Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk wants to return stronger after learning he needs surgery on the knee injury he sustained in the 2-2 draw at Everton.
The Los Angeles Lakers ended a decade-long wait for a 17th NBA title as they beat the Miami Heat 106-93 to seal a 4-2 series victory.
Ukraine have included 45-year-old assistant coach Oleksandr Shovkovskiy in their squad for Wednesday’s friendly with France after three goalkeepers tested positive for Covid-19.
Premier League summer spending was only slightly down from recent years but it was much higher than Europe’s other top leagues, as the transfer window closed.
The first of two transfer deadlines for Premier League and English Football League clubs was at 23:00 BST on 5 October.
Southampton have re-signed forward Theo Walcott on a season-long loan from Everton.
Manchester United have signed Brazil left-back Alex Telles from Porto and say Atalanta winger Amad Diallo will join the club in January.
Arsenal have signed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on a long-term deal after paying his 50m euros (£45.3m) release clause.
Manchester United have signed former Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani on a free transfer.
World record holder Brigid Kosgei retained her London Marathon title with a commanding performance on a wet and closed course in the city.