances of its top two finishers.

Manchester United moved level on points with fifth-placed Tottenham after victory at West Ham, who played for 75 minutes with 10 men following the controversial dismissal of Sofiane Feghouli.

British number one Johanna Konta powered through her first match of the new season, beating Turkey's Cagla Buyukakcay 6-2 6-0 in the first round of the Shenzhen Open.

Leicester Tigers have sacked director of rugby Richard Cockerill after nearly eight years in charge.

Dele Alli scored twice as Tottenham maintained their challenge for a Champions League spot with victory over 10-man Southampton.

South Africa opener Stephen Cook scored a career-best 117 as the home side dominated Sri Lanka to reach 351-5 on the third day in Port Elizabeth.

Former world number one and 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic has retired from tennis at the age of 29.

Liverpool closed the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea to six points and moved to second in the league after maintaining their unbeaten home record with a convincing victory over Stoke.

Joe Marchant scored two tries as Harlequins narrowly beat Gloucester in front of 77,567 at Twickenham.

World number one Michael van Gerwen survived a second-round scare against 32nd seed Cristo Reyes to reach the PDC World Darts Championship last 16.

Chelsea moved seven points clear at the top of the table by beating Bournemouth to set a club record of 12 straight Premier League wins.

Glasgow Warriors returned to winning ways in the Pro12 with a hard-fought derby victory over Edinburgh.

The 11-10 favourite Thistlecrack recorded an impressive victory over stable-mate Cue Card to win the King George VI Chase at Kempton.

Crystal Palace have appointed former England boss Sam Allardyce as manager on a two-and-a-half-year deal, a day after sacking Alan Pardew.

West Brom have made an offer of about £15m for Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin, who can leave Old Trafford for "the right offer".

Chelsea and Shanghai SIPG have agreed terms for midfielder Oscar's estimated £60m move to the Chinese Super League club in the January transfer window.

Bayern Munich will head into the winter break three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga following an emphatic win over second-placed RB Leipzig.

France will stop selecting non-French players who have qualified under the three-year residency rule, national federation boss Bernard Laporte says.

Former South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has been banned for two years after admitting he attempted to cover up match-fixing by others.